64 Lötschberg–Jura
64 Lötschberg–Jura
64 Lötschberg–Jura
64 Lötschberg–Jura

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Lötschberg–Jura

Stage 1, Kandersteg–Thun

Route report
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Lötschberg–Jura

Kandersteg is surrounded by glaciers and rugged rock faces. Kandertal valley is dotted with individual farmhouses; compact villages have only existed here for 150 years. You accompany the rushing Kander, the imposing Niesen appears, the valley becomes wider.
Kandersteg is surrounded by glaciers and rugged rock faces. Kandertal valley is dotted with individual farmhouses; compact villages have only existed here for 150 years. You accompany the rushing Kander, the imposing Niesen appears, the valley becomes wider.
38 km
Asphalted: 35 km
Natural surface: 3 km
380 m | 900 m
easy (opposite direction: difficult)

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Kandersteg
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Hint
Beware: between Kandersteg and Kandergrund steep gradient on rough unsurfaced road.
Hint
Beware: dangerous junctions in Tellenburg (Frutigen Süd), at Wimmis and at Reutigen.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Thun
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Services

Accommodation

Doldenhornhütte SAC
Doldenhornhütte SAC
Kandersteg
Hotel Victoria Ritter AG
Hotel Victoria Ritter AG
Kandersteg
Hotel Spa Restaurant Blausee
Hotel Spa Restaurant Blausee
Blausee-Mitholz
Hotel Landhaus Adler
Hotel Landhaus Adler
Frutigen
Hotel Restaurant Möve
Hotel Restaurant Möve
Faulensee
Camping Stuhlegg
Camping Stuhlegg
Krattigen
B&B Tschirren
B&B Tschirren
Spiez
ABZ Spiez – Hotel Seaside
ABZ Spiez – Hotel Seaside
Spiez
Hotel-Motel Löwen
Hotel-Motel Löwen
Wimmis
TCS Camping Thunersee + SwissTubes
TCS Camping Thunersee + SwissTubes
Gwatt
Congress Hotel Seepark
Congress Hotel Seepark
Thun
Quellenhof
Quellenhof
Uetendorf
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Places

Kandersteg
Kandersteg
Frutigen
Frutigen
Aeschi b. Spiez
Aeschi b. Spiez
Spiez
Spiez
Wimmis
Wimmis
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Places of interest

Chluse (Kandersteg–Gasteretal)
Chluse (Kandersteg–Gasteretal)
Oeschinensee
Oeschinensee
Blausee
Blausee
Tropenhaus Frutigen
Tropenhaus Frutigen
Pumptrack Frutigen
Pumptrack Frutigen
«Port Wimmis» – 3 generations of bridges
«Port Wimmis» – 3 generations of bridges
Lakes of Amsoldingen and Uebeschi
Lakes of Amsoldingen and Uebeschi
Pumptrack Thierachern
Pumptrack Thierachern
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Swimming

Thun lakeside beach
Thun lakeside beach
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Signalization

Signalization
For cycling, follow the logo indicated on the red signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your tour for safety's sake.
Signalization