Activities and events in Lenk in Simmental

Throughout the year, Lenk-Simmental offers various activities, sporting events and cultural occasions for your enjoyment.

  • Midsummer festival

    Midsummer festival

    Experience the natural surrounding on the foot of the Simmenfälle waterfalls while listening to music and feasting culinary delights during Midsummer celebrations in Lenk. The festival takes place the very first time from June 21 to June 23, 2019.

  • Jazz Festival Lenk

    Jazz Festival Lenk

    Since 1989, the Jazz Days in Lenk are the highlight during the summer holidays. This festival which focuses on traditional Jazz, lasts for ten days, from Friday, 12 July till 22 July 2019.

  • Stockhorn Half Marathon

    Stockhorn Half Marathon

    The picturesque course and the unique view make this classic one of the most beautiful mountain races in the Bernese Oberland. The challenge presents an altitude of over 1700 metres. Date: Saturday, 27 July 2019.

  • Alp Culture Guest Aperitif

    Alp Culture Guest Aperitif

    Lenk Simmental Tourism invites guests to raise a glass at the Alp Culture Guest Aperitif. Locals and visitors will be prompted to take delight in local Alp Culture products. Weekly from 2 July until 22 October 2019 in front of the Tourist Center Lenk.

  • Alpine cheese dairy – Alp Dürrenwald

    Alpine cheese dairy – Alp Dürrenwald

    See the production of Alpine cheese! After a morning on the Alp, this will surely give you a new found appreciation for cheese. Talk to the Moors, an Alpine family, and find out everything you ever wanted to know about cheese or life on the Alp. The various herbs and grasses in the Alpine meadows and mountain water produce the rich and healthy Alpine milk. Wednesday from the beginning of July to mid-August 2019.

  • Alp Culture Days

    Alp Culture Days

    From 5 until 19 October 2019 you will get a look into real, typical and unspoilt traditions from Simmental: participants can make Simmental shear cuttings, make flowered adornments for cows, or participate in judging the cows and much more.

  • Alp Festival

    Alp Festival

    Be amazed at the lovingly adorned cows as they proudly wear their bells, cowbells called “Treicheln” and flowered decorations. Stroll over to the Buremärit and enjoy, taste and buy there a wide selection of products from Lenk and the best delicacies from the region. Dates: October 12, 2019