What we offer

The Hostel

Dear Pilgrims, come and enjoy our friendly hospitality and enjoy talking to like-minded people!

Brienzwiler is situated on the historic Camino between the Brünig pass and Brienz (Bernese Oberland).

The pilgrim hostel is open from
March the 30  until the 30 of Octobre 2024.
daily opened from 16pm


Opening Period and Hours: 
april the first   until 28 of October 2023, open daily from 4pm.

If you are on a pilgrimage and would like to book accommodation for one night please write us an Email
or phone to +41 (0)76 473 90 93

We propose breakfast and dinner.
Three minutes from the hostel you find "Annas Dorfladen" (village grocery).

Pilgrim's credential

We accept all pilgrims, with or without a pilgrim's credential. Walkers on other routes are also welcome, as of course our hospitality extends to everybody.

Our hospitaleroes are members of our association and live on the premises.  


Pilgrims with a credential      CHF 26.-
Children under 16                    CHF 15.-
Pilgrims without credential   CHF 36.-

Linen sleeping bag (rental)    CHF   3.-
Breakfast approx.                    CHF   9.-
Dinner                                       CHF  12.-
Pilgrim's credential                  CHF 12.-

Brienzwiler is situated on the historic Camino between the Brünig pass and Brienz (Bernese Oberland).

Blue: pilgrim's hostels

Flüeli-Ranft - Brienzwiler    25.8 km
Brienzwiler - Interlaken      24.3 km
Interlaken - Thun                26.0 km

From Brienzwiler to:
Genf / Genève (Grenze)        280 km
Le Puy-en-Velay                     615 km
St-Jean-Pied-de-Port           1'350 km
Santiago de Compostela    2'109 km

In Brienzwiler you find the eastern entrance to the
Ballenberg Open Air Museum 


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+41 78 862 90 48 / 076  473 90 93
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Pilgerherberge Brienzwiler

Dorfstrasse 4

3856 Brienzwiler

Opening hours

april the first   until 28 of October 2023, open daily from 4pm.


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Owner and Administration of the pilgrim hostel in Brienzwiler 
The Swiss Association Friends of St. James’ Trail founded the 

1st January 1988 in Lausanne wants to bee link between pilgrims, future pilgrims and any other person interested in the adventure of pilgrimage.

Membership of the Swiss Association of Friends of St. James Trail 

Would you like to support the pilgrim hostel in Brienzwiler as well the Swiss Association of the Friends of St. James’? We warmly invite you to become a member of the Swiss Association of Friends of St. James’ Trail. 

The membership offers many advantages 

Every new member gets 

·         1 free overnight stay 

·         The opportunity to work as a hospitalero&a in Belorado Spain or in Brienzwiler 

·         The magazine Ultreïa that appears twice a year 

·         1 free pilgrim pass with 114 fields 

·         The possibility to participate in the pilgrims’ meeting of the region 


Board Member of the Swiss Association of Friends of St. James- Trail 

President:                     Béatrice Béguin

Vice president:            Doris Klingler 

Treasure:                      Ruth Schläppi 

Secretariat:                   Regula Müller


Housing commission in Brienzwiler 

Facilities:                                                             Lisbeth Gasser

Hospitalero /as:                                                 Ursula Bernegger 

Maintenance:                                                     Peter Gmür 

Representative French part of Switzerland:  Béatrice Béguin

Finance und Organisation:                              Ruth Schläppi 


Single member                        Fr.  60.00   AVS    Fr. 40.00

couple member                       Fr. 80.00   AVS     Fr. 60.00

Collective member                  Fr. 150.00 



·         Online registration: [email protected] 

·         PDF format: to print and fill in by hand 

·         Registration by phone 078 862 90 48