It is the impressive landmark of the region: Säntis. At 2502 metres above sea level, it towers magnificently above one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Europe. Feel the magical atmosphere here, the relaxing peace and the natural power of Alpine nature – whether on a hike through the stunning NaturErlebnispark or on the peak with the breathtaking panorama.

Our website is currently only in German, but will shortly also be available in English. Until then, you can find below the most important information on our cable car, the hotel, our restaurants and the leisure activities available. Please don't hesitate to contact our team if you have any other requests or wishes – they provide an unforgettable peak experience!

Otherwise have a look in our leaflet.

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Cable car

Opening hours
The cable car departs every 30 minutes and operates in summer (May to October) from 7.30 am to 6.00 pm, at weekends until 6.30 pm. In the winter months (October to January), from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
(February to May), from Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00pm and at weekends from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm.

For an ascent and descent, adults pay CHF 45.00 EUR 38.15. We also offer many reductions and special rates for groups.

We’ll be happy to give you further information on reductions and prices on tel. +41 71 365 65 65.


In December 2015, we opened our new hotel on Schwägalp, right at the foot of Säntis. We offer you an unforgettable time at the heart of a picturesque landscape, far from the hectic pace of everyday life.

Our 68 cosily furnished rooms and Junior Suites bring you close to nature and offer you everything you need for relaxing nights.

For optimum relaxation, an exquisite modern wellness area with sauna, steam bath, multi-sensory shower, Jacuzzi and a wonderful relaxation room with a view of the unique nature of Schwägalp.

For further information and reservations, you can reach us by telephone on +41 71 365 66 00 or email


In our charming restaurant, you’ll find a friendly atmosphere and a colourful mixture of culinary experiences – from typical, regional classics from Appenzellerland and Toggenburg to international specialities.

All our dishes are sophisticated, authentic and of course always of the highest quality. Our chefs use only the best products from regional producers and suppliers.

And as an absolute highlight after a relaxing night, don’t miss out on breakfast on the peak of Säntis.


Here is the perfect starting point for both sport and relaxing activities:

  • relaxed trip to the peak for a priceless view
  • pleasant walks or long hikes
  • exciting visits to the Alpine Show Dairy
  • historical carriage rides
  • cheerful sled rides
  • active snowshoe hikes
  • unique and educational NaturErlebnispark
  • and much more…

We’ll be happy to provide information for you on everything you’d like to experience – from a current event to an impressive spectacle of nature: +41 71 365 65 65 or


We’ll be happy to provide information for you on everything you’d like to experience: +41 71 365 65 65 or

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