Montsalvens Lake (FR)




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

Difficulty: T1


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”.

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Public transport timetable  Departure Bulle Arrival Charmey (FR)