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.
Is it the fresh air or the breathtaking panorama? Here on the 'mountain of views', somehow it always tastes that bit better...
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.
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.
Hidden treasure and glistening jewels – no, this isn't the trailer for a new pirate adventure but the reward for dedicated rock hunters.
Join other dare-devils on the ropes of the climbing tower at Silleren. The sense of personal achievement will astound you.
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.
“You stand, I balance”. It's amazing how instantly this intelligent machine reacts effortlessly to every change in weight shift.
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.
Are you sitting still or already moving? Find out why this cross between a sledge and a mono-ski is now so popular.
Melted cheese plus frozen water? On Engstligenalp, these two opposites merge together to create a unique and romantic atmosphere.
The sun dips beneath the horizon, the bread is dipped into fondue. Both can be repeated and both enrich the day.
Our ski school mascot is always worth a snapshot. It's not often you get anyone quite so photogenic in front of the camera.
The legendary piste at Chuenisbärgli looks manageable enough on TV each year. But what's it really like to ski down?
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.
Follow in the tracks of explorers like Scott or Amundsen with a turn on the flat ski trails.
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.
The pins fall more easily in the cosmic atmosphere of Adelboden. A good reason then to head straight to the Leisure and Sports Arena.
Gyrating hips, clinking glasses. The legendary parties on Dorfstrasse in Adelboden attract visitors from near and far.
Not many people know on which trees papaya, mango or kumquat actually grow. Find out right here in Frutigen.
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.
Waterfalls, summits and chalet hamlets form an unbroken panorama. If there wasn't already a view like this, someone would have to invent it.
Five local restaurants have now become official, flag-flying, fine dining establishments. Find out one evening just why they have earned their coveted points.
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.