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Adelboden

Adelboden Introduction 

Adelboden is a municipality in the administrative district of Frutigen-Niedersimmental in Switzerland, in the Bernese Oberland.

Top Sights & Cultural Events 

There are a number of sights in Adelboden worth seeing. This partial list will help get you started for when you visit the area. 

  • Engstilgen Falls: The Engstligen River falls more than 2000 feet over rocks, and it is one of the most amazing waterfalls in all of Switzerland. An interesting sight is the “Alpaufzug” when several hundred cattle are driven upward on a path up the cliff to the pasture in the summertime.
  • The church in town, with glassworks from the early 1900s by Augusto Giacometti.
  • Our Chalet – An international gathering location for Girl Scouts and Girl Guides. 

Some of the cultural events include the following: 

  • World Cup Alpine Ski Races (In January)
  • Vogellisi Festival
  • Vogellisi Lauf
  • Kammermusic Festival 

This region has a number of music festivals and some great skiing events. Most of the music festivals are held in July. Langlauf Night is held December 30th every year. It entails cross country races in the town.

Languages 

The official language is Adelbodnertutsch, which the Bernese Oberland is responsible for. There are Bernese Oberland and Valais dialects in the language, and the language is part of the Highest Alemannic language group. 

The majority of the population speaks German, and the second most common language is Serbo-Croat. However, only 1% of the population speaks Serbo-Croat.

Tourism 

Tourism in the municipality is great for families. The municipality has 24 hotels, nearly 4000 vacation homes, nearly 30 group accommodations, three camp sites, and dozens of restaurants. There are plenty of choices for any family – from high-end to low-budget. Whether you want to stay in a high-end hotel or camp out, you can find suitable accommodation – and plenty of it. 

There are more than 124 miles of hiking trails available in the summer, from calm walks to serious alpine climbing routes. There are several mountain railways that go up to the mountains. Some other activities include going on mountain bike routes, ski runs, and snowboard runs. 

Adelboden has a number of mountain transport facilities, health resorts, and family-friendly hotels. This little chalet village is picturesque, quaint, and incredibly beautiful. It is a very versatile holiday travel destination in the Bernese Oberland region. 

Adelboden is a relaxed holiday resort right in the heart of the Bernese Alps, and it has a peaceful village atmosphere.

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