Activities / Excursions

In the summer you can explore the area and region on numerous hiking trails. The possibilities are unlimited, and the following list ist not complete. 

- Brückenwege "Bridge Paths" Stalden  (Link)
Rundwanderweg Brückenweg (45 min)
Rundwanderweg Wasserleitenweg (1 h 45)
Rundwanderweg Höhenweg (1 h 45)


- Planetenweg  " Planet Path" Stalden - Visp (2 h) (Link)

- Walking trails neighboring villages
Stalden - Brunnen (55 min) -  Embd (2 h 20)
Stalden - Staldenried (1 h 10) - Gspon (3 h 25)
Stalden - Zeneggen (2 h 25)
Stalden - Eisten (1 h 25) - Saas-Balen (3 h 40)
Stalden - Brunnen - Törbel (2 h) - Moosalp (3 h 30)
Stalden - Grächen (2 h 45)
Stalden - Chastolegga Chapell (1h 15) - Visperterminen (3 h 15)
Stalden - Kalpetran (1h 10) - St. Niklaus (3h)

Follow the indication plates in the village center.

- Walking trails Visp and region
 25 hiking trails in Visp and region  (Link)

- Walking routes Valais
There are walking routes everywhere in the Valais and in Switzerland.  Just follow the yellow hiking marks and signalisations. Hiking routes between every villages. 

- Pilgrim Routes
Zermatt - Stalden- Lausanne- Genf- Le Puy-en-Velay- St-Jean-Pied-de-Port- Santiago de Compostela
Saas Fee- Stalden- Lausanne- Genf - Le Puy-en-Velay- St.Jean- Pied-de-Port- Santiago de Compostela
Stalden- Lausanne- Genf- Le Puy- en-Velay- Lourdes
Stalden- Sion- Martigny- Aosta- Vercelli- Pavia- Lucca- Siena- Viterbo- Rome
Müstair- Scuol- Davos- Chur- Disentis- Andermatt- Brig- Visp (-Stalden) - Sion- Martigny- Lausanne- Genf- Le Puy- Santiago
Spiez- Lenk- Rawil- Montana- Siders- Chandolin- Gruben- Jungen- Stalden- Saas-Almagell- Macugnaga- Carcoforo- Varallo Sesia
Spiez- Lenk- Rawil- Montana- Siders- Chandolin- Gruben- Jungen- Stalden- Saas-Almagell- Macugnaga- Domodossola
Stalden - Goms- Furkapass- Andermatt - Schwyz- Einsiedeln
Stalden- Goms- Guttannen - Engstlenalp -Engelberg - Stans - Schwyz - Einsiedeln
Stalden - Goms- Furkapass- Andermatt- Schwyz- Stans- Sarnen Flüehli-Ranft
Stalden- Saas Almagell- Monte Moro- Macugnaga- Domodossola- Stockalperweg - Simplonpass- Brig- Stalden

I'm fan of the Saint James Walk and did most of the mentioned walking routes myself. 
The postman8 area has its own date stamp for stamping the pilgrim pass.

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There's a new marked bikeroute between Visp and Zermatt crossing Stalden. 

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- Zermatt (3 0km) Bike-Trail No. 150 (Link)
Stalden - Visp (7 km) Bike-Trail No. 150

The bikeroute No. 1  (Andermatt - Genève) passes Visp (7 km from Stalden) (Link)

The panorama Bike Route No. 88 (Link) passes also near Stalden (at 1 km), make a stop in Stalden and visit the postman8 - Area!

In the Valais, there are many marked bike and mountainbike routes. 
Mountainbikes and bikes can be rented in many locations.

There are thermal baths in the Valais.
Brigerbad (Link) ca. 20 min by car, or 20min by postbus
Leukerbad (Link) ca. 1 h by car
Saillon (Link) ca. 1 h by car

Public baths also in Visp (Mühleye) and Brig (Geschina).

You can also bath in the lakes:
Lac de Géronde in Sierre (40 min)
Les Iles in Sion (ca. 45 min)
Schalisee near Täsch (25 min)

There are also numerous mountainlakes everywhere in Valais.
In a day trip, you can also reach the lake of Geneva and the big lakes in northern Italy.

Many possiblities in the winter season:

Eischoll- Unterbäch
Saas-Grund - Hohsaas
Zermatt - Cervinia
Rosswald / Rothwald
Blatten- Belalp
Riederalp- Bettmeralp (Aletsch region)
Lauchernalp- Lötschental
Ski areas Valais (Link)

Toboggan and sledging routes in many villages in the winter season. 

Saas-Grund, Saas-Fee, Visperterminen, Belalp, Bellwald, Rosswald, Fiesch, Lötschental, etc. (Link
Grächen (Link

Many marked routes in Gspon (Cable car from Stalden, ca. 20 min and in the Moosalp region.
(postbus from Stalden) Winter season only. 
Many other routes in most of the tourist resorts.

Cross - Country skiing
Many possibilities in many locations in the winter season.
Most wellknown area for cross - country skiing is Goms. (Link

City - Tours
You can make day trips to the following cities:


Many more. 

Trip ideas
Charles Kuonen suspension bridge, Randa
Toboggan run / Rope park Saas-Fee
Rope park Zermatt
Gornergorge (canyon) Zermatt
Mountain Passes (Furka, Grimsel, Susten, Nufenen)
Steam train Furka-Bergstrecke
Roundtrips by train
Underground Lake St. Léonard
Castles Valeria and  Tourbillon / Museums in Sion
Unesco-Natural Heritage  Aletsch region
Lötschental - Valley
Saastal, Rundkirche (historical church)  Saas Balen, Mattmark-Dam
Waterfall in Turtmann
Burgkirche (Castle church) and Felsenkirche (rockchurch) of Raron
Ernen / Binntal
Natural Park Pfynwald (forest)
Bhutanbridge Leuk
Suspensionbridge Fürgangen- Mühlebach
Grand Dixence dam
Grand St. Bernhard pass
Markets in northern Italy
Unesco World Heritage Sacro Monte in Domodossola
Massaschlucht (Canyon)
Riverrafting Rhone river
Helicopter roundtrips from Stalden, Raron or Zermatt
Boattrips on the lake of Geneva
Thuner- / Brienzersee (Lakes in Berne)

Glacier Express
Stalden and the postman8 - Area are directly on the Glacier Express Route. The "slowest express train" of the world can be photograped vrom here several times in a day. 
Starting points: Brig (20 min of Stalden) or Zermatt (1 h of Stalden)
See timetable

Grand Tour of Switzerland
Stalden is on the  "Grand Tour of Switzerland". See Link.
The Grand Tour of Switzerland is a signposted touristic route which leads to 1600 km trip by car or by train through the most beautiful parts of Switzerland. You visit 4 language regions, cross 5 Alpine passes, visit 12 Unesco World Heritage sites or biosphere and see 22 laks. 
Duration appx. 9 days. 

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List is not complete.

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