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Bearded vulture

Season: All season


All season


Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
Kirchstrasse 6
3970 Salgesch
Tel. +41 (0)27 452 60 60

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges - The bearded vulture with a wing-span of over 2.6 metres is the largest bird in the Alps. There are numerous stories about this bird from the past, which are evidenced by old trivial names such as "chamois vulture" or "lamb vulture".



All season

Arrival by public transport

Leukerbad, Bahnhof Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children from 7-12 years
  • Children >12 years
  • 50+
  • Groups

The offer has been particularly developed for

  • Association/Companies

Routes in the vicinity

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Winter trail Gemmi-Kandersteg

For a number of years, it is once again possible to cross the Gemmi pass from the top and go as far as Sunnbüel in winter. The walk leads from the Gemmi over the Dauben Lake to Kandersteg.
The trail descends slightly, is well cared for and marked.

Winter hiking path
Time required: 2 - 4hLength: 8.50km
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Leukerbad - Gemmi Pass

The mule track was constructed by the Tyroleans in 1739/41 and leads through the Daubenwand, which even today seems insurmountable, and up to the Gemmi Pass. With a bit of luck you might see bearded vultures.

Hiking trail
Time required: 2 - 4hLength: 4.70km
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Via Cook: Gemmi - Kandersteg

Visitors rave about the splendid views of the Monte-Rosa massif, the Weisshorn,Matterhorn and Dent Blanche.The mule track still leads past the Dauben Lake to Schwarenbach mountain hotel, which is steeped in history, and then further on to Kandersteg.

Hiking trail
Time required: 4 - 6hLength: 15.50km