Switzerland - Bernese Oberland (PDF Chapter)
This is the Bernese Oberland chapter from Lonely Planet’s Switzerland guide-book.
Nature works on an epic scale here. Whether you’re hiking in the fearsome north face of Ei-ger, carving powder on a crisp winter’s morning in Gstaad or gawping at the misty Staubbach Falls, the Swiss Alps don’t get more in-your-face beautiful than this.
- get dizzy with with zip-wires, hanging bridges and Eiger views on Mürren’s via ferrata
- enjoy Alpine highs on the Faulhornweg day hike from Schynige Platte to First, above Grindelwald.
- be spellbound by 4000m peaks and the glinting Aletsch Glacier in Junfraujoch
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Interlaken, Jungfrau Region, Grindelwald, First, Kleine Scheidegg, Jungfraujoch, Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Stechelberg, Mürren, Gimmelwald, The Lakes, Thun, Spiez, Brienz, East Bernese Oberland, Meiringen, West Bernese Oberland, Kandersteg, Gstaad.
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