Berggasthaus Pirigen, CH-7057 Langwies
081 374 20 64  /  079 486 15 85

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Mini Beiz Dini Beiz Offers

We enjoyed our time on TV, and if you enjoyed it too, why not try the menu or stay with us?:

1. Menu from the show

2. Two night experience: Stay one night in Erzhorn Arosa, and one night with us, plus experience both evening menus from the show!

Total CHF 220- per person including baggage transport between Arosa & Pirigen, and breakfasts.


Berggasthaus Pirigen was built in 1865 and is situated at 1773m above Sea level. Our panorama over the Schanfigg valley is second to none, enjoying 180 degree south facing unspoiled views. On the other side of the valley is the Arosa mountain peak of Weisshorn.

Opening Dates & Times

Winter 2016-17: Open 10th Dec to 17th April 2017.
From 9am, closed Mondays (Open Mondays for overnight pre-booked guests).
For evening table reservations please book before 4pm.

Summer 2017: Open 3rd June to 22nd October.
From 10am, closed Mondays (& Tuesdays in low season; June, September & October)


All room bookings include a 3 course evening meal and a cold buffet breakfast with cheese, cereals, homemade bread, jams, tea selection & coffee. We have shared washroom facilities and separate male and female toilets. We have solar electricity for lights and for re-charging a couple of mobile phones, but please leave your hair dryers at home! We ask guests to remember we rely on burning wood to heat the house and the water, so please use as little hot water as possible.


Double: Sun-Thurs CHF 90.- || Fr-Sa CHF 98.- per Person
4 bed: Sun-Thurs CHF 90.- || Fr-Sa CHF 98.- per Person
Dorm: Sun-Thurs CHF 80.- || Fr-Sa CHF 90.- per Person
Family Room (upto 6 people): Sun-Thurs CHF 320.- || Fr-Sa CHF 360.-

* Children rates available
* Please bring your own handtowels

Cash or advanced bank transfer. No credit cards accepted.

Breakfast is usually served at 08:30. Other times available on request.
Check in from 15:00. Checkout by 10:30. It is no problem to store bags earlier or later.

Travel in Winter

Please see our location page for other details. Parking is possible above langwies (follow Pirigen sign), 4 wheel drive vehicles are usually no problem. Then cars can park at Nitschegg (the divide on the street between Pirigen/Fondei). From here guests can walk up to Pirigen on the well prepared snow covered street (45 mins), or when booked in advance we can collect guests (CHF 10.- per person, minimum 4 people).

Sledges can be borrowed from us for your return journey to Nitschegg.
Driving all the way up to Pirigen during winter is forbidden.

Driving or Walking in Summer

Walking up from Langwies through the forest is about 40 minutes, while walking on the gravel road is an easier walk that takes about 1hr.

If driving, you can purchase a Langwies street permit directly from us when you arrive:
CHF 10.- per day (or per return journey: if you only drive once up and once down then this permit is fine for several days), Two weeks 25.-, Season 70.-. This permit is for the street to us, and also the other mountain roads around Langwies (to Fondei, Sapün & Medergen).

Summer Walking Tips

  • Langwies-alter Fondeierweg-Fondei-Plakterfürggli-Pirigen (3h)
  • Fatschel-Hochwanghütte-Pirigen (3h)
  • Mattischhorn (2h / 4h return)
  • Langwies direct (1h road / 40min summer way)
There are also excellent mountain bike tours around Pirigen.

Winter Walk & Ski Tips

Ski touring, snow shoe walking and hiking are all possible around Pirigen in winter:

  • Mattischhorn is about 2hrs walk (on skis or snow shoes).
  • Other longer tours are possible.