The Swiss Pyramid

Culinary delights & accommodation at the Auberge Niesen Kulm
Culinary delights & accommodation at the Auberge Niesen Kulm
Brunch on top of the niesen
Brunch on top of the niesen
Mittelstation Schwandegg
Mittelstation Schwandegg



Registration 20th Niesen-Stairway-Run – relay race

The 20th Niesen-Stairway-Run will take place on Friday, 9 June (relay race) & Saturday, 10 June (individual race) 2023.

The places for the individual race have been allocated (registration is no longer possible). However, there are still places available for the relay race.

Register now for the anniversary edition on the longest staircase in the world (11,674 steps!) – participants must be fit and trained.

Gift idea: Niesen vouchers or Niesen products

A full moon dinner, a sunrise arrangement (overnight stay), a culinary evening trip, a Niesen brunch and all other Niesen offers as a gift for Christmas or another special occasion.

Vouchers can be purchased directly online or by telephone.

In our Niesen Kiosk (click here) you will also find Niesen products (Niesen posters, Niesen coffee, etc.).

Become part of the Niesen team

At Berghaus Elsigenalp we are looking for service staff, housekeeping / cleaning, office, cook and holiday job for winter 22 / 23.

At Berghaus Niesen Kulm we are looking for a cook, service employee and service/all-rounder for the summer season 2023 (season start 29 April 2023).

In the marketing department of the Niesenbahn AG we are looking for a trainee in marketing, sales and events from 1 August 2023 or by agreement.

Winterbreak: The Niesenbahn and the Berghaus are closed!

Sunday, 13 November 2022 was the last opening day of the 2022 season.

We look forward to welcoming and hosting you again in the 2023 season from Saturday 29 April.

Would you like to give Niesen moments as a gift now? You are welcome to do so in our voucher shop.

Spring Special – Secure your ticket now from!

Choose 3 of the top 5 excursion destinations on Lake Thun and visit them between 15 April and 31 June 2023.

Tickets are available from 15 November 2022, advance purchase only, until 14 April 2023.

Secure your ticket now from CHF 59.

The Niesen is the turnpoint of the
Red Bull X-Alps 2023!

The Red Bull X-Alps is the toughest paragliding race in the world. At the eleventh edition, the Niesen will be part of the competition as a turnpoint.

The local “high-flyers” Christian “Chrigel” Maurer, Patrick von Känel and Sepp Inniger will head for the Niesen together with the world’s best paraglider pilots.