Alpine Culture Trail: architectural highlights in Simmental

Architectural masterpieces of carpentry from Oberwil to Erlenbach in the Simmental valley.

There are regions, where everything is just perfect: the landscape, the villages, the individual houses, the gardens. This is what you will enjoy when you go on the hiking trip from Oberwil to Erlenbach in Simmental valley. The hiking trail leads past magnificent farmhouses that are artistic masterpieces of carpentry.

Diemtigtal House Trail

The Diemtigtal valley is celebrated for its magnificent rural dwellings, and you can see some of the finest along the marked Diemtigtal House Trail. The details are particularly impressive: intricate carving, delicate paintings and elaborate compositions of form and colour that adorn the wooden façades underneath the massive roofs.

Riddle Trail

Hiking leisurely and solving riddles.

On the Grimmialp circular hiking trail you can test your general knowledge at 11 ‘puzzle posts’.

Regional Nature Park Diemtigtal

In 2005, the Chirel und Fildrich rivers raged with abandon. But the wounds of the flooding have healed over, and the valley now presents every facet of its natural beauty for all to admire.

In 2005, the Chirel und Fildrich rivers raged with abandon. But the wounds of the flooding have healed over, and the valley now presents every facet of its natural beauty for all to admire.