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Zurich: Day trip to Schilthorn, Thrill Walk, and Bond World

1. Zurich: Day trip to Schilthorn, Thrill Walk, and Bond World

An unforgettable journey through the Alps and walk in the footsteps of James Bond at the top of Schilthorn! At an altitude of 2970 m, enjoy the spectacular view, over 200 peaks and the famous Jungfrau, Monch and Eiger peaks listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Follow in the footsteps of James Bond with the interactive exhibition! Relive the mythical scenes of the movie "At His Majesty's Secret Service". The Skyline Walk is a gateway that offers you thrills! It overlooks a vertical wall and offers a panoramic view under your feet! Continue your visit with the thrill walk and walk 200 cliffs on suspended footbridge an adventure full of sensation in the middle of a unique landscape waiting for you! Take a break at the restaurant Piz Gloria which turns on itself to offer you a spectacular 360 * view. Then enjoy a free time in Interlaken before your return.

From Interlaken: Jungfraujoch Self-Guided Tour

2. From Interlaken: Jungfraujoch Self-Guided Tour

Embark on a self-guided tour as you travel the classic "round trip" from Interlaken to Jungfraujoch, the top of Europe, Lauterbrunnen, and returning via Grindelwald. With detailed instructions, you'll travel according to your own preferences, stopping wherever you want (Lauterbrunnen, Kleine Scheidegg, Grindelwald, Jungfraujoch) and enjoying the views at a specific point for as long as you prefer. You'll get the travel booklet and all necessary personalized tickets by e-mail after your booking.

Interlaken City Tour & Harder Mountain Private Tour

3. Interlaken City Tour & Harder Mountain Private Tour

Enjoy a city tour in Interlaken and a short excursion to the local hill with your private tour guide, just you and your guide. Take a relaxed walk through the main street in Interlaken and admire the fantastical views, from the mountains to the meadow in the middle of the city center. Pass the Casino with its historical building and cross the Aare river, which connects both lakes. Learn some information about developing tourism in Interlaken from your private tour guide. After spending the time in Interlaken, ride the cable car up to the local peak Harder, where you have a spectacular view of the lakes and the high alpine mountains.

Interlaken: Capture the most Instaworthy Spots with a Local

4. Interlaken: Capture the most Instaworthy Spots with a Local

Spice up your Instagram feed and impress your friends with stunning shots from your travels to Switzerland on this guided tour. In the company of a local tour guide, discover the most beautiful and impressive spots in Interlaken and pick up some useful tips on how to get the best out of your smartphone camera. During your tour, stroll around the city and take photos of some of its most unique and picturesque places, such as Unterseen and the Jungfraupark. You will also be able to find out more about the local culture in Switzerland from a local perspective. Don't miss the opportunity to give your Insta feed an upgrade with this adventure.

Interlaken: Exclusive Private History Tour with a Local

5. Interlaken: Exclusive Private History Tour with a Local

Discover the historical side of Interlaken with a passionate local who wants to share all the best-kept secrets of the area with you. Start at the Schlosskirche, where you will learn about the various architectural styles from different time periods and see how the city has changed. From visiting churches to discovering the history behind the Jungfraupark or even the Weissenau ruins, you will encounter unique sites that an ordinary tour won’t show you. Your guide knows that traveling is a fantastic way of learning, and having a knowledgeable local by your side to provide you with insider tips and share local secrets is even better. Of course, if you wish to learn about something in particular or have a special interest, just let your guide know and they will happily adjust the itinerary for you.

Schilthorn Piz Gloria Private Tour from Bern

6. Schilthorn Piz Gloria Private Tour from Bern

After meeting your tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, you will make your way to the train station in Bern. An intercity train will then take you to Interlaken East, and from there the small local train will take you to Lauterbrunnen where you will change to the local bus. With your tour guide, you will travel 15 minutes to the end of the Lauterbrunnen Valley, passing the "Staubbach" Waterfall, the helicopter base and the steep walls of neighboring mountains. Once at Stechelberg, you will transfer to a cable car.  The first section will take you along the rock to Gimmelwald, where you will change for Mürren. In Mürren, boarding the 3rd section of the cable car, you will be taken to Birg which sits 2,100 meters above sea level. At Birg, your tour guide will lead you to the "thrill walk". From the terrace at Birg, the thrill walk leads down to the vertical drops of the breath-taking rock massif. A steel structure about 200 meters in length and closely hugging the mountain, it passes underneath the observation deck and concludes below the station. Afterwards, you will board the last section of the cable car, which will take you up to 2,970 meters above sea level to a majestic world surrounded by mountains. You will then tour an exhibition surrounding the James Bond movie, which includes many interesting exhibition objects. Upon returning, you will take a seat in a revolving restaurant where you can enjoy your lunch. The restaurant rotates 360 degrees within 45 minutes, providing fantastic views to "Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau". With good enough weather conditions, you may even be able to see Mont Blanc. You will conclude your stay on the terrace, before your guide leads you to Mürren.  Mürren is a traditional mountain village at an elevation of 1,638 meters above sea level, and is unable to be reached by public roads. It is also one of the most popular tourist spots in Switzerland, with summer and winter the busier seasons with tourists. Your guide will lead you from the cable car station through the village on a 15 minutes walk to the train station, where the narrow gauge train will take you back to Lauterbrunnen. Your guide will travel with you back on the local train to Interlaken, where you will change onto the intercity train to Bern.

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What are the best day trips and excursions from Interlaken?

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What people are saying about Interlaken

The trip was much longer as it was written. The driver/tourguide was super nice and the place definitely worth a visit.