The charming winter destination for families: the SchneeSelital lies between Bern, Thun and Freiburg and has been a little winter paradise since 1956, perfect for skiing and sledding and spending a day in the snow with your family.

As soon as the first snow falls in Switzerland's lower regions, children start asking: Are the slopes for sledding and the ski lift in the Selital open yet? The webcam let’s you see what's going on in the SchneeSelital. The SchneeSelital is one of many small, yet attractive and very family-friendly ski areas in the Gantrisch Nature Park. An overview of all ski lifts can be found here.

On 1,500 metres above sea level, the area is the perfect destination for skiing, sledding, cross-country skiing and winter hikes – be it during the day or by moonlight, followed by a cheese fondue at the Berghütte Selital.

During winter the cantonal road (Süftenenstrasse) is closed off. The winter break lasts from the beginning of December to the beginning of May. More information can be found on the website.


  • General Information

    Opening Hours

    You can find the opening hours here.

    Call the Snow Phone at +41 (0)31 735 55 55 for current piste information.


    Here is the list of prices.


    The Selital is a wonderful place to stay. Various cabins are available for accommodation.


    Be it for a warming snack or an energy boost after a long day in the snow – the Berghütte Selital offers everything the heart desires.


    Snowshoes can be rented directly at Berghütte Selital for CHF 15.00 per person and day.

    Skiing equipment can be rented at Christiania Sport in Rüschegg-Gambach.


Selibär Winterpark

The Selital also has lots of options for children who don’t want to ski: One part of the piste (right next to the restaurant) is reserved and closed off for playing, sledding and more. Be it on tubes, sleds, or snow saucers – fun is guaranteed. The “Schneetummelplatz” (snow playground) with its bird swing, slide and climbing park is an extra-special highlight.

  • Information and Booking

    All information regarding the family ski day can be found here.

    Contact and Reservations

    We recommend making reservations for lunch.

    Berghütte Selital
    Phone: +41 (0)31 735 57 70

Winter Hikes and Full-Moon Sledding

When the city is cold and grey, it’s time to escape the fog! With its blue skies and white snow glistening in the warm sun, the Gantrisch Nature Park is the perfect destination.

If you’re on foot, you can enjoy the fresh winter air on the “Otteleue” winter hike. The well-primed winter trail takes you through the softly sloped terrain and offers a beautiful view of the Gantrisch mountain range.

And if you’re looking for something extra special, you should definitely try out full-moon sledding.

  • Skifahren SchneeSelital

    Asterweg 11
    3125 Toffen

    T +41 31 735 55 55

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