Hiking

ViaBerna

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  • From | To

    • Bellelay – Sustenpass
    From | To
  • Ascents | Descents

    • 13'600 m | 12'400 m
    Ascents | Descents
  • Technical | Fitness level

    • Medium | Medium
    Technical | Fitness level

Nº 38 ViaBerna

Bellelay – Sustenpass

The Via Berna presents a cross-section of the diverse canton of Bern.

The Via Berna presents a cross-section of the diverse canton of Bern. From the gentle hills on the edge of the Franches-Montagnes, it crosses the highest Jura fold. Along the Aare to Lake Thun, across several Alpine passes and on mountain trails with incredible views, you can reach Susten Pass in 20 stages.

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Characteristics

Characteristics
  • City start

    • Bellelay

    City end

    • Sustenpass

    Height Difference

    • 13600 m

    Height Difference Back

    • 12400 m

    Technical requirements

    • Medium (Mountain Hiking Trail)

    Physical requirements

    • Medium

Stages

Stages
  • Stage 1

    • Bellelay - Tramelan
    • Duration : 3 h 0
    • Length : 11 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Easy
  • Stage 2

    • Tramelan - St-Imier
    • Duration : 5 h 19
    • Length : 19 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Medium
  • Stage 3

    • St-Imier - Nods
    • Duration : 4 h 0
    • Length : 11 km
    • Technical : Medium (Mountain Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Medium
  • Stage 4

    • Nods - Magglingen
    • Duration : 5 h 0
    • Length : 17 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Medium
  • Stage 5

  • Stage 6

    • Biel/Bienne - Aarberg
    • Duration : 5 h 0
    • Length : 20 km
    • Technical : Easy (Hiking Trail)
    • Fitness level : Medium
  • Stage 7