Hiking in the swiss alps off the jungfraus tourist trail. We will be staying in murren for 3 nights in june and i want to do some nice walks while in the area but im getting confused on where i should go. Jungfrau region grindelwald kleine scheidegg kleine. Jungfrau is a great snowy mountain, a center for tourism in the bernese oberland. It offers visitors a spectacular view of the notorious eiger north face. The diversity of the jungfrau region is a huge draw for trail running enthusiasts, with everything from easy trails through forests and meadows to technically challenging trails in alpine terrain. During the peak season julyaugust and on weekends, the trails can be quite crowded.
Jungfrau and its neighboring peak monch 4099m are separated by a col at jungfraujoch that holds an observatory, a railway station, and hotel. Paper hiking map of bernese oberland area rick steves. The mighty peaks of the eiger, monch and jungfrau surround you as you meander along forest tracks past mountain villages rich in local tradition. Combine your railway ticket or liftpass with an overnight stay in the jungfrau region. Hotels online bookable in grindelwald, lauterbrunnen, murren, wengen and haslital at the foothills of eiger, monch and jungfrau. Map showing public transport connections suitable for walkers in the jungfrau region. Grindelwald offers countless hiking trails surrounded by a unique scenery and world famous mountains like the eiger or the jungfrau. Hiking guide greg witt tells us why the jungfrau region of the swiss alps is one of the best places to hike in the entire world. Day trips and hiking in the jungfrau region, switzerland.
When it comes to hiking in the jungfrau region, you cant go wrong. Experience the magic of our region and the range of activities on offer here. Aug 18, 2015 the tjr route is described in detail in his book entitled tour of the jungfrau region, available on amazon. However, those desiring a more leisurely vacation will find descriptions of easier hikes as well as many outings in the region. The maps mostly used while hiking in the swiss alps. The schilthorn is a nearly 10,000foot mountain that towers over the hamlets of murren and gimmelwald on the eastern edge of the jungfrau region. Hi can someone tell me how i can obtain a hiking trail map and a train map of the jungfrau region. The jungfrau travel pass allows free traveling by all modes of transport in the jungfrau region. The ticket is valid for the general subscription or the swiss travel pass. Jungfrau region map and tips while alpsinsight includes trips from around the swiss alps, our home is the berner oberlands jungfrau region, including interlaken, grindelwald, and lauterbrunnen. Alpenwilds exploring the jungfrau hiking tour and the best of the swiss alps tour are both excellent ways to experience the mountain scenery and the undeniable charm of the swiss alps with a focus on the jungfrau region. A piste map always gives a good impression of the ski area, the number of ski lifts and overall layout of the ski slopes. Grindelwald trail self guided walking holiday experience the rich, green alpine scenery of the bernese oberland on this fantastic walking holiday through the foothills of the swiss alps. The ticket and the ga or the swiss travel pass must be presented on the train.
It shows bus, train, and ski lift routes as well as all major towns and summits. The current jungfrau region pass shows a fixed discounted price of chf 61 for a return ticket chf 74 from june to august to jungfrautoch for. This connecting ticket is valid for a trip on the modern cogwheel railway through the eiger north wall of the world famous jungfraujoch. The region is below the canton of bern and above the canton of valais. Overview what to do hotels rentals how to travel pictures. Where can i order a trail maptrain map of jungfrau region. After 2 hours of hiking there is public transportation for those who wish to return to grindelwald. Jungfrau region grindelwald hotels in the jungfrau region. Switzerlands most popular mountain railway, celebrating its centenary in 2012, trundles south from interlaken before coiling up across mountain pastures, and tunnelling clean through the eiger to emerge at the jungfraujoch 3454m, an icy, windswept col just. For more than 100 years, the jungfrau railway has been making its journey to europes highestaltitude railway station at 3454 metres a. Check the map and find out where the jungfrau travel pass is valid. Day 3 obersteinberg, gimmelwald, murren, and return to lauterbrunnen. Jul 14, 2007 this map is a summer panorama looking south from interlaken toward the jungfrau, eiger, and the other high peaks of the bernese oberland.
Looking for a hiking map of the bernese oberland area. But the issue is that you want a paper map before you leave home all swiss topographical footpath maps are available online to print at home free apart from the cost of paper and ink. Its accessible via train and cable car from lowerelevation towns, with adult roundtrip ticket prices ranging from 40 chf to chf. As far back as 1936, spectators watched as four climbers were dramatically killed on the wall.
