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The Bernese Alps have a large area for alpine skiing. This area is formed by two villages, namely, Adelboden and Lenk. These villages are incredibly picturesque places that are very interesting to visit. Adelboden is situated not far from the foot of the Wildstrübel massif. This countryside region is a truly enchanting place with striking views that conquer the hearts of tourists who visit these popular mountain resorts. The Adelboden – Lenk area is rich in different types of sports entertainment.
Some of the oldest mentions of Adelboden date back to the 13th century. At that time, local people were mostly called “people of the forest”. It was impossible to get to the village in winter because the only road was along the Engstligen River. Only when the bridge across the river was finally constructed, it became possible to reach Adelboden not only in summer but also in winter. The first hotel opened in the area in the 19th century. 1903 was an important year for Adelboden because the village hosted skiing competitions. The first ski lift was built much later, in the 30s of the 20th century. Slowly, Adelboden turned into a popular ski resort that regularly hosts World Cup competitions.
The total length of ski trails is 180 kilometers. Visitors do not need to worry about the quality of these trails. Their owners take care of the trails and make sure that they are in line with international standards. This charming village has become a traditional part of the alpine ski World Cup. Local snow parks are very comfortable and suitable for beginners and intermediate players. However, fans of extreme sports will also find suitable areas where they can have fun. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Adelboden – Lenk has three snow parks nearby that have half-pipe and a border cross trail. Do you like snowboarding? If yes, you will be pleased with high-quality trails for snowboarders. These trails have special thick snow suitable for high-speed snowboarding. Professional skiers will like a selection of black ski trails – there are 20 of them in total.
Guests to this resort have a wide range of opportunities when it comes to entertainment. Vacationers can enjoy cycling or a peaceful stroll. There are special trails for various activities. A walk in snowshoes is an unusual and very interesting way to explore the surroundings. Paragliding is a mesmerizing activity, during which tourists can look at the area from a bird’s eye view and admire the enchanting scenery. Don’t forget to take a ride in a beautifully decorated horse-driven cart. It is hard to think of a more wonderful pastime than a ride in such a cart on snow-covered roads among trees shining with silver in the sunlight.
Do you feel tired and willing to try masterpieces of local cuisine? In this case it is time to visit one of the charming restaurants - Bellevue or Schönbühl. By the way, there is also an ice café that offers delicious fondue. This is a traditional dish in the region. In the evening, numerous bars of the resort open their doors to offer warmth and delicious food. Most of them have a homelike atmosphere.
After a day full of activities, it is so pleasant to visit one of the local wellness and spa centers. These venues are perfect for rejuvenation and restoring energy, so you feel ready to have fun with friends and continue your vacation. Don’t forget to try water from local mineral springs as it is rich in magnesium and sulfates. Your body will get these essential elements with water. This is particularly important for people with the diseases of the supporting-motor apparatus as local water can lessen signs of the disease.
During your stay in Adelboden – Lenk, don’t forget to visit the museum with the same name and find out more about the town and its history. Items exhibited at this museum tell more about the customs and traditions of this part of Switzerland. After a visit to this cultural establishment, tourists can explore local natural landmarks and visit the Tschent Stream with waterfalls situated in the Choleren gorge. Rocks in the gorge have almost vertical slopes, so it is not possible to use them to climb to the top.
Children will genuinely enjoy their vacation in Adelboden – Lenk as this resort has the infrastructure for young guests. Six areas for kids are a true epicenter of fun. Children can use special ski lifts, try alpine skiing and snowboarding. If your child has never tried skiing before, consider attending a special ski school where professional coaches will help your kid to learn the basics of skiing. Children learn quickly and soon amaze parents with their new skills in this winter sport. There is also a winter park for children where every kid can find entertainment to fit own taste and try different snow attractions.
It is possible to reach Adelboden – Lenk from international airports in Zurich and Geneva. It takes approximately two hours to reach the resort. Tourists, who prefer to use the train, can reach Adelboden from the railway station in Frutigen. No matter what transport you choose, there are comfortable buses that regularly take tourists from the above-mentioned cities to the popular winter resort.

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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Adelboden-Lenk
♥   Castle 'Tourbillon Castle Sion' Switzerland, 24.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Valère Basilica Switzerland' , 24.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Gruyères' , 33.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schadau Castle' , 36.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Aigle Castle' , 40.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Adelboden-Lenk
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 45.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale della Val Grande' , 86.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 103 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Adelboden-Lenk from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Tibitis Landscape Ads

From the series “Creative and Incredible Advertising Constructions”
In order to emphasize the idea of ​​the advertising campaign, agency employees have attached the fork of common size to the tree branches. The original landscape advertising attracted the attention of the thousands of people and significantly increased the visibility of Tibits' vegetarian restaurants. The advertising campaign, which took place in Switzerland in 2009, is by no means the only one using the huge forks for installation. One of the well-known seafood restaurants has pushed the huge forks into the sea to emphasize the freshness of the food. … Read further

Eiger Run Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
At present, the dangerous runway under the leadership of the Jungfrau Railroad, whose specialists claim that there are enough warning signs on the ski slope. The skiers, who are skiing for the first time on Eiger Run, should do the best with the guide. Here one can literally stumble on flat ground and be seriously injured. And the reason for this is not slippery ice, but the old railroad tracks. … Read further

Tortin Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
For this reason, the extreme sports fans prefer to visit the health resort in the spring when the snow begins to melt or in autumn, when it has not yet hidden all the special features of the 'black' slopes. The health resort Verbier also offers many opportunities for freeriding. However Verbier was known worldwide precisely because of the 'Torin' runway. … Read further
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