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Via Cook: Leuk - Leukerbad

Hiking trail
Time required: 4 - 6hLength: 10.40 km

Season

All season

Contact

Regionaler Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
Kirchstrasse 6
3970 Salgesch
Tel. +41 (0)27 452 60 60
Fax +41 (0)27 452 60 65

www.pfyn-finges.ch

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges - You reach Leukerbad on historical mule tracks and an old railway route past the St. Barbara wayside chapel and over a 16th century bridge. At your destination, a visit to one of the thermal baths is highly relaxing.

Route-information

Route-information

Length
10.40 km
Altitude difference ascent
950 m
Altitude difference descent
200 m
Time required
4 - 6h
Level technique
Middle
Level condition
Middle
Height profile view map

Details

Possibilities for catering

Catering facilities in Susten
- Bakery and Tea Room Mathieu, +41 (0)27 473 13 59, www.baeckerei-mathieu.ch
- Cave de la Pinède, +41 (0)27 473 36 51, www.lapinede.ch
Catering facilities in Leuk-Stadt:
- Bakery and Tea Room Mathieu, +41 (0)27 473 12 07, www.baeckerei-mathieu.ch
Catering facilities and accommodation in Leukerbad:
- Hotel Residenz Paradis, + 41 (0)27 470 12 33, www.hotel-paradis.ch

Arrival

Starting point
Leuk (Altitude: 750 m)
Arrival by public transport
Leuk, Stadt Timetable SBB
Destination
Leukerbad (Altitude: 1400 m)
Arrival by public transport
Leukerbad, Bahnhof Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children >12 years
  • 50+

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Leuk-Stadt

Leuk has one of the most interesting and historic townscapes in the whole of Valais. Even today there is a medieval atmosphere that can be felt in the alleys and squares of this little town

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Bakery - Tea Room Mathieu Susten

Baking is our passion and we have a long-standing family tradition. Let us captivate you with our park breads, grape seed bread and organic AOP-certified Valais rye bread.

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Bakery - Tea Room Mathieu Leuk-Stadt

Baking is our passion and we have a long-standing family tradition. Let us captivate you with our park breads, grape seed bread and organic AOP-certified Valais rye bread.

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Vin d'oeuvre Isabella & Stéphane Kellenberger

The oenologist couple Isabella & Stéphane Kellenberger have been running the Vin d'oeuvre wine cellar in the heart of Leuk Town since 2013. They produce quality wines all over the Valais, with the majority of the vines located in the nature Park.

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Estates and manor houses

In Leuk-Stadt there are still several estates and manor houses. In Kreuzgasse there is the Von-Werra manor house, the Zen-Ruffinen estate in the Gintig and the Mayotshos in the Galdinen.

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Relais Bayard - Hotel / Restaurant / Pizzeria / Catering

The Hotel Relais Bayard is the perfect place for young and old. In our relaxing hotel rooms you will feel at home very quickly.

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Charnel house (Church)

In the Leuk-Stadt church there is a charnel house with a wall of skulls 20-metres long, which can be visited daily.

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Hotel Residenz Paradis

The family-friendly Hotel Paradis is based in a peaceful and central location in Leukerbad. The B&B hotel offers a very friendly service with 1-6 beds, a generous breakfast buffet and a wide range of holiday apartments.

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Municipality of Leukerbad

Leukerbad is the largest thermal spa and wellness resort in the Alps and has the most attractive thermal baths in Switzerland. Leukerbad is worth a visit all year round, both in summer and winter and offers a wide variety of tourist attractions.

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