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Wilderswil - Breitlauenen

Short facts

  • start: Wilderswil, railway station
  • destination: Breitlauenen, Station der Schynige Platte-Bahn
  • medium
  • 5,19 km
  • 3 hours
  • 959 m
  • 1542 m
  • 583 m
  • 40 / 100
  • 40 / 100

best season

This hike starts at Wilderswil railway station and leads up to the Schynige Platte intermediate station. From Wilderswil the trail takes you at a steep incline through mainly shady mountain forest to Breitlauenen. What make this ascent particularly appealing are the views that encompass the deciduous woodlands of the valley floor and the colourful alpine flora and fauna at a variety of altitudes. View of a painting: The hike to Breitlauenen is rewarded with panoramic views at the destination. Breitlauenen intermediate station is situated on the northern slope of the long Faulhorn chain. It perches, terrace-like, high above the valley floor and Interlaken. To the left and right, the fjord-like arms of Lake Brienz and Lake Thun stretch out, behind them the pre-Alp peaks of the Brienzer Rothorn, Augstmatthorn and Niederhorn stretch up into the sky. This is where the painter Ferdinand Hodler created some of his most famous works, such as "Der Brienzersee von Breitlauenen aus" (A View of Lake Brienz from Breitlauenen).

Note(s)
Mountain trail without difficult sections, a good level of physical fitness is required.
Normal hiking gear, hiking boots with good soles and walking sticks help with the ascent.
End of May to mid-October.

See also
Rail Info Interlaken
Jungfraubahnen
Höheweg 37
CH-3800 Interlaken
Telefon: +41 (0)33 828 72 33
Fax: +41 (0)33 828 72 60
E-Mail: [email protected]
Internet: www.jungfrau.ch/rail-info

General information

Directions

Wilderswil - Fuschsegg - Breitlauenen

Safety Guidelines

Bergweg, ohne Schwierigkeiten, braucht aber eine gute Kondition.

Equipment

Normale Wanderausrüstung und Wanderschuhe mit griffiger Sohle. Wanderstöcke erleichtern den Aufstieg.

Getting there

Via Bern oder Luzern nach Interlaken. Oder von Süden via Grimselpass (nur im Sommer) oder via Simplonpass und Lötschberg-Autoverlad nach Interlaken. Wilderswil befindet sich unweit der Abfahrt Richtung Grindelwald / Lauterbrunnen.

Parking

Ungedeckter Parkplatz hinter dem Bahnhof Wilderswil.

Public transit

Via Bern oder Luzern nach Interlaken-Ost. Umsteigen auf die Berner Oberland-Bahn nach Wilderswil.

Additional Information

Wanderung 57

(in der gedruckten Sommer Panoramakarte der Jungfraubahnen)

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