The Aelggialp is located on the beautiful alp near the geographical centre of Switzerland. The inn is known for its home-style cooking. You absolutely must try the legendary Steinmandli Cordon Bleu, which is served in the Cheminée-Stübli next to a crackling open fire.
June & September:
Wednesday to Thursday 08.00 - 22.00 hrs
Friday and Saturday 08.00 - 22.00 Sunday 08.00 - 20.00 hrs
July & August:
Monday to Thursday 08.00 - 22.00 hrs
Friday and Saturday 08.00 - 22.00 hrs
Sunday 08.30 - 20.00
55 in the cosy restaurant
20 in the rustic Cheminée-Stübli
120 on the terrace
Please note the special traffic regulations that apply to Älggialp. A one-way traffic system operates at alternating times on the last 5 km of road on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
Ascents (even hours): e.g. 8 & 10 a.m., noon, 2 & 4 p.m.
Descents (odd hours): e.g. 9 & 11 a.m., 1, 3 & 5 p.m.
A narrow, well-maintained road leads from Sachseln to Älggialp. This road can be used by minibuses carrying up to 14 persons. The Berggasthaus Älggialp inn is open between June and mid-October. The alp is in hibernation between mid-October and June, during which time no facilities (e.g. toilets, water) are available.