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Winter holidays in Switzerland

Snow-capped mountains, ice blue lakes set within forest clearings and unspoilt panoramic views of sweeping landscapes - our winter holidays in Switzerland are a feast for the senses. Our base here is Kandersteg, a picture-postcard village in the heart of the Bernese Oberland.

As you travel further into the enchanted forests it's easy to believe the folklore of the land. Explore the Blausee forest with its Blue Lake - so called because it changed colour to match the eyes of a beautiful maiden who died there of a broken heart - or be hypnotised by the depths of the Oeschinen Lake that is surrounded by the Alps and ancient woods - winter holidays in Switzerland truly are a magical affair.

Our cross-country skiing holidays in Switzerland are perfect for all abilities; with over 50km of tracked trails available, you can explore the routes that gently wind their way in and out of the enchanting pine and beech forests that surround the village. If you're looking for more of a challenge take the cable car to the neighbouring valleys of Oeschinen and Sunnbuel. You can even enjoy skating and curling on the artificial ice rink in Kandersteg village.

You'll stay in the family-run Hotel Alfa Soleil situated on a picturesque plateau overlooking the pretty and historic village. With panoramic views over the neighbouring UNESCO alpine peaks you'll become thoroughly enchanted by Switzerland.

Our winter activity holidays in Switzerland are available for durations of five and seven nights and include tuition with the local ski school to get you started, after which, you're free to explore the snowy pine forests or head up to the sunny plateaux at Oeschinensee and Sunnbuel.

Winter holidays in Switzerland are available inclusive of flights with the option of upgrading to business, club or first class - perfect if you don't want the hassle of organising travel. Alternatively, you have the opportunity of making your own travel arrangements if you wish to extend your trip by a few days. Whatever you decide, we are here to help you create your perfect holiday.

At Headwater, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with exactly what they love in a holiday - family-run, friendly hotels that offer an authentic experience and the Hotel Alfa Soleil plays the perfect host for your winter family holiday in Switzerland. With a friendly chalet atmosphere, award-winning restaurant and breathtaking views, it's easy to understand why our customers come back year after year.

To book your holiday contact us or compete the enquiry form. Because of the tailor-made nature of our holidays we may require a little more information to check the availability of our cross-country skiing holidays in Switzerland so a member of our sales team will contact you.

If you're interested in any more of our holidays request a brochure and start planning your next trip.

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Cross country skiing in Kandersteg
Switzerland: The Bernese Oberland

Cross country skiing in Kandersteg

Stay in a family run hotel in one of the last surving picture-postcard Swiss villages in the heart of Bernese Oberland for a 7 night cross-country skiing holiday for all ages and abilities.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday typeWinter snow holiday
  • Duration7 nights, single centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £989per person, tour only
  • All accommodation
  • Bed and breakfast, six excellent 4 course dinners, one 5 course gourmet menu and five picnic lunches
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Cross country skiing in Kandersteg
Switzerland: The Bernese Oberland

Cross country skiing in Kandersteg

Stay in a family run hotel in one of the last surving picture-postcard Swiss villages in the heart of Bernese Oberland for a 5 night cross-country skiing holiday for all ages and abilities.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday typeWinter snow holiday
  • Duration5 nights, single centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £799per person, tour only
  • All accommodation
  • Bed and breakfast, four 4 course dinners and one 5 course gourmet menu and three picnic lunches
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)