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Travel Guide for Grindelwald, Switzerland

Maya Pillai Sep 5, 2019
Grindelwald, a glacier village surrounded by Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau mountain peaks, provides hospitality to tourists of all budget sizes. A charming village in the Bernese Oberland, it is one of the earliest tourist spots in Europe.

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Grindelwald Village

An idyllic village that fascinates summer and winter tourists as well. World Snow Festival, World Circus, and similar events are organized here throughout the year.

Summer in Grindelwald

Mountain biking, mountain climbing, mountain tours, walking and hiking are some of the summer activities this quaint village offers to its tourists.

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Challenging Walking Trails

Walk the most scenic, high-altitude trail that starts from Grindelwald-First, along Bachalpsee to Schynige Platte via Faulhorn mountain hotel.

Easy Walking Trails

A trail from Männlichen to Kleine Scheidegg unfolds the beauty of 3 mountains: Jungfrau, Monch, and Eiger.

Winter in Grindelwald

Grindelwald is the largest skiing resort near Jungfrau. Snowboarding, cross-country skiing and tobogganing are some of the sports that attract tourists from across the globe.

Skiing Sites

Männlichen and Wengen skiing sites offer the speed thrill and scenic views of snow covered peaks.

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Schilthorn For Adventurers

Schilthorn at 3000 meters gives the skiers not only an adrenaline drive but also an impressive 360 degree panorama of the surrounding snow-capped peaks.

Winter Walking Trails

You can choose from 80 km of winter walking trails. They stretch parallel to the majestic glaciers while presenting mind-blowing vista of 7 four thousand meter peaks.

Toboggan Ride

Take the longest toboggan ride, the one from Faulhorn Mountains into the valley, or sledge downhill and enjoy the snow.

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Take a Cable Car Ride

A modern cable car ride up the Mannlichen to reduce the waiting time and for maximum comfort.

Reaching Grindelwald

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By Rail

If you are anywhere in Switzerland or in a neighboring country, take an international train connections to Interlaken-Ost. Here you need to take a connecting train Berner Oberland-Bahn (BOB) going to Grindelwald.

By Air

The nearest international airport is Zurich-Kloten. The other airports in proximity includes EuroAirport in Basel-Mulhouse and he Bern-Belp Airport.

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By Road

If you are on a road trip, take Highway A6/A8 to Interlaken. From here take the scenic main road of Wilderwil to reach Grindelwald.