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Amenities Frutigen

last updated: November 7, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 800 m
Inhabitants - total: 6700
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 1 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 10
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 200
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 900
Group lodging - total beds: 600
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
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: 1800
Mountain railways - info phone: +41 (0)33 671 33 33
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 800 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2450 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 1
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1800 m
Cable-cars in summer - total: 1
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 160 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 10 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 30 km
Biking trails within Destination 70 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 70 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 2 Number
Riding trails 60 km marked
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Auenlandschaft Engstligen
Cultural sights: Ruine Tellenburg, Alte Bauernhäuser
Technical sights: Fussgänger-Hängebrücke Hostalden, Tropenhaus Frutigen
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Promenade Ferroviaire, Holzschnitzerei
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL,,
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Elsigen-Metsch Frutigen
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1300 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2300 m
Price one day pass adult 51 CHF
Price one day pass children 29 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Snow sports school (phone.) +41 (0)79 333 39 53
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 9
Subregional transport installations - total: 72
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2300 m
Cable-cars - total: 1
Skilifts - total: 6
Babylift - Number: 3
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: +41 (0)33 671 38 38
Name mesurepoint Station Elsigbach
Point of measure ski area bottom 1300 m
Point of measure ski area top 1800 m
Number of slopes: 18
Local ski slopes 29 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 2 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 210 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 50 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 30 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 20 % advanced
Race course with automatic timing  X 
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 1
Highest Snowboardpark 2000 m
Lift for Snowboardpark  X 
Snowboard - info phone: +41 (0)33 671 38 38
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross-country skiing slopes 21 km subregion
Skating slopes 2 km
Skating trails 23 km marked
Dog slopes 0 km marked
Winter hiking trails 9 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1580 m
Snowshoe trail 17 km marked
Winter Nordic Walking Trails 10 km marked
Tobogganing - Info phone: +41 (0)33 671 38 38
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 3500
Total difference in altitude of all installations 500 m
Snow canons for tobogganing installation  X 
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's animation, public  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
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