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Attractions in the Bernese Oberland

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There are plenty of places to see and visit in the Bernese Oberland. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Bernese Oberland is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in the Bernese Oberland

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    1

    Aareschlucht

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Where the river has dug itself into the limestone for millennia, one can now marvel at an impressive gorge. Around the 200 meters deep and barely a meter wide at …

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    Niederhorn

    Hiking Highlight

    The 1,963 meter high Niederhorn is the southernmost peak of the Güggisgrats, which rises prominently above Lake Thun. From here you can enjoy a picturesque view of the lake and …

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    Stockhorn

    Hiking Highlight

    one of the first higher peaks of the Bernese Oberland if you come from Germany.
    offers a magnificent view of the mountains and the lakes (Thuner and Brienzer)

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    Faulhorn

    Hiking Highlight

    The Faulhorn viewpoint offers an overwhelming view of all the mountain giants in the Bernese Oberland. In contrast, the view sweeps across the Prealps, the Emmental, Mitteland and the Jura …

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    Schilthorn

    Hiking Highlight

    The Schilthorn is 2970 meters high and thus the highest peak of the Bernese foothills, including breathtaking views. A moderate and a difficult path lead from two sides to the …

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    Trümmelbachfälle und Lauterbrunnental

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    With loud thunder and roar, the water rushes into the washed-out cauldron, while it gurgles and lathers constantly. The entire meltwater of the Jungfrau Glacier flows through here, up to …

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    Brienzer Rothorn

    Hiking Highlight

    Insanely great view towards the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau!

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    Glecksteinhütte

    Hiking Highlight

    Hut of the SAC. Hosted in the summer. Great view of the upper Grindelwald glacier. Many ibex and marmots

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    Fantastically beautiful lake, framed by several two- and three-thousanders. By not too heavy climb, this is a destination for the entire family. You should wear sturdier footwear. Also gastronomy and boat rentals are available.

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    Bachalpsee

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful view. The Bachalpsee with the reflection of the mountains

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    Rotstockhütte

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautifully situated hut. We stayed with our children (6 and 9 years old) for one night upstairs. We have observed many flowers, chamois and marmots. The cabin is very clean and the half board meal a three course meal.

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    Staubbachfälle

    Hiking Highlight

    Fantastic valley with numerous waterfalls. Alldings very overrun by tourists.
    In Lauterbrunnen you can also make other leisure activities, such as flying wingsuit. Here you can see many people.

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    Thun

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Thun is a charming city with many sights and an interesting old town with a unique castle. This towers over the city, from where the view of the old town, …

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    First Cliff Walk

    Hiking Highlight

    One of my most favorite places in Switzerland. You have to visit! :)

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    Tomáš
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    Grosse Scheidegg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    An alpine pass in the middle of the most beautiful Swiss peaks. This transition is an experience, whether on foot, by bike or by post bus. This tour is highly recommended.

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    The wonderful views on the tour are fantastic. The hiking trail well developed and good for children too.

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    Eiger-Trail

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    On the homepage of Jungfrau Railways, the opening of the path is visible. However, there are more spectacular trails in the area.

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    Triftbrücke

    Hiking Highlight

    Just a few years ago, the trifthütte of the Swiss Alpine Club was reached by a hike across the glacier tongue of the Trift Glacier. However, because the glacier is …

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    Schnitzlerpfad

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The avalanche winter 1998/1999 and the storm Lothar in 1999 caused enormous damage in the mountain forests around the Axalp. Woodcarvers from the region carved countless sculptures out of the …

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    Amsoldingen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The three-aisled basilica founded by Rudolf II of Burgundy and Berta of Alamannien, which was dedicated to Saint Mauritius in 1528 before the Bernese Reformation, belongs to a group of …

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