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Insects in the Pfyn Forest

Excursion to the fascinating world of insects.


10:00 - 17:00


Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
3970 Salgesch

We will have the opportunity of observing the behaviour of the digger wasp when building its nest and experiencing the beauty of living insects - of butterflies and bugs to the praying mantis - even with a magnifying glass.

Insekten im Pfynwald
Image: © Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

An excursion into the fascinating world of insects. Together with Professor Jürg Zettel and his wife we will have the opportunity to observe the behaviour of various insects. Together with his wife, Professor Jürg Zettel has been studying insects in the region for over 30 years.

Families are welcome!

The excursion is conducted in German and French.

Weather appropriate clothing, good shoes, drinks, lunch

Walking time:
max. 2 hours

Minimum age:
5 years

Registration is required before 4 p.m. on Friday. Number of participants is limited.
Telephone: +41 (0)27 452 60 60
E-Mail: admin@pfyn-finges.ch

  • Insekten im Pfynwald
  • Insekten im Pfynwald
  • Insekten im PfynwaldImage: © Naturpark Pfyn-Finges1/2
  • Insekten im PfynwaldImage: © Naturpark Pfyn-Finges2/2

Intended for

  • 6-10
  • 10-14
  • 14-18
  • 18+
  • 20-40
  • 55+
  • Family


Content: simple

Interactivity: active

Inside/outside: outside


  • Insects
  • Nature parks
Adults: CHF 30.-
Children: CHF 15.-
Families: CHF 60.-
Member: free of charge
Arrival: Leuk SBB railway station
Languages: German, French
Weather dependent? No
Does it cost anything? Yes