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Tips The Top 10 Highlights in the Bern-Bernese Oberland

Top 5 Travel Attractions, Bern (Switzerland) - Travel Guide (April 2019).


What you should not miss in the Bern-Bernese Oberland? For example, a walk over the Peak Walk, a fairytale snowshoe hike or a round of night sledges. We show you our ten highlights.

Top of Europe: Take the cog railway to the Jungfraujoch

A trip to the Jungfraujoch should not be missed on a trip to Switzerland. The Top of Europe, the highest railway station in Europe, is located at 3454 meters altitude, in the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschorn. The way there is spectacular: at 2061 meters, below the rock massif of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, awaits the start station of the Jungfrau Railway. Background: In 1893, the Swiss entrepreneur Adolf Guyer-Zeller came up with the idea of ​​opening the high mountains with a rack railway. He had a tunnel drive through the massive Eiger. It took 16 years until the Jungfraujoch was reached.

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Today, the climbing tour with the rack railway is one of the biggest attractions in Switzerland. Nearly 900, 000 people board the train each year to admire the "Eigerwand" station at 2, 865 meters, the "Arctic Ocean" at 3, 160 meters, or the highest station in Europe (Top of Europe) at 3, 454 meters. Once you have arrived at the Jungfraujoch, there is an observation deck, an ice palace and a spectacular view of the fairytale snow-covered landscape in the area.

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Glacier 3000: Suspension Bridge "Peak Walk "

A walk on the suspension bridge "Peak Walk" at the Glacier 3000 certainly requires some courage, but the view of the surrounding Alps is impressive enough to give you a little jolt. The 80-centimeter wide steel bridge connects the two mountain peaks of the Scex Rouge - a world-wide unique spectacle. Visitors who are free from giddiness can experience a summit tour with a view of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc massif, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The walk on the Peak Walk is free.

Alpine panorama and enjoyment in the revolving restaurant Piz Gloria, Interlaken

The revolving restaurant Piz Gloria in Interlaken looks like a covered carousel. Similarly, the principle: In 45 minutes, the 360-degree restaurant once revolves around its own axis. With rösti, veal schnitzel or dry meat dishes, guests can enjoy the view in a rustic ambience. The restaurant is surrounded by the ski region Mürren-Schilthorn.

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Snowshoeing in Reichenbachtal

Past snow-covered alpine meadows and forests, along edgy, rugged cliffs and glaciers: the snowshoe hike in the Reichenbachtal, also known as the Rosenlauital, leads through the fairy-tale Swiss mountain landscape. Recommended is a hike, which is accompanied by a guide. After the walk through the snow world, for example, there is a good lunch on the Schwarzwaldalp.

Ski resort Kleine Scheidegg

The Wengernalpbahn goes in about 30 minutes from Grindelwald to probably the most versatile and largest ski resort in the Bernese Bernese Oberland Kleine Scheidegg / Männlichen. A total of 110 kilometers of piste are waiting to be driven here. Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau - the mountain scenery is impressive. Below the Kleine Scheidegg in the direction of Grindelwald-Grund there are intermediate and easy slopes for inexperienced drivers. Advanced and professionals are required about on the famous Lauberhorn World Cup downhill. It is nearly 4.5 kilometers long and has a maximum inclination of 41 degrees.

Romantic: Rendez-vous Bundesplatz

Every year, from mid-October to the end of November, a lovingly arranged light-sound show is organized - in 2015, it revolves around the Swiss landmark Matterhorn. The Bundeshaus shines in different colors, it sounds special sounds and impressive pictures. The show is created in collaboration with various artists. The spectacle starts twice a day and lasts around 25 minutes. The performance is free.

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Halfpipe addition at White Elements Park, Grindelwald

The Freestyle area Grindelwald-First has received new additions: a half-pipe about 130 meters long and 5.7 meters high. In addition, starting in the winter of 2015/2016, there will be several lines with small and large kickers, various rails, boxes and jibbs - all at a length of 650 meters. For young and old: Below the Bärgelegg ski lodge there is a special area for children.

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Nostalgic skiing in Wengen

Wengen has been offering an original skiing experience since the winter season 2015/2016. Skiing as in grandmother's time: With a ski instructor at their side, participants of the nostalgic skies afternoon put aside their modern-day gear and trade it for clothes, shoes and skis from days gone by.

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Night sledging in Meiringen

When the sun disappears behind the mountains and the light of the moon is reflected on the peaks, it's time to look up. For example, a gondola takes you from Hasliberg Reuti in 25 minutes directly to the Mägisalp, which is at an altitude of 1710 meters. Until 10 pm, nocturnal tobogganing tours take place here on atmospherically illuminated pistes. It is spectacular, the view of the nocturnal mountains with angel horns, Gauli glacier and Eiger north face. The night sled run is open every Wednesday evening from late January to early March.

Tickets: 20 francs for adults, 10 francs for children. After the night drive you can stop in the "mountain restaurant Mäsigalp".

Aprés-ski in the cowshed, Gstaad-Schönried

Swiss hut fun is available in Gstaad-Schönried, very close to the valley station Horneggli. In the restaurant "Kuhstall" guests can enjoy the sun after skiing on the outdoor terrace and enjoy a cold or hot drink. The card also offers some snacks. A highlight is also the interior, where you sit on straw bales and rustic beer benches.

Directions:Snowsports Saanenland, 3778 Schönried, Tel. +41 33 744 36 65

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