Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, Kandersteg
Run by the charming Seiler family, the traditional Alfa-Soleil is just 5 minutes’ walk from the village centre and railway station. Guests here will enjoy a good standard of cuisine, as well as a warm and inviting atmosphere. You can also visit the hotel as part of our 'William Tell Express' rail and boat holiday.
Guests at the Alfa Soleil can also benefit from an exclusive local transport offer: unlimited use of local buses and 7 cable-cars with the purchase of a local area travel pass at a special discounted price of Sfr8.50 per day (min. 3 day purchase, pay locally).
Free daily packed lunch included
Board basis options available
This property caters for the following special dietary requirements
Kandersteg is an attractive alpine village enjoying a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery in all directions. The main street is lined with inviting cafés and restaurants, and small shops selling local produce. The walking possibilities are excellent, with an abundance of trails around and above the village, from gentle strolls to more strenuous hill-walking. Our hotels in Kandersteg offer you a great choice of accommodation. The Oeschinen cable-car, which is a pleasant 10 minute stroll from the village, whisks visitors up to the glorious scenery of the Oeschinen Lake. Or take the Sunnbüel cable-car, a short bus ride away, for more walking trails and views. Trains in both directions link well-known places such as Interlaken, Lake Thun, Zermatt and the capital of Berne - the possibilities are varied.
There are over 550kms of walking paths to explore the scenery in and around Kandersteg, parts of which belongs to the UNESCO World heritage Swiss Alps. Lake Oschienen certainly lives up to this recognition with its shimmering mountain lake. Various walking challenges run by the tourist office await those who want to see the best of the region (suitable for all abilities). Collect stamps or passwords on your walks to exchange for a pin badge to resort (badge approx. Sfr5.50 each). Trains in both directions link well-known places such as Zermatt, Lake Thun and the capital of Berne amongst others - the possibilities are endless for those on holidays in Kandersteg.
For more information on travel and transport visit our Kandersteg page
Oeschinen Lake - UNESCO World heritage site*
Take the cable-car from resort to this stunning lake above Kandersteg for great walking, popular panoramic terrace restaurant and fabulous views.
Enjoy a cable-car ride up to Sunnbüel from where walking possibilities abound (approx. beginning June to end of season).
This ride brings you to fantastic scenery and views over the village. A lovely area for walkers and particularly good for spotting wild flowers.
Kandersteg/Adelboden Walkers' Pass*
Sfr 170 (6 days)
Covering 7 cable-cars in the Kandersteg , Frutigen & Adelboden areas as well as the Adelboden-Frutigen-Kandersteg bus. Lifts include TschentenAlp, Engstligenalp,, Silleren-Hahnenmoos in Adelboden, Elsigenalp in Fruitgen and Oeschinensee, Allmenalp & Sunnbüel in Kandersteg. Bus runs approx. 12 June - October. Bus Kandersteg to Frutigen approx. 30 mins, bus Kandersteg to Adelboden approx. 1hr.
Many more options available locally through your Representative.
£144 4 days or £183 6 days. For those wanting to travel further afield within the region, this good value pass gives you 4 or 6 consecutive days travel on regional trains, buses and boats, including:
*Book locally prices are for guidance only. All prices shown include Travel Card discount. Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.
Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.
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