© Martin Wymann / Naturpark Diemtigtal

Diemtigtal House Trail «Rear of the valley»

Short facts

  • start: Wiriehorn valley station, Zwischenflüh
  • destination: Tiermatti, Schwenden
  • easy
  • 11,18 km
  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • 380 m
  • 1238 m
  • 989 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 20 / 100

best season

The municipality of Diemtigen was awarded the Henri-Louis Wakker Prize by the Swiss Heritage Society 30 years ago for its building culture and planning. The «Rear of the valley» house trail takes you to the most magnificent contemporary witnesses in the rear valley.

The three house trails lead you to the most magnificent houses.

The oldest houses in the Diemtigtal date from the 16th century. However, it is the buildings from the second half of the 18th century and beginning of the 19th century which lend the landscape its special character. The Diemtigtal owes its magnificent buildings to a combination of prosperous farmers and talented craftsmen, including renowned carpenters such as the master carpenter Hans Messerli (1720-1806).

The three house trails «Front of the valley», «Middle of the valley» and «Rear of the valley» show you the most impressive houses and their stories.


  • Hiking Trail (63%)
  • Street (37%)


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