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Guest Programme



Visit an alp in the Justistal Valley

Find out where real swiss cheese is made and where cows, calves, pigs and more are at home. You will be served a plate with home-made cheese and sausage as well

Tuesdays from June to September: every day on request

Duration: approx. 1-2 hours
Price: CHF 27.00 for adults, CHF 12.00 for children
Please note: dress for the weather, and wear sturdy footwear
Registration: Beatenberg Tourismus, Tel. +41 (0)33 841 18 18 or



Pony Rides

Monday - Friday on request, April - Mid June, July - August, Mid September - November

Children’s rides on Icelandic horses:
Children can help with cleaning and saddling the ponies before heading out on a guided tour of the beautiful Waldegg. After the ride, the pony can be given a treat.

Suitable for: children from the age of 5, with or without riding experience
Duration: short (40 mins) or long (60 mins) tour
Price: from CHF 25.00 / Child (changes subjected)

Rides on Icelandic horses for advanced riders:
Independently clean and saddle the pony before heading out on a guided tour of the wonderful area around Beatenberg, then unsaddle the pony and give it a treat.

Suitable for: children and adults with good riding knowledge
Duration: 60 mins or 90 mins

More offers: 2-hour ride with or without picnic, pony afternoon, children’s birthday parties
Information & registration: Karin Frutiger, Tel. +41 (0)79 383 99 81

Visit to Waldbrand fortress

Visit to Waldbrand fortress, a place of unrivalled experiences, high above Lake Thunersee.

Every Friday in July & August
Every 1st & 3rd Friday in May and June
On reguest every Friday in November till March

Suitable for: adults, children from 10 years and school groups
Meeting point: Waldbrand car park
Time: 14.00 h
Please note: minimum group size of 10 people. Please dress in warm clothing and wear sturdy footwear,
                      Mask requirement!

Price: CHF 20.00 for adults, CHF 15.00 for children aged 6-16, CHF 15.00 for members of the armed forces in uniform
Tours outside the times stated above are possible on request, prices depend on number of participants, starting from CHF 200.00

Operator: Festungsmuseum Waldbrand AG
Information & registration: before 16.00 h the previous day at Beatenberg Tourismus, Tel. +41 (0)33 841 18 18 or

Visit to the Fischbalmen Bunkers

You will be guided through the authentic Fischbalmen infantry bunkers, where you can learn all about the Swiss Army’s defence system from the beginning of the 2nd World War until the end of the Cold War.

Suitable for adults and children. Not wheelchair-accessible

Official tours: from March - November 2020 from 14.10 h on the following dates:


Duration: 1½ hours
Meeting point: in front of the Restaurant Beatenbucht on Lake Thunersee
Price: CHF 8.00 for adults, free for children under 14 years
Groups on request, CHF 75.00 for up to 10 people and CHF 8.00 for each further person
Please note: Please dress in warm clothing and wear sturdy footwear, Mask requirement!

Tours for up to 10 people outside official opening times are available on request:

Information & registration:
Infanteriebunker Fischbalmen  +41 (0)79 778 89 76 or info@bunker-fischbalmen
Beatenberg Tourismus +41 (0)33 841 18 18 or  

Hear the Nettles Grow

Create your own tea blend: on an adventure walk through the area surrounding Beatenberg, herb connoisseur and chemist Markus Metzger will show you a range of native medicinal plants. You’ll find out a wealth of interesting information about these plants, including how to make them into medicines. You’ll then get the chance to mix your very own herbal tea.

Daily on request from April to October

Requirements: sturdy footwear, sun and rain protection
Meeting point: at the tourist centre bus stop
Duration: approx. 2 hours
Price: CHF 25.00, including a bag of tea
Max. group size: 12 people
Information & registration:
Markus Metzger, Tel. +41 (0)33 841 12 30 or,

Tennis lessons with Eva Pomes

Over 30 years of tennis experience got Eva Pomes. She is trainer of a kids sports group and organizes different polysportive activities. If you are interessted in in privat tennis lessons, Eva would be happy about your call and a good trainig. Tennis rackets and balls are available.

Daily on request ,April-October

Price: 1st lesson for free, CHF 60.00, with visitor's card Beatenberg and locals CHF 40.00, children till 16 years CHF 10.00
Information & registration:  Eva Pomes, Tel. +41 (0)79 794 88 91

Niederhornbahn Offers

Nature and Game Watching

Experience ibex and Alpine roses up close and personal: the early bird really does get the worm. As the first visitors of the day, you’ll be taken up the Niederhorn on a special trip. A local wildlife specialist will accompany you towards the Gemmenalphorn to the ibex colonies. With a bit of luck, you’ll also discover chamois, groundhogs and the king of the air - the golden eagle.

Every Thursday, 3rd July - 27th September 2020

Suitable for: adults and children from 6 years
Meeting point: Niederhornbahn valley station
Duration: 7.00 h - approx. 12.30 h
Price: CHF 40.00 from Beatenberg (children half price, or free with the Junior Card. Niederhornbahn family discounts apply.)
Please note: Please bring sturdy footwear, a camera, snacks and enough beverages.Only available on request.
Information & registration: Niederhornbahn AG, Tel. +41 (0)33 841 08 41 or /