Wildstrubel by UTMB® will take you on a magnificent journey through the northern Alps of Switzerland, connecting the Swiss cantons of Valais and Bern around the Wildstrubel massif.
Stretching from the Rhone valley to the Plaine Morte Glacier at 3000m, Crans-Montana is a sunny region with a breathtaking view over a string of mountain peaks that unfold from Bietschhorn to Mont Blanc via the Matterhorn.
With its lakes, forests, glacier and vineyards, the region has something to offer every nature lover. Sports fans, too, will be delighted to discover a large array of amenities dedicated to sporting activities, whilst cultural devotees will enjoy the wide range of museums, events and festivals. In fact, Crans- Montana combines all the benefits of the urban lifestyle within a mountain setting, with a wide selection of restaurants ranging from mountain huts to award-winning restaurants, numerous boutiques and shops, a wellness centre, a variety of entertainment and a vibrant nightlife.
The chalet villages of Adelboden, Kandersteg lie directly beneath the world-famous peaks of the Bernese Oberland: Wildstrubel, Balmhorn and Blüemlisalp. From their glacier-covered heights, murmuring mountain streams flow through deep gorges into clear mountain lakes. The surrounding mountain landscape also includes flowering pastures where herdsmen and women continue to practise traditional alpine farming with cows, sheep and even llamas.
Thanks to its natural beauty and hospitality, the destination has been a constant attraction to visitors from home and abroad for countless years. As a result, the region boasts a solid and comprehensive infrastructure for its guests. Plenty of sun, expansive views and fresh mountain air: the Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg area is perfect for a variety of outdoor activities in summer with an extensive trail network. In winter, snow is guaranteed for comfortable descents, when skiing and cross-country skiing are top of the agenda.
The village of Lenk
The village of Lenk is located at the top of the Simmental in the Bernese Oberland on the wide valley floor at one of the most beautiful valley closures in the Alps, the Wildstrubel. Simmental chalets and mountain farming are typical for this traditional green valley. Lenk offers a wide variety of activities. In summer, delightful mountain pass hikes, alpine tours, biking routes, flowering alpine meadows, gushing waterfalls and crystal-clear mountain lakes await you. A paradise for sports and nature lovers.
On 365 days a year, our guests experience what has been a tradition here for centuries. The AlpKultur® label is a signpost. The agritourism businesses sell delicious AlpKultur® products from their own production and offer much more: mountain houses and mountain restaurants - visits to cheese dairies, alpine businesses and farms - working on the alp or on the farm - sleeping on the alp, in the mountain inn or on the farm and finally, alp wellness in the hot tub on the alp. With us, Alpkultur® is consciously lived and actively cultivated.
Leukerbad is the largest and highest thermal resort in the Alps and is situated at around 1400 metres in the heart of the Pfyn-Finges Nature Park in a unique mountain panorama of the Valais Alps. The destination of Leukerbad also includes the neighbouring communities of Albinen, Inden and Varen - with their tradition and history exciting additions. Thanks to the thermal springs, Leukerbad has a rich history. For more than 500 years, Leukerbad has welcomed guests from all over the world, including illustrious personalities such as Johann W. von Goethe and Mark Twain or tourism pioneer Thomas Cook.
Every day, 3.9 million litres of natural thermal water with a temperature of up to 51 degrees bubble up from the more than 60 springs. Three public thermal baths and a broad wellness and spa offer, provide year-round activity and relaxation. The destination of Leukerbad also offers a varied range of activities for health and wellness guests, hikers, snow sports enthusiasts, mountain bikers or pleasure seekers of all generations 365 days a year.