In the heart of a massive mountain range, in the midst of World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch, you can find the family-friendly resort of Grindelwald. World famous because of the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe, which along with the Sphinx Observatory, the Ice Palace and the walks in eternal ice, counts to the most famous attractions in Switzerland. In addition to the Jungfraujoch, Grindelwald offers far more, both in summer and winter:
Several hiking areas of timeless beauty can make big and small hearts beat faster. Not to be missed is the longest gondola in Europe. It leads up to the Maennlichen, from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The other side of the valley offers a great trek to Bachalpsee or Faulhorn and on to Schynige Plate. If you are looking for more action; a ride with the First Flyer might be the perfect choice. Countless other opportunities to engage in sports: biking, mountaineering, paragliding, tennis, golf, climbing, etc. are available in Grindelwald. The Grindelwald valley is a paradise on earth and the magnificent mountain scenery of the Wetterhorn, Schreckhorn, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau invites you to dream and relax.
Thanks to modern transport systems and perfectly groomed slopes, Grindelwald is deservedly one of the most popular winter sport regions in Switzerland. The Jungfrau region with the three areas First, Kleine Scheidegg/Maennlichen and Schilthorn is a ski and snowboard paradise for any crack, pleasure riders and beginners. From early December to mid-April, all snow sports enthusiasts will thoroughly enjoy their stay in Grindelwald: Ski down the spectacular Lauberhorn downhill oneself, snowshoe hiking in unspoilt nature, race from the Faulhorn to Grindelwald with a sledge or a Velogemel, or do some winter hiking, ice climbing, cross country skiing or mountain climbing…there are so many things to choose from!
View some 360° panoramas from Grindelwald at Grindelwald360.com:
In this gallery you will see that we do not promise too much. We show you some of the most impressive shots of Grindelwald and the Jungfrau region (photos © pascalimhof.com and family Studer):