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Introduction
Nine Swiss resorts are car free, to enable visitors to fully enjoy the mountain experience. They offer a high recreational value to visitors and a healthy environment for residents. All towns can be reached easily by public transport, and are designed to make the experience easy as well as enjoyable.
The towns are:
- Braunwald
- Bettmeralp
- Mürren
- Riederalp
- Rigi
- Saas-Fee
- Stoos
- Wengen
- Zermatt

Dates and details
Nine towns in Switzerland can't be accessed by car.
Braunwald:
- can only be reached by cable car
- transport in the cable ccar is for free for handicapped, strollers and bikes
- you have to leave your car at the bottom station of the cable car in Linthal. There are various possibilities to park your car: Braunwald Parking
- in Braunwald you can hire a taxi or use a horse-drawn carriage to get around

Bettmeralp
- can only be reached by cable car from the bottom station in Betten (for your GPS use Grengiols Guldersand as destination)
- There are various possibilities to park your car at the bottom station: Bettmeralp Parking
- in Bettmeralp you can get around by using the Aletsch Express - an electric shuttle service

Mürren
- can only be reached by cable car Lauterbrunnen - Grütschalp following the narrow-gauge railway Grütschalp - Mürren
- you can park your car park your car at the bottom station: Mürren Parking

Riederalp
- can only be reached by cable car from bottom station Mörel
- Riederalp Parking

Rigi
- you can reach Rigi Kulm by cogwheel train from Vitznau and Goldau
- Rigi Kaltbad can be reached by cable car
- you are strongly advised to use the park an ride parking at the A4 as there is very little parking at Goldau. Or park your car in Vitznau (2 car parks) or Weggis: Goldau Parking

Saas-Fee
- no cars are allowed in Saas-Fee. Saas-Fee Parking
- in Saas-Fee you get around by an electrically powered buses that are free of charge
- there are also electrically powered taxis available

Stoos
- Stoos can only be reached by cable car

Wengen
- if you want to go to Wengen by car, you have to choose Lauterbrunnen as your final destination. There you will have to park your car. More information about where to park your car and how to get to the railway can be found Wengen Parking

Zermatt
- the Glacier Express gets you directly to Zermatt. Your car has to be left in Täsch. Zermatt Parking
- In Zermatt you can get around by foot, bike, e-taxi, e-bus or by horse-drawn carriage

Vehicles affected
All

Scheme Boundary
Braunwald map
Source: Braunwald

Bettmeralp map
Source: Bettmeralp

Mürren map
Source: Mürren

Riederalp map
Source: Riederalp

Rigi map
Source: Rigi

Saas-Fee mapSaas-Fee

Stoos map
Source: Stoos

Wengen map
Source: Wengen

Zermatt map
Source: Zermatt

Foreign vehicles affected?
yes

Hours of operation
permanent

National Scheme
There is no national scheme in Switzerland concerning carfree towns.

Local name for the scheme
autofreie Schweizer Tourismusorte

Further Information
Assosiation of carfree towns in Switzerland GaST


City website
Braunwald
Bettmeralp
Mürren
Riederalp
Rigi
Saas-Fee
Stoos
Wengen
Zermatt

Switzerland schemes right

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