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Faulhorn

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Recommended by 139 out of 140 hikers

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  • Thomas 🖤💚

    The mountain hotel is really quaint and you have a wonderful 360 degree panorama from here!
    Good food and friendly service are added to the great experience!

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    • July 26, 2020

  • Heidi

    Grandiose views. Whoever stays here enjoys a beautiful sunset and sunrise. Promised!!!

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    • June 29, 2018

  • Armin Hollenstein

    All-round view of the most beautiful. Vintage 2-room including spectacular sunrises and sunsets.

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    • September 21, 2018

  • William Waters

    Take the extra few minutes to go to the top at Faulhorn and look over the other side. Sweeping views of the area on a clear day. You can see for what seems like a hundred kilometers. Brilliant beyond words.

    • November 16, 2018

  • Sonja

    It has something rustic when you have made it after the strenuous climb and you can relax here.
    Nice people up there, very good food and a beautiful view can be found here.

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    • July 26, 2020

  • Jens Helmecke

    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 to the Black Forest in Baden and the Alsatian Vosges. Seven Swiss lakes are visible: east of Lake Zug and Lake Lucerne, at the foot of Lake Brienzer and Lake Thun and west of Lake Biel, Lake Murten and Lake Neuchâtel.

    The Berghotel Faulhorn (meaning: rotten rock), 2,681 m, is the oldest mountain hotel in Switzerland. From up here you can enjoy an overwhelming 360 ° panorama. The mountain hotel has survived almost unchanged since its construction in 1830. It was an admirable achievement at that time and still deserves our respect today.

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    • July 18, 2019

  • Anette D.

    The view from the Faulhorn on Lake Brienz is unique with a clear view!

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    • June 25, 2020

  • Bumble-Bee

    From Grindelwald it is quite a long ascent, if you like it easier you can come from First on quite easy paths - at the end it gets a little steeper again.

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    • December 31, 2021

  • Tschüge

    Even if the ascent is the icing on the cake at the end, a visit is worthwhile

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    • August 10, 2021

  • Stöckli Paul

    Great panoramic view for an easy hike on good paths.

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    • July 3, 2022

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  • Difficult
    05:30
    6.99 mi
    1.3 mph
    2,775 ft
    2,775 ft
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Location: Iseltwald, Interlaken, Interlaken-Oberhasli, Espace Mittelland, Switzerland

Information

  • Elevation2,640 m
  • Opening Hours

    always open

Contact

  • Address
    Faulhorn, 3818 Grindelwald

Good to know

  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Wheelchair access
    No
  • Dog Friendly
    Yes

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