Discover the high alpine world of wonders at 3454 m above sea level
The world-famous Jungfraujoch offers you a variety of experiences amid majestic glaciers and imposing mountain peaks. Even arriving at the foot of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau is a highlight. When you reach the summit, you’ll feel the refreshing mountain air brushing against your face and you’ll be overwhelmed by the spectacular high alpine panorama. Wander through the ice palace, visit the Sphinx viewing platform, experience the thrill of ice and snow or treat yourself to a delicious meal or snack.
A day trip unlike any other: Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe
An excursion to Europe’s highest railway station is an absolute highlight of your stay in the Holiday Region Interlaken. Delve into the fascinating world of snow, ice and glaciers on the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. Admire the spectacular mountain panorama on the train ride from Interlaken Ost, which takes a little under two hours. The trip is particularly spectacular during the winter months. The railway line runs along the foot of the renowned Three Peaks – the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau – and through the natural idyll of the Jungfrau Region. The spectacular midway stop at Eismeer station will surprise you with its stunning views through a viewing window set into the rockface. Take a souvenir photo between blue-tinged blocks of ice. A wide variety of experiences await you when you reach the Jungfraujoch.
Awe-inspiring moments on the Sphinx platform
Take in the imposing, year-round ice of the mighty Aletsch glacier, part of the UNESCO Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch World Heritage Site, from the Sphinx Observation Deck. A high-speed lift takes you to the observatory of an international research station. You’ll be whisked up 108 m in only 25 seconds. When you reach the viewing platform, you’ll be able to view the glacier in all its majesty. In good weather, the sun’s rays illuminate the world of snow and ice, making it glisten magically.
Accessible from Wilderswil station via train
Lauterbrunnen - Wengen - Kleine Scheidegg - Jungfraujoch or
Grindelwald - Kleine Scheidegg - Jungfraujoch
Distance from hotel to Wilderswil train station: approx. 5 minutes on foot
Or you drive by car to Lauterbrunnen (approx. 15 minutes) or Grindelwald Grund (approx. 20 minutes) and board the train there.
Gentian, landscape photos and the alphorn
As you board the old-fashioned mountain railway, prepare to be overwhelmed by dream views of the Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau and the surrounding peaks. Enjoy a stroll through a colourful alpine garden, or an altitude hike packed with great views. After your hiking tour, relax over a good meal on the sun terrace of a century-old mountain hotel.
Evocative rail journey to a natural paradise
The impressive ride on the old-fashioned Schynige Platte mountain railway starts at Wilderswil station. Along the way you pass through deep green forests and mountain meadows filled with alpine flowers as the rack-and-pinion railway winds pleasantly through the tranquil natural landscape as it ascends the Schynige Platte. There is a brief stop at the midway station of Breitlauenen to allow hikers to board or alight. A smart bistro in the station has antique furnishings, chequered tablecloths and tasteful decor that will make you want to stay longer. If you choose to break your journey here, be sure to sample the tasty selection of alpine cheeses or a slice of home-made fruitcake. Throughout the hour-long trip, you will enjoy breathtaking views of the famed peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and the surrounding mountain chain. This genuine postcard landscape is perfect for that photo to remember.
Hiss and steam your way up the mountain
A steam locomotive also chugs its way up the Schynige Platte. Only four steam-powered ascents are made each summer, and demand is high; each trip carries a maximum of 40 steam enthusiasts, so check the dates and times of these special trips well in advance. Perhaps you have dreamed of driving a locomotive yourself? Now you can turn that vision into reality by booking a ride on the footplate. This special offer invites you to put on your stoker’s cap and overalls and get your hands dirty oiling the machinery in preparation. On the journey, you then take the controls like a real engine driver.
The train leaves from Wilderswil station. The trip to the Schynige Platte takes about 52 minutes.
The perfect spot for that landscape photo
At 1322 m above sea level, the Harder Kulm – the nearest mountain to Interlaken – promises overwhelming views of Interlaken and the peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. If you have a head for heights, venture onto the overhanging Zwei-Seen-Steg (‘Two Lakes Bridge’) for even more panoramic views.
