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Easy bike route right through the magic valley.
closed
easy
12.6 km
1:45 h
500 m
500 m
Pass along the Lötschental on the shady side of the valley. You will be rewarded with a wonderful view over the typical Valais villages of Kippel, Wiler and Blatten. The entire tour is on forest tracks and valley paths.

Author’s recommendation

Order a free copy of the "Lötschental Bike Map" from the Lötschental Tourist Information Office or online at www.loetschental.ch/prospekte
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,545 m
Lowest point
1,345 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

  • Only use marked routes and roads and follow the signs.
  • Look out for walkers and hikers, respect their need for peace and quiet and give them priority at all times.
  • Treat plants and animals with care. Act responsibly towards nature and the environment.
  • Show consideration for the needs of farmers. Close gates and do not cut across country.
  • Please note that you ride these routes at your own risk and that the landowners are not liable in the event of accidents.

Start

Kippel, Altersheim (“Nursing Home”) (1,378 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.399437, 7.772246
DMS
46°23'58.0"N 7°46'20.1"E
UTM
32T 405618 5139161
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Destination

Kippel, Altersheim (“Nursing Home”)

Turn-by-turn directions

Kippel, Altersheim - Camping Kippel - Biel - Elsigen - Obren Wald - Lonzastäg - Tännerstäg - Weestenmattu - Birchmatte - Blatten - Ried - Tännmattu - Gsteinät - Lonzastäg - Kippel, Altersheim

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

The postbus runs every hour from Gampel/Steg or Goppenstein to Kippel ("Kippel Altersheim" postbus stop).

Getting there

Drive into the Lötschental from Goppenstein, past the village of Ferden to Kippel Altersheim (“Nursing Home”).

Parking

You can park your car in the Kippel car park (not free).

Coordinates

DD
46.399437, 7.772246
DMS
46°23'58.0"N 7°46'20.1"E
UTM
32T 405618 5139161
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Bike rental:
  • Hire a bike from the Snack Bar Restialp (Tel. +41 (0)27 939 16 00) and enjoy a racy ride to Ferden. The bikes can be returned at the Hotel Ambord in Ferden. Please bring along your own helmet. Price: CHF 15.00

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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
12.6 km
Duration
1:45h
Ascent
500 m
Descent
500 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Family friendly

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