Tour of Lake Montsalvens
Location: Charmey canton of Fribourg on the Jaun Pass road
Description: very easy hike. Ideal for accustoming young children to the pleasure of walking.Very beautiful landscape and during the beautiful days, many places to organize a picnic. Also possibility to frequent the thermal baths of Gruyère in Charmey after walking.
Total length: about 9 km
Walking time: about 3 hours
Positive and negative difference in altitude: approx. 360 meters
National hiking map 1: 50’000: 252 Bulle
Best period: practically all year
From the place called “Motélon” (Route de Motélon) follow the route “tour du lac”. Can be done in both directions. It is more interesting to start in the direction “La Monse”.