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Stockalper Palace and thermal springs

Following an interesting guided tour of Stockalper Palace, you can enjoy a swim at the Brigerbad thermal baths in the afternoon.

In the 17th century, Kaspar Stockalper was the most gifted merchant king around. Stockalper Palace in Brig still stands as testimony to his wealth. Following an interesting guided tour of the palace, you can enjoy a swim and relaxation at Switzerland's largest thermal baths, the Brigerbad. Sport and fun for young and old are guaranteed here!

Availability Today (Tuesday) open

The offer is available to book every day throughout the year. Reservation is essential.

If you would like to explore Stockalper Palace or the Brigerbad thermal baths on your own, you can do so during the following opening times:

Stockalper Palace

Tues–Sun, from 1 May to 31 October

Guided castle tours, Summer (April–October)

09.30 hours / 10.30 hours / 13.30 hours / 14.30 hours / 15.30 hours / 16.30 hours (this tour only runs from 1 April to 30 September)

Guided castle tour, winter (December–April)

26 to 30 December 2017: daily 14.30 hours

2 January to 24 April 2018: every Tuesday 14.30 hours.

Meeting point: Passage Simplon exhibition, Stockalper Palace.

Guided group tours of the castle bookable each day upon request. Interesting combined offers for schools and groups.

Opening times, “Passage Simplon” exhibition

The exhibition is open on all days that public guided tours take place 14.00–16.00 hours.


Brigerbad thermal baths

Open daily 09.00–21.00 hours

Subject to change without prior notice


The offer can be booked daily throughout the year. Reservation is essential. Interesting combination offers for schools and groups.

Meeting Point: Exhibition Space Passage Simplon, at the Stockalper Castle.

Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration


Duration of walk from the station to Stockalper Palace

Approx. 10 minutes

Duration of Stockalper Palace tour

Approx. 1 hour

Duration of walk from Brig to Brigerbad (instead of Postbus ride)

Approx. 2 hours
The flat route takes you past a campfire spot and a playground.

Duration of bathing time

Up to 3 hours

Weather & webcam Today: fair weather 11/26°

Day Weather Temperature
Today fair weather 11/26°
Tomorrow sunny 12/27°
Thursday sunny 15/28°
Friday thunderstorms possible 16/29°
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