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Amenities Wengen

last updated: December 27, 2011

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1274 m
Inhabitants - total: 1405
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Car-free resort (entire resort)  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by cable car  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 3 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 22
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 2278
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 500
Group lodging - total beds: 2500
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Beauty farm / beauty hotel  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Wengen lies on the sunny platform 400 meters above the Lauterbrunnen valley protected from the wind . In the background, Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau provide the unique scenery. Wengen is only accessible by train and therefore offers the peace and quiet of a car-free resort.
Mountain railways - info phone: +41 33 856 85 85
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Mendelssohn Music Week Wengen, 20 -27 August 2011. First class concerts in an unparalleled ambiance! Order your copy of the program ahead at or phone 033 856 85 85
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 796 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 3454 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 6
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 3454 m
Cogwheel trains in summer - total: 3
Cable-cars in summer - total: 1
Gondolas in summer - total: 2
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 300 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 44 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 5 km
Biking trails within Destination 30 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 60 km marked
Local summer ski slopes 1 km marked and prepared
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Curling, Eislauf, Schwimmbad, Tennis, Tandemflüge, River Rafting und vieles mehr ...
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: UNESCO-Weltnaturerbe Jungfrau, Aletsch, Bietschhorn, Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
Cultural sights: Talmuseum, Kunstgalerie, lebendige Folklore-Anlässe auf dem Männlichen und im Dorf
Technical sights: Wengeneralp- und Jungfraubahnen, Wasserkraftwerk des Elektrizitätswerk Lauterbrunnen.
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Wengener Waldspaziergang
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Guest Ski Race on the Lauberhorn World Cup piste, Sledge and cheese-fondue-evening. Guided snow-shoe tours in full moon.
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1
Live Cam 2
Detailed local Weather Link
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Männlichen-Kleine Scheidegg
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1274 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2400 m
Price one day pass adult 62 CHF
Price one day pass children 31 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Snow sports school (phone.) +41 33 855 20 22 / +41 33 855 50 05
Local transport installations in winter - total: 19
Subregional transport installations - total: 15
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 3454 m
Cable-cars - total: 1
Snow conveyor - number: 4
Cogwheel trains - total: 2
Gondolas - total: 2
Chairlifts - total: 11
Skilifts - total: 4
Babylift - Number: 3
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: +41 33 828 70 78
Name mesurepoint Station Wengen Dorf
Point of measure ski area bottom 1274 m
Point of measure ski area top 2230 m
Number of slopes: 32
Local ski slopes 110 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 22 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 214 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 20 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 60 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 20 % advanced
Alpine ski area surface 2200000 m2:
Moghul slopes 3 km marked
Race course with automatic timing  X 
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments In Lauterbrunnen 12 km
Cross-country skiing - info phone: +41 33 856 856 8
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 796 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 867 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 12 km local
Skating slopes 5 km
Winter hiking trails 25 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 2330 m
Winter Nordic Walking Trails 14 km marked
Tobogganing - Info phone: +41 33 828 70 78
Tobogganing installations - total: 6
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 24000
Total difference in altitude of all installations 2300 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 24000 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 24000 m marked
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's animation, public  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Excursions on a horse-drawn sleigh, organized  X 
Curling rinks number 12
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
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