Railways of the Jungfrau Region

Grindelwald: Wetterhorn

Grindelwald: Wetterhorn

Grindelwald: Interaktive 360°-Webcam Männlichen

Grindelwald: Interaktive 360°-Webcam Männlichen

Grindelwald: Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher

Grindelwald: Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher

Grindelwald: First

Grindelwald: First

Grindelwald: Wetterhorn

Grindelwald: Wetterhorn

Grindelwald: Hotel Belvedere - Panoramic Eiger view

Grindelwald: Hotel Belvedere - Panoramic Eiger view

Grindelwald: Hotel Kirchbühl 360 HD

Grindelwald: Hotel Kirchbühl 360 HD

Alpiglen: Grindelwald-Grund - Bussalp

Alpiglen: Grindelwald-Grund - Bussalp

Grindelwald: Interaktive 360°-Webcam - First

Grindelwald: Interaktive 360°-Webcam - First

Grindelwald: Hotel Belvedere - Panoramic view

Grindelwald: Hotel Belvedere - Panoramic view

Grindelwald: Gasthof Panorama

Grindelwald: Gasthof Panorama

Unter Eiger: Grindelwald - Grund Blick nach Norden (Reeti, Aellfluh)

Unter Eiger: Grindelwald - Grund Blick nach Norden (Reeti, Aellfluh)

Grindelwald: Eigernordwand - Hotel Bel-Air Eden

Grindelwald: Eigernordwand - Hotel Bel-Air Eden

Grindelwald: Hotel Belvedere - panoramic view

Grindelwald: Hotel Belvedere - panoramic view

Grindelwald: First - LIVE (2168 m.ü.M)

Grindelwald: First - LIVE (2168 m.ü.M)

Grindelwald › Süd-West: Eigernordwand

Grindelwald › Süd-West: Eigernordwand

Alpiglen: Lauterbrunnen - Jungfraujoch

Alpiglen: Lauterbrunnen - Jungfraujoch

Beatenberg: Chalet Urmel

Beatenberg: Chalet Urmel

Spirenwald: Chalet Birkli

Spirenwald: Chalet Birkli

Beatenberg-Waldegg: Beatenberg - Kandertal - Aeschi bei Spiez - Niesen - Thunersee

Beatenberg-Waldegg: Beatenberg - Kandertal - Aeschi bei Spiez - Niesen - Thunersee

Lauterbrunnen: Schilthorn

Lauterbrunnen: Schilthorn

Lauterbrunnen: Lauterbunnen

Lauterbrunnen: Lauterbunnen

Mürren: Hôtel Eiger C

Mürren: Hôtel Eiger C

Mürren: Hôtel Eiger D

Mürren: Hôtel Eiger D

Mürren: Hôtel Eiger B

Mürren: Hôtel Eiger B

Mürren: Schiltorn

Mürren: Schiltorn

Mürren: Piz Gloria

Mürren: Piz Gloria

Mürren: Hotel Eiger

Mürren: Hotel Eiger

Mürren › Süd: Hotel Bellevue - Panoramaterrasse Hotel Bellevue

Mürren › Süd: Hotel Bellevue - Panoramaterrasse Hotel Bellevue

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

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

Wengen BE: Wengen - Lauberhorn

Wengen BE: Wengen - Lauberhorn

Wengen BE: Männlichen, Blick zur Jungfrau

Wengen BE: Männlichen, Blick zur Jungfrau

Kleine Scheidegg: Nursery Slopes

Kleine Scheidegg: Nursery Slopes

Wengen BE: Hotel Bellevue, Wengen

Wengen BE: Hotel Bellevue, Wengen

Wengen BE: Wengen village

Wengen BE: Wengen village

Wengen BE: Wengen village, train station

Wengen BE: Wengen village, train station

Kleine Scheidegg: Jungfrau

Kleine Scheidegg: Jungfrau

Wengen BE: Lobhörner

Wengen BE: Lobhörner

Kleine Scheidegg: Interaktive 360°-Webcam - Lauberhorn

Kleine Scheidegg: Interaktive 360°-Webcam - Lauberhorn

Kleine Scheidegg: Jungfrau - Interlaken - Wengen

Kleine Scheidegg: Jungfrau - Interlaken - Wengen

Interlaken: Neuhaus

Interlaken: Neuhaus

Interlaken: Harder Kulm

Interlaken: Harder Kulm

Unterseen: Top Camp AG

Unterseen: Top Camp AG

Interlaken: Victoria-Jungfrau

Interlaken: Victoria-Jungfrau

Interlaken: Backpackers Villa

Interlaken: Backpackers Villa

Interlaken: Casino

Interlaken: Casino

Interlaken: Niederhorn - Chill Out Paragliding World

Interlaken: Niederhorn - Chill Out Paragliding World

Stechelberg

Stechelberg

Jungfraujoch

Jungfraujoch

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe

Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe

Jungfraujoch: Aussenansicht

Jungfraujoch: Aussenansicht

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

Jungfraujoch: Lauterbrunnen

The Jungfraubahn is a cogwheel train that takes visitors from the Kleine Scheidegg mountain through the Eiger and Mönch up to the Jungfraujoch. It traverses a distance of about 9 kilometers and an elevation of almost 1400 meters. Of the distance travelled, a little over 7 kilometers are through tunnels.

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2 days/1 night from CHF 300.- per person in double room

Itinerary

Day 1:
Individual train journey from your place of residence to Interlaken (2nd class).

Day 2:
Rail journey from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald or Lauterbrunnen. You change here and take the Jungfrau railway to Kleine Scheidegg (2061 m above sea level). Then you continue to the Jungfrau glacier area and straight through the north face of the Eiger via a 7 km tunnel. Arriving at the Jungfraujoch, a high Alpine world of wonder consisting of ice, snow and cliffs, opens up to you. From the “Sphinx” viewing platform you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Jungfrau and Aletsch glaciers. The return journey with the Jungfrau railway once again runs via Kleine Scheidegg to Lauterbrunnen or Grindelwald and then on to Interlaken (2nd classe). Individual rail journey back to your place of residence (2nd class).


Included services
  • 1 night with breakfast
  • train transfers in 2nd class
  • trip to the Jungfraujoch in 2nd class

Price per person in double room (basis half-fare travel card):
CHF 300.- in 3* hotel
CHF 340.- in 4* hotel

Price per person in single room (basis half-fare travel card):
CHF 335.- in 3* hotel
CHF 395.- in 4* hotel

Offer valid from 01.04.2013 to 31.10.2013

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As early as 1860, there were several plans for the construction of the line, which failed due to financial problems. It took till July 27, for the first shovelfull of earth to be dug out for the construction of the Jungfraubahn. After a 16-year construction period, on August 1, 1912, the Jungfraubahn began operation. At the same time the railway station atop the Jungfraujoch (which is at 3454 meters above sea level to this day Europe’s highest railway station) became operational.

An excursion to the fantastic glacier world is one of the highlights of a trip in Switzerland.

The train ride is absolutely spectacular. For safety reasons a large part of the journey takes place within the rocks, but the windows opening up views of the Eiger North Face and the Sea of Ice offer an incomparable panorama. After arriving on the Jungfraujoch one may feel a bit out of breath, but absolutely on “Top of Europe”.

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