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Restaurant at First near Grindelwald.

Attractions and hiking routes around Grindelwald

Below are attractions and hiking routes for you to consider.

SIGHTSEEING IN AND AROUND GRINDELWALD

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Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

The highest train station in Europe is located in a magnificent landscape of eternal snow and glaciers.

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  • Attraction type: Scenic trip;
    Natural site, Mountain top, By train
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Jungfrau region (Bernese Oberland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

GoldenPass line

Beautiful scenic train ride from Lucerne via the Bernese Oberland lakes to Montreux.

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Schilthorn

The James Bond mountain, and one of the best places to view the Jungfrau massif.

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  • Attraction type: Natural site, Mountain top, By cable car
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Jungfrau region (Bernese Oberland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Grindelwald-First

The mountain of First near Grindelwald offers great views and lots of fun activities for the entire family.

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Männlichen

The Männlichen, a mountain between Wengen and Grindelwald in the Jungfrau region, offers beautiful views of the Bernese Alps.

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  • Attraction type: Natural site, Mountain top, By cable car
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Jungfrau region (Bernese Oberland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Harder Kulm

An easy-to-reach viewing point above the popular tourist town of Interlaken.

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  • Attraction type: Natural site, Mountain top, By funicular
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Interlaken (Bernese Oberland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Schynige Platte

Take the cogwheel train up to Schynige Platte for superb views of the Jungfrau massif and the lakes.

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Jungfrau region in one day

Don't have much time, or looking for an introduction to the region? This one day trip in the Jungfrau region makes sure you won't miss the best spots.

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Pfingstegg

Pfingstegg can be reached by cable car from Grindelwald, and is located half-way up and impressive mountain range.

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  • Attraction type: Natural site, Mountain top, By cable car
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Jungfrau region (Bernese Oberland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
COVID-19 Clean & SafeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety. Swiss "Clean & Safe" label or similar. Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Entrance ticket to the Grindelwald Glacier Canyon

Entrance ticket for an independent walk in the impressive Grindelwald Glacier Canyon. The walk in the canyon takes less than two hours.

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Snow fun at the Grindelwald BodmiArena

The BodmiArena is close to Grindelwald and easy to reach: a good place for sledding and snow tubing. Beginner equipment is included.

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Ski rental for experienced skiers in the Jungfrau region

An offer for experienced skiers or snow boarders: rent top equipment for 1, 2 or 3 days. You can browse a large selection of gear. A ski hire technician will assist you. Equipment insurance is included.

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Jungfraujoch guided small-group tour from Interlaken

Unlike many other tours to Jungfraujoch, this one also includes a guided tour along all the attractions on the mountain. The entire tour is done by train. Seat reservations for the leg up the mountain are included. This is small group tour, so you can easily ask questions.

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Badge of ExcellenceThis activity meets the highest Viator quality standards and is well reviewed by travelers. More information. COVID-19 Clean & SafeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety. Swiss "Clean & Safe" label or similar. Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Paragliding flight in the Bernese Oberland

Enjow views of Interlaken, Lake Thun and the Bernese Alps during this tandem paragliding flight from Beatenberg to Interlaken. Transportation to the launch site is included.

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Paragliding tandem flight from Beatenberg to Interlaken

Your guide picks you up in Interlaken for a 30-minute ride to the slopes above Beatenberg. This is where the 10- to 20-minute paragliding flight starts, across Lake Thun, to the town center of Interlaken.

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Paragliding over the Lauterbrunnen valley

Enjoy a paragliding flight with an experienced pilot over the magnificent Lauterbrunnen valley. A drink and transportation from Lauterbrunnen are included.

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COVID-19 Clean & SafeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety. Swiss "Clean & Safe" label or similar. Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Small group tour to the Schilthorn from Interlaken

You'll meet your guide at the Interlaken train station. The guide will take you on the train to Lauterbrunnen, then the bus and cable car to the top of the Schilthorn. The Thrill Walk half way up the mountain is included as well.

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  • Attraction type: Natural site, Mountain top, By train;
    Natural site, Mountain top, By cable car
  • Escort: guide
  • Region: Interlaken (Bernese Oberland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
  • Details & booking: Viator.com
Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Night sledding and cheese fondue from Interlaken

Enjoy a 1-hour sled run under the night sky of the Bernese Alps. Afterwards, you'll optionally get a traditional Swiss cheese fondue. Transportation from and to Interlaken or one of the nearby villages is included.

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Small-group white-water rafting

After a safety briefing, you'll join your professional guide in an 8-person raft to navigate down the Lütschine river to Lake Brienz. Transportation, a wetsuit, life jacket, helmet, and coffee/beer are included.

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Badge of ExcellenceThis activity meets the highest Viator quality standards and is well reviewed by travelers. More information. COVID-19 Clean & SafeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety. Swiss "Clean & Safe" label or similar. Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Small-group canyoning for beginners

A professional guide takes a small group into the Jungfrau region for a thrilling canyoning experience. You'll start with abseiling into the canyon before the actual canyoning begins. Transportation, a wetsuit, helmet and hot drink are included.

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Badge of ExcellenceThis activity meets the highest Viator quality standards and is well reviewed by travelers. More information. COVID-19 Clean & SafeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety. Swiss "Clean & Safe" label or similar. Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Small-group canyoning, abseiling and ziplining from Interlaken

Half a day of fun in the wild cold water of the Bernese Alps. You'll be depart from Interlaken for a thrilling canyoning experience with a professional guide. A wetsuit, helmet, harness, life jacket and lunch are included.

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Badge of ExcellenceThis activity meets the highest Viator quality standards and is well reviewed by travelers. More information. COVID-19 Clean & SafeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety. Swiss "Clean & Safe" label or similar. Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Canyon swing in the Grindelwald glacier gorge

Leap into the glacier gorge from a platform high above the canyon floor. Transportation from and to Interlaken is included.

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Badge of ExcellenceThis activity meets the highest Viator quality standards and is well reviewed by travelers. More information. COVID-19 Clean & SafeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety. Swiss "Clean & Safe" label or similar. Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Bungee jump from the Stockhorn cable car

Book this if you're not the average tourist: a bungee jump from a cable car high above the lake (Hinterstockensee) half way up the mountain. Transportation from your hotel in or near Interlaken and back is included.

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Badge of ExcellenceThis activity meets the highest Viator quality standards and is well reviewed by travelers. More information. COVID-19 Clean & SafeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety. Swiss "Clean & Safe" label or similar. Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Helicopter skydive in the Jungfrau region

After a short scenic helicopter flight, you and your instructor jump down for a tandem skydive with the famous Jungfrau in the background. All gear and hotel pick-up and drop-off are included.

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3-hour private Interlaken tour including Harder Kulm

Your private guide will show you around in Interlaken, including a visit to the local mountain Harder Kulm for a panoramic view of the area. The tour can be customized as you wish, and includes all transportation and hotel pick-up.

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REGIONAL HIKING SUGGESTIONS

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First - Bachsee - First

Popular trail to a beautiful mountain lake.

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  • Hiking time: 1h50
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Elevation: 2149 - 2300 m
  • Distance: 5.8 km
  • Terrain: meadow, high alpine terrain
  • Region: Jungfrau region (Bernese Oberland)

First - Schynige Platte

Long demanding one or two day hike with plenty of views of the Jungfrau region.

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  • Hiking time: 6h00
  • Difficulty: difficult
  • Elevation: 1924 - 2613 m
  • Distance: 16.0 km
  • Terrain: meadow, high alpine terrain
  • Region: Jungfrau region (Bernese Oberland)

Grütschalp - Mürren

Easy, popular, beautiful trail on the western plateau above the Lauterbrunnen valley.

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Männlichen - Kleine Scheidegg

Popular panoramic route across the high alpine meadows to Kleine Scheidegg.

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Schynige Platte

Beautiful panorama trail with alpine flowers and views of the Jungfrau.

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First - Grosse Scheidegg

Easy walk across alpine meadows with great views of the Jungfrau massif.

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Grosse Scheidegg - Meiringen

Great scenery during this hike that starts just above the tree line and leads through forests.

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Lauterbrunnen - Stechelberg

Walk along the impressive Staubbach Fall in the beautiful Lauterbrunnen valley.

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Wengen - Kleine Scheidegg

Demanding hike with lots of views across the Jungfrau region.

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Wengernalp - Kleine Scheidegg

Easy trail with superb views, ending at the Kleine Scheidegg, with a view of the famous Jungfrau.

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Lütschental - Grindelwald Grund

The route follows the river Schwarze Lütschine via meadows, forests and a few little villages.

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  • Hiking time: 1h55
  • Difficulty: moderate
  • Elevation: 712 - 961 m
  • Distance: 7.0 km
  • Terrain: meadow, town, valley, forest
  • Region: Jungfrau region (Bernese Oberland)

Sulwald - Grütschalp

Explore the forests above Lauterbrunnen plus a great viewing point.

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Wilderswil - Zweilütschinen

A pleasant educational walk across a friendly landscape.

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  • Hiking time: 1h45
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Elevation: 586 - 690 m
  • Distance: 5.0 km
  • Terrain: along river, valley, town, meadow
  • Region: Jungfrau region (Bernese Oberland)
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