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JUNGFRAU REGION

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DID YOU KNOW?

  • Parts of such well-known movies as Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, James Bond: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, and The Golden Compass were shot in the snowy landscapes of the Jungfrau Region.

  • A legend tells that the Mönch ("Monk") is protecting the Jungfrau ("virgin") from Eiger ("Ogre") mountain.

  • The name, Interlaken, means literally "between the lakes" as it is situated between the two turqoise-blue lakes; Thun and Brienz.

  • Reichenbach Falls in Meiringen is the place where Sherlock Holmes' life ends in A.C. Doyle's novel "The Final Problem".

JUNGFRAU REGION offers a collection of the most beautiful alpine sceneries in the world and is home to three impressive and mythical mountains; Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

 

PLACES TO SEE

  • JUNGFRAUJOCH - TOP OF EUROPE (3454 m)

  • SCHILTHORN (2970 m)

  • VILLAGES - Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald, Wengen, Mürren et. al

  • GORGES, WATERFALLS, LAKES

  • ..and many others

 

THINGS TO DO

No matter what time of year you come here, there will always be something exciting to do. Various tourism enterprises offer an extensive range of activities both for the summer and winter season. For more information click here.

 

  • SUMMER Forget about your daily worries, lay down in the lush grass into the myriad of colorful flowers, take a look at the snow-capped mountains and take out that book you wanted to read. From the utmost relaxation to getting a mind-dizzying adrenaline rush - Jungrau Region has it all. Hiking, cycling, visiting waterfalls and alpine lakes, canyoning, bungy jumping, paragliding, playing tennis, even skating in summer and many more.

 

  • WINTER Sunny winter days with huts in the valleys covered with a cozy glittering-white blanket of snow will make you fall in love with Switzerland. Rent a pair of skis or a snowboard and conquer the many different slopes. Also try sledging or snow tubing - it's guaranteed fun! There are plenty of winter activity options for individual travellers as well as for families - see them here

 

  • IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER Don't give your hopes up yet if the sun has decided not to come out. Here are some tips on what to do in Interlaken on a rainy or cloudy day: