Mountain Lodge Faulhorn, 2681m

Grindelwald

Grindelwald Wetterhorn

Grindelwald Wetterhorn

Grindelwald First

Grindelwald First

Wetterhorn

Wetterhorn

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Grindelwald-First

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Grindelwald-First

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Männlichen

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Männlichen

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - Panoramic Eiger view

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - Panoramic Eiger view

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - Panoramic view 2

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - Panoramic view 2

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - panoramic view

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - panoramic view

The North Face of Eiger, Grindelwald

The North Face of Eiger, Grindelwald

Grindelwald - Grund Blick nach Norden (Reeti, Aellfluh)

Grindelwald - Grund Blick nach Norden (Reeti, Aellfluh)

Eigernordwand - Hotel Bel-Air Eden Grindelwald

Eigernordwand - Hotel Bel-Air Eden Grindelwald

Gasthof Panorama

Gasthof Panorama

Hotel Kirchbühl 360 HD

Hotel Kirchbühl 360 HD

Chalet Birkli

Chalet Birkli

Beatenberg-Waldegg swissmountainview.ch / Ferienwohnung

Beatenberg-Waldegg swissmountainview.ch / Ferienwohnung

Chalet Urmel

Chalet Urmel

Schilthorn

Schilthorn

Lauterbunnen

Lauterbunnen

Hôtel Eiger B

Hôtel Eiger B

Hôtel Eiger C

Hôtel Eiger C

Hôtel Eiger D

Hôtel Eiger D

Schiltorn

Schiltorn

Hotel Eiger Mürren

Hotel Eiger Mürren

Eiger Mönch Silberhorn vom Hotel Edelweiss*** in Mürren aus gesehen

Eiger Mönch Silberhorn vom Hotel Edelweiss*** in Mürren aus gesehen

Piz Gloria

Piz Gloria

Aussicht vonTerrasse Hotel Bellevue Mürren

Aussicht vonTerrasse Hotel Bellevue Mürren

Männlichen, Blick zur Jungfrau

Männlichen, Blick zur Jungfrau

Wengen - Lauberhorn

Wengen - Lauberhorn

Jungfraujoch - SWITCH Webcam

Jungfraujoch - SWITCH Webcam

Wengen village

Wengen village

Kleine Scheidegg - Nursery Slopes

Kleine Scheidegg - Nursery Slopes

Wengen village, train station

Wengen village, train station

Wengen, Hotel Bellevue

Wengen, Hotel Bellevue

Wengen.net

Wengen.net

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Kleine Scheidegg-Lauberhorn

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Kleine Scheidegg-Lauberhorn

Bahnhof kleine Scheidegg

Bahnhof kleine Scheidegg

Neuhaus

Neuhaus

JungfrauPark Interlaken

JungfrauPark Interlaken

Victoria-Jungfrau Interlaken

Victoria-Jungfrau Interlaken

Niederhorn - Chill Out Paragliding World

Niederhorn - Chill Out Paragliding World

Backpackers Villa Interlaken

Backpackers Villa Interlaken

Harder Kulm

Harder Kulm

Top Camp AG

Top Camp AG

Casino Interlaken

Casino Interlaken

Interlaken - Golf club

Interlaken - Golf club

Stechelberg

Stechelberg

It was already known to travelogue authors at the beginning of the 19th century who praised the seemingly endless views from atop the peak of Mt. Faulhorn. This is not surprising: Here one sat in the "privileged aisles" and witnessed the overwhelmingly beautiful spectacle called Eiger, Mönch und Jungfrau and viewed half of Switzerland into the bargain.

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In 1832, the Mountain Lodge Faulhorn was the Europe's highest hotel at an altitude of 2681 m.a.s.l. It was already known to travelogue authors at the beginning of the 19th century who praised the seemingly endless views from atop the peak of Mt. Faulhorn. Then the hotel also sported a table d'hote, as was common in finer establishments of the day.

The rooms have hardly changed since the time it opened but the restaurant has become a cozier place to enjoy some hearty food. The view, of course, has not changed at all: to the North Lakes Brienz and Thun, the Mittelland, Jura, and the French Vosges. The blood-red sundown seems to dip France into fire and in the morning, the Finsteraarhorn, Eiger, and the Jungfrau seem to have an orange spotlight on them as they wake up to another day. The Mountain Lodge Faulhorn is a bit of an insider's tip because one has to hike up for 2 1/2 hours in order to get there but it is nonetheless very popular. Once you have been there, you will understand why.

In summer, reservations for individual room / dormitory rooms mandatory since the hotel is often booked out far in advance.

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How to get there:
Drive or take public transportation to Wilderswil via Interlaken, mountain train to Schynige Platte, 4-hour walk. or from Grindelwald to First by aerial cable-car, from there it's 2 1/2-hour walk.

Sunset:
After ascending the peak, a special treat awaits you as a marvelous spectacle unfolds in front of your eyes: a bright red sunset over France. Absolutely amazing!



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