The three mountains Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau are a paradise for thrill-seekers
Heli-skiing, skydiving, bungee jumping and paragliding: Interlaken, with its wide range of thrilling activities, is not only the ideal destination for extreme athletes, but it also caters for families.
Between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, at the foot of the Schynige Platte, Harder, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau is Interlaken, a holiday destination offering numerous activities which has become a meeting point for sports fans, connoisseurs and families alike. Water enthusiasts can get active with canyoning, white water rafting, winter kayaking or a trip on the jet boat. If you prefer to take your adventure to lofty heights, you have the choice between paragliding, skydiving, bungee jumping or heli-skiing. Another more motorised way of exploring Interlaken is either by scooter, fun-car or quad bike. Every year, when the centre of Interlaken is transformed into a winter wonderland, the “Ice Magic” ice skating experience creates magical moments for young and old alike.
The mountains are calling
Interlaken’s local mountain, the Harder Kulm, offers its visitors breathtaking views. At the “Two-Lakes-Bridge”, located at 1322 m above sea level, visitors are enthralled by the panoramic views of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as well as Lake Thun and Brienz. Both in winter and summer, Interlaken is a paradise for hikers. Visitors with good eyesight might even spot ibexes, chamoises, groundhogs and golden eagles on the Niederhorn and the Schynige Platte. An adventure not to be missed is a trip with Switzerland’s only steam rack railway which will take you to the top of the Brienz Rothorn. Mystical adventures can be found in the “St. Beatus” caves at Lake Thun. Take an underground journey and discover giant stalactites and stalagmites, enormous halls and deep ravines.interlaken.ch