Things to do in Adelboden

Adelboden – a hidden treasure in Swizerland

Adelboden is a traditional Swiss Alpine village in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. The community is a significant tourism destination, since it’s located at 1350 meter above sea level and has a amazing panoramic views that appeals to its visitors. Adelboden is, to say the least, a diverse destination where you can wander around in the picturesque village, hike in lush valleys in the summers and try ice climbing in the winter. Adelbooden has it all for nature lovers!


Things to do in Adelboden



There’s a variety of things to do in Adelboden for the nature lovers. You’ll find over 300 km of well managed hiking trails to be enjoyed during the summers as well as in the winters. In some parts the trails are wheelchair accessible. Pack a picnic and walk or bike through the wonderful scenery and enjoy your break in a cozy spot that will treat the eye with astonishing views. Also, as if the nature itself isn’t enough, the views are characterized by cows strolling in the fields. Tighten your shoelaces and hike through this beautiful landscape and find your way to an impressive waterfall. You can also rent a mountain bike and get going on an adventures ride with laughter and adrenalin!



You will find many hotels that have beautiful viewpoints and lovely decors, take a look at our boutique hotel the Cambrian for example! The village has a good range of Spa’s that will be the perfect pit-stop to relax and unwind after an active day in the Alps.




Winter in Adelboden

During the winter season this Swiss Alpine village does not leave any winter enthusiasts with any wonders nor complaints. How about doing a winter hike in the snow coated landscape, tobogganing or cross country skiing? Or do you rather want to try paragliding, building your own igloo or take a tour dog sledding? The region shines with its variety and attracts even the most extreme winter enthusiast due to Adelboden’s 200 km large off-piste area!



Stroll in the village among traditional cottages and watermills and make sure to visit one of the sheds that will show you how solid handcraft is made. The main street offers peculiar shops, sport shops, cafés and restaurants.


Adelboden Church

On the main street you’ll also find the famous Adelboden church, that was built in 1433 and very little has been changed since. The church arranges festive concerts during summer and winter, but is open during the year for visitors to be able to view the beautiful fresco paintings that welcome you at the entrance and the stained glass.



If you are interested in history there’s a museum that opened in 1983 and has the most fascinating collection of historic findings that has made it possible to retell the history of the region.


When to go to Adelboden

With its splendid nature and picturesque surroundings Adelboden is the perfect year round destination. Enjoy the lush and thriving Alps during spring and summer, which in winter transform into snow coated cliffs of multitude possibilities for sports and activities.

Adelboden Facts

Population3 600
LanguageFrench, Italian, German
CurrencySwiss Franc
AirportBern Belp, Switzerland (BRN)

Adelboden average temperatures

-11~4 °C -12~6 °C 12 °C 16 °C -4~20 °C -1~23 °C 2~26 °C 1~25 °C 0~22 °C -3~16 °C -8~9 °C -9~5 °C


Adelboden ski vacations - Popular amongst skiing families

The picturesque Alpine village Adelboden is surrounded by grandiose mountain views of the Bernese Oberland, located at 4 430 ft (1 350m) above sea level. The ski resort Adelboden has 160 acres of skiable terrain with plenty lift facility and a total of 108 runs, 44 % intermediate, 46 % advanced and 10 % expert runs. Beyond that, you also have 5 terrain parks at your service. All over the resort is child- friendly, which makes it very popular amongst families. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t a good destination for other travellers as well. It pretty much suits everyone!

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