Outstanding traditional village, located in the middle of spectacular Alpine scenery, Kandersteg is the ultimate location to both - observing the astonishing Swiss alpine lifestyle and exploring the magnificent mountains. The small village of Kandersteg is also home to the Kandersteg International Scout Centre, which is open during the whole year and warmly welcomes 12 thousand guides and scouts from all around the world. In summer this marvellous village serves as Mecca for hikers form all European countries and offers impressive marked hiking paths, stretching on hundreds of kilometres. Perfectly maintained and secure multi-pitch rock climbing areas, and via ferrata are also great attractions for many visitors. Winter season provides one of the biggest cross-country areas in Switzerland, as well as wide range of pisted hiking paths. The village offers sled runs, snowshoe trails and skiing areas suitable for intermediate and beginner skiers.