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Ski holidays in Wengen

Charm and tradition at the heart of the famous Jungfrau Ski Region

The idyllic village of Wengen lies high up on a sunny, sheltered terrace with spectacular views, dominated by that magnificent trio of peaks – the Eiger (Ogre), Mönch (Monk) and Jungfrau (Maiden) – which provide a magnificent backdrop to Mürren and Wengen, and in part to Grindelwald, all of which enjoy genuinely superb in-your-face scenery. Everyone arrives in this charming, friendly village by mountain railway as it is virtually traffic-free. The local area pass covers Wengen and Grindelwald, whilst the Jungfrau whole area pass also covers Mürren, on the other side of the Lauterbrunnen Valley.  Take the cable-car from Wengen village centre, which links to Grindelwald’s ski area or take the mountain railway to the Kleine Scheidegg where both ski areas meet.. Skiers of all grades will delight in the expanse of pistes and beautiful scenery. The Eigergletscher  station and Salzegg lift access a handful of black runs, like Oh God! and  Black Rock. Non-skiers can take advantage of the excellent winter walking with a non-skiers’ lift pass.

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Wengen, Switzerland | 19th March 2018 | Inghams Ski
Snow report by
Upper Slopes 184cm
Lower Slopes 21cm
Last Snow 27/03/18
Temperature -3°C
Fresh Snow 6cm
Pistes Excellent
Off Piste Crust
Lifts Open 24/27

Ski and Snowboard Information

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

Beginners skiing in Wengen

An excellent ski school, convenient village nursery slopes and the Beginners’ park at Kleine Scheidegg make Wengen the ideal base for youngsters and beginners.

Intermediates skiing in Wengen

The Jungfrau region is perfect for intermediates with the Kleine Scheidegg/Männlichen area alone offering a large selection of satisfying reds runs - especially popular are the slopes around Wixi and Fallboden.

Advanced skiing in Wengen

Confident skiers should head for the Eigergletscher or the difficult descents of the Lauberhorn chairlift, including the famous Lauberhorn race run, which is not to be missed.

Snowboarding in Wengen

Best is finding the natural jumps on the wide Männlichen run, or head to the snowpark in neighbouring Grindelwald.


Mountain Facts
  • Area 214 km
  • Resort Altitude1274m
  • Ski Alt. From1034m
  • Ski Alt. To2971m
  • Runs
    23
    34
    19
  • Longest Run4
  • Lifts Chairlifts 20 , Free Baby Lifts False , 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
  • Snow Cannon Coverage50%
  • Cross Country Trails

    23km (local area), 100km (whole ) off well-marked trails. Non-skiers walking pass available to pre-book.

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

    2 snowparks (Mürren & Grindelwald)

  • Walking23
  • Ski/Resort bus

    Wengen is traffic free 


Meet The Pistes

Free ski hosting with your Inghams rep 

  • from£699pp
  • 44 rooms
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With the convenience of ski in/out (weather permitting) this charming hotel has been family-run by the Cova family for over 100 years. The Falken is a wonderful histroic hotel with a home-from-home ambience.

  • from£918pp
  • 67 rooms
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Located in the heart of this traffic-free village, just opposite the mountain railway station, the Silberhorn is an ideal base to access the region’s ski area.

  • from£1079pp
  • 76 rooms
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Managed by the welcoming Kienzler family, the Sunstar is a popular hotel with good facilities and enjoys a fantastic location, just opposite the lift and nursery slopes. With good facilities and friendly atmosphere, guests here can look forward to an enjoyable stay.

  • from£739pp
  • 62 rooms
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The Belvedere is a charming hotel with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, and provides good value accommodation in this classic Swiss resort.

  • from£829pp
  • 40 rooms
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Many guests return year after year to this traditionally furnished hotel, which offers a friendly welcome and personal service, and enjoys wonderful panoramic views of the surrounding mountains from its elevated position.

  • from£799pp
  • 50 rooms
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Guests return year after year to this charming family-run hotel, which is popular for its relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and its excellent cuisine. Set on its own terrace, the hotel enjoys wonderful views of the Lauterbrunnen Valley. 

  • from£1000pp
  • 42 rooms
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Recently voted as one of Tripadvisor's Traveller's Choice Top 25 hotels in Switzerland and one of Wengen’s leading hotels, the Beausite Park Hotel and Jungfrau Spa offers high standards of both service and cuisine, has a refined atmosphere and receives consistantly good feedback from guests.

  • from£1019pp
  • 20 rooms
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This small boutique hotel is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World and a favourite of those looking for modern and comfortable accommodation with a relaxed atmosphere and excellent cuisine.

Inghams Plus

  • INGHAMS SAVER PLUS: Save £40 per couple
  • GROUPS - UP TO 1 IN 7 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 based in resort
  • MEET THE PISTE FREE SKI HOSTING with your Inghams Rep
  • FREE 1ST CLASS RAIL TRAVEL UPGRADE - offer ends 31st Oct 2018

Special Offers

Things To Do

  • Full programme of après-ski events
  • Curling, sledging & ice skating
  • Snowshoe-trekking paths
  • Excursion to the UNESCO heritage site of the Jungfraujoch ‘Top of Europe’ and Aletsch Glacier
  • Scenic sightseeing helicopter flight tours of Jungfrau massif as well as heli-skiing
  • ‘Lauberhorn’ downhill race takes place 17-19 Jan
  • "Hori" sledge race Grosse Scheidegg - Schwarzwaldalp 20 Feb
  • Poolrace 21 Mar
  • SnowpenAir on the Kleine Scheidegg - the highest open air concert in the snow (2,061m) 02 Apr
  • A good choice of mountain restaurants serving traditional Swiss specialities
  • Ski and non-ski kindergarten from 18 months - 8yrs available locally. Booking in advance recommended
  • Brand NEW 'Ice Magic' ice skating experience in Interlaken

Ski Extras

Winter 2018/19 Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SKI INCLUSIVE
Ski Inclusive – Save up to £105 per person

Book our Ski Inclusive bundle and save £s on your lift pass, skis / board and boots. See our Ski Inclusive page for details. 

Ski Saver Packs
6 days whole area pass, 6 days 'Red' ski hire*
Adult £403

*  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 £138 £180
Ski Boots £72 £89
Snowboard & Boots £210 -
Youth (13-15yrs) Skis & Boots £108 -
Snowboard & Boots £108 -
Child (3-12yrs) Skis & Boots £70 -
Snowboard & Boots £70 -
Helmet £20 -

Please see here for a description of hire categories.
Tuition Days Times Adult

Child†

(3-12yrs)

Ski 5 9:45am-12:45pm £229 £245
Ski 6 9:45am-12:45pm
£245 £245
Snowboard 6 9:45am-12:45pm £237 £237

Ski group tuition run from Sunday to Friday, if you've skied before you can join any day of the week, group size is between 4-10. †Child snowboard 8-12.

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: CHWG

Languages spoken: English

Time difference: GMT+1

Currency: CHF

Travel and Transportation

Flights depart Saturdays & Sundays

To Zurich*

From Gatwick*
Heathrow*
Birmingham*
Manchester*

Transfer 3hrs 30mins by Rail

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: No

Ski bus info:

Wengen is traffic free 

High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow

Home of the Lauberhorn

Traditional, traffic-free villages