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An enjoyable hike to the “Blueme” lookout

Short facts

  • start: Sigriswil, Panoramabrücke
  • destination: Aussichtsturm Blueme, Schwanden
  • easy
  • 6,44 km
  • 2 hours 27 minutes
  • 618 m
  • 1392 m
  • 774 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 20 / 100

best season

An enjoyable hike across the panoramic bridge and through Margel to the Blueme viewing tower.

This enjoyable hike begins in the village of Sigriswil in the Schulhaus Raft car park. At the end of the car park, you come to the spectacular panoramic bridge to Aeschlen, which is 340 metres long and approximately 180 metres high. This Prix Acier award-winning bridge costs CHF 8.00 to cross. Alternatively, you take the Gummischlucht themed trail (adds on 30 minutes). Passing the Hotel Panorama, you then take a left, following Aeschlenstrasse for a short while. You then turn right onto a trail ascending to Allmid (Emmitweg). A narrow road continues through Äbes Moos on a flat gradient and then turns into a trail leading to Margel, where you can enjoy a unique view of the Sigriswilergrat mountain range, Lake Thun and the Swiss Prealps. The trail then continues to Margelsattel and over the Tschingelallmi to the Blueme viewing tower, which offers a view to the Jura mountains and the Bernese Alps. At the foot of the viewing tower there’s a family fire pit with tables and benches where you can stop for a nice, long rest.

General information

Directions

Sigriswil Parkplatz Raft – Panoramabrücke – Aeschlen – Allmid – Äbes Moos – Margel – Margelsattel – Tschingelallmi – Schwendiblueme – Aussichtsturm Blueme

Tip

Vom Aussichtsturm Blueme führt ein Wanderweg in 45 Min. nach Schwanden. Dort befinden der Landgasthof Rothorn und das Hotel Restaurant Risiko sowie ein Busanschluss nach Sigriswil.

Getting there

Mit dem Auto ab Autobahnausfahrt Thun Nord der Hauptstraße entlang via Gunten nach Sigriswil.

Parking

Various parking spaces and car parks in Thun.

Public transit

Anreise mit dem Zug bis Interlaken West oder bis Thun. Weiter mit STI Bus via Gunten nach Sigriswil. Von der Bushaltestelle Sigriswil Dorf 5 Minuten zu Fuss in Fahrtrichtung des Busses befindet sich der Parkplatz Raft.

Additional Information

Interlaken Tourism
Marktgasse 1
CH-3800 Interlaken
0041 33 826 53 00
[email protected]
www.interlaken.ch

 

Sigriswil Tourism
Feldenstrasse 1
CH-3655 Sigriswil
[email protected]
www.sigriswil-tourismus.ch

 

Please note the opening hours for the art museum. You can also take the tour outside the art museum by installing the app online. For this you must have a smartphone.

Pavings

  • Asphalt Coating (1%)
  • Street (42%)
  • Hiking Trail (57%)

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