Altitude: 1173 Meters

Kandersteg in short

  • Surrounded by beautiful nature
  • Numerous trails and footpaths
  • Authentic village with numerous chalets

Kandersteg is located at the end of the Kander valley at 1200 m of altitude. The slopes here are modest in number but nicely laid out. On one side of the village is a chairlift to the Oeschinen ski area with two lifts. On the other side of the village is the gondola to the Sunnbüel ski area with three lifts. In total this makes 13 kilometers of slopes. On both sides of the village there are 3000m-high peaks which offer great ski touring possibilities. There are 75 kilometers of cross-country trails in total. Around Kandersteg are eight hiking trails and paths which are regularly prepared. In total there are 30 kilometers of walking trails.

This tranquil resort in Switzerland is characterized by the wide variety of wooden chalets. The ski area of Kandersteg can be easily reached by car due to its conveniant location. Despite the rise in number of visitors who come here every winter to enjoy the pristine landscapes, the village has managed to retain its original character. During your stay in Kandersteg you must visit the Oeschinen Lake and the Blue Lake. Two impressive mountain lakes covered in a thick layer of ice.

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 Apres-ski & entertainment Kandersteg

Restaurants 16 Theatre -
Bars & cafes - Casino -
Nightclubs & discos - Concert hall
Cinema -  

 Ski school and ski lessons Kandersteg

No. of ski schools 1Private ski lessons CHF 75
No. of ski instructors 15Ski lessons5 Days, 10 Hours, CHF 58
Area for beginnersSnowboarding lessons5 Days, 10 Hours, CHF 140
Ski lessons in - Cross-country skiingYes, price on request

 Facilities Kandersteg

No. of hotels 14 Supermarkets 3
Total no. of hotel beds 700 Banks
Total no. of beds 3000

 Tourist information for Kandersteg

Tourist Center Kandersteg
0041 - 033 - 6758080

 Distances from Kandersteg

Railway station
- by bus
Zürich approx. 187 km by bus
From the motorway:approx. 30 km 30 minuten by car

 Kandersteg for families and children

Childcare - Magic carpet
Playground Ski lift for children

  Leisure & sports activities Kandersteg

Public saunaFootpaths 30 km
Fitness centreTorchlight descentElke twee weken wordt er een fakkeltocht georganiseerd
Public solarium Indoor ice rink
Massage Outdoor ice rink
Spa & wellness - Curling
Indoor swimming pool - Snow rafting -
Hot air ballooning - Dog sledding -
Paragliding Snowmobile tours -
Indoor tennis court - Toboggan run
Squash court -

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Ski area

Total slopes 10 (km)
Blue slopes 6 km
Red slopes 4 km
Black slopes 0 km
Off-piste 0 km
Lifts (6 )
Drag lifts 4
Chair lifts 0
Gondola lifts 2
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