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FAMILY REDUCTIONS ON THE MOUNTAIN

Free travel with Junior Travelcard and Children’s Co-Travelcard

From summer 2022, guests with GA/half-fare travelcards receive a 50% discount on mountain cableway tickets. Kids with the Junior travelcard or Children’s co-travelcard can travel on the cableways free of charge. Discounts are valid on all mountain cablecars in Adelboden-Lenk. Special offers for families and children:

Junior travelcard and Children’s co-travelcard:
With the Junior travelcard or Children’s co-travelcard, children aged from 6 to 15.99 travel free of charge when accompanied by a paying adult.

Family package:
From summer 2022, families who do not have a travelcard or who are not otherwise entitled to a reduced fare can purchase a family hiking package. This costs CHF 80 and is valid for up to two adults and two children (not valid for adults travelling without children).

Schoolchildren:
Young people of compulsory school age up to 9th grade receive the children's rate, even if they have already reached the age of 16. They must be able to show valid school ID. 

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Adelboden biking school

Small or tall, young or old – everyone can benefit from the huge expertise of the trained mountain-bike instructors and playfully learn to manoeuvre safely through the countryside on two wheels. Lots of fun is guaranteed!

FAMILY HIGHLIGHTS

The best in one day

Want to discover the most beautiful spots in Adelboden-Lenk with the family in just one day? It couldn’t be easier! 

UP TO ENGSTLIGENALP

Family adventure with Globi

The cheeky yellow-beaked bird is a superstar among children. Join him down in the valley for the start of a family adventure, where you all jump on the Globi aerial cableway up to Engstligenalp, 2000 metres above sea level. In summer, Globi regularly visits the plateau and goes hiking with young and old. On his own Globi hiking trails, the children's hero explores the beautiful countryside with his youngest fans, takes photos and guarantees a whole load of fun.

On the trail of a phenomenon

VOGELLISI THEMED TRAIL

Accompany Vogellisi and Karl-Joseph on their big adventure. Clamber up to an eagle’s nest, fly through the air like an eagle and find the hidden entrance to a secret shortcut. Perhaps you will even be brave enough to venture into the forest where the mountain spirits live? These exciting outdoor adventures, fun activities and games will help you to become familiar with the fascinating story of the Vogellisi at first-hand. And you’ll also learn some interesting facts about our region and its fauna and flora. A big adventure awaits for all ages.

Fakten zum Vogellisi-Erlebnisweg

  • Mountain hiking Trail (T2)
  • Between the Sillerenbühl top station (1974 m) and Bergläger (1488 m)
  • 3.5 km hiking trail, pure walking time 1h 10min
  • Ten varied activities and barbecue site
  • VogelLisi play sculpture in the village
  • Recommended from 6 years (hiking is not suitable for prams)
  • Photo competition with great prizes: www.mynikon.ch/vogellisi

 

Top Tipp:

Combine your visit to the Vogellisi themed trail with a day in Trottiland Adelboden. A limited number of scooters are available for hire at the Gilbachegge, where the Vogellisi themed trail ends (see box on the right for details).

 

hiking fun

Betelberg marmot trail

Take a voyage into the world of the marmots: on the Betelberg discovery trail young and old alike enter the realm of these clever Alpine inhabitants. The whole family learns about the life of a marmot in a fun way. The trail leads from the Leiterli upper station to the Stoss middle station.

Betelberg marmot trail: facts

  • 3 km hiking trail, walking time 90 minutes incl. games at the info points.
  • Suitable for all-terrain strollers.
  • The Stoss restaurant at the end of the trail serves light snacks and lunches.

 

Top Tipp:
Take something along to barbecue at the fireplace on the trail, which is equipped with a metal grill and wood.

 

Minimum prices, maximum enjoyment

Kids First

Up to 20% discount on 100% fun! Adelboden-Lenk has reduced its day pass prices for children from CHF 37 to 28 and teen prices are 10% cheaper this winter too. Whether they head to the ski school or the funslope, the new day passes throw open the doors to this winter wonderland. Children under six years can even ski free of charge.

SKI LESSONS FOR CHILDREN

Ski schools in Adelboden-Lenk

The Swiss Ski and Snowboard Schools in Adelboden and Lenk mainly employ Swiss ski instructors who have been trained by the experts from Swiss Snowsports. The instructor teams are marked by their motivation, quality provision, know-how, experience and warmth, whether teaching novices or old hands, in groups or one to one.
 

Each resort has a charm all its own, with different highlights to offer for guests, both young and old.

The fun and action highlights

All experiences and fun facilities at a glance.

Where to go as families in Adelboden-Lenk?

The six ski areas of Elsigen-Metsch, Tschentenalp, Engstligenalp, Silleren-Chuenisbärgli, the main area of Adelboden-Lenk and Betelberg have united to form the Adelboden-Lenk ski region for over 25 years. 

