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Kandersteg 1.174m, is a village in the administrative district Frutigen in the canton Berne. Panoramic view in east direction over Kandertal valley to Blueemlisalp and Mount Rothorn in the Bernese Alps.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Blick Richtung Berge. Kandersteg 1.174m, Gemeinde im Amtsbezirk Frutigen im Kanton Bern. Blick über das Kandertal Richtung Osten zur Blüemlisalp und Rothorn in den Berner Alpen.
Kandersteg is a municipality in the district of Frutigen in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. It is located along the valley of the River Kander, west of the Jungfrau massif. It is noted for its spectacular mountain scenery and sylvan alpine landscapes. Tourism is a very significant part of its economic life today. It is a year round outdoors mecca for hiking trails and mountain climbing as well as downhill and cross-country skiing. It has been known since Roman times. In the 1860s it began to be developed as a tourist haven. The International Scout Centre is located at the edge of the village. More than 10,000 scouts from all over the world visit each year. The Gemmi Pass is a mountain pass that connects Kandersteg with Leukerbad, Valais. Cable cars operate at each end (in Kandersteg and Leukerbad) to lift walkers up to the pass. Lake Oeschinen is considered to be one of the most attractive in Switzerland and can be accessed by the Sesselbahn Kandersteg-Oeschinen chairlift from ... Read more about Kandersteg on Wikipedia