Visiting Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Visiting Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Switzerland
We picked Lauterbrunnen for the first half of our two-week summer road trip to Switzerland and Italy. It's a small town in the middle of the 'Bernese Oberland' region, close to the famous Swiss ski resorts of Wengen and Grindlewald. Bev had been here camping as a child and remembered its reputation as one of the most beautiful towns in…
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Visiting Trummelbach Falls

Visiting Trummelbach Falls

Switzerland
One day of our week in Lauterbrunnen was very rainy so we decided on visiting Trummelbach Falls, which is at the end of the Lauterbrunnen valley. It’s an enormous waterfall of melting glacier ice which cascades down inside the cliff face, through caves and crevices. There is a walkway that takes you up and down right next to the waterfall…
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Boat Trip on Lake Thun from Interlaken

Boat Trip on Lake Thun from Interlaken

Switzerland
We took a paddle steamer boat trip on Lake Thun from Interlaken. Here's what we got up to... The weather in and around the Lauterbrunnen valley on the first day of our trip here wasn't great. We woke up to heavy cloud shrouding the surrounding mountains and rain showers, making it less than ideal to head up in to the…
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Grindlewald First and Mountain Carts

Grindlewald First and Mountain Carts

Switzerland
After our previous visit to Grindlewald earlier in the week we headed back here again and tried a different lift, heading up to 'Grindlewald First'. This was a longer lift and a higher altitude where it was noticeably colder at the top compared with the bottom. Here they have a range of activities for kids and adults including a brilliant…
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Restaurants in Lauterbrunnen: Weidstuebli Review

Restaurants in Lauterbrunnen: Weidstuebli Review

Switzerland
This restaurant in Lauterbrunnen is in the Camping Jungfrau campsite, but is open to guests who aren't staying in the campsite... Most things in Lauterbrunnen are expensive by UK standards - restaurants included - and we were advised that this was the best value of the restaurants in Lauterbrunnen, which I would agree with. It's quite a small restaurant with…
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