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Saane/Sarine

Saane/Sarine, 1965 Savièse, Switzerland

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About Saane/Sarine

The Sarine or Saane is a major river in Switzerland. It is 128 km long and has a drainage area of 1,892 km2. It is a tributary of the Aare. It rises in the Bernese Alps and  It forms the Lac de Sénin reservoir at 2034 m. It was one of the tourist attractions in this area and also it was the main water resource of this area too.


Attractions near Saane/Sarine

Sanetsch Pass0.72km from Saane/Sarine

One of the finest pass in the area at 26km in length and with a difference in altitude of 1690m, the pass road starts in Sion and could be compared to the famous Stelvio, but with less traffic.   In the summer season, the pass is accessible by PostBus and can also be traversed by cable car. The highest point of the road is at 2,252 meters. One of the picturesque location in the area.

Col du Pillon6.16km from Saane/Sarine

Col du Pillon is a mountain pass in the western Swiss Alps. Col du Pillon is overlooked by the Diablerets and at the pass is located at the lower station of the Scex Rouge cable car.

Scex Rouge6.23km from Saane/Sarine

It is one of the main peaks of the Diablerets, a huge ice-covered mountain near the western end of the Bernese Alps. The Scex Rouge is connected from the Col du Pillon (Vaud) by two aerial tramways and from Reusch (Bern) by three, all operated by Glacier 3000.

Scex Rouge6.23km from Saane/Sarine

The Sex Rouge is a mountain of the Bernese Alps, located north of Anzère in the canton of Valais. It belongs to the massif of the Wildhorn massif and it overlooks the Lac des Audannes. The true summit of the Scex Rouge can only be reached by a bridge connecting it with the subsidiary peak, which is in turn connected to the station by stairs. One of the nice trekking destination and also a picnic spot.

Peak Walk6.23km from Saane/Sarine

Peak Walk is a pedestrian suspension bridge linking two mountain peaks in the Swiss Alps. It is situated in the Diablerets massif of the Bernese Alps in the canton of Vaud and connects the peak of Sex Rouge with another peak.

Diablerets6.99km from Saane/Sarine

The Diablerets is a huge ice-covered mountain massif of the Alps. The summit is the highest point in the canton of Vaud. The area is also popular in summer for the snow hikes on the glacier.

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The canton of Valais is considered as one of the driest regions of Switzerland. The famous scenic rail route across the Furka Pass originates from this canton. It also includes one of the biggest tourist attractions in the Swiss mountains called Matterhorn.