Facts on the destination

The holiday resort of Lenk lies within the Simmen valley. Here, the Wildstrubel Mountain surrounds one of the most beautiful valleys, and the perfect setting for the varied Bernese Oberland summer and winter sports paradise with its many natural attractions. For more information (www.lenk.ch)

Lenk, at an altitude of 1068 metres has also established a reputation for itself with festivals and courses in the fields of culture and music.

Lenk is only 30 minutes away from Gstaad which is a world famous exclusive resort with golf course, ATP Tennis tournament, Polo and Beach Volley tournaments, as well as many cultural and music festivals.


The Simmen valley offers a mammoth 600 km of walking trails, including several themed trails. 290 km of mountain bike trails, tennis and beach volleyball courts, an indoor and outdoor pool provide for fun, sport and choice.


The ski areas around Lenk in the Simmental aren’t dauntingly large, yet, with 50 Ski lifts and a network of skiing slopes extending to 185 kilometres, are still extremely varied. The Metschbahn cableway provides access to the entire Adelboden – Lenk ski region with numerous simple to medium-difficulty slopes, wide carving slopes, interesting snowboard parks as well as a permanent skiing race runs.

77 km of cross-country ski trails and 74 km of winter walking trails round off the attractions of the Lenk winter paradise. At St. Stephan, there are connections to the expansive ski area of Gstaad-Saanenland.