Jungfrau 4158m eigergletscher 2320m jungfraubah n eigernordwan d lau hon fotopoint fotopoint park and ride bodm i g l. From high in the valley youll cross the busenalp and descend to the captivating village of gimmelwald, perched above the lauterbrunnental, and set on a hillside so steep that even the chickens wear crampons so say the locals. Maybe thats what hannibal thought when he hiked through the alps with his war elephants which really dont. Careful preparation can protect against unpleasant surprises. Guide to the bernese oberland region of switzerland.
Lists of walks photo galleries where to walk walkers guide. The jungfrau region day trip and hiking suggestions the cliff walk at first. Jungfrau grindelwald region summer map grindelwald. The spectacular jungfrau region is named after a grand triplepeaked ridge the eiger, monch and jungfrau which crests 4000m. Use the interactive map to display an overview of activities and excursion destinations in the holiday region interlaken. The piste map of jungfrau region shows access to the ski resort and any connections with other ski areas and ski resorts. Cities in the region are pinned in the map above and include but are not limited to interlaken, murren, lauterbrunnen, wengen, first and grindelwald. Hiking excursions interlaken grindelwald switzerland. Jungfrau travel pass 2020 area of validity jungfrau travel pass design by jungfrau.
Alpen tower sledge dog races uberstiz trychel tradtioi n horn sledge race velogemel world championship world snow festival lauberhorn racesfis ski world cup white style open inferno amateur ski race. Walking britain walking europe books add your walk. This map is a summer panorama looking south from interlaken toward the jungfrau, eiger, and the. Your ticket is valid on the wengenkleine scheideggjungfraujochkleine scheidegggrindelwald grund route. Come on a journey into the jungfrau region to the magical and fascinating places in the jungfrau region which are not only surrounded by tales but which are a huge playground for young and old, big and small. Link to tripsavvy homepage hiking in the swiss alps off the jungfrau s tourist trail.
Featuring 206 kilometres of pistes, the jungfrau ski region is one of the most popular ski areas in switzerland. The 10 best jungfrau region hiking trails with photos. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and backpacking and is best used from june until october. Some trail running routes are also popular with hikers. Map of hikingwalking trails jungfrau region message board. All through the year, the cog railway runs steeply up through a tunnel to the jungfraujoch from kleine scheidegg. Experience grindelwald, wengen, murren, lauterbrunnen and haslital. Edit this map jungfrau grindelwald region summer map near grindelwald, switzerland.
Map of hikingwalking trails jungfrau region forum tripadvisor. The jungfrau region in located in central switzerland within the bernese oberland. Tour of the jungfrau region bern, switzerland alltrails. The highaltitude walk from grindelwaldfirst along the bachalpsee to the faulhorn mountain hotel and then on to the schynige platte ranks among the most beautiful hikes of the region. Apart from gps devices and apps, paper maps are still very popular for good reason. Map showing location of walks in the jungfrau region. The 7 best hikes around interlakens jungfrau region. In total there are about 1,709 hikes for you to discover within the region of bernese oberland.
Yes, i have the wanderkarte jungfrau pdf file, which shows train and cable car routes along with lots of other stuff. Wherever nature lovers turn, they will find perfectly signposted routes. Wanderweg hiking path schlittelweg sledge run jungfrau grindelwaldwengen. The jungfraujoch top of europe is the leading attraction in the jungfrau ski region. Winter hiking sledging cross country skiing boating theme worlds museum public swimming paragliding tennis gorges waterfasll minigolf indoor climbing snow. Its spectacular north face towers nearly 10,000 feet from the valley below. Its a lot more peaceful to stomp along the soft whiteness wearing snowshoes. On prepared paths, all you can hear is the scrunch of your shoes. This summit hike provides a direct view of the worldfamous eiger, monch and jungfrau mountains all the while hiking above the forest tree line while seeing and hearing the cows in the green pastures. Schilthorn summer trail map schilthorn switzerland mappery. If you love active adventure, you wont want to miss our jungfrau multisport private guided trip where we. We offer various excursions off the beaten track from mass tourism. Here you will find a full programme of winter sports. The 5 best grindelwald hiking trails with photos tripadvisor.
Europe where can i order a trail maptrain map of jungfrau region. I have written down a few walks that i have seen recommended but it would be nice to see them on a map so i. Get your transfer ticket to the jungfrau or grindelwaldwengen sports pass and hiking and. This document provides our perspective of the jungfrau region, written from a wengen base. Use the hiking filter below to display the cleared hiking trails only. Ditch the map and get lost in one of the many trails of the region. Paper hiking map of bernese oberland area rick steves travel.485 324 1216 1045 1172 501 16 1269 990 836 686 966 1502 1201 1455 584 273 1362 705 207 103 1265 1265 412 1230 871 740 130 813 984 1456 885 1133 186