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
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
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