Tips for excursions

A colourful autumn

6 excursion tips for autumn discoveries

Let our 6 autumn excursions inspire you to discover fantastic panoramas and surprising cultural trips. Don't forget: With the Saver Day Pass you can travel for less - from just CHF 29.00 you can spend a whole day on public transport throughout Switzerland.

Napf – a superlative mountain hike

One of the most popular and lovely walks in the Emmental is the mountain hike, offering view after view, from the Lüderenalp up to the Napf and back down into the valley to the Mettlenalp.

Duration; 13 km, 4 hours 50 minutes

▸Mountain hike Napf

Combined ticket Brienzer Rothorn

Enjoy a completely unique experience. A trip across Lake Brienz on the Lötschberg steamship, followed by an ascent of Mount Brienzer Rothorn on Switzerland’s oldest steam-driven cogwheel railway.

▸Combined ticket

Lauchernalp: belvedere sopra la nebbia

A 1969 m s.l.m. la Lauchernalp vi offre una vista mozzafiato sui monti circostanti.


Discover Thun

Culture, nature and urban life by Lake Thun: In Thun – the Alpine city with a distinctive flair – there’s always something going on. Traditional businesses and trendy bars, cultural highlights and historic buildings shape this town by the water’s edge.

▸Discover Thun

The Valle dei Pittori

The Vigezzo valley is known for its art, and is often referred to as the Valley of the Painters. Walk in the footsteps of the great artists and painters of the 17th century. This hiking trail showcases the artistic and historical riches of the time.

▸Cultural hike

Niesen–Diemtigtal walk

Even the journey to the starting point, the summit of Mount Niesen, is spectacular. The stunning distant views will be your constant companion during the four-and-a-half-hour walk down into the Diemtigtal Nature Park.

Duration: 12.3 km, 4 hours 30 minutes

▸Niesen–Diemtigtal panoramic walk

Saver Day Pass

Book earlier, travel cheaper

Early birds are rewarded – those who book the earliest pay the least. Travel around Switzerland all day long on public transport from CHF 29.00* – by train, bus or boat. The Saver Day Pass is available on the BLS Mobil app and the BLS Webshop.

* Price with second class Half-Fare travel card. The earlier you book, the cheaper you travel. No refunds or exchanges.

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