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Wilderswil
Travel Guide

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Although it is just minutes from Interlaken, this sleepy resort town is worth a separate visit. Enjoy close proximity to Bern’s famous mountains and lakes.

Visit Wilderswil, the quintessential Swiss resort town. Located south of Interlaken in the heart of the Bernese Oberland, it offers fantastic scenery, outdoor recreation and convenient access to many of central Switzerland’s top attractions. Find plenty to see and do in this town sandwiched between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, with the Alps beckoning to the south.

Learn about Wilderswil’s history at the Old Mill Village Museum. For centuries, the mill was a meeting place for village residents. Now it offers visitors a glimpse into the area’s past.

The ruins of Unspunnen Castle are a dramatic sight. From its 12th-century battlements, enjoy spectacular views across the valley to Interlaken. Every 12 years, the castle hosts Unspunnenfest. This festival honors traditional Swiss activities like yodeling concerts and stone-throwing competitions.

Walk along the Castle Trail, which connects Upspunnen to the nearby ruins of Rothenfluh. Built into a rocky shelf, this unique cave castle dates back to the early 13th century.

Schynige Platte lies just beyond Wilderswil. From the comfort of an open-air railcar, ascend the 25 percent incline up to the top. From the viewing terrace, enjoy spectacular vistas of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks to the south and Lake Brienz to the north. Take the circular ridge hike to see views of Lake Brienz. Explore the alpine gardens, which are home to over 600 plant species.

Wilderswil’s charming sister village, Gsteigwiler, sits at the foot of Schynige Platte. Look for its sleepy village and 12th-century church.

In winter, ski at nearby mountains. In the Jungfrau Ski Region, snow is guaranteed at Grindelwald-First, Kleine Scheidegg-Männlichen and Mürren-Schilthorn. Farther north, Beatenberg-Niederhorn offers trails that appeal to skiers and hikers alike.

Lake Thun and Lake Brienz are both about 5 minutes away by car. Explore the charming towns, historic sites and beautiful parks that dot their shores.

Part of Wilderswil’s main appeal is its proximity to Interlaken. Within a few minutes, access the city’s lively cultural scene and amenities.

Jungfrau Hotel
Jungfrau Hotel
3 out of 5
Schulgässli 51, Wilderswil, BE
The price is NT$3,979 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
This family-friendly Wilderswil hotel is located in a rural location, within 2 mi (3 km) of Skydive Interlaken and Mystery Rooms. Lake Brienz and Lake Thun are ...
4.3/5Excellent! (421 reviews)
""If you can't say something nice don't say nothing at all""

Reviewed on 2020/7/31

Jungfrau Hotel
Edelweiss Lodge
Edelweiss Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Kirchgasse 72, Wilderswil
The price is NT$2,378 per night from Apr 22 to Apr 23
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Wilderswil hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Skydive Interlaken and Mystery Rooms and close to winter sports such ...
4.4/5Excellent! (249 reviews)
Super!
"Amazing experience! Our room was upgraded at no cost due to hotels being a bit more empty nowadays. Super room and the free breakfast is also wonderful, regarding what one usually gets. Highly recommendable!"

Reviewed on 2020/10/13

Edelweiss Lodge
Alpenrose Hotel & Gardens
Alpenrose Hotel & Gardens
2 out of 5
72a Kirchgasse, Wilderswil, BE
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$3,623 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
Situated in the mountains, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Skydive Interlaken and within 3 mi (5 km) of Lake Brienz and Lake Thun. Mystery Rooms is 1.6 mi ...
3.9/5Good! (123 reviews)
"Great Eastern holiday. The hotel surpassed our expectations, great staff, clean, awesome location and services amenities such as dinner, buffet breakfast and jacuzzi."

Reviewed on 2021/4/6

Alpenrose Hotel & Gardens
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Hostel Chalet Stöckli
Hostel Chalet Stöckli
3 out of 5
Oberdorfstrasse 5, Wilderswil
The price is NT$2,673 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Wilderswil chalet is within 2 mi (3 km) of Skydive Interlaken and Mystery Rooms and close to winter sports such ...
3.9/5Very Good! (36 reviews)
Good hotel with an outstanding breakfast
"The room is pretty good, however, there's no blackout on the windows. The breakfast was surreal and the staff very friendly. The wifi was not working in our room. Maybe because it was quite far from the lobby."

Reviewed on 2020/7/14

Hostel Chalet Stöckli
Pristine Home in a Charming Village, Large Grassy Sunbathing Area, View of the Mönch and Jungfrau!
Pristine Home in a Charming Village, Large Grassy Sunbathing Area, View of the Mönch and Jungfrau!
3 out of 5
Hubelweg 26, Wilderswil, Canton of Bern
Situated in Wilderswil, this vacation home is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Skydive Interlaken and within 3 mi (5 km) of Lake Brienz and Lake Thun. Mystery Rooms is 1.6 ...
Pristine Home in a Charming Village, Large Grassy Sunbathing Area, View of the Mönch and Jungfrau!
Chalet Interlaken
Chalet Interlaken
3 out of 5
Oberdorfstrasse 15, Wilderswil
Situated in Wilderswil, this chalet is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Skydive Interlaken and within 3 mi (5 km) of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Mystery Rooms is 1.4 mi (2.2 ...
Chalet Interlaken
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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