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Amenities Kandersteg

last updated: December 16, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1176 m
Inhabitants - total: 1300
Country side  X 
By a lake  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  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: 18
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 800
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 600
Group lodging - total beds: 1300
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  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: 250
Mountain railways - info phone: 033 675 80 82
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer www.kandersteg.ch
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1176 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1900 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 3
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1900 m
Cable-cars in summer - total: 2
Gondolas in summer - total: 1
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 550 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 39.2 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 12 km
Biking trails within Destination 50 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 30 km marked
Downhill bike slopes 15 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
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: - Ricola-Kräuter-Garten beim Landgasthof Ruedihus - Oeschinensee oberhalb von Kandersteg - Wildromantisches Gasterntal
Cultural sights: - Dorfmuseum, melden Sie sich bei Kandersteg Tourismus. - Internationales Pfadfindermuseum - Käsereibesichtigung Golitschen
Technical sights: - LWK Kandersteg, Licht- und Wasserwerk, geführte Besichtigung auf Anfrage, www.lwk.ch
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Ricola-Kräutergarten vor dem Landgasthof Ruedihus BLS-Erlebnispfad Kandersteg - Frutigen
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.kandersteg.ch
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Neuheiten: Bei den Strassenübergängen der Loipen von Kandersteg werden neu «Nordic Sliders» einge-baut. Die Läufer können dadurch gefahrlos die apere Strasse überqueren. Zusätzlich wird die 6 km lange Nachtloipe mit umweltfreundlichen Scheinwerfern beleuchtet.
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.kandertal.travel/de/Webcams
Detailed local Weather Link http://www.kandersteg.ch/de/Wetter
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Oeschinen und Sunnbüel
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1200 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 1900 m
Price one day pass adult 39 CHF
Price one day pass children 26 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) 079 835 82 45
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 5
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 1900 m
Cable-cars - total: 1
Gondolas - total: 1
Skilifts - total: 3
Babylift - Number: 4
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 033 675 80 82
Name mesurepoint Station Kandersteg Dorf
Point of measure ski area bottom 1682 m
Point of measure ski area top 1934 m
Number of slopes: 6
Local ski slopes 14 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 10 km
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 0 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 75 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 25 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 0 % advanced
Level of difficulty of slopes 0 % Experts
Carving-slopes 0 km, sectioned off and marked
Slope with powder snow(Freeride) 0 km checked and marked
Telemark slope 0 km sectioned off and marked
Moghul slopes 0 km marked
Snow-/Boardercross slopes - total: 0
Race course with automatic timing  X 
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 1
Lowest Snowboardpark 1600 m
Highest Snowboardpark 1600 m
Snowboard - info phone: 033 675 80 82
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments Kandersteg ist DAS Langlauf-Paradies im Berner Oberland. 50 km gespurte Loipen erwarten Sie inmitten einer zauberhaften Landschaft. Für Anfänger und Profis bestens geeignet. Nachtloipe täglich von 17.30 bis 21 Uhr offen. Zusätzlich: Höhenloipe auf Sunnbüel (1900 m üM)
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 033 675 80 82
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1200 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1934 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 52 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 49 km subregion
Skating slopes 52 km
Skating trails 52 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 6 km
Dog slopes 0 km marked
Winter hiking trails 60 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1200 m
Snowshoe trail 5 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: 033 675 80 82
Tobogganing installations - total: 2
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 4500
Total difference in altitude of all installations 480 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 4500 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 4500 m marked
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 800
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 day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
Excursions on a horse-drawn sleigh, organized  X 
Excursions with sleigh dogs, organized  X 
Curling rinks number 3
Ice-climbing, organized  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Eisklettern, Schneeschuhwandern, Winterwandern, Skitouren, Nordic Walking, Curling, Schlittschuhlaufen
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.kandersteg.ch
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.