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Cross country skiing in Kandersteg

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  • Holiday code
    K07AF
  • Holiday type
    Winter snow holiday
  • Duration
    7 nights
  • Accommodation
    single-centre
  • From $2045per person, tour only
  • Departure months
    JFMAMJJASOND
  • What your holiday price includes
  • 7 nights single-centre accommodation in a hotel
  • Bed and breakfast, seven excellent 4 course dinners and five picnic lunches
  • Guest card for unlimited travel on local buses and includes other regional reductions
  • Access to all facilities, including pool/gym/table tennis/drying room and wifi access
  • Optional Upgrades
  • Transfers at the start and end of the holiday from hotel to station return (included when you book your travel arrangements with Headwater)
  • X Country Ski Lessons
  • Ski Equipment hire and cable car tickets
  • Suitable for
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Excellent choice for
  • Food lovers, flora & fauna, vegetarian meals
      from 2 reviews

Switzerland: The Bernese Oberland

Cross country skiing in Kandersteg - 7 nights

  • Cross country skiing suitable for different ability levels
  • Stay in a picture-postcard Swiss village in the heart of the Bernese Oberland
  • Breakfast daily and 5 picnic lunches at traditional 3 star family run hotel
  • Gastronomic 5 course meal one night and 4 course meals on the other nights

Your base for this holiday is Kandersteg, one of the last surviving picture-postcard Swiss villages in the heart of the Bernese Oberland. It's incredibly pretty (with streets full of cuckoo-clock style houses) and very much unspoiled. The combination of high trails and wonderful open plateaux make it a superb cross-country ski choice for all ages and abilities.

As your trip is self guided, our ski programme is both varied and flexible. The glistening trails are beautifully marked, easy to follow and incredibly picturesque. They undulate through snowy pines by the hotel and extend up to the sunny plateaux at Oeschinensee and Sunnbuel, which are easily reached by chairlift or cable car. You are free to explore the local area at your leisure, however, if you prefer we can arrange tuition at a local ski school to get you started.

We've included unlimited free rides on the local bus network, giving you the opportunity to extend your skiing further from the hotel, which is situated on the edge of the village and offers real 'home from home' comfort levels. If you visit Kandersteg in January you can step back in time over 100 years during Belle Epoque week (21/1/2024 to 28/1/2024), there are period costumes, sledging and bob-sleigh races and an afternoon tea dance!



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If you have any questions about this holiday call our sales team on 0044 1606 720199, use our live webchat or email sales@headwater.com



We're here to help

If you've any questions about this holiday call our sales team on 0044 1606 720199 , or email sales@headwater.com

Day 1: Arrive in Kandersteg

Transfers can be arranged from Kandersteg station to the traditional, family run 3 star Seiler's Vintage Hotel (formerly known as the Hotel Alfa Soleil), your base for the next 7 nights. Here you will receive a welcome drink and a briefing by the hotel team, where you will be given a map and an explanation of the trails in Kandersteg. The team are very knowledgeable and will talk to you about the region. This evening enjoy an excellent 4 course dinner in the hotel's restaurant.

Days 2-7: Suggested itinerary

You can explore the miriad of trails that surround the village of Kandersteg during your stay here. There are many easy trails that lead in and out of the pine and beech forests that surround the village. If you wish to go further afield you can also add cable car tickets for Gondelbahn Kandersteg to Oeschinen and Luftseilbahn Kandersteg to Sunnbuel (additional cost). If you would prefer you can also add private X country skiing lessons (at additional cost) with the local ski school to get you started

You will receive a guest card for unlimited travel on local buses and includes other regional reductions. During your stay you will have access to all hotel facilities, including pool/gym/table tennis/drying room and wifi access.

You will receive a 4 or 5 course dinner each evening, one evening will also be a speciality theme evening. You will also receive 5 picnic lunches.

Day 8: Return home

Departure from the hotel, transfers can also be arranged from the hotel to Kandersteg station.

Where you stay

This single-centre holiday is based at the following hotel. If you'd like to extend your stay here, or upgrade your room, just let us know at the time of booking.

