Public guided tour

Guided railway walk from Blausee-Mitholz to Kandergrund

Tracing the BLS mountain line – enjoy a beautiful and varied walk along the railway walking trail from Blausee-Mitholz to Kandergrund, guided by an expert.

Over a few short kilometres, the railway walking trail impressively demonstrates the variety of the BLS mountain line and the special challenges faced when building a railway through the mountains.

With the help of your expert guide, the well-established railway walking trail allows you to experience BLS up close and in vivid reality, and to learn interesting facts about

  • the construction of the route from 1906 to 1913

  • the dual-track expansion along the Blausee-Felsenburg section

  • protecting the line against natural hazards, and BLS’ rail operations

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    Date

    • Friday 12. June 2020 Canceled
    • Saturday 29. August 2020

    The registration is only possible against prepayment via our webshop.
    In case of bad weather conditions the hike will be cancelled at the latest the day before and postponed by 1 week.

    Guided group tours

    For groups of 6 persons or more, the offer can be booked daily from May to October on request.

     

    Subject to change without prior notice

    Rates

    Guided tour

    • CHF 20.00 Guided railway walk exclusive train ticket

     

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

    Notes

    Group size

    Minimum number of participants 6 persons

    Children

    From 12 years accompanied by an adult (free of charge, registration required).

    Meeting point

    BLS Visitor Centre in the historic Frutigen Railway Station.

    Duration

    12.45–13.15 hours:  Visit of the BLS Visitor Centre, featuring a model of the Lötschberg Base Tunnel
    13.15–16.20 hours:  Guided railway walk from Blausee-Mitholz to Kandergrund (Hiking time about 1¼ hour)

    Equipment

    • Sturdy shoes
    • Weather-appropriate clothing
    • Drinks

    Apéro

    If you wish, we can organise an aperitif after the hike in the BLS Visitor Centre

    Insurance

    It is the responsibility of the participants to take out appropriate insurance.

    Plan journey

    Travel relaxed by train to Frutigen. From Frutigen railway station, it is about 5 minutes' walk to the BLS Visitor Centre.

    Weather & webcam Today: showers 6/9°

    Day Weather Temperature
    Today showers 6/9°
    Tomorrow overcast 5/10°
    Monday partly cloudy 3/14°
    Tuesday light showers 8/14°
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