On the footsteps of life of Ceasar Ritz

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Natural Kneipp path in Blitzingen

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Switzerland's longest natural Kneipp trail brings body and soul in harmony. For the very brave there is the ice-cold shower under the waterfall or the refreshing bath in the mountain stream.
easy
2.7 km
1:30 h
180 m
175 m
Kneipp yourself healthy. Switzerland's longest natural Kneipp trail brings body and soul in harmony. Health, performance, balance - that is what we all want. In Blitzingen, one of the longest natural Kneipp paths in Switzerland brings body and soul in harmony. Enjoy the soothing water in the great outdoors and kneipp yourself healthy! You walk through meadows, walk barefoot through cold mountain streams, practice sawing logs and learn about natural remedies. For the very brave there is the ice-cold shower under the waterfall or the refreshing bath in the mountain stream.

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Author’s recommendation

In good weather, Kneipping is clearly more fun.

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1470 m
Lowest point
1288 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Hotel Restaurant Castle

Safety information

Please note the current conditions and recommendations at www.obergoms.ch/sommerbericht

Equipment

Shorts or trousers to roll up are recommended. 

Start

Blitzingen, Parkplatz (1290 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.441738, 8.201885
UTM
32T 438693 5143439

Destination

Blitzingen, Dorf

Turn-by-turn directions

The Kneippweg starts from the car park at the fork in the Furkastrasse towards Chaschtebiel. Then follow the road and cross the tunnel at the avalanche dam. From there, follow the Kneippweg past the hamlets of Wilere and Ammern to the highest point of the tour. From there, follow the hiking trail back to the mountain village of Blitzingen.

Public transport

Public transport friendly

By train to Blitzingen station. With the MGB train from Brig in 56 minutes attainable. Reachable by MGB train from Göschenen in 1hour and 26 minutes. Trains run every hour. 

Getting there

By car to Blitzingen.

Parking

At the junction in Blitzingen towards Chaschtebiel, there is a public car park.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Landeskarte 1:25'000: Blatt 1270 Binntal

Similar tours nearby

  • On the footsteps of life of Ceasar Ritz
  • Theme trail of the protection forest
  • Adventure path in Reckingen-Gluringen
  • Cultural trail in Münster
  • Cultural trail in Geschinen
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.7 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
180 m
Descent
175 m
Public transport friendly Loop Family friendly

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