Well informed about the World Heritage Region: The info point of the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch offers a large panorama map, details regarding the area and the nomination criteria, and a brochure shelf. There you will find the folding map for the UNESCO World Heritage site as well as a selection of the comprehensive series of thematic and regional brochures.
The Municipalities Steg and Hohtenn were merged to Steg-Hohtenn on 1st January 2009. Steg has evolved over the last 40 years from a small farming village to an attractive commercial and industrial municipality. Today Steg-Hohtenn is a typical work and living municipality in the Rhone Valley. Steg is situated at 650 m a.s.l. on the left side of the Lonza river at the entrance to the Lötschental valley. From the higher located Hohtenn you enjoy a magnificent panorama. At an altitude of 820 meters a.s.l. the Rhone valley from Visp to the Pfynwald can be overlooked. Along the mountain trail of the railway BLS south ramp there are many fascinating viaducts over the deep valleys.
Attractions: Church in Hohtenn (built in 1963), Burgher house in Hohtenn from 1707, hiking trails at the Lötschberg south ramp, Ladenalp, old village centre Steg, the church in Steg (from 1913) , hamlet zone Mittal.
The uniformly designed info points and access points can be found throughout the whole World Heritage Region.