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Stories and Tips Grindelwald

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Trip to the Top of Europe

Written by TanyaE on 06 Jul, 2006

The trip up to Jungfraujoch—top of Europe—is indeed a once in a lifetime experience. From Grindelwald the Wengenralp Railway (Switzerland’s longest cogwheel rail route) takes you along the North Face of the Eiger up to Kleine Scheidegg. There you change trains into the Jungfrau Railway…Read More


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On top of the world: Männlichen

Written by katie11201 on 30 May, 2004

Not able to get enough of those snowy, spectacular Alps, I took a looong cable car up from Grindelwald to Mannlichen (listed by Lonely Planet as the longest in Europe? Fun fact.) The top of Mannlichen was AMAZING! So unreal, this plateau of snow…Read More


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Snowboarding Kleine Sheidegg

Written by katie11201 on 29 May, 2004

In the morning we fueled up on muesli and Emmenthal cheese. The day before, we'd gone to the local ski shop where I rented the works: board boots, even ski pants. We piled onto the train with hoards of other people, piling our athletic gear…Read More


Some of God's Best Work

Written by goodwillambassador on 30 Dec, 2006

November in Grindelwald is their in-between season. The summer and fall hikers are gone, and the winter snows have not yet arrived -- and neither have the tourists. Many of the shops and hotels are closed, but there are still plenty of options available. Unless…Read More


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Sledge Ride from the First

Written by schandroch on 03 Jun, 2005

This is absolutely fun and stunning when the snow conditions are generous. For part of it, the run is also a walking and hiking path (yes, they exist in Switzerland!), and you have to be careful not to run over those who are enjoying a…Read More


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Hiking the Grindelwald Valley

Written by katie11201 on 30 May, 2004

While Veronica rested her knee and recuperated in the hostel for the next two days, I attempted to amuse myself with Grindelwald's local scenery. I took a hike with two nice new friends, Rennesa and James. The forests and trails were a new kind…Read More


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Grindelwald valley

Written by kelly1 on 31 Oct, 2002

The Grindelwald valley, with the village Grindelwald, is situated south of Interlaken. The valley is well known because of the magnificent views at the Eiger, Wetterhorn and Schreckhorn. There are two glaciers, the upper and lower Grindelwald glacier, the lower glacier can be reached by…Read More


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