Niederwald to Fiesch

A gentle hike in the Fiesch Valley with views of the nearby Eggishorn and Strahlhorn mountains.

Hiking Easy

Distance
7 km
Ascent
172 m
Descent
356 m
Duration
1-2 hrs
Low Point
1 km
High Point
1.4 km
Gradient
10˚
Niederwald to Fiesch Map

Hike from Niederwald train station up through a series of alpine meadows and a pretty woodland. The path runs along the Fiesch valley, taking you past the St. Anna chapel in the village of Fürgangen before heading on to Fiesch. You can take the train back to Niederwald, or stay in one of the many charming mountain huts in the area. Find out more here. Sources:

Description

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Difficulty

Easy

Walking along a well-kept trail that’s mostly flat. No obstacles are present.

Low Exposure

1 out of 4

The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

April, May, June, July, August, September, October

Features

  • Alpine
  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Wild flowers

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