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© Naturpark Gantrisch - kleineweltwunder.ch
© Naturpark Gantrisch - kleineweltwunder.ch

The Swiss parks are extraordinary regions: their inhabitants are committed to nature and culture and support the local economy. Together, the 20 Swiss parks form a community of values.

Naturpark Thal - © Switzerland Tourism - BAFU/Renato Bagattini
Naturpark Thal - © Switzerland Tourism - BAFU/Renato Bagattini

The Swiss parks place nature and the landscape at the centre of their priorities. They are committed to a high level of biodiversity and promote the energy transition.

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© UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch - kleineweltwunder.ch
© UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch - kleineweltwunder.ch

The Swiss parks are committed to solidarity and inclusion within society. They promote cooperation, raise awareness for sustainable development and encourage regional identity.

Parc Ela © kleineweltwunder.ch
Parc Ela © kleineweltwunder.ch

The Swiss parks support the local economy. They help to strengthen the value-added chain in their region and support the inhabitants in the sustainable development of their activities.

Discover the Swiss Parks

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For outdoor enthusiasts

Multiday hikes

Discover a selection of multiday hikes in the Swiss parks. The parks also offer a range of accommodation options – from simple mountain huts to comfortable hotels.

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Tasty Treasure Hunt Savurando

Hiking, riddles & fun

Our Savurandos take you into the heart of the nature parks. By solving exciting riddles, you will discover delicious specialities and local producers.

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E-Bike-Route La Route Verte

Dive into living landscapes

Travel from Schaffhausen to Geneva across six nature parks on your electric bike. Take part in our survey and win a trip on the Route Verte.

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Your own pocket guide!

Swiss Parks App

Discover the best of the Swiss Parks with the Swiss Parks App.

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The Three Parks Hike

Alpine pastures & cheese: stories in the heart of the Pre-Alps

This six-day hike from Zweisimmen to Gruyères takes you through the beautiful landscapes shaped by mountain farming of three regional nature parks.

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Corporate Volunteering for companies

Fresh air for fresh impulses

Your team event with a sustainable impact: make a commitment to nature with your colleagues.

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A sustainable gift

Swiss parks voucher

Treat your family and friends to a unique experience: hiking in nature, discovering fascinating local stories and legends or tasting of regional specialities - with the Swiss parks voucher.

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Inspiring activities

Experience summer in the Swiss Parks

Bike Tour Jura vaudois

Complete tour of the Parc Jura Vaudois

Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois
Tulip orbit, Grengiols

Circular track in Grengiols

Landschaftspark Binntal
First bike educational trail at the Wiriehorn area: Alptrail

Bike educational trail at the Wiriehorn: Alptrail

Naturpark Diemtigtal
What's on?

Exciting events in the Swiss Parks

25 July
Wildlife excursion in the Beverin Nature Park

Observe wild animals in their natural habitat with the local hunter.

Naturpark Beverin
29 July
Taster Il Fuorn

Taster Il Fuorn

Schweizerischer Nationalpark
30 July
Guided walk Margunet

Guided walk Margunet

Schweizerischer Nationalpark
30 July
Ernen village tour

Ernen – a village with an eventful past!

Landschaftspark Binntal
31 July
Guided walk Macun

Guided walk Macun

Schweizerischer Nationalpark
31 July
Bearded vulture and the alpine habitat

Bearded vulture and alpine habitat on the Gemmi

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
5 August
Geführte Exkursion Cluozza – Murtersattel

Von der Chamanna Cluozza über den Murtersattel

Schweizerischer Nationalpark
13 Sept.
Clean Up Day 2024

As part of the national Clean-Up Day 2024, trash will be collected everywhere in Switzerland.

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
21 Sept.
Geology excursion into Turtmann Valley

Impressive geology in the Turtmann valley: in the footsteps of a changing glacier.

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
27 Sept.
Guided walk Val Trupchun

Guided walk Val Trupchun

Schweizerischer Nationalpark
28 Sept.
19th Entlebuch alpine descent

Traditional alpine descent from Sörenberg to Schüpfheim.

UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch  
1 Oct.
Small forest - great poet

Guides excursion

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Travel to the parks by public transport

Visit the Swiss parks by train, bus, bike or on foot: it's easy and good for nature!

Eating and drinking in the Swiss Parks or at home

Enjoyment from the region

Gifts from the parks

Treat yourself or your loved ones with fine regional specialities and other gifts from the Swiss parks.

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Unique recipes

Here you will find recipes for regional specialities from the parks - so you can bring the Swiss parks into your kitchen.

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Producers and shops

Visit the parks, talk to the producers and stock up on regional specialities.

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Services

Information und downloads

The Swiss Parks Network

Publications

Pictures and maps