A hub for activities and adventure.
Welcome to Interlaken, Switzerland – a breathtakingly beautiful destination located in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Known for its stunning mountain views, crystal-clear lakes, and endless opportunities for adventure, Interlaken is the perfect place to experience the best of Switzerland.
With its central location, Interlaken is the gateway to some of Switzerland’s most famous and awe-inspiring attractions. Take a scenic train ride to the Top of Europe at Jungfraujoch, explore the stunning Trümmelbach Falls, or take a leisurely boat ride on the serene waters of Lake Brienz.
Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe
This 2-hour scenic rail excursion takes visitors from Interlaken Ost to Europe’s highest railway station (3454 m above sea level). With the newly launched Eiger Express gondola, visitors can now complete this excursion 47 minutes faster! At the summit, visitors experience a world of ice and snow at the “Ice Palace”. The “Sphinx” and “Plateau” viewing platforms provide spectacular views of the Aletsch Glacier, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Grindelwald-First – Top of Adventure.
Grindelwald-First is a short 25-minute gondola journey from the village of Grindelwald (33 min by train from Interlaken Ost). Here, visitors can enjoy adventure activities like ziplining, trottibiking and mountain carting. The “First Cliff Walk” suspension bridge provides beautiful views of the region, including the Eiger north face.
Harder Kulm – Top of Interlaken
A panorama funicular leads visitors to Harder Kulm (1322 m above sea level), Interlaken’s home mountain. The viewing platform on top allows visitors to look down on to the quaint Swiss town and its surrounding mountains and lakes. The lovely restaurant on top serves delicious local fare, as well as some Indian dishes.
Schilthorn – Piz Gloria
Schilthorn (2970 m above sea level) provides a stunning360-degree view of the surrounding region. The James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” was filmed on the mountain and is honoured through the “Bond World” and “007 Walk of Fame” exhibits. The revolving restaurant Piz Gloria serves the famous “James Bond Brunch” and “007 Burger”.
Lake Cruise in Interlaken
A great way of exploring Interlaken and its surroundings is on board a cruise on Lake Thun or Brienz with Bernese Oberland Navigation. These comfortable cruise journeys ensure that visitors are always surrounded by beautiful villages, majestic castles, imposing mountains and natural beauty.
Adventure in and near Interlaken
Interlaken is a haven for adventure-seekers with a wide range of activities guaranteed to get the adrenaline pumping. Travellers can enjoy activities such as paragliding, bungee jumping, skydiving and canyoning, or opt for soft adventure experiences such as the Rope Park and Jetboat ride. Interlaken is also an ideal destination for water sports such as boating, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing and river rafting
For those seeking adventure, Interlaken offers a wide range of thrilling activities such as paragliding, bungee jumping, canyoning, and white water rafting. With its dramatic mountain scenery and pristine natural surroundings, Interlaken is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts.
But Interlaken isn’t just about adrenaline-pumping activities – it’s also a place to relax and unwind. Take a stroll through the charming town center, sample delicious Swiss chocolate at one of the local shops, or simply enjoy a picnic by the river.
And when it comes to accommodation, Interlaken offers something for every taste and budget – from luxurious five-star hotels to cozy mountain chalets.
Day trips from Interlaken
The cosy, car-free mountain village of Mürren lies at the foot of Schilthorn. At 1650 m above sea level, it is the highest continuously inhabited village in the Jungfrau Region. Beautiful mountains and scenery can be observed from this quaint village. Hiking trails, themed walks and the Flower Panorama Trail invite visitors to enjoy this destination, along with their friends and families.
Located on the southeast end of Lake Brienz, the village of Meiringen is a 30-minute train ride from Interlaken Ost. The Reichenbach Falls, located near the village, is a popular attraction, and is famous for being the setting of the demise of Sherlock Holmes in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous book series. The Sherlock Holmes Museum located near the train station pays tribute to the great detective and his story.
The village of Brienz is located on the eastern end of Lake Brienz, and can be reached by train or boat. Nicknamed the “Village of Wood Carving”, Brienz has a long tradition of wood processing, and even houses a school of carving and violin-making. Travellers to Brienz can also visit the Ballenberg Open Air Museum, an exhibition of over 100 authentically reconstructed historical Swiss agricultural houses, buildings and farms.
This iconic 5-star hotel located in the centre of Interlaken offers 216 rooms, conference facilities, 2 restaurants and a spa complex. It truly exudes luxury and elegance.
Travellers can feel real horsepower across the year as they discover Interlaken and its surrounding mountains and lakes
Guests can make their own chocolates under the guidance of expert chocolatiers. For delicacies such as hot chocolate and chocolate fondue, their Chocolate Bar is a must visit.
The casino is centrally located and is the perfect place for visitors to try their luck on various games and machines. The garden outside houses the famous Yash Chopra statue.
Visitors succumb to the rustic charm and Swiss customs at the Spycher, with amazing food, colourful folklore performances and fun activities such as yodelling and playing the alphorn.
So why wait? Start planning your dream trip to Interlaken today and experience the magic of Switzerland for yourself. With its natural beauty, thrilling activities, and charming atmosphere, Interlaken is truly a destination like no other.