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Bort - Grindelwald No. 103

Short facts

  • start: Middle station Bort
  • destination: Grindelwald
  • easy
  • 6,14 km
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 4 m
  • 1561 m
  • 1039 m
  • 100 / 100
  • 20 / 100

best season

Beautiful walk back to the valley.

To get to the starting point of the tour, you have to take the First gondola lift in the village to the first station, Bort. At the top there is also a nice alpine playground and a mountain restaurant. The trail leads via Schwarzigenhäusern over Mühlebach back towards the valley. The path is asphalted and suitable for prams. At Mühlebach it would also be possible to take the bus back to the village.

General information

Directions

Bort - Schwarzigenhäusern - Mühlebach - Grindelwald

Equipment
  •  comfortable footwear
  • adequate clothing
  • sun and rain protection
  • snacks and driking water
Tip
  •  For families: Explore the alpine playground at Bort.   
  • Strengthen yourself before the tour in the Bort mountain restaurant.
Getting there

From Basel and Geneva, the fastest route to the Jungfrau Region is via Bern. From Zurich, the route via Lucerne and the Brünig Pass is recommended. The pass is open all year round.

 

From the south, travel to the Jungfrau Region via the Grimsel or Susten Pass. Both passes are only open in summer. An alternative is the Simplon Pass with subsequent car transport through the Lötschberg tunnel.

 

Grindelwald

From Interlaken we follow the main road to Zweilütschinen. Here we turn left towards Grindelwald. The whole trip takes about 30 minutes and leads over a partly winding road.

Parking

Grindelwald

There are three public car parks: Parkhaus Eiger+ (252 parking spaces), Parkhaus Sportzentrum (160 parking spaces) and the new Terminal Parking (1000 spaces) of the V-Bahn. Alternatively, we can also use the car park in Grindelwald Grund.

Public transit

Thanks to its central location in Europe, Switzerland is served by international trains from over 12 countries. Within Switzerland, Intercity trains run from Basel and Lucerne directly to the Jungfrau Region. Travellers from Zurich change trains in Bern. The trains run every half hour.

 

Grindelwald

From Interlaken Ost railway station we reach Grindelwald without changing trains on the Bernese Oberland Bahn (BOB). Important: Get on the rear part of the train, as it splits in Zweilütschinen. If you get on at the front, you will end up in Lauterbrunnen. The journey takes 30 minutes to Grindelwald Terminal (V-Bahn). Three minutes later we are at the terminal in the village.

There are three stations in Grindelwald (Terminal, Grund and Dorf). The terminal station (Dorf) is in the centre of Grindelwald.

Additional Information

Pavings

  • Asphalt Coating (78%)
  • Street (22%)

Weather

This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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