Day-trip destination for nature lovers and gourmets
A funicular railway more than 100 years old transports you up the Harder Kulm from Interlaken in just 10 minutes. Thanks to its central location and easy accessibility, Interlaken’s local mountain can be part of almost any itinerary. Up on the mountain, there are many ways to plan your time to suit your own preferences. The Harder Kulm is the ideal destination for gourmets, fans of great views, sportspeople, hikers and nature lovers. From the mountain station, an easy path leads to the inviting Panorama Restaurant in just five minutes: with its turret and red tiled roof, the building resembles a mini fairytale castle. The restaurant’s sun terrace is a great place to unwind.
Savour the views
The attractive Panorama Restaurant enjoys a peerless location high above Interlaken – and serves outstanding Swiss dishes. Savour the delicious fare as your gaze roams across the impressive natural landscape of the Holiday Region Interlaken. Enjoy typically Swiss specialities, attend a themed culinary evening or treat yourself to a traditional Harder «Sunntig-Zmorge»: the panoramic view will make your breakfast an experience to remember. Enquire about the attractively priced lunch ticket to enjoy a midday meal on the Harder Kulm. The Panorama Restaurant also makes an ideal venue for meetings, seminars and other events; the new building has a capacity of 130 diners. With the mountains of the Bernese Oberland in the background, creative ideas and target-oriented solutions can flourish.
5 minutes by train from Wilderswil station to Interlaken Ost.
Action and recreation against a breathtaking mountain backdrop
Enjoy a memorable trip to the Pfingstegg above Grindelwald. The cable car transports you quickly and conveniently to the summit station. Once at the summit, visitors can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, a fast toboggan run, treasure hunt with playground and the worldwide unique Fly-Line.
From Grindelwald, Pfingstegg is reached by cable car. This family-friendly day-trip destination awaits discovery amid the sensational mountain scenery of the Jungfrau region. The Pfingstegg is the ideal starting point for memorable hikes to the imposing Grindelwald glacier as well as exhilarating descents of the summer toboggan run. Brand new and unique, the Fly-Line takes you on a decelerating ride through the forest. Admire breathtaking views of Grindelwald and the surrounding peaks as you go. Enjoy a good meal in the mountain restaurant while the children run around in the playground. Want to get active in natural surroundings? Walk to the upper or lower Grindelwald glacier to discover a world of ice and rock at close quarters. For a special experience, try the unique Sky Dinner: subject to prior registration, the gondola car transforms into a moving temple of gourmet delight for an evening. As you ascend the mountain, you enjoy an aperitif as you hang in the air; this is followed by the main course in the mountain restaurant, and a fine dessert served on the way back down. More information on this special culinary experience is available from the Pfingstegg cable car station.
Your highlights at a glance
To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note
Distanz Hotel – Talstation Pfingsteggbahn: ca. 25 Minuten mit dem Auto
Mit dem Zug ab Wilderswil und vom Bahnhof Grindelwald mit dem Postauto erreichen Sie die Talstation bequem in gut 40 Minuten.
Be amazed by the unique mountain panorama
Take the Gondola Cable Car to First from Grindelwald in just 25 minutes. During your trip, the mountain panorama will take your breath away. First sits at 2168 m above sea level and is the perfect trip for adventurous visitors.
Fun gondola ride
Your trip to First begins in Grindelwald, from where a 6-seater gondola will carry you to the top in 25 minutes. Float towards the ridge secure in your gondola. During the ride you’re guaranteed a breathtaking view of the mountain landscape, so sit back and enjoy the dreamlike view. When you arrive at 2168 m above sea level, there are plenty of ways to make the most of your day.
Hikes a plenty
First is the perfect destination for keen hikers and fans of climbing. There are lots of hiking trails to explore, including a wonderful one-hour hiking route from First to Bachalpsee lake. This blue gem sits at 2265 m above sea level and is surrounded by a moorland landscape of national importance, through which the Mühlebach meanders. This alpine lake has to be seen with your own eyes, no photo can adequately capture its charm. You can continue this trail over the Faulhorn to the Schynige Platte. During this hike, you’ll enjoy repeated views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, making it one of the most spectacular panoramic tours in the Bernese Oberland.
Distance from hotel - valley station Firstbahn: approx. 25 minutes by car
By train from Wilderswil to Grindelwald (28 minutes), and it is best to walk from the Grindelwald train station to the valley station in 10 minutes.
