Schwyberg panoramic tour
This trail which covers the entire length of the Schwyberg mountain offers spectacular views of the Mittleland and Jura mountains, as well as the Swiss Pre-Alps and Alps.
Starting point: Schwarzsee, Gypsera bus stop
Places along the route: Schwarzsee Gypsera - Gassera - Salevorschis - Fuchses Schwyberg - Hapferen Schwyberg - Gross Schwyberg - Gurli - Herenchnöwis - Holzena - Schuemacherli - Schwarzsee Gypsera
The alpine cabin of Gross Schwyberg is open in the summer months, from early June to late October. The view from here is spellbinding. In the north, you will see the city of Fribourg and its surrounding countryside, and as far as Lakes Murten, Neuchatel and Biel. The Jura mountain range, and the distinctive Chasseral mountain, appears on the horizon. To the east is the Gantrisch mountain range and behind it the Bernese Alps.