Stunning Swiss Scenery on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

Stunning Swiss Scenes on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

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Stunning Swiss Scenery on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

 

Stunning Swiss Scenes on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

Picture Postcard Swiss Scenery

If you’re looking for Swiss chocolate box scenery with lush meadows, cow bells ringing and sunshine glinting from mountain peaks topped with snow, a trip to Lauternbrunnen is a real must.

Stunning Swiss Scenes on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

Perfect to Visit Anytime of Year

Anytime of year is good to visit, but a sunny Spring day is possibly the perfect opportunity.

Stunning Swiss Scenes on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

As well as green pastures, there’s an abundance of Spring flowers and blossoms to enjoy, and the snow covered mountains contrast with the bright green pastures and the magnificent waterfalls.

Stunning Swiss Scenes on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen is located at the bottom of a valley which extends from the village towards the Lauterbrunnen Wall (which is very popular for ice climbing) and is in the Canton of Bern in Switzerland.

Stunning Swiss Scenes on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

Key Things to Visit In The Area

To be honest the views are stunning all year round and no matter where you go, you are bound to find something to interest you. However, here are some ideas on things to do close by:

Stunning Swiss Scenes on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

Wengen as seen from the train

Wengen 

Wengen is probably the best known Alpine village in the area and again is a place to get your camera out and start posting your Instagram pictures. Other villages worth visiting in the area such as  Mürren, Gimmelwald, Stechelberg, and Isenfluh.

Murren Loop

If you’re interested in having a good overview of the region why not try the Murren Loop either on foot or by cable car to see some of the most beautiful sights in the region.

The Trümmelbach Falls 

A series of ten waterfalls which are the world’s only glacier waterfalls located inside a mountain!  You can see the Trümmelbach Falls are by accessing an underground lift. The water that thunders down is the the meltwater from the glaciers of the Jungfrau down to the valley below. Nosiy, thunderous and powerful, they carry up to 20,000 litres of water per second along with plenty of stones and boulders.

Jungfraujoch

Known as the ‘The Top of Europe’ because it actually is the highest point in Europe it is a fabulous trip with extremely scenic views from the top. Do make sure you allow enough time to take this in and for more information read all about it here.

The Aletsch Glacier Jungfraujoch

The Aletsch Glacier Seen from the Jungfruajoch

Schilthorn Piz Gloria

Known for its famous role in the James Bond Film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” the Schilthorn is a great place to visit and to enjoy a lunch or dinner with a view. You reach the summit via four cable cars and when you’re at the top it feels as if you can see forever. Visit the Schilthorn Piz Gloria website here.

Stunning Swiss Scenes on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

How To Get There

Travelling from Zurich, whichever way you go the journey is extremely scenic. By train the journey takes between 2 hours 20 minutes and 2 hours 40 minutes (check SBB timetable here for details) and by car it takes just under 2 hours.

Stunning Swiss Scenery on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

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All colour photos (except for Jungfraujoch) by Carmen Sirboiu

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