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

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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 2017-18: Open 9th Dec to 15th April 2018.
From 9am, closed Mondays (Open Mondays for overnight pre-booked guests).
For evening table reservations please book before 4pm.

Summer 2018: Open 31st May to 21st 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 93.- || Fr-Sa CHF 103.- per Person
4 bed: Sun-Thurs CHF 83.- || Fr-Sa CHF 93.- per Person
Dorm: Sun-Thurs CHF 83.- || Fr-Sa CHF 93.- per Person
Family Room (upto 6 people): Sun-Thurs CHF 340.- || Fr-Sa CHF 380.-

* Children rates available
* Please bring your own handtowels

Cash or advanced bank transfer.

Debit Card / VISA / Mastercard / Maestro we charge 2%.

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 15.- per person, minimum CHF45.-).

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 must purchase a street permit. Since 2018 this covers the whole Schanfigg valley, and can be purchased easily using a phone, online or in several village shops.

Click here for full permit information and ways to pay. Using the app on your phone, easy payment can be made upon arrival (free wifi). Alternativly please purchase in the Langwies village shop (Dorfladen).

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Summer Walking Tips

We can charge E-Bikes, please ask for details.

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  • Langwies-alter Fondeierweg-Fondei-Plakterf├╝rggli-Pirigen (3h)
  • Fatschel-Hochwangh├╝tte-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.