From the Rhine Falls to the Jungfraujoch

Between Basel, Lake Biel and the Bernese Oberland, an astonishing wealth of history is waiting to be explored. This route takes in world-famous sights such as the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen as well as some of the country’s lesser-known treats.

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Gasthof Hirschen, Eglisau

The picturesque town of Eglisau, located directly on the Rhine, is home to this listed building with its history dating back to the 16th century. It was lovingly renovated with elegant furnishings between 2003 and 2007.

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Hotel Krafft, Basel

Built in 1873, this hotel is located on the sunny north bank of the Rhine with views of the Old Town. It has always been a meeting place for artists, writers and romantics as well as for guests who enjoy the fine views, the stylish interior and the regional cuisine.

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Hotel Baseltor, Solothurn

This fine 17th-century building in the Old Town, once home to canons of the church, is today a tasteful hotel for discerning individualists. 15 rooms, either new or carefully renovated, offer a stylish combination of historic charm and modern comfort. The cuisine here is outstanding, too: creative, delicious – and all home-made.

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Klosterhotel St. Petersinsel, Erlach

This hotel is nestled within the walls of a former Cluniac priory with 13 elegant and inviting rooms and a restaurant serving fine local specialities. Lovingly renovated, it is an oasis of tranquility and is only accessible on foot or by bicycle or by boat via Lake Biel.

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Gasthof Bären, Dürrenroth

Pleasure, hospitality and history - the Bären country restaurant, the Kreuz guesthouse and flower garden (1806) and the modern seminar building (1744) form a remarkable Baroque ensemble.

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Grandhotel Giessbach, Brienz

This legendary hotel residence at the celebrated Giessbach Falls high above Lake Brienz is an oasis of tranquility. Surrounded by mountains, forests and Alpine meadows, the hotel provides guests with nostalgic memories of holidays past, fine dining and a spectacular experience of nature.

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Hotel Royal-St. Georges, Interlaken

This hotel was opened in 1908 in the heart of Interlaken. The interior has been carefully restored to the original and is still largely as it was when it was first built. Here the glorious hotel era of yesteryear shines in a new light with modern comforts and perfect service.

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Hotel Falken, Wengen

The Hotel Falken is the only hotel in Wengen representing the Belle Époque. Family-owned since 1894, it has lovingly been maintained in its original condition both inside and out with every comfort provided. The dining room with its Art Nouveau chandeliers is a veritable gem. Attractions in the area.

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Hotel Bellevue des Alpes, Kleine Scheidegg

This charming Grand Hotel dating back to 1840 is perched on the Kleine Scheidegg at 2,070 metres above sea level opposite the imposing Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. A historic establishment, it boasts the discreet luxury of bygone days and a historically significant interior that are sure to impress.

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