Combine adventure and relaxation with views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau
Männlichen offers a wide range of exciting experiences all year round. In winter, you can turn on carefully groomed slopes against an impressive backdrop of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks. From spring to autumn, explore the wild and romantic mountain landscape on foot and hike along adventure trails through beautiful countryside. Relax in the Berghaus Männlichen hotel and restaurant and treat yourself to some culinary delights as you gaze at the stunning view of the Jungfrau Region.
Experience nature up close in summer and winter
A visit to the Männlichen is a highlight. The impressive mountain backdrop of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and surrounding mountain peaks is an amazing sight that will take your breath away. These majestic mountains appear to be within easy reach. This natural paradise offers a wide variety of experiences. Whether you’re a nature lover, keen hiker or enthusiastic fan of winter sports, you’ll find a diverse range of activities to enjoy at any time of year. Thanks to the new 10-seater Grindelwald-Männlichen gondola cable car and its direct link to the new Bernese Oberland Railway stop “Grindelwald Terminal”, you can now reach the excursion and ski destination quickly and easily.
Sampling culinary delights and soaking up the sun
Berghaus Männlichen has plenty of spaces where you can sit awhile as you relax and unwind. Enjoy the impressive views from the spacious sun terrace and panoramic restaurant, and treat yourself to some culinary delights in the heart of the mountains. Various events are regularly held on the Männlichen throughout the year: from the Mountain Spring Festival to the hearty Jazz Brunch, or the popular traditional costume festival, the Trachtenfest. The sunset barbecue in summer is an experience in a class of its own. Feast your eyes on the stunning view as you tuck into some delicious grilled food.
Royal summit and trail experiences
In the summer months, the sunlit meadows and alpine pastures are filled with flowers. And on hot days, the mountains are the perfect place to cool down. Explore the different adventure trails with your family. Ever blown an alphorn or milked a cow? Why not give these a try on the Lieselotteweg trail. The Royal Walk is another highlight, a trail that leads you from Männlichen Summit station to the panoramic Männlichen-Summit, the so-called "Bira". Only 120 metres in altitude stand between the Mountain Summit station and the full royal summit experience. Find out more about the many other hiking options available in the beautiful Männlichen area.
Distance hotel - valley station Männlichenbahn: approx. 25 minutes by car
By train from Wilderswil to Grindelwald Terminal (24 minutes).
Explore the world of James Bond in the Schilthorn – Piz Gloria restaurant
The mountain panorama on the Schilthorn is worth the cable car trip in winter or summer. From Birg station you can go on the adventurous Thrill Walk or relax on the Allmendhubel. Learn more about how the film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” was made in “Bond World”. Follow in the footsteps of James Bond in the Schilthorn’s Piz Gloria restaurant!
By gondola to the summit and the Piz Gloria
The cable car takes you from Stechelberg to the summit of the Schilthorn, at 2970 m above sea level, in 30 minutes. Once at the top, you can enjoy a spectacular view of the UNESCO World Heritage Jungfrau-Aletsch with the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as well as 200 other mountain peaks from the Skyline View Platform. On a clear day, you can even see the Mont Blanc range and the Black Forest. There are three lounges on the Schilthorn ridge from which you can enjoy the view in peace and quiet. Fancy holding some snow in your hands even in summer? Well, you can on the north slope of the Schilthorn.
The world of James Bond on the Schilthorn
Visit the interactive exhibition “Bond World” and learn more about how the film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” was made. You can watch the key scenes shot on the Schilthorn, with George Lazenby as Agent 007, on a big screen in the Bond Cinema, or you can head to the “007 Walk of Fame”, where the actors of the legendary film immortalised themselves by way of handprints.
Distance hotel - valley station Stechelberg: approx. 25 minutes by car
By train from Wilderswil via Lauterbrunnen / Grütschalp to Mürren (41 minutes).
Secure your ringside seat with a view of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau
At 1950 m above sea level, the Niederhorn offers a breathtaking panorama of the surrounding mountains and the deep blue waters of Lake Thun. Escape your everyday life and secure your ringside seat far above the cloud line. Experience action on a scooter bike descent into the valley or one of the many different hikes through the impressive natural landscape.
Full steam ahead on the Niederhorn Railway
The glass-sided funicular railway conveys you in comfort from Beatenbucht to the sun terrace at Beatenberg in only ten minutes. After a short stopover, you continue your journey on the modern cable car up to the summit of the Niederhorn. The ascent is both magical and imposing, because the journey time of just under 20 minutes gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy the surrounding mountains and lakes. You get to see the majestic Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau from the best possible angle – the perfect backdrop for a souvenir photo of your mountain trip.
A deluxe panorama for your perfect souvenir photo
On a clear day, a 360° panorama awaits you on the Niederhorn at 1950 m above sea level. The imposing view down into the Justistal and the spectacular steep abyss with its razor-sharp cliff edges is enough to give you goose bumps. The panorama from the summit is equally impressive: let your gaze wander over the Aare valley to the world-famous mighty snow-capped peaks of the Bernese Oberland giants and even as far as the Jura.
Distance hotel - valley station Stechelberg: approx. 25 minutes by car
By train from Wilderswil via Lauterbrunnen / Grütschalp to Mürren (41 minutes)....
The possibilities are many. Experience the natural beauty of the Jungfrau Region on the water of lakes, on streams or in one of the numerous baths. Below are some secret tips.
You can find more information about water bodies and water activities on the Interlaken Tourism website.
Relax after an exciting hike or simply treat yourself to some well-earned time-out. Bödelibad Interlaken has something for everyone. As well as swimming in the indoor and outdoor pools, you can train in the gym. Or perhaps you’d like to take a break away from it all? The saunas and steam baths are the perfect place to relax.
In winter, you can keep in shape by swimming a few lengths of the 25 m indoor swimming pool. After your workout, you can relax in the Kneipp bath or one of the saunas. Fancy something a little more active? The fitness room offers a variety of cutting-edge exercise machines to help you keep in shape.
In summer your family can head to the outdoor pool, where kids and grown-ups alike can enjoy the warm rays of the sun on their faces. Whether on the slide, the volleyball field or swimming in the 50 m pool,
a visit to Bödelibad is a refreshing experience. There’s also an indoor and outdoor pool for the kids. Right next to the swimming pool, you’ll also find a mini golf course. Pride yourself on your focus and precision? Then spend an unforgettable summer’s day playing mini golf with your family or friends.
Savour the holiday mood with panoramic views
The Bönigen lido is situated on emerald Lake Brienz, where the view of the surrounding mountainsides is stunning. Rent an SUP, kayak or canoe and swim in the heated pool or the invigorating lake. For children, there is a beginners’ pool, playground and two water trampolines.
Bönigen lido is idyllically situated on the beautiful banks of Lake Brienz. A shingle beach slopes gently down to the turquoise waters from a mountain spring. The attractive lido, which is perfect for families, also offers a 25-metre heated swimming pool, a terrace with boccia court, a children’s pool and a cosy sunbathing lawn under shady trees. On hot summer days, take a dip in the cool waters or splash around in the water park with its two water trampolines. For a light meal or something more substantial, sample the culinary delights of the welcoming restaurant. In the mood for a tour of discovery on the water? Rent a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddle to explore the picture-perfect banks of Lake Brienz – or book a guided paddling trip with Hightide Kayak School.
Admission: CHF 6.00 adults, CHF 4.00 children (CHF 0.50 cheaper with guest card)
Reachable in about 10 minutes by car. Also easily accessible by train / post bus.
Feel good, relax and have fun in a natural paradise
A special experience awaits on an excursion to the Burgseeli Lido. Surrounded by impressive natural beauty, you can swim in pleasantly warm waters and relax on the well maintained sunbathing lawn. The site by the picturesque Lake Burgseeli offers a surprisingly wide range of activities.
The Burgseeli Lido is tucked away in the picturesque landscape of Goldswil near Ringgenberg. Surrounded by diverse flora and fauna, the unusually warm waters of tranquil Lake Moorsee take visitors by surprise from May to September. In the height of summer there are many days to swim in wonderfully pristine waters of an inviting 26 degrees. Idyllic Lake Burgseeli lies in a nature reserve in a hollow defined by a rocky outcrop known as the "Burg".
While you enjoy the lakeside lido, your children can splash in the adventure pool for non-swimmers. The playground features an impressive pirate ship that will delight kids – perfect for a family day out. A diving tower, floating platform, table tennis, inviting barbecue points and a sunbathing lawn for more than 1000 guests complete the diverse range of Lake Burgseeli.
