Holidays in Mürren

At 1,638m, Mürren perches on a mountain terrace high above Lauterbrunnen. A scenic springboard for walking in the Schilthorn and Jungfrau regions

A dramatic entrance is guaranteed in Mürren. There are only two ways in, aboard a funicular and mountain railway from Lauterbrunnen or by a cable car that climbs past waterfalls from Stechelberg and up to the village’s picturesque and car-free streets. Here, in the heart of the Jungfrau region, there are views of the mighty peaks and glaciers of the 4,000 metre-plus mountains of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The rugged scenery and picture-perfect alpine meadows and plateaus are spectacular walking territory, with over 200 kilometres of marked trails – just remember to make time for the village too. Mürren was founded by Walser people from Valais, who brought their own architectural style, dialect and recipes with them.

Hiking the Jungfrau region

You can find everything from scenic valley strolls and waterfall hikes to technical treks around Mürren, making it an excellent base for exploring the Jungfrau region. Allmendhubel is the closest mountain - a funicular delivers walkers up to the panoramic restaurant and paths in just a few minutes. Trace the Flower Trail towards the Mürren-Schilthorn hiking area, looking out for some of the 150 species of wildflowers en route.

Down in the Lauterbrunnen valley, count the waterfalls that cascade down the steep cliffs as you stroll between the villages of Lauterbrunnen and Stechelberg - there are 72 of them (Lauterbrunnen actually means "many fountains"). The Staubbach Falls are probably the most famous, cascading almost 300 metres over the gigantic rock face, and Trümmelbach Falls are particularly impressive, made up of ten glacial falls, hidden within the mountain.

Schilthorn Mountain

A cable car sweeps from Mürren to Schilthorn, known to James Bond aficionados as the home of the famous revolving restaurant of Piz Gloria. A museum reveals the secrets and challenges of filming on this 2,970 metre mountaintop. Of course, there’s life beyond Bond, including a glass-balconied Skywalk and a Thrill Walk from the gondola station at Birg. That one does exactly what it says on the tin, lining up vertiginous steel walkways and bridges that cling to the cliff.

Flower parks and children’s trails

Mountain parks, playgrounds and picnic spots are sprinkled throughout the Jungfrau region. The Flower Park at the top of Allmendhubel is a favourite with families staying in Mürren. There are slides, zip lines and a neighbouring restaurant serving up Bernese specialities like steak with garlic butter, rösti and cheese fondue made for sharing. Or you can just sip a rosehip tea while taking in the view. Swap the mountain lift for the Children’s Adventure Trail on the way back to Mürren; it leads kids through a series of woodland slides, walkways and rope swings.

Mürren and more

Mürren is made for wandering, neatly tucking wooden chalets, viewpoints and pedestrianised streets onto a sky-high green terrace. Fancy exploring further into the mountains? Head out for a day trip to Jungfraujoch. Here, trains take on one of the most scenic journeys in the world, chugging from the pastures of the Bernese Oberland to the highest railway station in Europe. For more in the way of adventure, the twin-lake town of Interlaken is an hour’s journey away by cable car and train.

Why book a summer holiday in Mürren with Inghams?

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time in your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of Mürren’s best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Mürren include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team overseas can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

Added value

Half price rail, bus and boat travel with the Swiss Half Fare Card (worth over £100 per person)

Free Murren Guest Card including free use of resort swimming pool, and reductions into the resort wellness centre

Free travel on Swiss Transport Network for children up to 15 years incl.

Hotels in Mürren

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Hotel Eiger, Murren Swimming Pool

A cosy hotel full of rustic charm, Hotel Eiger boasts some of the most spectacular views in Murren. See the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau from almost everywhere you turn. Rooms are modern and colourful, and there's a lovely spa so you can relax and unwind.

Swiss Half Fare Card

The Swiss transport network is an excellent combination of trains, mountain railways, cable-cars, boats and buses that make it a pleasure to get around and explore at your own pace. 

Swiss Half Fare Card included for all Inghams guests

The Swiss Half Fare Card is included in the price of your holiday and is sent to you as part of your rail transfer tickets. This card can be used around Switzerland for up to 50% discount on various modes of transport - so make sure you keep it with you. It also gives free travel to children from 6 to 15 years old, when accompanied by a parent with the Family Card.

Things to do
  • Cable cars
  • Hiking
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Swimming
  • Excursions by cable-car/rail within the Bernese Oberland

Breathtaking views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks are unique to Mürren holidays, whilst mountains, meadows and forests provide walkers with everything from scenic strolls to adventurous hikes! Pretty, flower-bedecked chalets and little shops and cafés line the streets, and evenings are quiet and relaxed with a couple of friendly watering holes within easy reach of Mürren hotels. There's a huge choice of excursions including visits to the Jungfraujoch, the alpine gardens at Schynige Platte, and the nearby Trümmelbach Falls.

