Small, sophisticated, personal and never far − winter sports in the Bern region are an absolute nature immersion experience. The area boasts diverse ski areas up to 1,800 meters in altitude – perfect for the whole family.


In winter, the Gurten is also one of the most rewarding excursions for the whole family, especially when Bern is fogged in while the sun shines up on the Gurten. Sixty sturdy Davoser sleds are ready to zip down the 1,200 meter toboggan run. Even if you just go up to the Gurten for a good meal or a walk and then suddenly feel like sledding - no worries. The sleds can be rented at the top station.



SchneeSelital (1,500 m. alt.) offers three lifts and eight km of slopes with easy to difficult levels, plus a funpark and snowtubing. The familiar winter sports area is the ideal place for snow sports in a spectacular landscape. Whether you want to ski, do snowshoe or cross country, or take a winter hike, in Selital you'll find it all in one place. Approximately one hour from Bern by train or Alpine Bus.

Snow conditions: +41 (0)31 735 55 55

 Kaisereggbahnen Schwarzsee

Old and young will both enjoy the 1,500 m alt. ski area with two chair lifts and three drag lifts. Skiers have use of over 22 km of beautiful slopes. The ski slopes are superbly groomed to give both skiers and snowboarders the best time in the snow. Discover the fun of nighttime skiing on the well-lit 4 km slope! Open every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Snow conditions: +41 (0)26 412 10 23

 Skiing in Bumbach / Schangnau

Winter fun for the whole family. Small, nice and charming – the family-friendly ski area where World Cup champion Beat Feuz learned how to ski. The ski area stretches from Talsohle to the foot of Hohgant (1,365 m. alt.). Two powerful ski lifts connect more than 9 km of slopes. Can be easily and quickly reached from the areas of Bern, Solothurn, Langnau and Thun.

Snow conditions: +41 (0)34 493 37 38


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