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Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe (Unesco World Natural Heritage Site)

The Jungfrau Railway, which leads through the heart of the mountains and up to the highest train station in Europe (at 3,454 meters above sea level), offers unbelievable views of the mountain giants Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and of the longest river of ice in the Alps. From Kleine Scheidegg, the Jungfrau Railway climbs nearly 1,400 meters in height and covers a distance of more than seven kilometers in tunnels along the nine kilometer long stretch. In the interior of the summit one can visit "Sphinx" accessible by a high speed lift that takes visitors to the peak with its observatory and the famous observation platform. Here, one has a magnificent view of the mountains and the Aletsch Glacier. Other sights include the Ice Palace, the Ski and Snowboard Park and the varid choice of restaurant.
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Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe (Unesco World Natural Heritage Site)
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Harder Kulm – Interlaken - A Viewing Pulpit Between Thuner- und Brienzersee

Already in Interlaken you get a magnificent view of the famous mountain trio of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. But the high Alpine, glaciated world of four-thousand-meter peaks can be surveyed and admired even better atop the 1322-meter Mount Harder. The Funicular since 1908 seems as if nature had intended to build this kind of viewing pulpit just for the benefit of tourists. During the 8-minute ride up Mount Harder from Interlaken, the train rolls on steep tracks through a forest belt. A gradient of 64 per cent has to be overcome. Because of the complex geological conditions, half of the stretch is built on bridges. From the valley station you will get in a few minutes to Harder-Kulm, a restaurant with turrets and a red tiled roof, whose architecture is protected as a Swiss heritage site. From the panoramic terrace you can catch a broad view of the famous lakes of Interlaken, Thun and Brienz as well as the Bernese Mountains rising behind them.
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Harder Kulm – Interlaken - A Viewing Pulpit Between Thuner- und Brienzersee
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Closes 28Oct- 19Apr
 

Titlis - Experience snow and fun all year round

This unique glacier paradise offers snow and ice even in summer! The highest glacier excursion in the Lake Lucerne region is conveniently located, just a short distance from Lucerne. The highlights of the trip has to be riding on the world’s first revolving cable car; a visit to the Titlis Glacier Cave with all its secrets; an «Ice Flyer» chairlift trip over open glacier crevasses; the breathtaking panorama, as well as the unique Titlis Glacier Park, where you can try out various snowtoys for sliding downhill, such as balancers, snow-scoots, snow tubes etc. If you like scenic beauty combined with lots of fun, then a Titlis trip will be just right for you!
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Titlis - Experience snow and fun all year round
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Maintenance work Ice Flyer Chairlift: 8 - 19 April 2013
Maintenance work 2013: 4 - 15 November 2013

 

Pilatus - 360° Switzerland on Lucerne’s doorstep

Lucerne’s «own» mountain has so many stunning sides: the aerial cableway and panorama gondolas from Kriens to Pilatus Kulm with stunning views – breathtaking panoramic views over the lakes of Central Switzerland, not to mention the Alps – no fewer than 73 mountain peaks (count them for yourself!) – the local specialities, A-la-carte menus and international delicacies in the homely restaurants on Pilatus Kulm – one-of-a-kind accommodation facilities at 2132 metres above sea level in the Hotel Bellevue or the Hotel Pilatus-Kulm which is steeped in history and romance – and finally a trip on the world’s steepest cogwheel railway from Pilatus Kulm to Alpnachstad or Kriens.
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Pilatus - 360° Switzerland on Lucerne’s doorstep
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The service is closed for maintenance from 21 October to 8 November 2013
 

Schilthorn (from Stechelberg) - 007 film location with a 360° panoramic view

Enjoy the mountains, real wilderness and a breathtaking view of the Bernese Oberland on Mount Schilthorn, which became famous around the world thanks to the James Bond film «On Her Majesty’s Secret Service». You can be up on the Schilthorn (2970 m) in just 32 minutes from Stechelberg (864 m). In our revolving restaurant, we can offer a large A-la-carte menu, our famous James Bond breakfast and the best view over Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. You can also combine a trip up the Schilthorn with a walk through the panoramic spa resort of Mürren (with no cars), a trip on the funicular railway to the Allmendhubel and a visit to the Trümmelbach glacier waterfalls in Stechelberg.
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Schilthorn (from Stechelberg) - 007 film location with a 360° panoramic view
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Closed: Spring: 22.04. – 26.04.2013, Autumn: 11.11. - 06.12.2013
 

