Interlaken is the capital of Bernese
Oberland which is the most beautiful place in Switzerland. Interlaken is a
delightful destination for memorable holidays and conventions. The city
provides spectacular views as its landscape encompasses mountains, glaciers,
waterfalls and mesmerises its visitors with the treasure of its timeless
allure. This fantastic tourist spot of Switzerland is just the right place
for the people with love for winter sports as it provides access to some of
the most spectacular skiing in the Alps. The launch of the Jungfrau Top Ski
Region, containing more than 160 Km (100 miles) of trails in ski centers
above Grindelwald all linked to Interlaken by a mountain railway is
remarkable. It is worth mentioning that the city is widely known for its
magnificent view of the Jungfrau peak which in turn pulls crowds of tourists
German, French, Italian & Romansch
Official Currency :
Euro; 1 Euro = 52.443 Indian Rupee = 1.2047 US $
= 0.678141 GBP(subject to change)
Interlaken is located in the canton Bern at the lower end
of the Brienzersee. This enticing city is located in the German-speaking
part of Switzerland.
'Interlaken' literally means "between the lakes" and the city
completely justify its name as it is located between the two enticing lakes,
Thun and Brienz, just below the towering trio of the mountains Eiger, Mönch
By Air :
The city does not have an airport of its own.Tourists who
arrive by plane at Zürich-Airport can take a train from the railway
station close to the airport. One can purchase a rail-ticket at the airport
and take the train from Zürich-Kloten conveniently to Interlaken
By Road :
Interlaken can easily be reached by car. This mode of
transport can also be used to travel within the city.
By Train :
Easily accessible from all parts of Europe. Interlaken
city can easily be reached by train. Direct trains are connected to the city
from all parts of Europe.
Local buses, taxis and hired cars are the ways to get around the city.
The beautiful city of Interlaken provides a wide variety of hotels for the
convenience of the tourists. Here is a list of hotels:
5 star hotels in the city:
Best western Du Lac hotel
Best western hotel Seiler au Lac
City Swiss Q hotel
4 star hotels in the city:
Victoria Jungfrau Grand hotel & spa
Best western Chalet hotel Oberland
Hotel Park Mattenhof
3 star hotels in the city:
Major Tourist Attractions
Park - Interlaken :
Mystery Park is a place where visitors can
gain insight into unsolved riddles through models and multimedia
Tours and Excursions :
Come to Interlaken - captivating "capital"
of Switzerland's beautiful Bernese Oberland. Interlaken is a delightful
destination for memorable holidays and conventions.
The Höheweg :
It covers around 14 hectares (35 acres) in the
middle of town between the two train stations. As one strolls along Höheweg,
the famous view of the Jungfrau mountain can be admired. One is also sure to
see some fiacres, or horse-drawn cabs. The promenade is lined with hotels,
cafes, and gardens which provide excellent source of entertainment.
The Parish church :
The church is adorned with its late Gothic tower
dating from 1471. This is one of the most photographed sights in the Bernese
Oberland. The Mönch appears to the left of the tower and the Jungfrau
on the right.
Touristik-Museum der Jungfrau-Region :
It is the first regional
tourism museum in the country. Exhibitions show the growth of tourism in the
region throughout the past two centuries.
Trümmelbach Falls :
The Trümmelbach Falls are the only
glacial falls in the world which have been made accessible deep inside the
mountain, a excellent example of natural beauty at its glory. An underground
funicular featuring the latest technology, which includes all sorts of
tunnels, galleries and bridges makes accessible the 10 glacier-fed
waterfalls inside the mountain. The raging Trümmelbach carries the
waters of the three massive glaciers of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. It
can carry up to 20,000 litres of water per second.
St. Beatus-Hohlen Caves :
One can explore these caves to a depth of
3300 feet and find cascading waterfalls, stalagtites and stalagmites. A cave
museum and restaurant are available here for entertainment.
Jungfrau Massif :
It is one the most popular mountain peaks in the
city. There is an Ice Palace, a cavern made into the glacier; a summer ski
school, and sleigh rides pulled by Huskies in the former. These activities
are available according to the weather conditions. There are also
restaurants, a post office, and gift shops available. The restaurant, Top of
Europe offers spectacular interiors to the visitors. The outside walls are
all windows and when you look through them out over the glacier you feel
like you are on top of the world.
Thunersee and Brienzersee Boat Tours
A Ride on Thun Lake
The Bernese Alps and Lake Brienz and Lake Thun Address