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Trekking La Gruyère – Cabin package – 3 days

La Gruyère Tourisme
Centre commercial Velâdzo (rez inférieur)
Place de la Gare 3
1630 Bulle

+41 (0)26 919 85 00

Discover our new offer Trekking in La Gruyère, cabin special. 2 nights and 3 days in the heart of nature await you!

Are you a fan of wide-open spaces? Are you looking to hike for several days? The "Trekking in Gruyère: cabin offer" package is for you.

Go for a three-day hike in the Fribourg Pre-Alps and benefit from the advantages of the Trekking offer.

The trek starts in Jaun, the only German-speaking village in La Gruyère. This first part leads you to the Chalet du soldat, nestled at the foot of the Gastlosen. This famous mountain range - sometimes called the Swiss Dolomites - stands majestically along the trail.

Arriving at the Chalet du Soldat, you can enjoy the unique setting and watch the sunset over the mountainous area. It is in this historical building that you spend your first night, in the inspiring calm of nature. An evening meal, which you can enjoy on the terrace, is included in the offer, as is breakfast the next morning. A picnic lunch and a second day's supply of food are also provided.

The second day takes you on to discover the Vanil Noir reserve. The aim of the day: to reach the Cabane des Marindes via the Petit and Gros Mont. This alpine chalet transformed into mountain accommodation is nestled in the Vallon des Morteys, at the foot of the Vanil Noir - the highest mountain in Fribourg.

This haven of peace offers a place to contemplate a wild and preserved nature. Everyone can enjoy the flora of the Péalpes. The luckiest - and especially the quietest - can also hope to see the local fauna, in particular the marmots and ibexes that rule this part of the country.
The second night, also included in the package, starts with a good soup to recover before a restful night in this exceptional setting. At daybreak, the awakening of nature accompanies the awakening of hikers, who enjoy a nice cup of tea or coffee before embarking on the last stage of the trek.

This third day takes the hikers along the Vanil Noir slopes. More technical than the first days, this section requires a steady footing and allows you to pass through the Col de Bounavaletta, which overlooks the Intyamon. After an optional stop at the Cabane de Bounavaux, which serves refreshments, you return to the plain and civilisation at Grandvillard. This charming village offers a rural architectural route, to end your trek with a cultural aspect.

This excursion into the wilderness will delight good walkers. A 1:25,000 scale hiking map completes the offer, allowing you to discover the surrounding peaks during your trek.

Itinerary : Hotel de La Cascade in Jaun - Buvette des Sattels - Chalet du Soldat
6 km | 2h30 | 800m+ | medium
Alternative : Walk from Charmey +3h00

Itinerary : Chalet du Soldat - Petit Mont - La Gueyre - Haut du Mont - Les Marindes
11.7 km | 4h25 |874m+ | medium

Itinerary : Les Marindes - Col de Bounavaletta - Cabane de Bounavaux - Grandvillard.
9.1 km | 3h40 | 341m+ | difficult


The level can be difficult in some places. Part of the itinerary is marked "Alpine hiking" and is reserved for experienced hikers who are used to mountain regions. For those who wish to do so, a second itinerary is proposed and accessible to a wider public.


Booking request:

From 1 Jun to 8 Oct 2024


Per person (2 overnight stays, 2 evening meals, 2 breakfasts (one "to go"), 1 picnic and 1 hiking map included 185.- CHF

2 nights with breakfast, evening meals and 1 lunch box

1st June to 30th September

Reservation deadline
- Minimum 10 days before the trip

Cancellation deadline
- 5 days before the trip with a valid reason: no charge.
- Less than 5 days before the stay without justification: 50% of the package price will be charged.


Public transport stops

In Jaun
Bus 260 | Stop Jaun, Dorf
Time interval: every hour

In Grandvillard
Bus 264 | Stop Grandvillard, village
Time schedule: 08:15, 12:45, 16:15, 17:15, 19:15, 21:52
Alternative 1 : get the train in Villars-sous-Mont +30min
Alternative 2 : get the train in Montbovon +2h00

La Gruyère Tourisme and its service providers decline all responsibility for the condition of the route and the attitude of hikers.

La Gruyère Tourisme
Centre commercial Velâdzo (rez inférieur)
Place de la Gare 3
1630 Bulle

+41 (0)26 919 85 00

Opening hours

From 1 Jun to 8 Oct 2024

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