Hiking tours in the mountain village Goms
The free brochure on the culture trail contains explanations of the villages and their utilitarian and sacred buildings, but also takes up topics such as population and their customs. It also contains a list of further literature for all those who would like to delve deeper into the culture and history of the Goms valley. The little booklet is available at the tourist information offices in Reckingen, Münster and Oberwald.
Safety informationThe use of the snow shoeing trails is at your own risk. Oberg
The use of the theme trails is at your own risk. Obergoms Tourismus AG disclaims all liability and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the information on this website.
Local conditions may entail changes to routes.Take a map with you or download the complete description of the route with a large-scale map.
Carry additional sun protection with you. UV rays at high altitudes can be very strong, especially in winter, even when the sky is overcast.
oms Tourismus AG disclaims all liability and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the information on this website.
Local conditions may entail changes to routes.Take a map with you or download the complete description of the route with a large-scale map. Use only signposted paths and observe all markings and signs - for your own safety, for the protection of the landscape and in respect for wildlife. Be considerate of other users. Take your rubbish and that of others with you.
Weather conditions in the mountains can change very quickly and without warning. Adequate clothing and provisions (food and drink) are very important. If the weather is unstable, it is better to turn around early. Carry additional sun protection with you. UV rays at high altitudes can be very strong, especially in winter, even when the sky is overcast.
Plan your tour carefully and in detail. Inform yourself in advance about the current conditions (avalanche danger, cross-country ski runs, winter hiking trails, snow trails and road conditions) and weather conditions. The winter sports report provides you with valuable information from the region.
Tips and hints
Getting thereFrom Brig follow cantonal road No 19 (Furkastrasse) for 26 km to Biel (VS). The Goms valley is also easily accessible from direction Zurich / Lucerne via Andermatt – car transport Furka.
The Alpine passes Furka, Grimsel and Nufenen are closed in winter.
ParkingPublic parking spaces are available in the vicinity of the railway station Biel (VS) or in the villages of Selkingen, Biel (VS) or Ritzingen. Follow the local parking guidance system.
Book recommendation by the author
Author’s map recommendations
- Waterproof footwear and walking sticks
- Hat and warm protective outdoor clothing
- Sun protection
- Detailed map or information material
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