Other things to do in and around Mürren

  • Sports centre with indoor swimming pool, tennis, mini-golf and new spa area with sauna and Turkish bath
  • Museum of local history, geology and mountaineering in Lauterbrunnen
  • Weekly guided walks of flower trail at the Allmendhubel (pay locally)
  • Popular Winteregg alpine restaurant with sun terrace
  • Regular folklore events mid Jun - mid Aug

Resort Card

Your Mürren guest card is provided by your hotel and gives you:

  • Free use of resort indoor pool in the centre of the village
  • Reduced entrance to resort wellness area including sauna, steam room, solarium and fitness, plus tennis courts, squash and minigolf.

Great value travel passes

The Swiss transport network is an excellent combination of trains, mountain railways, cable-cars, boats and buses that make it a pleasure to get around and explore at your own pace. 

Swiss Half Fare Card included for all Inghams guests

The Swiss Half Fare Card is included in the price of your holiday, and is sent to you as part of your rail transfer tickets. This card can be used around Switzerland for discounts on various modes of transport so make sure you keep it with you.

In addition to the Half Fare card you may wish to purchase other travel passes depending on your holiday plans, such as the Jungfrau Travel Pass or the Bernese Oberland Pass - you can add this to your holiday at the time of booking. Swiss Travel Pass is not recommended for this resort.

Jungfrau Travel Pass - prebookable

Enjoy three to eight consecutive days travel on trains, cable-cars, gondolas and boats within the Jungfrau region including:

  • Männlichen gondola (Wengen to Männlichen and Männlichen to Grindelwald Terminus)
  • Wengeneralp Railway (Wengen to Kleine Scheidegg and Kleine Scheidegg to Grindelwald)
  • Jungfrau Railway (Kleine Scheidegg to Eigergletscher)
  • Wengeneralp Railway (Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg and Kleine Scheidegg to Wengen)
  • Lauterbrunnen to Mürren railway (Lauterbrunnen to Grütschalp and Grütschalp to Winteregg and Mürren)
  • Grindelwald First gondola
  • Schynige Platte Railway (Wilderswil to Schnige Platte)
  • Harder Kulm Railway (Interlaken to Harder Kulm)
  • Trains between Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen and Interlaken Ost
  • Passes from 5 days validity onward include boats on Lakes Thun & Lake Brienz and trains between Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Brienz allowing for round trips by boat and train on Lake Brienz.

A supplement applies for going up to the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe and the Schilthorn. The Jungfrau Travel Pass will get you a discount on the Jungfraujoch fee.

Please note that Family Cards are not valid with the Jungfrau Travel Pass and children must have the Jungfrau Junior Travel Card. 

Bernese Oberland Pass - prebookable

The Bernese Oberland Pass is a great option if you're staying longer than seven days and/or are wanting to travel a bit further afield than the routes on the Jungfrau Travel Pass. It includes:

  • Travel by train, bus and boat throughout the Bernese Oberland
  • Travel on over 25 mountain cable cars
  • Boat trips on Lake Thun and Lake Brienz
  • Discounts at various partner locations

Supplements apply to get to the top of the Schilthorn and Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe. 


Pre-book your passes online or give us a call

James Bond’s’ Schilthorn

A trip up to the famous summit, set for film ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ for the newly opened James Bond exhibition, lookout platform and of course fantastic views!

Many more options available locally through your Representative including:

Fun Package: First Flyer / Glider & Trottibike / Mountain Cart


Mürren has access to over 200km of well-marked trails of varying difficulty and is a great starting point to discover the whole of the Jungfrau region. At the top of the Allmendhubel, for access to the local Mürren-Schilthorn hiking area, is the ‘Flower trail’ with guided walks taking place throughout Summer. More challenging walks and hikes can be found on the Schilthorn, including the path following the tracks of the Inferno race back to the village (approx. 3 hrs).

Good to know

Walking trails: Around 500km of walking trails and easy access to lifts and neighbouring villages

Terrain: Diverse mountainous terrain with Alpine meadows, forests, rocky trails and rugged mountains

Best time to go: end of May to mid October. It can get hot in July and August but heading up the lifts is a great way to cool off

Recommended for: Challenging walking, nature, sightseeing

Fly into: Geneva or Zurich (approx. 2 hours)

Transfer time: approx. 3 hours (from Zurich) or 4 hours (from Geneva) by train and cable-car - Mürren can be reached by train followed by cable-car only (journey will require changes of train and use of cable-car)

Rep service: Telephone

Resort card: Swiss Half Fare Card included for all hotels - travel passes are available to pre-book

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