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My Adelboden Bucket List

Holiday dreams to experience

They are unique. They make it difficult to say goodbye. They awaken memories which draw you back here again and again. These are the ‘must-do’ activities which make a visit to the Engstlige Valley simply unforgettable.

Winter

Hire a skigibel

Hire a skigibel

Are you sitting still or already moving? Find out why this cross between a sledge and a mono-ski is now so popular.

Feast in the Fondue Igloo

Feast in the Fondue Igloo

Melted cheese plus frozen water? On Engstligenalp, these two opposites merge together to create a unique and romantic atmosphere.

Dine on the Chuenisbärgli

Dine on the Chuenisbärgli

The sun dips beneath the horizon, the bread is dipped into fondue. Both can be repeated and both enrich the day.

Pose for a selfie with Snowli

Pose for a selfie with Snowli

Our ski school mascot is always worth a snapshot. It's not often you get anyone quite so photogenic in front of the camera.

Conquer the Ski World Cup slope

Conquer the Ski World Cup slope

The legendary piste at Chuenisbärgli looks manageable enough on TV each year. But what's it really like to ski down?

Cheer the Horned Sledge Races

Cheer the Horned Sledge Races

The riders wear half-linen clothes and old-fashioned pointed hats – the flood of spectators to this event has also become something of a tradition.

Go cross-country skiing in the morning

Go cross-country skiing in the morning

Follow in the tracks of explorers like Scott or Amundsen with a turn on the flat ski trails.

Cheer at the Ski World Cup

Cheer at the Ski World Cup

With 40,000 fans, one voice more or less won't make a big difference. But all become one when 80,000 arms wave their support in unison.

Summer & Winter

Go cosmic bowling

Go cosmic bowling

The pins fall more easily in the cosmic atmosphere of Adelboden. A good reason then to head straight to the Leisure and Sports Arena.

Rock the Bernabar

Rock the Bernabar

Gyrating hips, clinking glasses. The legendary parties on Dorfstrasse in Adelboden attract visitors from near and far.

Taste the exotic fruit at Tropenhaus

Taste the exotic fruit at Tropenhaus

Not many people know on which trees papaya, mango or kumquat actually grow. Find out right here in Frutigen.

Celebrate Wellness

Celebrate Wellness

They gush, steam, caress and relax us. Visit the Wellness areas at The Cambrian, Parkhotel Bellevue & Spa, and Adler Adelboden - open to non-residents too.

Admire the upper end of the valley

Admire the upper end of the valley

Waterfalls, summits and chalet hamlets form an unbroken panorama. If there wasn't already a view like this, someone would have to invent it.

Pay homage to GaultMillau

Pay homage to GaultMillau

Five local restaurants have now become official, flag-flying, fine dining establishments. Find out one evening just why they have earned their coveted points.

Drink Adelbodner mineral water

Drink Adelbodner mineral water

Why order a different mineral water when we have our very own? One of the highest altitude natural springs in Europe produces music in your mouth from the first sip.

Summer

Drink a coffee on Tschentenalp

Drink a coffee on Tschentenalp

Is it the fresh air or the breathtaking panorama? Here on the 'mountain of views', somehow it always tastes that bit better...

Release the brakes at Trottiland

Release the brakes at Trottiland

You'd have to go a long way to find a larger route network for these motor-less scooters – all 45 km (28 miles) to be precise.

Relax beneath the Engstlige Falls

Relax beneath the Engstlige Falls

When the water free-falls 600 metres and continues its journey peacefully, even the most stressed visitor will be calmed by this 100% natural tranquillizer.

Search for crystals on Engstligenalp

Search for crystals on Engstligenalp

Hidden treasure and glistening jewels – no, this isn't the trailer for a new pirate adventure but the reward for dedicated rock hunters.

Explore climbing tower

Explore climbing tower

Join other dare-devils on the ropes of the climbing tower at Silleren. The sense of personal achievement will astound you.

Watch the marmots at Bütschi

Watch the marmots at Bütschi

You'll need a little luck on your side to catch a glimpse of these small rodents. When they call out to each other, it's a pleasure to turn back and look.

Test drive a Segway

Test drive a Segway

“You stand, I balance”. It's amazing how instantly this intelligent machine reacts effortlessly to every change in weight shift.

Dive into the panorama swimming pool

Dive into the panorama swimming pool

The "Gruebi" is more than just any open-air pool. It's a piece of living history by cult designer Beda Hefti, dating back to 1931.