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Jungfrau, Interlaken and the Beauty of Switzerland’s Alps
At the heart of the Swiss Alps, the Jungfrau region is the perfect destination for experiencing the best of Switzerland. Although known best for its ski slopes, Jungfrau is increasingly popular as a summer destination thanks to its unrivalled beauty and variety of attractions. Majestic peaks tower over the serene Lakes Brienz and Thun while funiculars whisk you up to a world of glaciers. With its spectacular vistas, this land has inspired some of the giants of literature, including J. R. R. Tolkein and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A trip to this stunning area is always a memorable experience.Read More
Experience true Swiss hospitality in the Alpine village of Wengen
Stay in the beautiful village of Wengen, at the foot of the mountain after which the area is named. It is perfectly located since a myriad of the Jungfrau region’s fascinating attractions are easily accessible from here. Visit the beautiful traditional Swiss city, Interlaken, and enjoy the scenery with a cruise across Lake Brienz. Perhaps explore the Ballenberg Swiss Open-Air Museum and visit Meiringen, where Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes battled his greatest nemesis.
Reach the skies on the Jungfraubahn
Another option is the Jungfraubahn rack railway, which climbs over a kilometre through mountain tunnels, taking you to the highest station in Europe on the Jungfraujoch mountain pass. There, you can enjoy the incomparable views. For further breathtaking vistas, Ascend by cable car to Schilthorn’s peak. There you can visit the world’s first revolving restaurant, known also for its link to another great hero of British fiction, James Bond. Nearby Lucerne is a stunning medieval town, standing proudly beside a lake. With fascinating museums and the possibility of a calming lake cruise, it’s an ideal excursion. Perhaps enjoy a stroll over the stunning, iconic Kapellbrücke, the wooden covered Chapel Bridge. With it’s stunning scenery and charming towns, a visit to the Jungfrau region is always memorable.
Discover the natural, awe-inspiring beauty of Switzerland on this exciting tour. Why not see more of this Alpine paradise and see the Highlights of Switzerland.
April - October 2021
Arrive in Wengen
The charming village of Wengen, nestled in the mountains of the Swiss Jungfrau region, is your base for the next five nights on half-board and perfectly located for exploring this stunning Alpine area of Switzerland. Enjoy a three-course dinner at your hotel, the 3* Hotel Belvédère or the 4* Hotel Silberhorn.
Lake Brienz, Interlaken & Sherlock Holmes
Start your relaxing holiday with a visit to the city of Interlaken, flanked by Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Enjoy the wonderful views here before enjoying a leisurely cruise across Lake Brienz and driving to the nearby Swiss Open Air Museum in Ballenberg. Continue to Meiringen, made famous by Sherlock Holmes and take a trip on the Reichenbach Funicular to see some of the region’s spectacular waterfalls.
Between Jungfrau, the mountain which gives this region its name, and its sister Mönch, lies the Jungfraujoch, a mountain pass with spectacular vistas of the neighbouring peaks and glaciers. A cogwheel train takes you through fascinating tunnels carved through the mountains to Europe’s highest railway station. Perhaps enjoy some refreshment in the Top of Europe building, with beautiful panoramic views.
Today, explore the nearby city of Lucerne, with myriad museums to discover. Perhaps enjoy an optional lake cruise or simply stroll along Chapel Bridge, the iconic covered wooden structure stretching across the river Reuss.
The Schilthorn mountain has the world’s first revolving restaurant. Famous as a location in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, there is an exhibition dedicated to the James Bond film.
Return to the UK
After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, return to the UK with fond memories of the beautiful peaks and lakes of the Swiss Alps.
Hotel Belvédère, Wengen ****
Built in 1912 in an art nouveau style, the Hotel Belvédère has since been lovingly refurbished to offer modern comforts while retaining the atmosphere of the olden days. The Belvédère is a 5-minute walk from the centre of Wengen, the train station and the Männlichen cable car. Wengen is a car free city and coaches can park in the nearby town of Lauterbrunnen. There are frequent train services between Lauterbrunnen and Wengen with the journey taking around 15 minutes. The hotel offers a free shuttle service between the station in Wengen and the hotel.
Hotel Silberhorn, Wengen ****
In the very centre of Wengen is the Hotel Silberhorn, offering a spa and wellness area, fitness room and sports shop, as well as its own jewellery store. The hotel’s unbeatable location opposite Wengen railway station makes this the perfect resort for your relaxing Swiss holiday. Wengen is a car free city and coaches can park in the nearby town of Lauterbrunnen. There are frequent train services between Lauterbrunnen and Wengen with the journey taking around 15 minutes. The hotel offers a free shuttle service between the station in Wengen and the hotel.
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April – October 2021
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