Thanks to far-sighted local planning, the municipality of Diemtigen has successfully preserved the character of the valley's settlements. As a result of its efforts, it was awarded the Henri-Louis Wakker Prize by the Swiss Heritage Society in 1986.
The three house trails lead you to the most magnificent houses.
The oldest houses in the Diemtigtal date from the 16th century. However, it is the buildings from the second half of the 18th century and beginning of the 19th century which lend the landscape its special character. The Diemtigtal owes its magnificent buildings to a combination of prosperous farmers and talented craftsmen, including renowned carpenters such as the master carpenter Hans Messerli (1720-1806).
The three house trails «Front of the valley», «Middle of the valley» and «Rear of the valley» show you the most impressive houses and their stories.
The end point Tiermatti is at a PostBus stop (note the timetable!). From here you can also return directly to the valley hiking trail if you want to finish your hike at the starting point Riedli (additional 1 hour 20 minutes hiking time).
- Sturdy shoes
- Clothing appropriate to the weather
- Food and drinks for the road
Diemtigtal Nature Park
Phone +41 33 552 26 00
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