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Grindelwald - Terrassenweg - Grindelwald

Short facts

  • start: individual
  • destination: individual
  • easy
  • 5,50 km
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 127 m
  • 1154 m
  • 1028 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 20 / 100

best season

Walk with a magnificent view

Since it is a circular route, you can start anywhere along the route. The walk takes you through the charming mountain village of Grindelwald and along the almost level terrace path. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Eiger North Face on the terrace of Grindelwald and there are refreshment stops everywhere along the circular route.

General information

Directions

Grindelwald - Terrassenweg - Grindelwald

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

Visit the Grindelwald Museum of local history on your walk.

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 (97%)
  • Asphalt Coating (3%)

Weather

This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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