Schilthorn (Mürren) - 007 film location with a 360° panoramic view

Enjoy the mountains, real wilderness and a breathtaking view of the Bernese Oberland on Mount Schilthorn, which became famous around the world thanks to the James Bond film «On Her Majesty’s Secret Service». You can be up on the Schilthorn (2970 m) in just 32 minutes from Stechelberg (864 m). In our revolving restaurant, we can offer a large A-la-carte menu, our famous James Bond breakfast and the best view over Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. You can also combine a trip up the Schilthorn with a walk through the panoramic spa resort of Mürren (with no cars), a trip on the funicular railway to the Allmendhubel and a visit to the Trümmelbach glacier waterfalls in Stechelberg.
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Schilthorn (Mürren) - 007 film location with a 360° panoramic view
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Closed: Dec. 2012 – 30. April 2013
 

Gornergrat - It's the tops - peaks over 4000 m as far as the eye can see

Switzerland not only has the highest mountains, but also the prettiest railways. If you want to combine both, then climb on board the Gornergrat Railway in Zermatt. The highest open-air rack railway in Europe climbs past Swiss stone pine and larch forests up to a height of 3089 metres. Once you reach the top you can enjoy breathtaking, all-round views of 29 peaks above 4000 metres, with the Matterhorn right in the centre. The Gornergrat is also a great starting point for some wonderful walks. In winter, there are attractive descents in the glistening snow and a beautiful, one-of-a-kind sleigh run.
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Glacier 300 - Les Diablerets - Skiing even in Summers
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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise - Highest sightseeing platform in Europe

Panoramic views of 38 four-thousand-meter-high peaks – a chance to immerse yourself in a Glacier Palace 15 m below the surface of the ice – Europe’s highest restaurant at 3883 m above sea level! Europe’s highest cable car will whisk you away over gaping glacial crevasses up to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise and a breathtakingly beautiful world of eternal ice and snow!
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Matterhorn paradise - Highest sightseeing platform in Europe
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Closed Dates for Inspection: 12 Apr, 29April-10May, Open on weekend : 4May - 5May
 

Rigi - Queen of the Mountains

A breathtaking panoramic view across the Alps, of 13 lakes and over the entire Swiss Mittelland through to Germany and France can be enjoyed from the summit of the Rigi. The traffic-free resort of Rigi Kaltbad, the Queen of the Mountains with its heavenly peace and clear air, offers an ideal change of scenery for the finest days of the year. Visitors to Rigi discover a broad range of activities awaiting them: ski pistes, sled runs, ice-rinks, panoramic cross-country courses, horse-drawn sleigh rides and 30 km of winter rambling paths. The alpine and cross-country skiing school in Rigi Kaltbad covers ski instruction for beginners. Connections to Rigi are excellent with cog railways from Vitznau and Goldau and a cable car from Weggis. The Rigi is also well known for its rich Alpine flora of around 1000 species. A further small cableway transports visitors from Vitznau to the Wissifluh mountain restaurant, a starting point for many walks and treks.
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Rigi - Queen of the Mountains
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Closed: Dec. 2012 – 30. April 2013
 

Alpamare - Biggest Covered Water Park in Europe

Your visit to Alpamare makes a perfect day for you with a guranteed variety for all ages. Safety, cleanliness and a feel good atmosphere guarantees fun and recreation. Alpamare is also famous for its Wellness and Thermal Spa Pools with four different baths: The Wave Bath, the Alpa-Therme, the Rio Mare, and the Iodine Brine Bath. In the safe Double Bob Splash Pipes, you’ll go through the wildest rapids, turbulences and bends in the open air canyon. Here on the deck chairs You can sunbath on its luxurious lawn while enjoying the wonderful view over the lake of Zurich and the Alps. Carry your Swimming suits, bathing towels and robes. Also available on rent.
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Alpamare - Biggest Covered Water Park in Europe
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Swissminiatur - Switzerland in one Hour !