Beyond mountains, valley sides and municipal boundaries, the ski region Adelboden-Lenk trumps with diversity, over 200 kilometers of slopes, 70 lifts, with internationally award-winning runs and winter fun from November to May. As the venue of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup, the ski region is one of the top 4 ski regions in the Bernese Oberland. 

Each sub-area has its very own charm and offers highlights for guests young and old.

Main Adelboden-Lenk ski resort

Fun and action

Whether it’s kickers, rails and jumps, skiing like a champion or simply having fun, the heart of the Adelboden-Lenk ski region offers a broad range of enjoyment and action for adventurers and adrenaline junkies. 
Slopes: 85 kilometres in total; 46 km blue, 32 km red, 6 km black and 1.5 km yellow.

Highlights in  the area of Silleren, Hahnenmoos and Lenk Metsch.

  • Generous practice area in Geils
  • Gran Masta Park on the Hahnenmoos Pass
  • One of Switzerland’s longest funslopes on Bühlberg mountain
  • Vogellisi piste - the adventure trail from the local hero
  • Swisscom Skimovie Tanzboden funpark
  • Audi Skicross Park in Aebi
  • Speed measurement course on Luegli mountain
Pisten: 86 Kilometer total, 46 km blau, 33.5 km rot, 6.5 km schwarz

Engstligenalp

Globi Kinderland

Globi Kinderland is situated at an altitude of 2,000 metres on the Engstligenalp in Adelboden. Its unique topography and altitude means snow is guaranteed on the Engstligenalp from December to the beginning of May.

Slopes: 17 kilometres in total; 7 km blue, 6 km red and 4 km black

Engstligenalp highlights

  • Fly high with the Globi cable car
  • Kinderland Globi play area in the snow
  • Globi Igloo, Globi Trail, Globi Tube
  • Globi Stübli souvenir and gift shop
  • Fondue and Sleep Igloo
Pisten: 17 Kilometer total, 7 km blau, 6 km rot, 4 km schwarz

Familienspass auf der tschentenalp

Adelboden’s home mountain

A mountain of opportunities. Skiing or sledding? Hiking or giant swing? The vital questions you need to ask on the Tschentenalp, Adelboden’s friendly home mountain.

Slopes: 8 kilometres in total; 2 km blue, 4 km red and 2.5 km black

Tschentenalp highlights:

  • Kinderland play area
  • Sledding park
  • Giant swing
Pisten: 9 Kilometer total, 2 km blau, 5 km rot, 2 km Freeride

silleren-chuenisbärgli

World Cup feeling

Skiers young and old can follow in the tracks of champions on the world-famous Chuenisbärgli mountain. Thrills also abound on Silleren at the Swisscom Skimovie Tanzboden funpark.

Slopes: 34 kilometres in total; 17 km blue, 14 km red, 2 km black and 1.5 km yellow

Chuenisbärgli highlights:

  • Chuenisbärgli World Cup photopoint
  • Audi Skicross Park on Silleren
  • Swisscom Skimovie Tanzboden funpark (Silleren)
Pisten: 34 Kilometer total, 17 km blau, 15 km rot, 2 km Schwarz

Elsigen-Metsch

The amusement park for the whole family

A family-friendly, sunny winter paradise stretches between Elsighorn and First. Skiers, sledders and keen hikers will find everything their hearts desire in the resort of Elsigen-Metsch. Cosy mountain huts and terraces invite you to feast and sunbathe.

Pisten: 32 Kilometer total, 9 km blau, 20 km rot, 3 km schwarz

Lenk Betelberg

Superb family runs

Betelberg is Lenk’s adventure mountain, awarded gold in the “Adventure and family mountain” and “Best children’s facilities” categories. You can carve turns to your heart’s content on the wide open, perfectly groomed pistes. Beginners particularly enjoy the gentle incline from Leiterli to Stoss.                               Slopes: 45 kilometres in total; 24 km blue, 20 km red and 1 km black

Betelberg mountain highlights:

  • Stoss Children’s World
  • Audi Skicross Gold Park
  • Swisscom Skimovie course

 

Pisten: 42 Kilometer total, 21 km blau, 20 km rot, 1 km schwarz.

Here are FAMILIES ARE AT HOME

Hotels for families

The hoteliers around Adelboden-Lenk are very fond of children. Almost every hotel has child-friendly offers. Here you can find all hotels for families around Adelboden.

Ski passes for the whole family

Family action Betelberg Lenk

  • The family action Betelberg is suitable for parents and their children up to the 16th birthday
  • available every Wednesday and Saturday
  • CHF 125.00 day ticket for the whole family (CHF 115 on presentation of the Famigros card at the ticket office)

Family hit Engstligenalp

  • Family day ticket for 2 adults and max. 4 children
  • Available daily
  • CHF 104.00, available in the webshop for CHF 98.00