«Katzenloch» Fireplace

Barbecue in the Diemtigtal Nature Park

Short facts

  • Oey
The smell of fire, smoke, cervelat and the murmur of the Chirel stream around you - what more do you want?
Up to 14 people can sit comfortably at the covered table by the Katzenloch barbecue area. Water is available in the nearby stream, electricity is not available. The forest around is perfect for playing and running around. The barbecue area is located on the valley hiking trail, a 15-minute walk from Oey market square.

Book now
For Fr. 30 you can reserve the fireplace at the office of the Diemtigtal Nature Park for the date of your choice and then you have priority use of the fireplace: T 033 681 26 06. All reservations are listed in our > Reservation list. You can also reserve the fireplace > here online.

Feuerstelle Katzenloch

auf dem Talwanderweg (neben der Katzenlochbrücke)

3753 Oey

General information



Motorway A6 Bern direction Zweisimmen, 1 km after the Simmenfluh tunnel turn left direction to Diemtigtal. Follow the Diemtigtalstrasse into the valley for 4 km until you reach the Diemtigen junction. There are a few parking spaces just after the bridge. Alternatively, you can park at the market place in Oey and reach the fireplace in 15 minutes on foot.


Train, bus & co:

Take the train to Oey-Diemtigen station (Spiez-Zweisimmen line). Continue by PostBus to the stop «Diemtigen, Katzenlochbrücke». The fireplace is located on the valley hiking trail below the Katzenloch bridge.

Next steps


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