The Niesenbahn

  A visit up the Niesen is a must-do while you’re on holiday in Kandersteg. The funicular is so easy to reach – simply hop on the train from Kandersteg and its only 25 minutes away (no changes required either!). You alight at Mülenen and to make it even easier, the funicular departs right next

Exploring The Fairytale Castles Of Lake Thun

One of my favourite day trips from Kandersteg is to Lake Thun. You can purchase a day ticket for the boats and hop on and off as many times as you please! If you catch the train from Platform 1, you’ll be at Spiez station in 30 minutes. From the train station you’ll be greeted

A Day Exploring Lake Oeschinensee

Lake Oeschinensee is a beautiful world heritage site found just a short cable car ride from Kandersteg. The cable car rises 500 meters out of the valley floor, to 1682m and the start of a gentle 20 minute decent down to the crater like lake. The path is well marked and maintained and leads down

Kandersteg – Top 5 Places To See

Last month I wrote a blog on the best things to do in Kandersteg. Now I’ve decided to write on some the best excursions you can do during your stay here, so that you can see the best of the wider area too. Adelboden Taking the 230 bus from Kandersteg (most likely labelled as Fruitigen),

Lakes Brienz and Thun: Top lakeside locations

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.

Interlaken – Top 5 Excursions!

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

Chocoholics Delight In Interlaken

Switzerland has always been synonymous with fine chocolate and here in Interlaken two long term residents are lifting the lid on the secrets of chocolate making. Chocolate was brought back to Europe by the Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century but didn’t make it to Switzerland until 1819 when François-Louis Cailler set up his factory

Top 5 things to do in Kandersteg

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