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A magnificent panoramic tour with the Bietschhorn as your constant companion.
open
moderate
23.4 km
3:00 h
1025 m
1025 m
Climb up towards Lauchernalp through the cool Baannwald ("Baann Forest") to take the most beautiful panoramic route in the entire Lötschental. Cycle past the picturesque Schwarzsee ("Black Lake") to the Fafleralp from which you then head back towards Blatten. Return to Wiler on the shady side of the valley.

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
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2100 m
Lowest point
1400 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

Wiler, valley cable car station (1398 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.401558, 7.777637
DMS
46°24'05.6"N 7°46'39.5"E
UTM
32T 406036 5139390
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Destination

Wiler, valley cable car station

Turn-by-turn directions

Wiler, cable car station - Baannwald - Holz - Arbegga - Biel - Weritzstafel - Tellistafel - Schwarzsee - Fafleralp - Kühmatt - Eisten - Oberried - Blatten - Birchmatte - Weestenmattu - Tännerstäg - In obren Mattu - Lonzastäg - Wiler, cable car station

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

The postbus runs every hour from Gampel/Steg or Goppenstein to Wiler ("Wiler, Seilbahn" postbus stop).

Getting there

Drive into the Lötschental from Goppenstein, past the villages of Ferden and Kippel as far as Wiler to the valley cable car station.

Parking

You can park your car in the outdoor car park or in the indoor car park beside the cable car valley station (not free).

Coordinates

DD
46.401558, 7.777637
DMS
46°24'05.6"N 7°46'39.5"E
UTM
32T 406036 5139390
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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
open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
23.4 km
Duration
3:00h
Ascent
1025 m
Descent
1025 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available

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