Hiking & nature

Rinderberg– Horneggli panorama trail

This walk offers breath-taking views of the Bernese Alps

The ascent of Mt. Rinderberg (2,004 m) can be enjoyed in the comfort of a gondola lift from Zweisimmen. The trail leads towards Hornberg/Horneggli. The short ascent takes you via the Gandlouenegrat (2,079 m), with wonderful panoramic views of the Bernese Alps on the way to Hornberg (1,811 m). The well-signposted trail leads to the Horneggli mountain station (1,770 m), from where you can take the chairlift to Schönried. From Horneggli, it is also possible to walk down into the valley to Saanenmöser or Schönried.

Route description

Key figures 

Walking time  Approx. 2 hours
Ascent 77 metres
Descent 310 metres

The route takes you past the Hornberg and Hornfluh restaurants. The mountain inns also feature a playground.

At Lake Hornberg, there is a wakeboard lift. 

 

Availability

Operating times, Zweisimmen-Rinderberg gondola cableway

19 June to 17 October 2021

Operating times, Schönried-Horneggli gondola cableway

19 June to 17 October 2021

Subject to change without prior notice

Rates

Roundtrip ticket Zweisimmen – Rinderberg – Horneggli – Schönried - Zweisimmen

  • CHF 56.20 Adult
  • CHF 28.20 Adult with Half-Fare Card
  • CHF 28.20 Child (6–15.99 years)
  • CHF 26.50 GA travelcard

Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration

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Alpenkräuterweg by Swiss Alpine Herbs

Direkt neben der Mittelstation der Rinderberg-Bahn befindet sich duftende Kräuter, farbige Blüten und plätscherndes Wasser: Der Alpenkräuterweg by Swiss Alpine Herbs ist ein Ort für alle Sinne.

How to get here

The Lötschberger RegioExpress train conveniently takes you to Zweisimmen. This connection comprises several train sections with different destinations. Please note the destinations shown on the train when boarding.

From Zweisimmen Railway Station, the valley station of the Rinderberg cable car is approx. 5 minutes’ walk.

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