Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Getting from Gare de L'Est to Gare de Lyon
  2. 2 Ballet Bolshoi
  3. 3 Can't go to Ravello so....where?
  4. 4 Need help with Ligurian/CT itinerary
  5. 5 Le Marche, Italy
  6. 6 1 week in Cornwall, England
  7. 7 London, guided tours vs "do it oursleves"
  8. 8 Itinerary Help - 5 weeks Spain and Portugal Cities
  9. 9 Travel Pass Suggestion
  10. 10 Trip Report Trip Report: Edinburgh, York, Cornwall and Highclere
  11. 11 Scenic full day drive from Bacharach & return?
  12. 12 Trip Report Scotland: Bluebells and Gorse, Castles and Stones, and NO Rain!
  13. 13 Plane or train between Copenhagen and Stockholm
  14. 14 Parisian hotel lobby goes on the attack
  15. 15 itinerary help for 14 days on Sicily
  16. 16 Switzerland Itinerary - cheese making?
  17. 17 Monti in Rome, your thoughts please
  18. 18 Itinerary set for my grand Basque adventure
  19. 19 Trains France/Switzerland
  20. 20 fear of driving in rome!
  21. 21 Italy trains question
  22. 22 ATM skimmer - good example of a traveler finding one in Vienna
  23. 23 Best/Most Scenic Route to Annecy, France from Amsterdam
  24. 24 Where to stay in Italy for a month in Oct/Nov
  25. 25 Will July 23 Become England's Independence Day?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Murren or Grindelwald? 4 days including train from Paris with 2 teen boys

Jump to last reply

Hi all

After London and Paris, and as part of a 3 week trip to Europe with my boys, who will be almost 15 and 13 (Sept/Oct), I plan to take the train to Switzerland.

I read that Murren is lovely and car-free, so thought we'd go there.

I now have concerns about
a. adding to the travel time with lots of train changes
b. inhibiting our time in the Alps. How long would it take us to e.g. go up Jungfraujoch from Murren? Is it just plain silly to base ourselves there with only 4 days (and nights) in Switzerland?

Naturally we'll be spending a lot of time hiking and loving the natural beauty after two major cities.

Also, following this we will be travelling down to northern Italy (5 days before flying home), so this may also affect the decision (more questions on this topic to follow!)

Thank you for any help with these decisions!

74 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement