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Cycling route: Gampel - Siders

Bicycle tour
Time required: 2 hours 30 minutesLength: 30.00 km


All season


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

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges - Start with the cable car ride: Gampel - Jeizinen. From Jeizinen the route leads to Erschmatt and/or Feschel-Guttet. Between Leuk and Varen one crosses the Dala gorge. The descent goes directly down through Salquenen to the railway station at Sierre.



30.00 km
Altitude difference ascent
1175 m
Altitude difference descent
1270 m
Time required
2 hours 30 minutes
Level technique
Level condition
Height profile view map


Diff. altitude ascent Ascent (with cable car): 1175 m

Safety advices

Swiss traffic rules

Possibilities for catering

Tea Room Bakery Mathieu
Hauptplatz 7, 3953 Leuk Stadt
+41 (0)27 473 12 07 -
Albert Mathier & Sons AG
Bahnhofstrasse 3, 3970 Salgesch
Tel. +41 (0)27 455 14 19 -
Cave du Rhodan Mounir
Flantheystrasse 1, 3970 Salquenen
Tel. +41 (0)27 455 04 07 -
Franz Joseph Mathier AG
Bahnhofstrasse 55, 3970 Salquenen
Tel. +41 (0)27 455 17 57 -
Vins des Chevaliers SA
Varenstrasse 40, 3970 Salquenen
Tel. +41 (0)27 455 28 28 -


  • Playground
  • Picnicplace
  • Toilet


Starting point
Gampel (Altitude: 634 m)
Arrival by public transport
Gampel-Steg, Bahnhof Timetable SBB
Sierre (Altitude: 554 m)
Arrival by public transport
Sierre/Siders, gare Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • 50+

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Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Valais rocky steppes

In the rocky steppes of Valais there live several rare types of birds (e.g. ortolan), reptiles (e.g. the green lizard) and insects (e.g. the rosy grizzled skipper butterfly - pyrgus onopordi). The vegetation is also characterised by special species.

Natural landscape / Habitat
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Rye World of Experience

We care about the natural and cultural heritage of rye and rye bread. We are offering: Baking experience for groups, companies etc., “Choru-Werkstatt” (corn workshop) for school classes, guided tours around the village and the variety garden.

Culture experienceOffer for classesOffer for groups
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges


People work alongside nature. Out of this, a variety of cultivated plants have emerged and continue to evolve today. We will show you the plants and how people use them. You can only experience this in Erschmatt.

Museum / Exhibition
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

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.

FoodsProducerShop for regional products
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

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.

RestaurantShopDirect sellingCafé
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Cave du Chevalier Bayard SA

The Cave du Chevalier Bayard is a wine cellar which has been under family ownership for generations. It offers a wide range of white and red wines, all produced using natural methods.

FoodsProducerShop for regional products
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

C. Varonier & Söhne AG Cellar

Wine production with tradition
The C. Varonier & Söhne AG cellars have been operating in the picturesque Varen region for 3 generations. It was founded in 1969 and has prioritised hospitality, warmth, innovation and authenticity from the outset

FoodsProducerShop for regional products
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Bed and Breakfast Zum Schleif

We warmly welcome you in our B&B Zum Schleif.
This historical building has been lovingly restored. Eight light and spacious rooms await you.

Bed and Breakfast
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Domaines Chevaliers

The DOMAINES CHEVALIERS wine cellar is a traditional flagship of the Valais wine industry. The founders have applied their foresight and pioneering spirit to become the first to offer their wines under the appellation «Salgesch / Salquenen» label.

FoodsProducerShop for regional products
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

FJ Mathier wine cellar

The Felizitas Mathier Benicchio family business is now in its 3rd generation of managers and has been undertaking pioneering work in natural winegrowing dedicated to the wine varieties of Valais for the last half a century.

FoodsProducerShop for regional products
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Albert Mathier & Sons AG

The winegrowing family Albert Mathier & Sons have been producing exquisite Valais wines with passion and commitment since 1928. We are very proud to demonstrate 80 years of family and winegrowing tradition.

FoodsProducerShop for regional products
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Adventure Hotel Arkanum - Restaurant Höllenwein

Experience and enjoy unforgettable moments at the family-run Hotel Arkanum. In addition to our exceptional themed rooms, we offer comfortable standard rooms, spacious four-bed rooms and cozy family rooms.

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Bakery Mathieu Salgesch

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.

ShopDirect selling
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Cave du Rhodan Mounir Weine

This family business has been characterised by its pioneering spirit and innovative skills for generations

FoodsProducerShop for regional products