Kandersteg is situated in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. This very pretty Swiss village in the Bernese Highlands is on the edge of the Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch UNESCO World Heritage site. This beautiful village in the valley of the Kander River is famous for its spectacular mountain and alpine landscapes. As all Switzerland destinations it is also the perfect holiday destination any time of the year: Offering beautiful hiking and mountain climbing adventures in summer and amazing skiing options in winter. This is a hiking paradise.
44 min (43.6 km) to Interlaken
55 min (53.9 km) from Lauterbrunnen
56 min (63.2 km) via the A6 to Bern
1 hr 41 min (111 km) via the A8 to Lucerne
2 hr 35 min (222 km) via the A1 to Geneva
The nearest airport to Kandersteg is Basel Airport (BSL), Switzerland.
EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (IATA: MLH, BSL, EAP, ICAO: LFSB, LSZM) – an international airport is 3.5 km (2.2 mi) northwest of the city of Basel in Switzerland.
It is situated 20 km (12 mi) southeast of Mulhouse in France, and 46 km (29 mi) south-southwest of Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany.
Other nearby airports include Geneva (GVA) (124 km) and Zurich (ZRH) (125.5 km)
During the ski season there is a local bus service which runs from the train station to Sunnbuel Cable Car and the Oeschinen Gondola. The local bus trips are free with your Guest Card and ski pass.
The hotel and restaurant Landgasthof Ruedihaus is listed as a ‘Swiss heritage site of national significance’.
was built in 1753 by Peter Germann.
is open all year, but the best time to visit is when the herbs are in bloom (from May to September).
The accommodations options in Kandersteg ranges from 5-star hotel accommodation to holiday rentals and camp sites. The brochure will give you many ideas for accommodation, where to eat, maps, and more. You can search here for the prices and availability on accommodation in Kandersteg.