To find out more call our sales team on 0044 1606 720199 or email sales@headwater.com


Find out more on the hotel website.
Read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Seiler's Vintage Hotel (formerly known as the Hotel Alfa Soleil), Kandersteg

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The Seiler's Vintage Hotel is a traditional, cosy and family-run hotel on the edge of the village (only 5 minutes' walk from the centre) with a wonderful view over fields to the mountains behind. The restaurant is managed by owner/chef Nico Seiler and has an excellent reputation and is rated highly by Headwater customers so you will enjoy fine dining whilst staying here.

There are 30 rooms on three floors; all rooms are en-suite and have a television, telephone and hairdryer.

For the evenings, the hotel has a cosy lounge bar with a pool table and music desk which is open to both hotel guests and the general public. There is also a large lounge area for residents with an open fire where you can relax for a quiet chat or with a book, or to play one of the hotel's board games.


Room upgrades: Superior Double with Balcony, Junior Suite or Suite.
Junior suites have a seating area and balcony. The recently refurbished Suites have two rooms - bedroom and living room with south facing balcony.

Extra nights: Please contact us for details.

Travel

Call now to speak to our specialist team at 0044 1606 720199 or email us at sales@headwater.com for enquiries or to book your trip.

Reviews

Everyone who goes on a Headwater holiday will be emailed a link to our post-holiday questionnaire where they can give us an honest assessment of all aspects of their holiday - everything from how quickly we answer the phone to how clean the hotels were - plus an overall rating and comments about their holiday.

Any feedback collected is posted to our website, so that people can make an informed decision based on past experiences before heading off on holiday. We don’t edit the reviews, the only thing we do is proofread them and alter any typos, where necessary, to ensure they are easy to read for everyone. All reviews will be published (except in certain extreme circumstances), and a member of the Headwater team will respond to any constructive criticisms/comments under the reviews, at their discretion. So, for the real tales, twists and turns of our holidays, look no further than the reviews from our previous travellers.


Carole Zawalnyski, 10/02/2024


Mr Coatsworth, 18/01/2020

The Hotel Soleil in Kandersteg was fantastic



Dates and prices

You can be confident that our pricing includes all the standard requirements of your holiday and many additional extras. Always ensure that you are comparing like for like when booking your holiday.

This 7 night winter snow holiday holiday includes:

Single-centre accommodation in a hotel

Bed and breakfast, seven excellent 4 course dinners and five picnic lunches

Guest card for unlimited travel on local buses and includes other regional reductions

Access to all facilities, including pool/gym/table tennis/drying room and wifi access


How to book:

To book this holidays speak to our sales team on 0044 1606 720199 or click on the appropriate 'book now' or 'check availability' button below.

To book this holiday call our sales team on 0044 1606 720199 or click on the appropriate 'Book now' or 'check availability' button below.

  • Mar 2024
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9th Mar 2024 US$2045 US$426 Tour only: US$2045
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4th Jan 2025 US$2135 US$426 Tour only: US$2135
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11th Jan 2025 US$2135 US$426 Tour only: US$2135
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1st Feb 2025 US$2330 US$426 Tour only: US$2330
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1st Mar 2025 US$2135 US$426 Tour only: US$2135
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8th Mar 2025 US$2135 US$426 Tour only: US$2135
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The prices quoted for each individual departure supercede those published in our current brochures. Air prices are subject to change and we advise early booking to obtain the best prices. Please see our Planning your holiday and What's included in the price? pages for additional information.

Holiday details

Solo travellers
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Children
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Holiday type
Managed by Headwater rep.

Departures
Selected Saturdays from 9th Mar 2024 to 8th Mar 2025, for 7 nights. All dates are subject to availability, please contact us to check.

Meals
Bed and breakfast, seven excellent 4 course dinners and five picnic lunches

Other details
This holiday is also available as a 5 night option arriving on Sundays.

Tailor-made travel

Tour only

How to book

To book this holidays speak to our sales team on 0044 1606 720199 or click on the appropriate 'book now' button above.

If you need further information before you book simply complete our Holiday Enquiry Form and a member of our sales team will get back to you.

To book this holiday call our sales team on 0044 1606 720199 or click on the appropriate 'Book now' or 'Check availability' button below.