Knowledge & culture

Diemtigtal House Trails

The three Diemtigtal House Trails are thematic paths focusing on traditional architecture.

30 years ago, the municipality of Diemtigen was awarded the Louis Wakker Prize for its approach, in terms of planning and culture, to its traditional buildings. The three House Trails take visitors past scattered settlements and impressive houses.

Availability

Can be followed every day from spring to autumn.

Routes

In view of the length of the Diemigtal Valley, the entire route is divided into three separate trails. The “Vorderes Tal”, “Mittleres Tal” and “Hinteres Tal” circular trails – covering the anterior, central and posterior valleys respectively – are all full-day walks. They can easily be subdivided into half-day walks, however.

Route 1: “Vorderes Tal” (anterior valley)

Oey–Feld–Hasli–Sälbeze–Bächlen–Grund–Diemtigen Dorf–Bergli–Diemtigen Dorf–Oey
Walking time: 3 hours
Distance: 6.3 km

Route 2: “Mittleres Tal” (central valley)

Horboden–Entschwil–Riedern–Rothbad–Walkenmatte–Rüti–Wattfluh–Horboden
Walking time: 4 hours
Distance: 9 km

Route 3: “Hinteres Tal” (posterior valley)

Zwischenflüh/Riedli–Oeyen–Boden–Houete–Schwenden/Tiermatti–Kapelle–Kuhrhaus–Schürmatte–Rain–Tiermatti
Walking time: 4 hour 20 minutes
Distance: 10.1 km

  • For the majority of the way, the trails follow existing footpaths and are marked with brown signs. In each case, the starting point is a postbus stop.
  • The individual houses are labelled with brown signs. These show the same numbers as described in the “Diemigtaler-Hausweg” (Diemigtal House Trail) flyer.
  • In 1986, the Swiss Heritage Society (SHS) awarded the municipality of Diemtigen the Wakker Prize for its architecture and scattered settlements.

Weather & webcam Today: sunny -1/1°

Day Weather Temperature
Today sunny -1/1°
Tomorrow snow flakes -1/0°
Tuesday fair weather -6/0°
Wednesday partly cloudy, sleet -4/2°
0 of 0 Media files

    No reviews 0 of 5 stars

    Rate
    Additional ratings

    Location

    Plan journey
    Similar offers
    Hiking & nature
    Valle-Vigezzo
    Valle dei Pittori – the valley of the painters
    Discover
    Knowledge & culture
    Von Niedergesteln führt der Weg hinauf bis zur Ruine der Gestelnburg.
    The Kulturweg between Ausserberg and Raron
    Discover
    Hiking & nature
    Promenade Ferroviaire: Auf vier Rundwegen mehr über den Betrieb der NEAT erfahren.
    BLS Promenade Ferroviaire in Frutigen
    Experience
    Hiking & nature
    Kandersteg im Winter
    Kandersteg circular trails
    Experience
    Offers nearby
    Hiking & nature
    Schneeschuh-Spass im Diemtigtal aus der Vogelperspektive
    Winterwandern im Diemtigtal
    Erleben
    Sport
    Skifahren auf der Grimmialp im Diemtigtal
    Diemtigtal ‒ three snow-sports resorts, countless options
    Discover
    Special offers
    Fernsicht auf dem Stockhorn: Die fantastische Weitsicht befreit vom Alltag.
    Clear views on the Stockhorn
    benefit
    Sport
    Langlaufen im Diemtigtal
    Diemtigtal Nature Park cross-country trail
    Experience
    Newsletter