Plan a route here
Hotel  

Herberge Hospiz Simplon

Hotel · Wallis · 1,998 m
Responsible for this content
Brig Simplon Tourismus AG Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Hospiz Simplon
    Hospiz Simplon
    Photo: Silvio Burgener, Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Herberge Hospiz auf dem Simplonpass
Beim Strassenbau über den Simplon befahl Napoleon 1801 den Bau eines Hospizes auf der Passhöhe. Die Herberge wurde erst 1831 durch die Chorherren des Grossen St. Bernhard fertiggestellt. Das dreigeschossige Haus ist das grösste Passhospiz der Alpen.

Opening hours

EMPFANGSZEITEN 8:30 - 11:45 14:00 - 17:30 18:30 - 19:00 19:45 - 20:30

Especially suitable for

Groups
Children

Languages spoken

German

Getting there

Mit dem Auto Hospiz Simplon ist mit dem Auto innerhalb von 35 Minuten erreichbar. Es stehen genug Parkplätze zur Verfügung.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'645'548E 1'121'832N
DD
46.246380, 8.029225
DMS
46°14'47.0"N 8°01'45.2"E
UTM
32T 425165 5121880
w3w 
///hesitate.buckling.doing
Show on Map
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Recommendations nearby

recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 17.7 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 789 m
Descent 2,125 m

Demanding hike with wonderful views. From the Simplon you climb up to the Glishorn. The summit attracts many hikers with its magnificent view from ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 12.2 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 450 m
Descent 972 m

The high trail Simplon leads through impressive alpine flora to Simplon village. Mountain lakes, impulsive rock formations and, with a bit of luck, ...

2
from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 4.6 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 600 m
Descent 600 m

Eine Tour mit Panoramaübergang in abgeschiedener, landschaftlicher Schönheit und mit rissigen Abfahrten, die nur bei sicheren Verhältnissen ...

from Brig Simplon Tourismus AG,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 8.2 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 227 m
Descent 227 m

The Simplon Bergalpe circular trail links the various alpine settlements, some of which are very old. It leads through varied landscapes on the ...

3
from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.2 km
Duration 5:15 h
Ascent 1,647 m
Descent 1,647 m

Imposante Aussicht auf dem Monte Leone. Beim Aufstieg von Simplon Kulm muss geklettert werden. Die Abfahrt nach Alte Kaserne kann nur bei absolut ...

Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 13 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 1,334 m
Descent 1,334 m

On the Wasenhorn, an imposing view of the Gantertal and Alpe Veglia awaits you.

Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 5.5 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 847 m
Descent 0 m

Die Monte-Leone-Hütte SAC (2'848m. ü. M.) befindet sich an der Grenze zu Italien. Vom Simplon Hospiz erreichen Sie die Hütte in rund 2.5 Stunden.

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 22.8 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 824 m
Descent 890 m

Panoramic tour to Gspon: Simplon pass, Bistinen pass, Gebidum pass with view of the Bernese Alps and to the highest Swiss summit, the 4545m high Dom.

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 4
Distance 12.5 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 88 m
Descent 857 m

Outdooractive Editors
Ski Touring · Valais
Skitour to the Staldhorn
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 3.6 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 471 m
Descent 7 m

Skitour from the Simplonpass via Hopsche over the Gälmji and onto the Staldhorn. The short tour only takes about 2.00h.

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 7.1 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 1,166 m
Descent 1,323 m

Vom Simplonpass betrachtet präsentiert sich das Hübschhorn nicht als Skiberg. Bei guten Verhältnissen ist die Tour eine der lohnenderen der Region.

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Snowshoeing · Valais
Snowshoe to the Staldhorn
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 7.5 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 483 m
Descent 483 m

Snowshoetour from the Simplonpass via Hopsche over the Gälmji and onto the Staldhorn. 

from Empfang Brig Simplon Tourismus,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Alpine Tour · Leone Group
Monte Leone
Premium content Difficulty II-, <30°, PD- difficult
Distance 16.9 km
Duration 10:30 h
Ascent 1,750 m
Descent 1,750 m

Long but easy alpine tour to the highest peak of the Lepontine Alps (WS-). Extensive panoramic views of the Bernese Alps and the glaciated ...

from Claudia Kurzböck,   Outdooractive Premium
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.9 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 889 m
Descent 1,138 m

This hike takes you from the Simplon Pass in a southeasterly direction over the Mäderlicka and near the SAC Hut Monte Leone over the Chaltwasser ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 4.5 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 1,430 m
Descent 1,430 m

Good skiing is necessary for this moderately difficult tour and should only be started when the weather conditions are good.

from Brig Simplon Tourismus AG,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 9 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 1,430 m
Descent 1,430 m

Only experienced mountain tourers are recommended for this snowshoe tour and should only be started when the weather conditions are good.

Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty easy Stage 2 Open
Distance 8.9 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 160 m
Descent 525 m

The Stockalperweg (ViaStockalper), a mule track developed more than 300 years ago by Kaspar Stockalper, has been revived as a cultural hike for ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 4.7 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 747 m
Descent 747 m

Nice, easy ski tour that is possible early in winter. Often committed. The route over the Nanzlicke is safer. You will be rewarded with a wonderful ...

Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 4.1 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 674 m
Descent 2 m

Short and pretty ski tour from the Simplon to the Tochuhorn, which is also suitable for beginners. The tour is only feasible in very safe conditions.

Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Winter Hikes · Valais Alps
Winter hike Simplonpass
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 3.2 km
Duration 1:30 h
Ascent 19 m
Descent 153 m

Experience the untouched landscape of the Simplon Pass on foot - in winter. The historic Alpine crossing is open and accessible even in the cold ...

1
from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 21.3 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 608 m
Descent 1,939 m

Die Tour startet auf dem Simplonpass und führt hoch zur Üsseri Nanzlicka auf 2'601 m. ü. M. Der Abstieg ins Nanztal ist fordernd und zieht sich bis ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 13.8 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 377 m
Descent 1,592 m

Die Wanderung startet auf dem Simplonpass und führt in einem ersten Aufstieg bis ins Gälmji. Es folgt ein langer Abstieg via Nesseltal zur Suone ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 6.5 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 800 m
Descent 800 m

Diese Tour ist eine kleine Tour in sehr ruhiger Lage.  Während sich an anderen Orten die Tourenfahrer stauen, ist es hier meist noch ruhig.

from Brig Simplon Tourismus AG,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 12.2 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 772 m
Descent 772 m

Hike from the Simplon Pass up to Spitzhorli. You will enjoy a fantastic view over the Alps.

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Ski Touring · Valais
Skitour to the Monte Leone
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 7 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 1,550 m
Descent 1,550 m

Although Monte Leone is close to the Simplon Pass, the summit is not visible from the road. The following climb to the summit must be planned ...

from Brig Simplon Tourismus AG,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Ski Touring · Valais
Skitour to the Panettone
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 1.7 km
Duration 1:00 h
Ascent 356 m
Descent 338 m

Skitour warm-up from the Simplon Hospiz or Simplon Kulm towards the Hübschhorn. The "Panettone" clearly stands out from the ridge of the Hübschhorn.

from Brig Simplon Tourismus AG,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 32.3 km
Duration 9:00 h
Ascent 909 m
Descent 2,240 m

This mountain hike takes you over three passes. You hike from the Simplonpass to the Bistinenpass and over the Gebidempass to Visperterminen and ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 3
Distance 12.8 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 1,545 m
Descent 1,545 m

Die Route verläuft vollständig auf dem Stockalperweg auf den Simplonpass. Der historische Saumpfad wurde im 17. Jahrhundert vom Briger Kaufmann ...

Outdooractive Editors
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 13.8 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 981 m
Descent 787 m

Hike with a view of the Fletschhorn and visit to Lake Sirwolten. As you descend, the view sweeps over green alpine pastures, moorland and the ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 4.6 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 178 m
Descent 178 m

The wildly romantic Simplon is also worth discovering in winter. The circular hike offers varied views and is guaranteed snow thanks to its ...

3
Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multistage route
Distance 122.6 km
Duration 44:40 h
Ascent 6,815 m
Descent 6,801 m

This hike leads over paths of particular scenic and cultural interest, around the great mountains of the region: Trittico del Sempione.

from Brig Simplon Tourismus AG,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Trail Running · Valais Alps
Gondo Marathon 2. Etappe
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 2
Distance 41 km
Duration 8:00 h
Ascent 2,200 m
Descent 2,200 m

Der Gondo Marathon ist der einzige Zweitages-Marathon der Schweiz. Ultratrail im Gedenken an das Unwetter im Jahr 2000 in Gondo im Wallis, als 13 ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Trail Running · Zwischbergen
Gondo Marathon 1. Etappe
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 1
Distance 42 km
Duration 8:00 h
Ascent 2,200 m
Descent 2,200 m

Der Gondo Marathon ist der einzige Zweitages-Marathon der Schweiz. Ultratrail im Gedenken an das Unwetter im Jahr 2000 in Gondo im Wallis, als 13 ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multistage route Open
Distance 64.5 km
Duration 23:30 h
Ascent 3,453 m
Descent 3,851 m

The Stockalperweg (also ViaStockalper), a mule track built more than 300 years ago by Kaspar Stockalper. Since 1991 it has come back to life as a ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 19 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 937 m
Descent 750 m

The pass hike from Rosswald via Bortel and Rothwald to the Simplon Pass is very varied with changing views over the Gantertal valley, alpine ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 1 Open
Distance 12.3 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 1,606 m
Descent 220 m

The Stockalperweg (ViaStockalper), a mule track developed more than 300 years ago by Kaspar Stockalper, has been revived as a cultural hike for ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multistage route
Distance 84.8 km
Duration 28:37 h
Ascent 4,570 m
Descent 4,095 m

Weitwanderung mit 5 Tagesetappen von Ausserbinn bis über die Grenze zur Alpe Veglia.

Outdooractive Editors
Cycling · Brig-Glis
By bike over the Simplon Pass
recommended route Difficulty difficult Open
Distance 42.3 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 1,334 m
Descent 1,152 m

The Simplon Pass connects the canton of Valais with Domodossola in Italy. The pass is the starting point for many activities and is praised as one ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG
Trail Running · Valais Alps
Gondo Marathon
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multistage route
Distance 81.6 km
Duration 16:00 h
Ascent 3,924 m
Descent 3,909 m

Der Gondo Marathon ist der einzige Zweitages-Marathon der Schweiz. Ultratrail im Gedenken an das Unwetter im Jahr 2000 in Gondo im Wallis, als 13 ...

from Silvio Burgener,   Brig Simplon Tourismus AG

Show all on map

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Rating

Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.


Photos from others


Herberge Hospiz Simplon

Hospiz 2
3907 Simplon
Phone 027 979 13 22
  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Features
2D 3D
Maps and trails
  • 8 Routes nearby