The Schönried-Rellerli gondola also rises
This year the Ascension “Auffahrt” holiday is marked by a local celebrity’s climb into the skies--the Schönried-Rellerli gondola. Today the gondola begins daily summer service through October 27. It will also conveniently run until 9 pm on Fridays and Saturdays between July 5 and August 11.
Residents and tourists alike are warmly invited to attend the inaugural festivities, which include the live folk band Thunerbuebe and delicious grilled fare at the Berghaus Rellerli. Reservations are recommended, and can be made via firstname.lastname@example.org or 033 748 8722.From the Berghaus, a world of beautiful trails opens up for both beginning and experienced fans of hiking and mountain biking. Jaun Pass, Abländschen and Save Moss are just several of the destinations reachable from the gondola’s end point. Families will enjoy the 620-meter long summer toboggan run, as well as fat-tire scooters to zip about the valley. On June 1, Children’s Day, youngsters ages 8 to 16 ride free (those 7 and under always ride free with an accompanying adult) Both activities are dependant upon weather conditions; please visit www.gstaad.ch to confirm current offerings.