Habkern

Bernese Oberland

Habkern, a small, pretty mountain village, is situated seven kilometers from the international resort town of Interlaken. A stress-free sojourn in a traditional atmosphere and in the midst of a breath-taking natural world is guaranteed here.

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Nestling between the Harder and the Seven Hengsten, the attractive village lies at the foot of the Augstmatthorn. Due to the isolation of the village, the villagers’ daily life still exhibits an adherence to many old traditions. The village has a population of 700. Because of its hills and summits, the valley possesses an incredible variety of flora and fauna. The magnificent moor landscape surrounding the Lombach Alp offers a special experience in the natural world.

Summer

During the summer and fall months one can find opportunities to relax during long hikes, electric-bike tours and while observing animals. A visit to the alpine cheese dairy, the apiary, or an excursion to the solar-heated swimming pool guarantee fun as well. The bellowing of the stags and the colorful magnificence of the deciduous trees in the fall let you forget your hectic routine down in the foggy valley.

Highlights

  • Lombach Alp and Moor Landscape Habkern-Sörenberg Mountain – Switzerland’s second largest moor stretches from Augstmatthorn to Hohgant, and is of national significance.
  • Fields with erosion of limestone and karst regions in Seefeld and Innertbergli – natural wonders such as craggy rocks and fissures let you experience a fascinating, bizarre, rocky (and sandy) world that will beguile you.

Top Events

  • Chäsmärit – traditional cheese market with folklore and alpine attractions (September)

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