Sights Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald, Switzerland In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Grindelwald gives an infinite number of sports entertainment: ice skating, sleigh rides, playing with curling, winter walking route.

In Grindelwald is a sports center with indoor swimming pool, gym, courts for squash, private rink with artificial ice, etc. Every year in Grindelwald Snow Sculpture Festival is held that almost all winter resort and is decorated with striking for its beauty and perfection.
Large selection of shops, restaurants, tea shops, cafes and bars, there are several nightclubs and discos.

Grindelwald - a starting point for many interesting excursions. One of the most exciting and unique tour is the ascent to the Jungfraujoch (3454 m) - the most high-altitude railway station in Europe, which is called Top of Europe - "Top of Europe". The idea to build this "road to heaven" came up with one industrialist, Adolf Ger-Zeller at the end of the last century, and he found a solution how to achieve their seemingly unattainable project. August 1, 1912, the national holiday of Switzerland, the road was open. For more information about the construction, interesting facts can be found in the museum, which is a complex Jungfraujoch at an altitude of 3454 m. The complex includes several restaurants, souvenir shop. Post office, several conference rooms (for meetings "at the highest level"). Is there also a museum of the glacier. See the weather station. But the main thing - it is an observation deck from which you can admire the endless mountain country: at all points of the compass to the horizon - just fabulous snow-capped peaks, spectacular panorama of the Swiss and French Alps - in clear weather you can even see Mont Blanc.

Another interesting excursion from Grindelwald - 30-min. travel the longest suspension alpine road to the top of Shiltorn, in the wake of 007 (there filmed the first series of James Bond), visit the world's first rotating on a mountain top restaurant "Piz Gloria" (2971 m). Trip to Interlaken: 19 km from Grindelwald is the famous resort of Interlaken - a city between two lakes of Thun and Brienz. A trip to Interlaken and inspection of its attractions is very pleasant. Grindelwald is democratic in terms of placing their guests - individuals, groups, families - here you can find accommodation to suit all tastes and opportunities - in hotels, apartments, camping sites.

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