Altitude: 1034 Meters

Grindelwald in short

  • Beautiful ski holiday destination
  • Large ski area with Wengen and Mürren
  • Pleasant, lively après-ski

In Grindelwald you will find good hotels, but also many chalets with ski-in, ski-out options. The ski resort has many shops, restaurants and bars so both in the afternoons and evenings there is plenty to do in Grindelwald. The pubs offer a friendly and lively apres-ski atmosphere. Outside the resort center is quieter and ideal for families.

Grindelwald is the largest and liveliest town in the Jungfrau Region. The summits surrounding the Swiss ski resort of Grindelwald together make the roof of Europe. The peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau reach up to 3970m, 4099m and 4158m respectively. It was in the ski area of Grindelwald that the very first chair lifts were brought into use. On the other side of the lovely village you will find the ski area of Kleine Scheidegg, with over 100 kilometres of ski slopes. The area is home to varied ski runs and you can take some lovely walks in the surroundings too. Kleine Scheidegg also offers a good connection to the ski resort of Lauterbrunnen, known for its beautiful frozen waterfalls.

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 Apres-ski & entertainment Grindelwald

Restaurants 43 Theatre -
Bars & cafes 9 Casino -
Nightclubs & discos 3 Concert hall -
Cinema -  

 Ski school and ski lessons Grindelwald

No. of ski schools 7Private ski lessons CHF 85
No. of ski instructors 500Ski lessons3 Days, 12 Hours, CHF 294
Area for beginnersSnowboarding lessons5 Days, 20 Hours, CHF 319
Ski lessons in Cross-country skiing1 Days, 3 Hours, CHF 260

 Book ski schools in Grindelwald online

Skiing-Kids 7 Offers available
Skiing-Adults 3 Offers available
Snowboarding 5 Offers available
Freeride 1 Offers available

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 Facilities Grindelwald

No. of hotels 40 Supermarkets 3
Total no. of hotel beds 2738 Banks
Total no. of beds 5280

 Tourist information for Grindelwald

Grindelwald Tourismus
0041 - 033 - 8541212

 Distances from Grindelwald

Railway station
Bahnhof Grindelwald approx. 27 km by bus
Bern-Belp approx. 70 km by bus
From the motorway:approx. 20 km 30 minuten by car

 Grindelwald for families and children

Childcare - Magic carpet
Playground - Ski lift for children
Merry-go-round -

  Leisure & sports activities Grindelwald

Public saunaFootpaths 100 km
Fitness centreTorchlight descent -
Public solarium Indoor ice rink
Massage Outdoor ice rink
Spa & wellness Curling
Indoor swimming pool Snow rafting -
Hot air ballooning - Dog sledding -
Paragliding Snowmobile tours -
Indoor tennis court - Toboggan run
Squash court -

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Ski area
Jungfrau Region

Jungfrau Region
Total slopes 224 (km)
Blue slopes 86 km
Red slopes 107 km
Black slopes 31 km
Off-piste 0 km
Lifts (31 )
Drag lifts 9
Chair lifts 14
Gondala lifts 8
Train 5
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