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Lauenensee Loop Trail

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m 1390 1380 1370 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
Short hike around the Lake Lauenen
easy
Distance 3.1 km
0:45 h
23 m
23 m
1,401 m
1,377 m
From the car park follow the idyllic Louibach. At the branch-off take the right-hand path towards the lake. The unique circular trail around the lake begins below the restaurant Lauenensee. A permanent view of the lake is to enjoy along the entire walk. Doable with a good baby buggy.

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Highlights
  • Boats for hire from the restaurant Lauenensee
  • Lakeshore pontoon for swimmers
  • Large fire hearth
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Destination Gstaad
Update: November 25, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Highest point
1,401 m
Lowest point
1,377 m
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Track types

Forested/wild trail 80.70%Road 19.29%
Forested/wild trail
2.5 km
Road
0.6 km
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Rest stops

Restaurant Lauenensee

Tips and hints

Ideal for families, senior citizens and nature lovers.

Start

Lauenensee, car park (1,377 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'592'488E 1'138'038N
DD
46.393660, 7.340980
DMS
46°23'37.2"N 7°20'27.5"E
UTM
32T 372453 5139124
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Destination

Lauenensee, car park

Turn-by-turn directions

Lauenensee Parkplatz - Lauenensee Parkplatz

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Lauenen, Lauenensee (No Bus in Winter)

During the vacation season and on weekends, high passenger traffic must be expected. Groups of 10 or more are therefore requested to make a reservation. (www.postauto.ch)
As of the first night, free use of the public transport in the Destination Gstaad as well as in the Lenk-Simmental region with the Gstaad Card. You can find more information about the Gstaad Card at: www.gstaad.ch/gstaadcard

Getting there

The Destination Gstaad is located in the south-west of Switzerland right on the border to the French-speaking part of the country. The Destination is easily accessed by rail or car from the regions around Lake Thun and Lake Geneva and the Gruyere region Direct connections to the European high-speed rail network and all international airports in Switzerland guarantee a time-saving and pleasant journey. The main means of transport in the destination of Gstaad are the "MOB" (Montreux-Oberland Bernois) train and numerous post bus lines. Lauenensee can be reached from Gstaad by post bus or by car. (Except Winter)

More information on gstaad.ch: Travel & Public Transport.

Parking

Recommendation for the journey to Lake Lauenen: 
On foot, by post bus or by bicycle from the village of Lauenen
By car: Parking with limited capacity. Once the car park is full, the road will be closed

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'592'488E 1'138'038N
DD
46.393660, 7.340980
DMS
46°23'37.2"N 7°20'27.5"E
UTM
32T 372453 5139124
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Good footwear, snacks to savor during a break - why not a Fondue-Backpack?

Questions and answers

Question from Ernst Verloop  · April 15, 2022 · Community
Is the parking area accessible by car at the moment (April 16, 2022)?
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Answered by Destination Gstaad · April 19, 2022 · Destination Gstaad

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.1 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
23 m
Descent
23 m
Highest point
1,401 m
Lowest point
1,377 m
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