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Lauterbrunnen

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Lauterbrunnen featuring street scenes and heritage elements

Between powerful waterfalls, charming alpine villages and towering mountain peaks, everything about this Swiss valley in the Bernese Alps is unforgettable.

Lauterbrunnen is a place of awesome natural scenery. The picturesque valley is bordered by the towering peaks of Drattehorn, Butlasse, Jungfrau and the Eiger. Explore flowering meadows and alpine villages, ski through the snow-capped Bernese Alps and witness the powerful cascades of spectacular waterfalls.

Lauterbrunnen’s name translates as “many fountains” in German, alluding to the 72 waterfalls scattered throughout the alpine area. Hike to the Staubbach Falls, which sends water cascading down a drop of almost 1,000 feet (305 meters). Walk through tunnels and walkways to get to the Trummelbach Falls. These are subterranean waterfalls tucked inside a mountain.

You don’t have to be a rock climber or experienced hiker to reach some of the area’s mountainous heights. Go on a train ride up to the Jungfraujoch. Your journey will take you through miles of tunnels that have been cut into mountains. The end of the line is the highest railway station in Europe, situated at 11,332 feet (3,454 meters) above sea level. While you are here, admire the mountain views from the observation deck of the Sphinx Observatory and visit the ice palace.

Another mountaintop must-see is the Schilthorn. Take a series of cable cars to the summit and dine in the revolving restaurant. The Schilthorn was a location in the 1969 James Bond movie On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

No matter when you visit Lauterbrunnen, there are always lots of outdoor pursuits to enjoy. During the winter, ski on its miles of slopes and along cross-country trails, go on toboggan runs and travel along winter hiking routes. In the summer, hike or bike numerous trails that wind through the valley.

Sail across Lake Thun and try water skiing on Lake Brienz. Then explore their attractive lakeside villages. At Lake Thun, tour the medieval Oberhofen Castle and its park which sit by the water's edge.

Reach Lauterbrunnen by flying into the international airport at Bern, approximately 41 miles (66 kilometers away). Make the rest of the journey by car. Stay in traditional alpine villas with gorgeous lake and mountain views.

Hotel Belvedere
Hotel Belvedere
3 out of 5
Galliweidli, Lauterbrunnen, BE
The price is NT$5,163 per night from Aug 1 to Aug 1
Located near the slopes, this Wengen hotel is in the mountains, within 6 mi (10 km) of Mannlichen Mountain and Eiger, and close to winter sports such as skiing ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (327 reviews)
"Best offer in town! Friendly staff, excellent buffet service with delicious food. Cosy hotel and rooms."

Reviewed on 2020/12/26

Hotel Belvedere
Hotel & Spa Silberhorn Wengen
Hotel & Spa Silberhorn Wengen
4 out of 5
Wengiboden 1347, Lauterbrunnen, Canton of Bern
The price is NT$7,360 per night from Aug 18 to Aug 18
Located in the mountains, this Wengen hotel offering ski-in/ski-out access is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Mannlichen Mountain and within 6 mi (10 km) of Jungfraujoch ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (161 reviews)
Great staff
"The service was fabulous. The staff is going above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction Friendly check in and very nice service overall"

Reviewed on 2021/3/8

Hotel & Spa Silberhorn Wengen
Hotel Silberhorn
Hotel Silberhorn
3 out of 5
Bir Zuben 465, Lauterbrunnen, BE
The price is NT$6,619 per night from Jul 27 to Jul 27
Conveniently near skiing facilities, this Lauterbrunnen hotel is located in the mountains, within 3 mi (5 km) of Valley Museum Lauterbrunnen and Trummelbach ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (326 reviews)
Wonderful stay
"So glad we picked this hotel. It cost more than the others but was well worth it. The city is a bit run down, but Hotel Silberhorn has been redone and you see the difference just driving up. Our rooms were beautiful. Great shower, comfortable bed. The staff at the front desk and at the restaurant ..."

Reviewed on 2020/3/27

Hotel Silberhorn
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Charming House
Charming House
3.5 out of 5
208 Luterbach, Lauterbrunnen, Canton of Bern
Situated in Lauterbrunnen, this cabin is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Valley Museum Lauterbrunnen and 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Trummelbach Falls. Grindelwald - Wengen Ski ...
Charming House
Florida OG
Florida OG
3 out of 5
Heijistr. 52, Fiesch
Situated in Fiesch, this golf apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Fiesch-Fiescheralp I Cable Car and Fiesch-Fiescheralp II Cable Car. Binntal Nature ...
Florida OG
Aparthotel Eiger Grindelwald
Aparthotel Eiger Grindelwald
4 out of 5
Dorfstrasse 133, Grindelwald, BE
Situated in Grindelwald, this spa aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of First Cable Car, Sportzentrum Grindelwald, and Grindelwald - Wengen Ski Area. Pfingstegg ...
4.4/5Excellent! (158 reviews)
Just perfect
"Absolutely perfect stay. The warmest welcome from the reception and super friendly service the whole time. Loved the spa facilities. Perfect to end a day in the snow. Location was excellent."

Reviewed on 2020/12/28

Aparthotel Eiger Grindelwald
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