|Altitude||1200m - 1580m|
|Near Airport||Bern Airport|
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Kandersteg is a farming village located at 1200 metres above sea level just in the heart of the Swiss Alps, in the Bernese Oberland. It proudly extends all along the valley of Kander, which will impress you with its magnificent mountain scenery.
It is the perfect destination to get closely acquainted with the surrounding Swiss mountains and explore the traditional Alpine rural lifestyle.
During a holiday in Kandersteg, you will discover the traditional appearance of Swiss cosy villages. It is characterised by wooden chalets, homey restaurants, Alpine meadows and valleys, which create a picture of wild heaven. All that beauty will amaze the vacationers with different tastes and preferences.
Nowadays, Kandersteg is a touristic centre that provides its visitors with a variety of mountain hostels, apartments, chalet-style hotels and campsites. There’s a wide diversity of restaurants, where you can taste traditional Swiss and local cuisine.
The unique landscape welcomes visitors all year round for Kandersteg hiking and mountain climbing, as well as downhill and cross-country skiing.
The village is a real paradise for skiers during the winter months because of the wide ski pistes, which suit the best skiers right down to the beginners, with indoor and outdoor ice rinks. It also provides snowshoe trails, and skate runs on the snow if you’re looking for something different.
In summer, it becomes an absolute wonderland for hikers by offering walking paths for hundreds of kilometres.
Kandersteg’s village is also famous for its International Scout Centre, which welcomes about 12000 scouts and guides each year from all around the world.
AlpExcursion offers you one of its private trips to the superb resort of Aeschi in Bernese Oberland. Later, the gondola lift will raise you to Kandersteg, where the breathtaking views unfold. Upon arrival, all you have to do is relax in nature's embrace and enjoy fishing on Lake Oeschinensee. Equip your fishing kit and spend one of the best days relaxing in the natural atmosphere.
Kandersteg provides its tourists with unlimited activity choices, spectacular scenes, and a peaceful environment to ensure more enjoyable holidays.
Below you can find a sightseeing list for Kandersteg: