Berner Oberland Sights

Schynige Platte

  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 04/14/2015

Fodor's Review

For a most splendid overview of the region, head to this 6,454-foot plateau for a picnic, or wander down any of its numerous footpaths, or visit its Alpine Botanical Garden, where more than 600 varieties of mountain flowers grow. A cogwheel train dating from 1893 takes you on the round-trip journey, though you may opt to walk either up or (more comfortably) down. Make sure to specify when you buy your ticket. Trains run from approximately 7:25 am to 4:45 pm. To get there, take the four-minute ride on the Bernese Oberland Railway from Interlaken East to Wilderswil.

Sight Information


Wilderswil, 3812, Switzerland




Sight Details:

  • 34 SF one way, 63 SF round-trip
  • Late May or early June–late Oct., daily, depending on snow conditions

Published 04/14/2015


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