Imposing mountains, a plethora of leisure activities and a wide range of hotels make the Jungfrau Region and resort towns of Wengen, Grindelwald, Muerren and Lauterbrunnen a highly desirable vacation destination. In summer you can choose from over 310 miles of marked walking, hiking and mountain paths. The crystal-blue mountain lakes and gushing waterfalls provide welcome refreshment. Every visitor to the Jungfrau Region gets the spectacular views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau thrown in for free. The landscape has also been awarded the status of a UNESCO World Heritage site.
What to See
Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe - Since 1912 the Jungfrau Railway has been bringing tourists from the Kleine Scheidegg through a tunnel under the Eiger North Face to the Jungfraujoch Station at almost 11,480 feet above sea level.
Kleine Scheidegg - The Kleine Scheidegg is located directly at the foot of the Eiger North Face. It is the watershed dividing the two Lütschinen valleys.
Grindelwald-First, including First Flyer - You will get the best view from the First vantage point (7,093 feet). With the First Flyer you will be able to soar through the air on a cable, covering a distance of nearly 2,620 feet and achieving speeds of up to 52 miles per hour.
Schynige Platte - Since 1893 the cogwheel train has been transporting nature lovers and hiking enthusiasts from Wilderswil near Interlaken to Schynige Platte, the starting point of beautiful hiking tours and mountain trails.
Schilthorn - The highest peak in the Bernese pre-Alps offers a panoramic view of the breathtaking mountain scenery.
Where to Go
Interlaken - Interlaken lies in the Bernese Oberland on an alluvial plain, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. The vacation destination, which is presided over by the three mighty mountains, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, is the starting point for numerous activities.
Lauterbrunnen - Situated in one of the most impressive trough valleys in the Alps between gigantic rock faces and mountain peaks, the Lauterbrunnen Valley is one of the biggest nature conservation areas in Switzerland. With its 72 thundering waterfalls, secluded valleys, colorful alpine meadows and lonely mountain inns.
Wengen - The holiday resort lies on a wind-protected sun terrace at the foot of the Jungfrau, 1300 feet above the Lauterbrunnen valley at an altitude of 4,179 feet. The tradition-imbued, car-free holiday resort offers a family-friendly ski and rambling area around the Männlichen and the Kleine Scheidegg.
Grindelwald - The Eiger village of Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland lies embedded in a welcoming and green hollow, surrounded by a commanding landscape with the Eiger north face and the Wetterhorn. This landscape and the numerous lookout points and activities make Grindelwald one of the most popular and cosmopolitan holiday and excursion destinations in Switzerland, and the largest ski resort in the Jungfrau region.
Muerren - “My name is Bond, James Bond.” The agent who presented himself in such an unmistakable way made a decisive contribution to the fame of the Schilthorn. The mountain with its breathtaking panoramic views is today one of the top attractions of the Jungfrau region. Lying at the foot of the Schilthorn, Mürren has nevertheless remained a cozy mountain village.