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Amenities Interlaken

last updated: October 6, 2009

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 568 m
Inhabitants - total: 15000
By a lake  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  
max. 2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 66
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 4005
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 340
Group lodging - total beds: 551
Youth hostel  X 
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Sleeping in the hay  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Beauty farm / beauty hotel  X 
Hotel with weight-loss programme  X 
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Finnish runway / ash trail  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
Families / children - all year round  
Quality label 'Families Welcome'  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Welcome to our scenic splendours and to memorable moments of magic. Interlaken, the holiday resort rich in tradition, in the heart of the Swiss alps, situated between the Lakes of Thun and Brienz and at the foot the famous trio of peaks, the Eiger, the Mönch and the Jungfrau. Come and join the action, all in the most spectacular of settings.
Hobby-courses summer and/or winter (course language): auf Anfrage ist fast alles möglich, diverse Kurssprachen
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 2000
Mountain railways - info phone: 033 828 72 33
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 568 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1322 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 3
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 3454 m
Cogwheel trains in summer - total: 3
Funiculars in summer - total: 4
Cable-cars in summer - total: 3
Gondolas in summer - total: 2
Public boat line in summer  X 
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 500 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 10.5 km
Biking trails within Destination 150 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 420 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 2 Number
Riding trails 6 km marked
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Roller and Skating slopes 10 km marked
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" - Paragliding - Zorbing - River Rafting - Canyoning - Bungy Jumping - Tandem Sky Diving - Tandem Paragliding - Tandem Hang Gliding - Seakajak - Hydrospeed - Horse Trekking - Indoor Shooting - Flossbau - Eiger Jump
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: - Alpengarten Schynige Platte - Trümmelbachfälle - Staubbachfall (nachts beleuchtet) - Giessbachfälle - Aareschlucht - Reichenbachfälle - Rosenlaui - Beatushöhlen - Alpenwildpark - Oberer Gletscher Grindelwald - Burgseeli - Bachalpsee - Japanischer Garten - Kräutergarten Beatenberg - Naturreservat Weissenau - Planetenweg
Cultural sights: - Ballenberg Freilichtmuseum - Tell Freilichtspiele - Touristikmuseum - Schloss Oberhofen - Schloss Thun - Ruine Unspunnen - Schloss Interlaken - Zinnfigurenmuseum - Mühle Wilderswil - Burgruine und Burgkirche Ringgenberg - Kulturwege am Eingang der Lütschinentäler
Technical sights: - SBB Historic Bahn-Treff - Modelleisenbahn Heimwehfluh - Besichtigung Revisionswerkstätte Dampflokomotiven - Mystery Park Bildungs- und Erlebnispark
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: - Waldlehrpfad - Entdeckungstour «20 Brunnen stellen sich vor» - Jakobspilgerweg - diverse Kulturwege - Planetenweg - Waldlehrpfad
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: One day family pass on Saturdays: Children under age 16 will receive a one-day pass free when at least one parent buys a normal-price one-day pass valid for Saturday.
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1
Live Cam 2
Detailed local Weather Link
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Jungfrau Top Ski Region
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1050 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2970 m
Price one day pass adult 68 CHF
Price one day pass children 30 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Snow sports school (phone.) 033 823 55 23
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 2
Subregional transport installations - total: 49
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 3454 m
Cable-cars - total: 3
Snow conveyor - number: 1
Cogwheel trains - total: 4
Funiculars - total: 2
Gondolas - total: 2
Chairlifts - total: 16
Skilifts - total: 11
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 033 855 44 33
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 213 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 23 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 62 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 15 % advanced
Carving-slopes 4 km, sectioned off and marked
Slope with powder snow(Freeride) 4 km checked and marked
Race course with automatic timing  X 
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 2
Snow canons for snowboardpark  X 
Halfpipes - total: 1
Lowest Snowboardpark 1650 m
Highest Snowboardpark 2000 m
Lift for Snowboardpark  X 
Snowboard - info phone: 033 854 50 50
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments lokal: genügend Schnee vorausgesetzt
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 033 825 53 00
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 568 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1912 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 6 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 78 km subregion
Winter hiking trails 100 km marked and prepared
Snowshoe trail 21 km marked
Tobogganing - Info phone: 033 841 08 41
Tobogganing installations - total: 7
Tobogganing trails total 70000 m marked
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 2000
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
Overnight in an igloo-village  X 
Excursions on a horse-drawn sleigh, organized  X 
Excursions with sleigh dogs, organized  X 
Curling rinks number 4
Ice-fishing, organized  X 
Ice-climbing, organized  X 
Snowkart slope, official, marked  X 
Number of Snowtube slopes (Tire-tobogganing) 1
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" - Heli-Skiing zu unberührten Pulverschneehängen - Viele originelle Schneebars im Skigebiet - Zorbing - Paragliding-Tandemflüge - Schlittelplausch - Schlittel-und Wanderpass für Nicht-Skifahrer - Top Ticket Jungfraujoch - Curling - Schlittschuhlaufen - Reiten im Winter - Ski-Safari - Schneeschuhwandern mit Iglu-Bau
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.