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  • Jungfraujoch: Roundtrip to the Top of Europe by Train

    1. Jungfraujoch: Roundtrip to the Top of Europe by Train

    Jungfraujoch Top of Europe is the best place in Europe to discover a world of snow and ice. The cogwheel railway travels to Europe’s highest railway station every day of the year. The view and adventure platform at 3454 meters above sea level unites in a place that fascinates people of the Alps: a majestic backdrop of ice, snow and rock with breathtaking far-sightedness. You can exchange the voucher for a ticket at Interlaken Ost, Jungfraujoch or Lauterbrunnen train stations or travel the other way around. The train departs every 30 minutes and the departure time is freely selectable. Once at the top, simply follow the signs to the tour and you will not miss any highlights. To do the tour it takes you aproximately 1 to 2 hours. There are also restaurants on the Top of Europe and even a Snow Fun Park in summer, so calculate 6 to 8 hours for the whole trip.

    This was a great buy and worth every penny. Lots of people around will help you and guide you all the way to the top. It is a lengthy journey, but nothing can beat those views or that experience.

  • From Zurich: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

    2. From Zurich: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

    Explore the snow-capped mountains of Jungfraujoch, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 2007 for its stunning High Alps scenery, and as the site of Europe’s largest glacier. It is also Europe's highest train station. The scenic coach journey takes you along the Brünig Pass and the shores of Lake Brienz to the Bernese Oberland. After a break in Interlaken, board the cable car at the Grindelwald Terminal for a spectacular 15-minute ride to the Eiger Glacier by gondola. From there, exchange to a cogwheel train that will take you to the peak of Jungfraujoch. Enjoy the stunning views of the triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau as you ride. Once at the top of Jungfraujoch, immerse yourself in the High-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock. Experience the adventure tour “Alpine Sensation,” marking the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway, and visit the Sphinx Obser...

    It was a fun and wonderful experience, the guide was very nice, accommodating and knowledgeable. I would love to go on the trip again.

  • Jungfrau Travel Pass: Unlimited Transportation Ticket

    3. Jungfrau Travel Pass: Unlimited Transportation Ticket

    Take in the views at Schynige Platte, adventure at Grindelwald First, or if you prefer, watch the sun set over Harder Kulm. The Jungfrau Travel Pass has it all: three to eight days travel to all destinations and a special price for the trip to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. What top excursions are included? Interlaken - Harder Kulm - Top of Adventure Kleine Scheidegg Schynige Platte - Top of Swiss Tradition Grindelwald - First - Top of Adventure Grütschalp - Top of Family Männlichen Mountain Grosse Scheidegg and Bussalp by bus This pass is an all-in-one and valid for 3 to 8 days. It allows you unlimited travel on all routes that are included.

    I purchased the 3 day pass last minute on the night before traveling fo Jungfrau the next day. It was the best thing I did. I received the confirmation and voucher immediately on the app and via email. All I needed to do was go to the Interlaken OST train station and exchange the print of the voucher for the pass. The only problem was that pass mentions that it includes the bus in Grindelwald but the bus driver told us that the pass was not valid so we walked to First Bahn which is a 10 mins walk from Grindelwald Station. Their customer service is responsive which was helpful to calm my nerves at 11pm when I was trying to make the reservation.

  • From Lucerne: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch – the Top of Europe

    4. From Lucerne: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch – the Top of Europe

    Explore the snow-capped mountains of UNESCO-listed Jungfraujoch, the site of Europe's largest glacier. It is also home to Europe's highest train station. The 10-hour excursion begins with a scenic coach journey from Lucerne, along the Brünig Pass and the shores of Lake Brienz to the Bernese Oberland. After a break in Interlaken, board the cable car at the Grindelwald Terminal for a spectacular 15-minute ride to the Eiger Glacier. From there, change to a cogwheel train that will take you to the peak of Jungfraujoch. From the top of Jungfraujoch, you’ll marvel at the High-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock. Experience the Alpine Sensation adventure tour, marking the 100th anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway. Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau for breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier. Walk along the tunnels of the Ice Palace into the heart of the glacier for a on...

    Tour provided by Best of Switzerland. Everything from start to finish was faultless. Excellent communications before the tour commenced. A very friendly, knowledgeable tour guide and a friendly group - what more could you want? Attention to hygiene and safety precautions were good and implemented well without detracting from the experience. Konrad our guide was informative, humourous and readily available to take pictures upon request! In fact the your wouldn't have been as good without him! An excellent, highly recommended tour - well worth the money !

  • Cable Car Roundtrip to Schilthorn: Piz Gloria & Bond World

    5. Cable Car Roundtrip to Schilthorn: Piz Gloria & Bond World

    Glide past thundering waterfalls and craggy cliffs to the village of Gimmelwald, while admiring the mountain meadow landscapes and the valley floor far below. From Mürren, you’ll first go to the station Birg, which lies on an imposing rock head, and then to the Schilthorn. From the summit, enjoy a unique panoramic view of a high alpine world and the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau in your line of sight. The Schilthorn was the shooting location for the legendary James Bond film "In Her Majesty's Secret Service." Learn details about the shoot, see the original script, and try out your James Bond skills. In the 360-degree restaurant, Piz Gloria, you can enjoy a rich James Bond brunch or lunch, while the breathtaking mountain spectacle glides silently past you as the restaurant rotates over 45 minutes around its own axis. At the middle station take the Thrill Walk,...

  • Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Roundtrip by Cable Car and Train

    6. Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Roundtrip by Cable Car and Train

    Travel to the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe building by cogwheel railway and cable car. Exchange your voucher for a ticket at Interlaken Ost train station or Grindelwald Terminal. After a 15-minute cable car journey, exchange your ticket for a train ride to the top of Jungfraujoch, where you will disembark at the highest railway station in Europe. Simply follow the signs to the 2-hour tour of the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe building and discover permanent exhibitions about the history of the Jungfrau Railway and the Alps region. Wander through the Ice Tunnel, enjoy the Alpine Sensation multimedia experience, and discover the Snow Fun Park in the summertime. You can also dine at one of the several restaurants on-site. Gaze in awe at the fantastic scenery of the Swiss alps from the viewing and adventure platform, located at 3454 meters above sea level. Admire a majestic backdrop of ice, ...

  • From Interlaken: Schilthorn James Bond World Private Tour

    7. From Interlaken: Schilthorn James Bond World Private Tour

    Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel and together, make your way to the train station at Interlaken East. From there, board a small local train for 20 minutes to Lauterbrunnen, where you will change onto a local bus. Travel for 15 minutes to the end of the Lauterbrunnen Valley, passing the Staubbach Waterfall, a helicopter base, and steep mountain walls. When you arrive in Stechelberg, change onto a cable car which runs through Grimmelwald and Mürren to Birg, which is 2100m above sea level. At Birg, your guide will lead you to the Thrill Walk, a steel structure, about 200 meters in length which hugs the face of the mountain and passes underneath the observation deck to the next cable car station. When you've reached the end, board the last section of the cable car. The gondola takes you up to 2970m above sea level, to a majestic world surrounded by mountains.  Explore the James B...

  • Jungfraujoch Small Group Tour From Interlaken

    8. Jungfraujoch Small Group Tour From Interlaken

    Begin your tour by meeting your guide at the train station Interlaken Ost. The tour starts with the travel by train to Lauterbrunnen, where you arrive after 20 Minutes.  While you change the train, have a look at the famous "Staubbach" waterfall. The cogwheel railway from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg takes 50 minutes, where you get off. Here you will change onto the Jungfrau railway, which will take you within 30 minutes to the top. During the ride, the train will stop once in the middle of the tunnel for a scenic stop, where you will get off the train for 5 minutes.  Once you arrive at Jungfraujoch, which is 11333 ft above sea level, your tour guide will lead you through the attractions of this destination. The walking tour will take approx. 1 hour inside the tunnel system. The sightseeing tour is protected from the weather outside and easily accessible. At the Sphinx terraces and...

    Mike was very knowledgeable and really personable. Enjoyed even though weather didn’t cooperate.

  • From Lucerne: Private Jungfraujoch Day Tour

    9. From Lucerne: Private Jungfraujoch Day Tour

    Begin your tour by meeting your guide at the hotel and make your way together to the train station in Luzern. With the panoramic train over the Brünig pass, you arrive in Interlaken within 2 hours, where you change to the local train. After 20 minutes, you will arrive at Lauterbrunnen, a small village at the end of the valley. While you change the train, have a look at the famous "Staubbach" waterfall. The cogwheel railway from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg takes 35 minutes, passing Wengen,  a small alpine town known for winter sports and the annual FIS world cup downhill race. At Keine Scheidegg at 6600 ft above sea level,  you will change onto the Jungfrau railway, which will take you within 40 minutes to the top. During the ride, the train will stop once in the middle of the tunnel for a scenic stop, where you will get off the train for 5 minutes.  Once you arrive at Jungfraujoch...

  • From Interlaken: Jungfraujoch Self-Guided Tour

    10. From Interlaken: Jungfraujoch Self-Guided Tour

    Travel to the “Top of Europe” on a self-guided tour through the Bernese Alps. You will have everything you need to navigate between the two 4000er peaks, Jungfrau and Mönch, in the Jungfrau-Aletsch Unesco world heritage site. Setting off from Interlaken, you will have detailed travel instructions at hand to confidently navigate your way through dramatic mountain passes and past glaciers. The guide will also tell you where to stop off in Lauterbrunnen, Kleine Scheidegg, and Grindelwald to enjoy the best views. Traveling by cogwheel train and cable car to Europe’s highest train station, you will arrive in Jungfraujoch in a relaxed fashion to enjoy the breathtaking views across snow-capped Switzerland.

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What people are saying about Lauterbrunnen

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 385 reviews

It was a great experience. The scenery was amazing, our guide was wonderful(nice, proffessional, responsible and very clever- gave us a wide perspective about the tour and swiss history, culture and economy in general) and the driver was nice and responsible as well.

This was a great buy and worth every penny. Lots of people around will help you and guide you all the way to the top. It is a lengthy journey, but nothing can beat those views or that experience.

It was a fun and wonderful experience, the guide was very nice, accommodating and knowledgeable. I would love to go on the trip again.

Great tour guide, he was really friendly and knowledgeable. The trip is well worth your time.

Very organized trip with amazing and spectacular scenes