The “Niesen Village” playground

Mt. Niesen – an appealing destination for a family outing.

In Niesendörfli (the “Niesen Village”), a quaint play area made of wood, the little ones can play and frolic to their hearts’ content while the adults enjoy the stunning views over the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The Niesen Village also features prominently in the Mt. Niesen children’s stories, about the tame fox and the magical millstone.

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Niesenbahn funicular operating times

Available daily from 18 April to 15 November 2020.

Subject to change without prior notice.


Mülenen–Niesen Kulm return

  • CHF 59.00 Adults
  • CHF 29.50 Adults with Half-Fare Card
  • CHF 29.50 Adults with GA Card
  • CHF 29.50 Children (6–15.99 years)
  • Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration.

hiking ticket*

  • CHF 48.00 Adults
  • CHF 24.00 Adults with Half-Fare Card
  • CHF 24.00 Adults with GA Card
  • CHF 24.00 Children (6–15.99 years)

    *Ride 3 stations by funicular, walk 1 station on foot

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


Story trips: the “magical millstone” and the “Mt. Niesen fox”

During the ride up the mountain, Sandra Eng, Pamela Kaltenmark and Barbara Rubin will tell the younger travellers the exciting story of the “magical millstone” or the “Mt. Niesen fox”. Once at the summit, it’s time for some family fun with a snack of croissants, and a play in the Niesen Village playground.

For children from 5 to 8

2020 dates:

Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Wednesday, 29 July 2020
Wednesday, 16 September 2020
Wednesday, 7 October 2020 


13.30 hours: meet at the Mülenen valley station
13.45 hours: ascent from Mülenen
16.00 hours: descent from Niesen Kulm
16.30 hours: arrival at the Mülenen valley station– the end.


For children aged 5 to 8, the price of CHF 27.00 includes the story ride on the Niesenbahn funicular, a snack of croissants, and the Niesen cap. For accompanying adults, the normal Niesenbahn fares apply.


Because of the limited places, advance reservations are required. The event is held whatever the weather.

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