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unique moor land

unique moor land

Tour description

Welcome to the UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch, one of the most beautiful and unique regions of Switzerland. Centrally located between Bern and Lucerne, Entlebuch is (in accordance with the Seville criteria) Switzerland’s first biosphere reserve and at present the only one.

Biosphere reserves are model regions. In cooperation with the local population, exemplary concepts for the protection, maintenance and long-term development are designed and processed in joint projects.

The UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch represents the pre-alpine moor and karst landscapes in the worldwide network of biospheres. Switzerland’s largest and most numerous moor landscapes are to be found within a 400 square km area that has a flora and fauna of national and international importance.

Enjoy the extraordinary variety of nature on this two-days-tour. You cross on the first day one of the biggest and varied moor land of Switzerland. Experience the extreme contrast between smooth, round surface moor and the sharp relief of the Schrattenfluh.


Variety A: There are diverse – We would be happy to show you the varied possibilities about the tours.


The tour is for the whole family suitable. There are no special stamina and health required. The walking tour can be also done the other way round.

Further stages

Next Etappe: Discover the Highlights of the UNESCO Biosphere(2)

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Places along the route: Kemmeriboden - Arnibergegg - Laubersmad - Blatten - Salwiden - Soerenberg


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Tour history (B00588)

First published: Mittwoch, 15. März 2006

Last updated: Dienstag, 28. Januar 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.biosphaere.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 17.2 km | Time requirement: 5½ h
Ascent: 841 m | Descent: 841 m
Highest point: 1595 m.a.s.l.

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Chlosterbüel 28
6170 Schüpfheim
Tel: +41 (0)41 485 88 50
Fax: +41 (0)41 485 88 01
Internet: www.biosphaere.ch
E-Mail: zentrum@biosphaere.ch