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«Royal Walk» Männlichen - Männlichen Summit

Short facts

  • start: Männlichen summit station
  • destination: Männlichen summit station
  • easy
  • 1,99 km
  • 45 minutes
  • 125 m
  • 2342 m
  • 2221 m
  • 80 / 100
  • 10 / 100

best season

King for a day. Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau rise majestically.

The "Royal Walk" leads from the top station of the Männlichen cable car via the gravel dome to the summit. On the way there is a whole kingdom to discover. The path through the future kingdom begins at the entrance gate. On the way the hikers meet a court painter, explore a variety of treasures and get to know your court. Who the secret ruler of the region really is will be revealed at the end of the hike.

Already the approach to Männlichen is a small adventure. From Grindelwald the world's longest cable car takes young and old up to the top. From Wengen the "Royal Ride" takes you to the top station.

General information

Directions

Männlichen summit station - Männlichen summit - Männlichen summit 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

The "Royal Walk" is also a highlight in winter.

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.

Maps
Additional Information

Weather

This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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