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Gantrisch Nature Park

Gantrisch Nature Park is located outside Bern, Switzerland. Daytime explorers can enjoy hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing in a lush preserve with wildlife and the ruins of an old monastery. The park is home to three observatories, one of which, the Uecht Observatory, is open to visitors. In addition, Gurnigel has an observation platform for…read more »

Gantrisch Nature Park is located outside Bern, Switzerland. Daytime explorers can enjoy hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing in a lush preserve with wildlife and the ruins of an old monastery. The park is home to three observatories, one of which, the Uecht Observatory, is open to visitors. In addition, Gurnigel has an observation platform for stargazing. An EarthSky user says, “It is quite easily reachable but still quite dark.”

Eleanor Imster