Interlaken sits perfectly nestled between the two lakes of Brienz and Thun. Both lakes offer full days out in their own respect so we’ve brought together a few highlights not to miss: Lake Brienz Isetwald The pretty fishing village of Iseltwald is built on a peninsular which juts out towards the centre of Lake Brienz.
This is my third season working on the Inghams Lakes and Mountains programme and this year I have made my way over to Switzerland. Interlaken is my new home and it’s a fantastic base for exploring both the Bernese Oberland and the hugely impressive Jungfrau Region. These are my top 5 excursions for if you’re
1: Lake Oeschinen Take the cable-car from resort to this stunning lake above Kandersteg for great walking, a popular panoramic terrace restaurant and fabulous views. The lake is fed by the glacial brooks of the three-thousand-meter peaks of Blüemlisalp, Oeschinenhorn, Fründenhorn and Doldenhorn. Walking directly from the cable car to the lake will take about
As a massive “Sound of music” fan, Salzburg is one of my all time favourite places in Austria. I remember many rainy Sunday afternoons spent watching Julie Andrews prancing around fountains and climbing hills and wishing I would get the chance to one day visit all of those places. My mum and I would sing
We’re lucky in Filzmoos to have one of Austria’s most iconic mountains right on our doorstep. Off to the east, above the village of Ramsau am Dachstein (which you can get to via the Filzmoos Wonderbus) we have the 2995 meter high Hoher Dachstein mountain range with the Gosau Glacier tucked away within the mountains.
Lake Orta really is a hidden secret. Full of quaint cobbled streets, it is pure serenity and is almost absurdly beautiful. The Milanese call it La Cenerentols (Cinderella) because it has long been considered the secretly superior sibling of both Lake Como and Lake Maggoire. No one who has visited the lake particularly wants to
It’s difficult to pick which are the best places to go in Filzmoos when there are so many different walks available. With over 200 kilometres in the area and several mountains surrounding the village it was such a difficult choice picking my three favourites to personally recommend during your stay. Unterfofalm & Almsee Lake Every