The "Caesar Ritz" is a bilingual, self-explanatory and chronologically structured theme trail. In about five kilometres, the hiker will learn a lot of interesting and interesting facts about the life and work of the world-famous Goms hotel genius Caesar Ritz. The route chosen for the trail was adapted to the life of Caesar Ritz; a bumpy, stony beginning, which levels itself and finally leads into wide paths. On the six signs you will learn more about the world-famous "Ritz philosophy": principles which attach great importance to comprehensive hospitality, gastronomy, boundless luxury and ingenious architecture and thus bring the hotel to life as a work of art in a place where kings stay. The road signs were placed at locations whose special features symbolise the respective "Ritz" period of life.
- 5,50 km
- 2 hours
- 1350 m
- 1213 m
- start: Niederwald, Bahnhof
- destination: Niederwald, Bahnhof
Good to know
The Caesar Ritz path starts at Niederwald railway station, then you walk around the village of Niederwald. Now follow the path on the sunny side of the valley to Blitzingen. From Blitzingen we go to the lower lying Bodmen. From Bodmen you now walk on the shady side through the forest back to Niderwald.
The use of the hiking trails is at your own risk. Obergoms Tourismus AG disclaims all liability and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the information on this website.
Take a map with you or download the complete description of the route with a large-scale map. Use only signposted paths and observe all markings and signs - for your own safety, for the protection of the landscape and in respect for wildlife. Be considerate of other users. Take your rubbish and that of others with you.
Weather conditions in the mountains can change very quickly and without warning. Adequate clothing and provisions (food and drink) are very important. If the weather is unstable, it is better to turn around early. Carry additional sun protection with you. UV rays at high altitudes can be very strong, even when the sky is overcast.
Plan your tour carefully and in detail. Inform yourself in advance about the current conditions and weather conditions. The summer sports report provides you with valuable information from the region.
- Good footwear and walking sticks
- Sun and rain protection and warm clothing
- Detailed map or information material with good tour preparation
- Provisions for your day in the great outdoors
- Pocket pharmacy and mobile phone for emergencies
If one observes the course of the path very carefully, one realizes that it corresponds exactly to the life of Caesar Ritz.
By car to Blitzingen.
There is a public car park at the train station of Niederwald.
By train to Niederwald station. 53 minutes by MGB train from Brig. Reachable by MGB train from Göschenen in 1 hour and 29 minutes. Trains run every hour.
Landeskarte 1:25'000: Blatt 1270 Binntal