Interlaken is set between the sparkling waters of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, and enjoys a magnificent setting on the banks of the River Aare with the snow-capped peaks of the Jungfrau, Mönch, and Eiger forming the perfect backdrop. The main promenade, the ‘Höheweg’, is lined with flowers and fronted by a huge open meadow from where you can enjoy one of the most famous views in the world. The FREE use of local buses, included for all guests, allows quick and easy travel to surrounding villages including Bönigen and Iseltwald (see below). Excursions are plentiful, with lake steamers calling in regularly to take you to other villages along the shores. Top of everyone’s list should be a trip on the historic Jungfrau Railway to the Jungfraujoch ‘Top of Europe’. Our hotels in Interlaken offer you a great choice of accommodation. There are many attractive shops, boutiques, and cafés such as Café Schuh -a great place to enjoy some delicious afternoon cake or Swiss chocolate!
Things to do in resort
- Horse drawn carriage rides
Lake steamers call in regularly to offer leisurely trips to other lovely villages along the shores, such as Merligen and Hilterfingen. In July and August there are open-air performances of Schiller's William Tell, with horses, cows and goats among the cast! Numerous excursions are available to those on holidays in Interlaken, and the top of everyone's list should be a trip on the Jungfrau Railway to the Jungfraujoch. There are many attractive shops and boutiques, and cafés such as Café Schuh are a great place in which to enjoy some delicious afternoon cake or Swiss chocolate!
Location in resort
- Longitude: 7.8958243
- Latitude: 46.6881556
For more information on travel and transport visit our Interlaken page