Swiss skiing in KanderstegWinter Sports in Kandersteg

Ski and snowboard 14 km of piste in Kandersteg between 1200-1900m

Snowboard and Ski kandersteg (c) Nic Oatridge


andersteg is a small, family-oriented winter sports centre to the North of the Lötschberg tunnel. It has a good range of winter sports activities including ice-fishing, curling, skating, tobogganing, ice-climbing and some very scenic cross-country circuits and winter walks. It is limited for downhill, however, except perhaps for beginners and those who just like to do the occasional run - and the runs are all served by surface lifts. Swiss rail offer discounts for day trippers who want to enjoy the toboggan rides from Ramslauenen down to Kiental, and from Oeschinensee to Kandersteg.

Every January the Belle Epoque week is taken very seriously in Kandersteg with period costumes, horse-drawn carriages and a wisftul reverence for a world gone-by. Fortunately the hotels do not revert to Victorian austerity.

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Getting There

By Road

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  • The road distance from Zurich is around 183 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 5 mins.
  • The road distance from Basel is around 156 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 47 mins.
  • The road distance from Berne is around 51 mins and the journey time is roughly 51 mins.
  • The road distance from Geneva is around 223 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 26 mins.

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Nearby Resorts

Other resorts in the ski area include Adelboden, Lenk i. S. and Gstaad

Weather Outlook

Latest Resort Report

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Piste Map for Kandersteg

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Larger piste map for Kandersteg


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Accommodation in the Resort & Nearby

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Kandersteg is located in Bern

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