The unique Lötschental lies nestled between the Bernese and Valais Alps and is probably one of the most authentic valleys in Switzerland. Until the opening of the Lötschberg tunnel in 1913 and the construction of the road in the 1950s, it was difficult to reach. As a result, the "Gateway to the Valais" has been able to retain much of the charm that has made Switzerland famous as a tourist destination and which many holiday resorts have now lost.


An oasis of calm. Far away from mass tourism, the Lötschental offers you dreamy retreats from everyday stress. The most beautiful hiking and climbing routes in the Valais lie…


Snow fun for young and old. The Lötschental is considered one of the most snow-assured Alpine valleys in Switzerland. The sunny Lauchernalp lies amidst an imposing mountain backdrop…

Customs and traditions

Cursed loneliness. The remoteness of the Lötschental is the source of many myths. Wild creatures have hunted through the valley since time immemorial - they have left their mark…

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Simply more beauty. Impressive mountain ranges, quaint valleys and the largest continuous glaciated area in the Alps - for UNESCO it was clear: this is a World Heritage Site of universal…


Mountain peaks towering into the sky, wooden spychers marked by the weather, emerald-green mountain lakes, an enchanted winter wonderland, awesome Tschäggättä... get in the mood…