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Amenities Amden

last updated: October 3, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1000 m
Inhabitants - total: 1557
Country side  X 
By a lake  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 1 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 9
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 300
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 1000
Group lodging - total beds: 258
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Sleeping in the hay  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Hotel with weight-loss programme  X 
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Other information all year round  
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 340
Mountain railways - info phone: 055 611 12 75
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 425 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2102 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 1
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1300 m
Chairlifts in summer - total: 1
Public boat line in summer  X 
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 110 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 9 km
Mountainbike slopes 49 km marked
Beach volleyball terrain, public 1 Number
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Canyoning, Abseilen an der Staumauer, Wasserski, Wakeboard, Skyski, Gleitschirm, Klettern
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Ringquelle, Seerenbachwasserfall, Speer - höchster Nagelfluhberg Europas, Hochmoor, Kraftorte, GeoWeg Schänis-Weesen-Amden, spektakuläre Aussichtspunkte
Cultural sights: Ortsmuseum Amden mit Werken von Otto Meyer Amden u. Ortsgeschichte, Burgruine Strahlegg in Betlis
Technical sights: Fischbrut-Anstalt Weesen
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: GeoWeg Schänis-Weesen-Amden, Kneippstationen, Amdener Höhenweg, Geissenlehrpfad
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1
Live Cam 2
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Amden-Arvenbüel
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 950 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 1684 m
Price one day pass adult 35 CHF
Price one day pass children 22 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) 055 611 11 15
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 6
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 1684 m
Chairlifts - total: 2
Skilifts - total: 3
Babylift - Number: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 055 611 18 00
Name mesurepoint Station Ruestel
Point of measure ski area bottom 931 m
Point of measure ski area top 1634 m
Number of slopes: 12
Local ski slopes 20 km marked
Level of difficulty of slopes 50 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 40 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 10 % advanced
Level of difficulty of slopes 0 % Experts
Alpine ski area surface 400000 m2:
Snowboard - info phone: 055 611 18 00
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 058 228 28 30
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1250 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1250 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 7 km local
Winter hiking trails 12 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1500 m
Snowshoe trail 17 km marked
Tobogganing - Info phone: 055 611 18 00
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 500
Total difference in altitude of all installations 112 m
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Bavarian Curling rink: 2
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Fassdauben-Fahren, Telemark
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.