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Interlaken

Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland between Lakes Thun and Brienz and at the feet of the three famous peaks Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau is a holiday and conference resort of international importance, and an ideal starting point for countless excursions to the region’s top destinations. The composer Felix Mendelssohn wrote: «If you haven’t seen the [...]

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Brienz

Brienz is located in the middle of charming mountains at the eastern end of turquoise-coloured Lake Brienz. The cosy village is starting point for excursions to the Bernese Oberland, the Ballenberg Open-air Museum but also to Lucerne or Interlaken or across the nearby Alpine passes. The probably most romantic part of Brienz is the Brunngasse [...]

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The Best Cities & Sights for Travel in Switzerland

Modern Europe at its best, Switzerland appeals to visitors who travel to surround themselves with spectacular scenery — and want to travel. from point to point via clean, reliable, and affordable public transportation. In this compact yet geologically diverse nation, mere miles separate the glaciers and Alpine meadows of Switzerland from her sparkling lakes and [...]

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Jungfrau

Jungfrau, well-known Swiss peak (13,642 feet [4,158 m]) dominating the Lauterbrunnen valley and lying 11 miles (18 km) south-southeast of the resort of Interlaken. The scenic mountain separates the cantons of Bern and Valais and is in the Bernese Alps, two other peaks of which (the Finsteraarhorn [14,022 feet] and the Aletschhorn [13,763 feet]) surpass [...]

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Boats on Lakes Thun and Brienz

The lakes Thun and Brienz are home to a fleet of 14 boats, of which two boats are paddle steamers. The lakes nestled among the imposing mountains surrounding them glint like jewels and are a sight to behold in any weather. The shores of Lake Thun are exceptionally attractive as they are dotted with castles, [...]

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