Lenk in the beautiful Simmental valley is the less well-known of the resort area known as Adelboden-Lenk, but it has some advantages over it's more famous neighbour. It gives reasonable access to most of the terrain accessible from Adelboden (although you cannot ski back) and has some pleasant local slopes just above the village. Lenk is only a short train ride away to Zweiswimmen to access the Gstaad area.
Sky and Rail
The nearest airport to Lenk i. S. is Basel.
Best of the Slopes at Lenk i. S.
Lenk's longest piste is the 9km Tschuggen run on the Betelberg followed by the 7km run off Bergstation Mülkerblatten.
Where to Eat and Party in Lenk i. S.
Lenk is in a region renowned for its cuisine. There are two very good restaurants in the Lenkerhof Gourmet Spa Resort (+41 33 736 36 37) plus the spa with its 34°Coutdoor sulphur pool is open to non-residents.
Getting to Lenk i. S. by Train
The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Lenk, Metschbahnen. It is possible to walk from Lenk station to the lifts, avoiding the need to use the bus.
Hotel Rustica, Frutigen (3*) Family run hotel, regarded highly locally for its cuisine, particularly fish specialities. $$ Tel: +41 336713071 http://www.rustica.ch
Hotel National, Frutigen Friendly, conveniently-located, family-run hotel with a good restaurant featuring Thai and European dishes on the menu and delicious home-made chocolates.. $$ Tel: +41 336711616 http://www.national-frutigen.ch
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