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Grindelwald - Bort

Short facts

  • start: Bus stop "Mühlebach Schulhaus"
  • destination: Bort, middle station
  • easy
  • 2,48 km
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • 400 m
  • 1561 m
  • 1161 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 20 / 100
Lush green meadows, carpets of flowers, mountain streams and a fantastic mountain scenery

The starting point of this hike is at the bus stop "Mühlebach Schulhaus", until then the local bus will take you up. Of course the hike can also be started in the centre of Grindelwald.

The signposted hiking trail winds up to the left next to the bus stop, along the Milibach, to Rinderstutz, past the Schwarzigen houses up to Berghaus Bort. Lush green meadows, carpets of flowers, mountain streams and the fantastic mountain scenery make the hike something very special.

The spacious sun terrace of Restaurant Bort offers plenty of space to enjoy and relax. For the little hikers, the Alpine playground is waiting to be discovered.

 

General information

Directions

(Grindelwald) - Bu stop "Mühlebach Schulhaus" - Rinderstutz - Bort, middle station

Safety Guidelines
Equipment
  • hiking daypack (approx. 20 liters) with rain cover
  • comfortable and sturdy footwear
  • adequate and durable outdoor clothing in multiple layers
  • sun and rain protection
  • snacks and drinking water
  • first aid kit
  • penknife
  • mobile phone
  • if necesessary: telescope sticks, headlight, maps
Tip

Hire trottibike scooters at Bort middle station and whizz back down to the valley.

Getting there

There are different ways to reach the region by car. The fastest way from Basel and Geneva is via Berne. The fastest route from Zurich is through Lucerne and the Brünig Pass. The pass is open in summer and winter.

From the south, the route goes over the Grimsel or Susten Pass into the region. Both passes are only open in summer. Alternatively, you can take the Simplon Pass and then Lötschberg car transport. 

Parking

Grindelwald has public car parks with covered parking spaces: Eiger+ car park (252 parking spaces) and Sportzentrum car park (160 parking spaces). They cannot be reserved in advance. Uncovered parking spaces are available everywhere in the village.

Public transit

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

Additional Information

Pavings

  • Street (1%)
  • Asphalt Coating (85%)
  • Hiking Trail (14%)

Weather

This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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