Adelboden, the idyllic Bernese Oberland holiday destination set amidst a beautiful mountain scenery in the heart of Switzerland.
In the summer as well as in the fall Adelboden offers a wide variety to enjoy the unique nature and culture. With its many leisure activities everybody finds something to do: mountain-biking, scooting, hiking or swimming. Nature lovers discover one of the most attractive leisure-arenas in the Swiss Alps and experience the legendary hospitality in a cosy chalet village.
Thanks to its altitude, the regular snowfalls and the varied slopes the destination is proud to be one of the top ski areas of the Swiss Alps. In the alpine Skiing World Cup Adelboden owns a steady position and organizes one of the most famous men’s race every year. Therefore, skiing is one of the main activities in the winter. Adelboden, with its many leisure activities and its warm welcome, is the ideal destination for individuals as well as for groups.
Adelboden, 1350 m a.s.l., well-known for its healthy climate, hosts 3’600 inhabitants and is visited yearly by 200’000 guests. 25 hotels, numerous apartments and chalets, group accommodation as well as summer- and winter camping sites offer an expansive range of overnight options.
Frutigen, 800 m a.s.l., located at the Lötschberg-Simplon railway-line in the heart of the Kander valley, hosts 6'600 inhabitants. Frutigen offers inexpensive lodging in hotels, chalets, apartments, group accommodations and one camping site. Every year, the main town of the district generates about 120’000 overnight stays. Frutigen is a centrally-situated resort to discover the Bernese Oberland, the Valais and Central Switzerland (16 km from Adelboden).
In the summer and autumn the authentic mountain region invites to decelerate and enjoy. Thanks to the missing through-traffic quietness is guaranteed and a large offer of leisure activities enables an active recovery. 7 cable cars provide easy and comfortable access to local sights and places of cultural, traditional or natural interest. Over 300 km of marked hiking trails offer unforgettable nature experiences. The climbing wall in the center of the village challenges the game with gravity. Numerous mountainbiking trails with various difficulties are paradise for cyclists. Scooter downhills promise to be fun for younger and older folks. Let the unique views inspire you and visit the marl-sand tennis courts, the heated open-air pool Adelboden or the open-air pool Frutigen. The classical concerts in the village churches from Adelboden and Frutigen let active days finish in harmony.
In the winter 56 transport facilities and a piste network of 170 km developped in one of the largest and most attractive skiing centres of the Swiss Alps Adelboden-Lenk...dänk!. The sunny but snowy slopes offer lots of room for individualists. Snowparks, freeride areas and tobogganing runs guarantee pure winter fun. The many cosy mountain huts are well known all around Switzerland.
74 km of winter walking paths, 24,5 km of cross-country skiing tracks as well as the ice sport centre Adelboden with rinks for curling and Eisstockschiessen invite for sports activities off the slopes. Adventurous guided snowshoe rambles, a romantic ride on a horse-drawn sledge including a fondue-stop or a quick run on a typical snowsports tool Skibock make sure you experienced all the highlights.