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Mürren

Delightfully peaceful traffic-free village, accessed only by cable car

Mürren, perched high above the Lauterbrunnen Valley, is one of Europe’s most historic ski areas: a “cradle” of Alpine skiing! The peaceful traffic-free village is set dramatically on a terrace on the other side of the valley from Wengen, You can only reach it by cable car. In 1928 its famous  Inferno - at just under 10 miles, the longest amateur downhill in the world - was held for the first time. Mürren is the ideal  retreat from the busier resorts and yet offers great skiing on its own ‘Mürren-Schilthorn’ ski area (which featured in the James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – and is the location for the celebrated Piz Gloria revolving restaurant), with convenient beginners’ slopes and some of the most challenging runs in the region. Non-skiers staying in the region can take advantage of the excellent winter walking and sledging with the non-skiers’ lift pass.

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Ski and Snowboard Information

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Beginners skiing in Mürren

The nursery slopes are in the village and there are some nice easy blue runs from Allmenhubel back to the village for the more confident to progress onto.

Intermediates skiing in Mürren

Why not take the mountain train up to Kleine Scheidegg at Wengen for a good selection of long red runs

Advanced skiing in Mürren

Schilthorn has some great black runs heading back towards the village, as well as the 15km 'Inferno' challenge which takes you all the way down to Lauterbrunnen, conditions permitting.

Snowboarding in Mürren

Mürren is home to one of the Jungfrau regions snowparks. With a variety of rails and jumps, it is suitable for intermediates upwards. For piste map and further information see Wengen/Grindelwald.


Mountain Facts
  • Area 214 km
  • Resort Altitude1634m
  • Ski Alt. From1034m
  • Ski Alt. To2971m
  • Runs
    23
    34
    19
  • Longest Run4 km
  • Lifts , Chairlifts 20 , Cable car 4 , Draglifts 10 , Gondolas 2 , Rack Railway 4
  • Lift Times

    08.30 - 16.30

  • Lift Ski LockersNo
  • Whole Area Pass Lifts40
  • Night Skiing IncludedNo
  • Mountain Restaurants9
  • Snow Cannon Coverage50%
  • Cross Country Trails

    23km (Local) 100km (whole) of marked trails. Non skiers walking pass available to pre-book.

  • Off-piste OptionsNo
  • Slope Direction,N,E,S,W
  • Snowpark Info

    2 snowparks (Mürren & Grindelwald)

  • Walking23

  • from£915pp
  • 45 rooms
Hotel Eiger Aussensicht winter 01.JPG

Recently voted as one of Tripadvisor's Traveller's Choice Top 25 hotels in Switzerland and conveniently located for the resort amenities and skiing, the Eiger is a popular hotel with good facilities and enjoys superb mountain views. The skiing is easily accessed either by the little mountain railway just opposite, the Allmendhubel funicular 500m away, or the Schilthorn cable-car 800m away.

Inghams Plus

  • Inghams Saver Plus: Save £40 per couple
  • Groups - up to 1 in 6 go Free
  • Early Booking Offers at selected hotels. Discount has already been included in the prices shown
  • Free child places at selected hotels
  • Free child lift passes under 6 yrs
  • Swiss Short Breaks from £599 3 nights upwards - with scheduled flights & rail transfers
  • Inghams Rep visiting service

Special Offers

Things To Do

  • Full programme of après-ski events
  • Curling & ice skating
  • Snowshoe-trekking paths
  • Excursion to the UNESCO heritage site of the Jungfraujoch ‘Top of Europe’ and Aletsch Glacier
  • Helicopter sightseeing tours of Jungfrau massif as well as heli-skiing
  • Mürren Kandahar races 16-20 Dec
  • ‘Lauberhorn’ downhill race takes place in Wengen 15-17 Jan
  • ‘Inferno’ downhill race takes place in Mürren 20-23 Jan
  • Schilthorn skyline snow experience: snow tubing, tobogganing, Zip Line, igloo village and skiing
  • Parapenting
  • Ski and non-ski kindergarten (1-8yrs) available locally in Wengen. Advance booking recommended.
  • 'Ice Magic' ice skating experience in Interlaken
  • Murren is traffic free
  • Resort ski bus is available

Ski Extras

Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SPECIAL OFFER ON EQUIPMENT HIRE
      Save up to £81 per person

Book your lift pass with us and we’ll give you 50% off equipment hire or carriage. See our Ski Bundle page for details. 

Ski Saver Packs
6 days whole area pass, 6 days 'Red' ski hire*
Adult £378

*  Does not include boots. All Saver Packs must be pre-booked in the UK and are not bookable locally.


Lift Passes

Days

Senior

62yrs+

Adult

20-61yrs

Youth 
16-19yrs

Child
6-15yrs

Whole Area Pass 6 £263 £292 £234 £146
Local Area Pass 6 £211 £246 £197 £123
Non-Skier Pass 6 £206 £206 £206 £103

Local Pass covers Wengen & Grindelwald only. Jungfrau Area Pass covers Mürren-Schilthorn area in addition. Non-skiers pass covers consecutive days rail travel within the Jungfrau region (supplements apply for Jungfraujoch, approx. Sfr60, and Schilthorn, approx. Sfr40 return). †Children under 6 go free on lifts if accompanied by a parent, but require  a ‘piccolo pass’ if in ski school (approx. Sfr25 for 6 days - pay locally).
 
Equipment (6 days) Description Red Black
Adult Skis £110 £144
Ski Boots £58 £71
Snowboard & Boots £168 -
Youth (10-15yrs) Skis & Boots £87 -
Snowboard & Boots £87 -
Child (3-9yrs) Skis & Boots £56 -
Snowboard & Boots £56 -

Please see here for a description of hire categories.

Tuition
Ski (morning) Available to book locally 

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.

Useful Information

Resort Code: CHMU

Languages spoken: English

Time difference: GMT+1

Currency: CAD

Travel and Transportation

Flights depart Saturdays & Sundays

To Zurich*

From Gatwick*
Heathrow*
Birmingham*
Manchester*

Transfer 3hrs 30mins by Rail (Last part of transfer to Mürren is by cable-car/rail - approx. 30mins)

To Geneva*

From Gatwick
Manchester
Southampton
Newcastle
Exeter
Edinburgh
Bristol
Glasgow
Birmingham
Isle of Man
Inverness
Leeds-Bradford
Belfast
Cambridge

Transfer 3hrs 30 mins by Coach or Rail

*Transfer by Swiss rail, supplement applies.

Rail from UK and Self drive available.

Car hire available: No

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: Yes

Ski bus info:

Murren is traffic free.

Good to know

  • High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow
  • Inferno downhill races
  • Traditional, traffic-free villages
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