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Géant Gargantua

Géant Gargantua

Gruyerian legends

Gruyerian legends



Tour description

More than twenty illustrated gruyerian legends are to be read between pastures, lake, the Sionge and forests. Region's views and historics.

In a refreshing landscape, the Development Society of the «Lac de la Gruyère» has concocted a walk which will open for you the doors of the old villages Echarlens and Vuippens and will make you discover local legends following ways and paths through the forest and along the river.


Alternative A: A route going through point «Panorama»; starting from Echarlens or Vuippens (distance ~ 6 km).
Alternative B: A route going through point «Sur le Mont»; starting from Vuippens (distance ~ 3 km).


Equipment and recommendations for your trip:
• Good shoes are recommended;
• Walk lengths are approximate;
• Do not leave rubbish on the way, take them back with you;
• Keep your dog on a lead;
• Respect wildlife and the flora, follow the marked out ways;
• Respect the other walkers, private property and traffic rules.
The nature is fragile, protect it!

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Places along the route: Echarlens - Vuippens - Echarlens


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Tour history (B01450)

First published: Donnerstag, 14. Februar 2008

Last updated: Mittwoch, 15. Januar 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.la-gruyere.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 6 km | Time requirement: 4½ h
Ascent: 205 m | Descent: 205 m
Highest point: 802 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty T1 Hiking

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See also

La Gruyère Tourisme
Place des Alpes 26
Case postale 593
CH-1630 Bulle
Gel: +41 (0)848 424 424
Fax: +41 (0)26 919 85 01
Internet: www.la-gruyere.ch
E-Mail: info@la-gruyere.ch

Route de la Glâne 107
cp 1560
CH-1701 Fribourg
Tel: +41 (0)26 407 70 20
Fax: +41 (0)26 407 70 29
E-Mail: web@fribourgregion.ch
Internet: www.fribourgregion.ch