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Amenities Grenchen

last updated: October 28, 2005

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 440 m
Inhabitants - total: 16200
City  X 
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by public boat line  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
Less than 1/2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 4
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 216
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 6
Group lodging - total beds: 136
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Other information all year round  
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 500
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 640 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1350 m
Public boat line in summer  X 
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 300 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 100 km
Biking trails within Destination 160 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 1 Number
Cross-country skiing slope in summer 2 km
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Grenchenberg, Witi Schutzzone und erratische Blöcke
Cultural sights: Kunsthaus Grenchen
Technical sights: Flugplatz Grenchen, Museum ZeitZentrum, Sternwarte Jura Grenchen, Windkraftanlage Grenchenberg
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Findlingsgarten Grenchen
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.swisswetter.ch/webcams/webcam-grenchenberg.htm
Live Cam 2 www.airport-grenchen.ch/airport_grenchen_meteo.php?content=livecam_ost
Detailed local Weather Link www.airport-grenchen.ch/airport_grenchen_meteo.php?content=livecam_west
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Grenchenberg
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1200 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 1350 m
Price one day pass adult 22 CHF
Price one day pass children 16 CHF
Local transport installations in winter - total: 2
Subregional transport installations - total: 3
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 1350 m
Skilifts - total: 1
Babylift - Number: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 032 644 32 11
Number of slopes: 2
Local ski slopes 0.6 km marked
Level of difficulty of slopes 100 % beginners
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross-country skiing slopes 2 km subregion
Winter hiking trails 20 km marked and prepared
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: 032 645 19 29
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 4500
Total difference in altitude of all installations 500 m
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.