- Flight time from London: 1 hour 40 min
- Zürich Airport: 152km from the city centre; transfer time about 3 hours 12 min
- Nearest railway station: Grindelwald railway station
- Currency: Swiss franc
Grindelwald, the "glacier village", is an extremely popular tourist destination in both summer and winter seasons.
This beautiful village is found nestled in a green hollow between the mighty Eiger and Wetterhorn mountains, making it the largest ski resort in the region. The mountains and glacier provide scenic lookout points and endless activities that are popular with those looking for adventurous holidays. Highlights include skiing, tobogganing, hiking and climbing. Alternatively, take the train through the mountains and stop at Europe's highest railway station.
Every year Grindelwald hosts the World Snow Festival in January. Throughout the week, international teams sculpt and carve figures from metre-high snow blocks. Other events include the annual World Snow Bikes Championship in February and the Spring Mountain Festival in June/July.
This restaurant is located in the Hotel Eiger and is well-known for its cheese and potato specialities.
This restaurant serves very good Italian food.
This location is the perfect place for fish lovers and also has a great vegetarian menu.
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