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Le Moleson, Moleson

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The Moléson (French: Le Moléson) (2,002 metres) is a mountain of the Swiss Prealps, overlooking the region of Gruyères in the canton of Fribourg. It lies at the northern end of the chain between Lake Geneva and the valley of the Sarine.

The summit of the mountain can be easily reached, a cable car station being located near the summit at 1,982 metres as well as a meteorological station. From the village of Moléson-sur-Gruyères a funicular leads to Plan Francey (1,517 m), from where the cable car starts.

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  • This is one of our favourite places to walk in the Gruyeres region. Le Moleson has a number of great summer/autumn walks, either down into Gruyeres or down into Moleson Village from Plan-Francey...  more »
  • We hiked from Moléson-sur-Gruyeres through Plan Francey, Gros Plane and up the Tremetta route to the summit on a warm early summer day. We passed the ubiquitous cows with bells, high meadows full of.....  more »
  • A train and then a cable car to get to the top is worth it. Enjoying the beautiful scenery while going up and enjoy it even more after reaching. Great for hiking and they do have a decent restaurant with some good food and drinks. Will go there again in the future
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