International Club of Berne

Winter Sports Day

Sunday, 7th January 2018 (all day)

Location: Schwarzse

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Contact         Graham Tritt
Deadline        Please register by 29 DecemberWe go to Schwarzsee, one hour by car from Berne via Düdingen or by train via Fribourg and bus. In Schwarzsee, we meet between 12:00 and 13:00 for a drink or snack at the Restaurant Gypsera, next to the lake and parking area at the bottom of the ski lifts.

Schwarzsee is great for winter sports of all kinds. If frozen, the lake may be open for walking and skating. A cross-country ski trail winds around the lake. Sledgers and ski learners can use the hill near the Gypsera, while skiers take the chairlifts upwards (see

Between 16:00 and 17:00, we meet for a snack in the Hostellerie overlooking the lake ( Here there is a fitness and relaxation area, a pool and sauna. So if the weather is bad or you are simply tired, you can spend the afternoon here. At the Hostellerie, equipment can be rented.

There are also exercise and relaxation areas, a pool and saunas. You can visit the spectacular Ice Palace - great for children (


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Graham wrote
at 3:57pm on Thursday, 4th January 2018
The snow conditions are not good, see the webcams here:

Perhaps we will postpoine it to February 4

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