Berner Oberland Travel Guide
Plan Your Berner Oberland Vacation
There are times when the reality of Switzerland puts postcard idealization to shame, surpassing advertising-image peaks and skies. Those times happen most often in the Berner Oberland, for this rugged region concentrates some of the best features of rural Switzerland: awesome mountain panoramas, massive glaciers, crystalline lakes, gorges and waterfalls, chic ski resorts, dense pine forests, and charming gingerbread chalets.
This is the most-visited region in Switzerland, so book as early as possible. High season here means winter, with summer... read more
Eating in the Berner Oberland can be a tasty lesson in the local dialect. Take Gstampfti Chrugli, Suure Mocke, and... read more
Things To Do in Berner Oberland
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Top of the world: At 11,333 feet, the Jungfraujoch isn't the highest place on the planet, but it certainly feels like it, with the... Read more
It's difficult to grow more than grass on the steep slopes of the Alps, so much of the area has traditionally been used to graze sheep,... Read more
According to local legend, meringues were invented in 1720 in the Bernese Oberland town of Meiringen by a Swiss confectioner named... Read more
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