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The prettiest place in Switzerland?


The municipality of Grindelwald at the foot of the north face of the Eiger was the first health resort in the Bernese Oberland which, from 1888 was also visited in winter. Grindelwald became famous through attempts to climb and film the north face of the Eiger.  Max Sedlmayr and and Karl Mehringer died in 1935 attempt and in 1936 four other climbers had an accident. Only in 1938 was the first ascent of the north face possible.

Eiger, Mönch und Jungfrau

From Grindelwald you can take the gondola up to the First with a wonderful view of the lower and upper glaciers, from the First mountain inn you have an incredible view of the mountain panorama of the 3 peaks “Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau”.

Kleine Scheidegg

The Jungfrau Railway takes you from the valley station along the north face of the Eiger to the “Kleine Scheidegg”.
with a wonderful view of Grindelwald, from the “Kleine Scheidegg” you have the option of climbing the Jungfraujoch (3,463 m.) to the highest railway station in Europe, or you can hike to the Mannlichen and from there enjoy the view of the Lauterbrunn Valley, the Schilthorn (2nd 970m) and a wide view over Interlaken to the Vosges (France).


Itinerary and Costs


1 034m


from Interlaken

Travel Time

8 hours


Paragliding, bungee jumping, tobogganing, skiing, hiking, climbing, mountain biking, first flyers, scooter bikes

Eating and Drinking

Restaurants, hotels and cafes


Jungfraujoch – highest railway station in Europe, Eiger north face


Minivan max. 7 Pers.
  from Luzern CHF 270
  from Zürich  CHF 580

Limousine max. 3 Pers
  from Luzern CHF 350
  from Zürich  CHF720

The prices shown do not include tickets. If you wish, we can reserve your tickets in advance so that you don’t have to put up with inconvenient waiting times.

Travel Guide:
  All day CHF 300


From Interlaken we drive into the Lauterbrunner valley and keep left to Grindelwald. Even before Grindelwald we are impressed by the north face of the Eiger on the right, almost within reach. When we arrive at the Dorfstrasse we have countless photo opportunities, in the background the Mettenberg and the Wetterhorn at almost 4,000 m. And all the mountains are impressively close to the village. With the Pfingstegg cable car we enjoy a wonderful view over Grindelwald, to the left the north face of the Eiger and to the right the First. After a one-hour hike above the glacier gorge, you reach the lower glacier and can view the glacier from the restaurant.

After a demanding but impressive hike along the Wetterhorn, you will reach the Glecksteinhütte (2,317 m) with a view of the upper glacier.

From Grindelwald you can take the Firstbahn up to over 2,200 m with a wonderful view of the mountain panorama and the world-famous triumvirate “Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau”.

From Grindelwald Grund, you can take the Eiger Express or the Jungfrau Railway to the Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe.

Numerous sports can be practiced in Grindelwald, such as paragliding, parachuting, tobogganing, skiing, tobogganing, hiking, climbing (on rock and on various via ferratas), mountain biking, rafting, bungee jumping and etc..

Grindelwald is one of the “Top 10 In The Alps”, has a very impressive mountain panorama with an unbelievable proximity to the surrounding 4,000m mountains.

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