With shady trees and flowering bushes, there are many secluded corners for relaxation and recreation. Changing cabins and lockers are available, and loungers can be rented. Feel the need to get active and burn off energy amid a stunning natural idyll? Choose from a wide range of activities at the Burgseeli Lido, including aquafitness, aquajogging and cycling. Then sample fine culinary specialities and the warmth of the Burgseeli ambience in the welcoming restaurant.
Admission: CHF 5.00 adults, CHF 3.50 children (CHF 1.00 cheaper with guest card)
Reachable in about 10 minutes by car. Also easily accessible by train / post bus.
The Ballenberg Open-Air Museum transports you into the past. Get a first-hand glimpse into the culture and traditions of Switzerland and travel the whole of the country in a day. Stroll through centuries of history.
Would you like to find out more about Switzerland’s customs and traditions? The Ballenberg Open-Air Museum transports you into the past, amidst spectacular natural surroundings. On your tour, you can discover original, centuries-old buildings from all over Switzerland. You can also expect a variety of exhibitions and live demonstrations of old Swiss crafts. Upon entering Ballenberg, you can either look at the schedule for the day and plan your tour around each demo or you can follow one of the park’s wide range of paths and choose to be surprised instead. There are plenty of places to eat, such as picnic tables or restaurants serving up Swiss specialities. The kids can cuddle farm animals at the park’s petting zoo or amuse themselves in the playpark.
Price adults: 28.- / Price children: 14.- / families: 63.-
reachable in approx. 20 min.
Release the dragon! Hunted by St Beat, a 6th century monk, the story goes that the mythological creature took shelter in this this extraordinary geological site – St Beatus Caves, next to the lakes of Interlaken. Explore deep into the very heart of the mountain along over a kilometre of well-lit walkways, and discover stalactites and stalagmites that have been formed by nature over millions of years the rock formations themselves creating a truly indescribable atmosphere deep underground. Visit the Cave Museum and learn more! Fun and informative, the museum uses the latest infotainment technologies to bring the Caves’ history to life.
Admission: adults 18.- / children: 10.- / families: 49.-
Entry with guest card / adults: 16.- / children 9.-
reachable in approx. 12 min.
Rundflüge, Heliskiing und VIP Taxis
Garantiert unvergessliche Momente! Entschweben Sie hier Ihrem Alltag und erleben Sie die Schätze der Schweiz aus der Vogelperspektive.
Ob ein Flug zum weltberühmten Dreigestirn Eiger, Mönch und Jungfrau oder zum Matterhorn, ob über wunderschöne Seen und Täler oder zu einer anderen Sehenswürdigkeit – die Teams der Berner Oberländer AG begleiten Sie zu den faszinierendsten Ecken unseres Landes.
erreichbar in ca. 7min.
3D Schwarzlichtminigolfanlage in Wilderswil
Die «OMEGA next level Minigolf» Anlage ist ein Vorreiter der Technologie in ihrem Gebiet. Als erste 3D-Schwarzlichtminigolfanlage der Deutschschweiz ist sie das Erlebnis für Touristen, welche Minigolf mögen. Durch Ihre Neon-bälle und -Schläger und der Möglichkeit, sich selbst mit Wasserlöslichen UV-Farbe anzumalen bietet die Anlage Spass für gross und klein. Reservationen sind notwendig.
erreichbar in ca. 3min.
The rope park offers both beginners and adrenaline seekers an exciting day. The park is ideal for individuals, a group of friends or the whole family. You will be provided with everything you need and you will receive safety instructions before you set off into the trees.
Prices: Adults -> 42.- / Children -> 31.-
reachable in about 5min
Interlaken is world-famous as an ideal area for paragliding. On an almost daily basis, guests from every corner of the world land on the Höhematte, with its views of the Jungfrau massif. Get your paragliding adventure underway by taking a bus from Interlaken to the starting point at Beatenberg Amisbühl, which is 1350 m above sea level. Your professional tandem pilot will give you some initial instructions during the 20-minute bus ride. You will feel a rush of anticipation as the paraglider is unpacked and checked. Your tandem pilot will secure you to the paraglider which, only a few minutes later, will rise up behind you. You’ll run a few steps on the meadow together and suddenly you’ll feel the paraglider lift you up into the air.
all year round (depending on the weather)
Time required 90 minutes, take-off altitude 1350 m, flight time approx. 20 minutes, transport included in the price
Price approx. 170 CHF per person (160 CHF from groups of 3 people)
Accessible in approx. 6 minutes.