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Grindelwald - Schwendi - Burglauenen No. 102

Short facts

  • start: Grindelwald Sportzentrum
  • destination: Burglauenen
  • easy
  • 6,12 km
  • 1 hour 35 minutes
  • 3 m
  • 1043 m
  • 893 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 20 / 100

best season

Beautiful walk to Burglauenen

The walk starts in Grindelwald village at the sports centre. There you follow the end path to Grindelwald Grund. At Grindelwald Grund you cross the river Lütschine and follow the asphalt road, which is not very busy, to Schwendi. Here you already have the option of taking the train back to the village. The alternative is a beautiful nature trail to Burglauenen. Here you will also find a train station to return to the village.

General information

Directions

Grindelwald - Grindelwald Grund - Schwendi - Burglauenen

Equipment
  • comfortable footwear
  • adequate clothing
  • sun and rain protection
  • snacks and driking water
Tip
  • You will find a railway station at Schwendi and Burglauenen.
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

  • Street (25%)
  • Asphalt Coating (49%)
  • Hiking Trail (4%)
  • Path (22%)

Weather

This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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