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Challenging Mountain Hike to Mt. Eggerhorn

Challenging Mountain Hike to Mt. Eggerhorn

The Binn Valley is Switzerland's treasure chest, where most mountain crystals are found. The area therefore attracts guests from everywhere in the world eager to hunt glittering crystals.more

Regional museum in Binn

Regional museum in Binn

The exhibition is devoted to the thing that has made this valley famous far beyond Switzerland: minerals. Part of this extensive collection belongs to the local community itself, since it is legally entitled to a share of the yield from the...more

Mittlebärg Hut

Mittlebärg Hut

The hut, at the rear of the Binn Valley, , in the midst of the future...more

Geological trail Lengenbach

Geological trail...

Starting right from the Imfeld car park and leading to the Lengenbach...more

Challenging Mountain Hike to Mt. Eggerhorn

The Binn Valley is Switzerland's treasure chest, where most mountain crystals are found. The area therefore attracts guests from everywhere in the world eager to hunt glittering crystals.

The Binn Valley is Switzerland's treasure chest, where most mountain crystals are found. The area therefore attracts guests from everywhere in the world eager to hunt glittering crystals. Mt Eggerhorn is the best vantage point in the area. From here, see the Bernese Alps, the Goms Valley and even the Aletsch glacier.

Regional museum in Binn

The exhibition is devoted to the thing that has made this valley famous far beyond Switzerland: minerals. Part of this extensive collection belongs to the local community itself, since it is legally entitled to a share of the yield from the Lengenbach mine. Geological maps, a model of the mine (which cannot be visited) and photographs of the activities of the "Strahler" (crystal miners) complete the exhibition.

The exhibition is devoted to the thing that has made this valley famous far beyond Switzerland: minerals.

Mittlebärg Hut

The hut, at the rear of the Binn Valley, , in the midst of the future Nature Park, is reached in three hours from the bus stop "Im Fäld" (Binn). In summer one can reach it faster by Bus alpin. From your vantage point at 2,393 meters you will have a magnificent view over the rear of the Binn Valley. Ascend the 3235-meter Ofenhorn, Hohsandhorn, Turbhorn, Rappenhorn, or the Albrun Pass leading to the Devero Valley in Italy. The hut has room for 20 guests. It is catered in the summer and offers daily freshly baked cake.

The hut, at the rear of the Binn Valley, , in the midst of the future Nature Park, is reached in three hours from the bus stop "Im Fäld" (Binn).

Geological trail Lengenbach

Starting right from the Imfeld car park and leading to the Lengenbach mine, the various rock types found in the Binn valley are presented at individual observation stations. Boards provide comprehensive information about the formation, prevalence and composition of the respective rock types.

Starting right from the Imfeld car park and leading to the Lengenbach mine, the various rock types found in the Binn valley are presented at individual observation stations.