Berner Oberland

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  • 1. Brienzer-Rothorn Bahn

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    Switzerland's last steam-driven cogwheel train runs from the waterfront of Brienz up to the summit of Brienzer-Rothorn, 7,700 feet above the...Read More

  • 2. Freilichtmuseum der Schweiz Ballenberg

    Museum Village

    More than 100 typical houses from virtually every part of Switzerland are on display in this magnificent outdoor exhibit down a small road just...Read More

  • 3. Schloss Thun

    Castle/Palace/Chateau

    From the charming medieval Rathausplatz, a covered stairway leads up to the great Schloss Thun, its broad donjon (inner tower) surrounded by...Read More

  • 4. Schynige Platte

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    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...Read More

  • 5. Trümmelbachfälle

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    A series of 10 glacier waterfalls hidden deep inside rock walls make up the spectacular Trümmelbachfälle, which you can access by a tunnel lift...Read More

  • 6. Aare Gorge

    Geological Site

    You can explore the imposing Aare Gorge (Aareschlucht, as it's known in German) via a sturdy walkway. On hot summer days, the rush of river...Read More

  • 7. Bergbahn Lauterbrunnen-Mürren

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    To reach Mürren from Lauterbrunnen take the aerial cable car across the street from the Lauterbrunnen train station. You then connect to the...Read More

  • 8. Firstbahn

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    After a lovely 25-minute gondola ride on one of Europe's longest lifts, the peak called First (7,112 feet above sea level) is the launchpad...Read More

  • 9. Fuchs Holzschnitzkurse

    Museum/Gallery

    At Brienz you may want to try your hand at wood carving. From May to October, you can learn to carve the typical Brienzer cow during a two-hour...Read More

  • 10. Giessbachfälle

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    From the edge of Iseltwald, an idyllic forest walk of about 1½ hours brings you to the falls of the Giessbach, which tumble in several stages...Read More

  • 11. Gletscherschlucht

    Geological Site

    Travel down into the valley below Grindelwald, and visit the Gletscherschlucht. You can either drive or take the bus to the hotel of the same...Read More

  • 12. Harder Kulm

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    This 4,337-foot peak and its scenic overlook can be reached via an eight-minute funicular ride, making it a good bet when you don't have time...Read More

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  • 13. Heimwehfluh

    Park/Playground

    An old-fashioned funicular railway chugs to the top of this 2,194-foot mountain, where you get views of both lakes as well as a peek at the...Read More

  • 14. Höheweg

    Neighborhood/Street

    The tree- and flower-lined walkways on the city's main promenade cut through the edge of the broad green parklands, which are called the Höhematte...Read More

  • 15. Museum der Landschaft Saanen

    Museum/Gallery

    On Saanen's main street, upstairs from the Heimatwerk handicrafts shop, the Museum der Landschaft Saanen traces the history of the area through...Read More

  • 16. Niederhorn

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    The trip up the 6,397-foot Niederhorn lets you sit back and soak in the glory of the entire region. From the summit, you can appreciate not...Read More

  • 17. Oberer Grindelwaldgletscher

    Geological Site

    From Grindelwald you can take a 20-minute drive, hop aboard a postbus, or hike up to the Oberer Grindelwaldgletscher, a craggy, steel-blue glacier...Read More

  • 18. Reichenbachfälle

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    Meiringen's one showstopper is the Reichenbachfälle, where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and his archenemy, Professor...Read More

  • 19. Saanen Church

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The first recorded mention of the Saanen Church, the oldest building in the region, was in 1228, and it is no doubt older than that. Just off...Read More

  • 20. Schilthorn

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    Mürren boasts some of the longest downhill runs because it is at the foot of the Schilthorn (9,748 feet) mountain, famed for its role in the...Read More

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