The renowned, international holiday resort Kandersteg has a wide range of summer activities to offer. Whether you love sports or socializing, Kandersteg has something to offer for everyone. How about a visit to the Swiss Scout Center or a bike tour...


550 km (340 miles) of well-marked trails for walking, hiking or mountain climbing. Just walk out and discover the most beautiful hikes around Kandersteg!

For example:

Kandersteg - Bergstation Oeschinensee - Underbärgli

Fantastic hike with view down to the Oeschinensee. From Oeschinensee you follow the path in the direction Blümlisalphütte and arrive after 1 ½ hour at Alp Underbärgli.

Kandersteg - Sunnbüel - Gemmipass - Leukerbad

From the Bergstation Sunnbüel you walk along the well-cared for trails. The Gemmipass is a historically important connecting path between the cantons of Bern and Valais. Hiking time about 2 ½ hours.

Mountain climbing / Rock climbing

The Mountain Climbing School of Kandersteg offers a wide range of programs: group tours for every ability, skiing tours, training, rock-climbing and alpine tours, glacier tours, private tours, touring week arrangements.


Flying tandem with the Bernerhof glider is very popular (no experience required).
for example: Allmenalp - Kandersteg CHF 160.00

Various licensed pilots and instructors are available during your stay for further information.


Discover the many valleys around Kandersteg. A whole network of wide, unpaved roads are available. The mountain-bike routes are marked by red signs.

What else does Kandersteg have to offer in summer?

  • summer sledding
  • outdoor swimming
  • nature excursions
  • tours
  • curling in the ice rink
  • horse-back riding
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • visits to a cheesemaker
  • fit-for-life jogging trails
  • minigolf
  • bowling
  • boat rentals on Oeschinensee
  • etc.

Hiking report (only available in summer)