If you want to have an overview of Switzerland and spend a nice time in a wonderful region, do not miss Swissminiatur, an exciting place and a must see attraction for everyone visiting this beautiful country. Swissminiatur inaugurated on 6th June 1959 is an open-air miniature park located in Melide, on the shore of Lake Lugano, in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. The park is surrounded by mountains like Monte Generoso, Monte San Salvatore and Monte San Giorgio, which has been declared UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. On a surface of 14,000 m2 visitors can admire more than 120 models at a scale 1:25 representing the most important buildings and monuments in Switzerland. A 3,560m long model railway with 18 trains runs through the park. It is fascinating to watch the variety of Toy Trains that run along the tracks, cross bridges and stop by at stations. Boats are in motion on the lakes, cable cars and funiculars go up and down the mountains, small toy cars move on the highway. For garden lovers, the whole park is beautifully decorated with a selection of 1,500 different plants and over 15,000 flowers.

We have several coin operated rides for children. The self-service restaurant offers local, Swiss, Italian, authentic Chinese and Indian cuisine. It can also accommodate large groups.
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Swissminiatur - Switzerland in one Hour !
Swissminiatur - Switzerland in one Hour !
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Closing Dates 28 Oct- 13 Jan
 

Indian Dinner Cruise on Lake Brienz

Spectacular views, turquoise water, the grandeur of the Giessbach Water Fall, mountain peaks and soft slopes with typical Swiss Chalet Villages – all that and more adds to the special feeling of an evening cruise along the shores of Lake Brienz in Interlaken. On board you will find a small buffet with a selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian indian specialties for a very special culinary delight. It operates on every Tuesday & Friday of the months May and June. The dinner cruise starts at 19:45 hrs from Interlaken Ost boat landing and ends by 21:30 hrs.
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Indian Dinner Cruise on Lake Brienz
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Runs Only : May - June (Tuesday & Friday only)
 

Swiss Barbeque Cruise on Lake Brienz

The extremely popular Barbecue Cruise on Lake Brienz is entering its second season. On board, the barbecue chef will personally prepare all that the hearts of barbecue fans could possibly desire. Whether for the whole family, couples in love, backpackers or hearty adventurer appetites: there’s something to suit all tastes. Cool drinks and lounge music make the culinary cruise pure pleasure on a balmy summer evening. It operates on every Tuesday & Friday in July and August. Starts 19:45hrs from Interlaken Ost boat landing and ends by 21:30 hrs.
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Swiss Barbeque Cruise on Lake Brienz
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Runs Only : July & August (Tuesday & Friday only)
 

Rochers-de-Naye - Riviera panorama and Marmot’s Paradise

After a journey to remember on the rack railway, apart from a unique panorama overlooking Lake Geneva and the Alps, the peak of Rochers-de-Naye also offers Marmot’s Paradise with its Education Centre. This special corner of the Alpine world enables you to watch these cute little animals from Asia, Europe and North America that are loved by all in their parks high above Montreux. And in the summer, the Rambertia alpine gardens await visitors with over 800 alpine plants from all over the world.
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Rochers-de-Naye - Riviera panorama and Marmot’s Paradise
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Stanserhorn - Mountain peaks form a guard of honour

The special mountain experience starts as soon as you join the nostalgic railway in Stans. This oldtimer railway and the cable car take you up to the Rondorama® revolving restaurant, 1900 metres above sea level, where you can enjoy the wonderful view over 100 km of the Alps and 10 Swiss lakes. Get to know more about the geology and flora of the Stanserhorn with a walk around the peak or on one of the well laid out hiking trails.
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Stanserhorn - Mountain peaks form a guard of honour
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Closing Dates 18Nov-12Apr
 

Pizol - Bad Ragaz - a peak and five lakes

From mountain train to mountain train, from lake to lake - the Five-Lakes-Hike on Mount Pizol is a classic and is considered one of Switzerland's most beautiful high alpine tours. Pizol is the originally Romansh name meaning hight peak. It presides over the entrance to Graubünden's Rhine Valley. A modern aerial cable car that whisks visitors up to the 2227-meter summit. It covers an altitude difference of 1720 meters between Wangs and the Pizol Hut. Here is the starting point for the varied lake hike. Each lake has a different color: the small Lake Wangen is a deep blue-green, the Wildsee gets its water from the Pizol Glacier and is therefore a milky grey-white, Lake Schlotten is milky blue, Lake Baschalva with Grey waters and the Schwarzsee is nearly black.
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Pizol - Bad Ragaz - a peak and five lakes
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Open Dates: Summers: 29 June- 20 OCt , Winters: 01 Dec -06 Apr
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