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Grindelwald - Glacier Gorge - Grindelwald No. 100

Short facts

  • start: Grindelwald Sportzentrum
  • destination: Grindelwald Sportzentrum
  • easy
  • 4,77 km
  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • 132 m
  • 1044 m
  • 951 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 20 / 100

best season

Beautiful walk along the Lütschine river.

The walk starts at the sports centre. From there follow the Endweg in the direction of Grindelwald Grund. At the bottom of the Endweg you meet the Lütschine. There the path leads comfortably through the forest along the river to the glacier gorge. At the halfway point you can take a look at the glacier gorge or stop for a bite to eat in the restaurant.The path leads back through Locherboden, past the Gletscherdorf camping site.  Then it goes up back to the village.

General information

Directions

Grindelwald - Endweg - Gletscherschlucht - Locherboden - Grindelwald

Equipment
  • comfortable footwear
  • adequate clothing
  • sun and rain protection
  • snacks and driking water
Tip

 

  • Visit the glacier gorge.   
  • Take a break at the Gletscherschlucht restaurant.   
  • From Gletscherschlucht there would also be a bus back to the village.
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

Stopping off in Grindelwald

Pavings

  • Asphalt Coating (20%)
  • Street (47%)
  • Path (20%)
  • Hiking Trail (13%)

Weather

This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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