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El castillo de Oberhofen, frente al lago Thunersee

Visit Ski Track

You can use the ski tracks around Interlaken during the winter months. Their total length is 220 kilometers. The nearest resorts are located in the mountains Jungfrau, Eiger, and Mönch. You will enjoy skiing and snowboarding here. Four funiculars and forty lifts operate here. If you are a novice athlete, then the gentle slopes of the city of Beatenberg will suit you.
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You can rent equipment at one of the sports shops. You will pay 35 euros for 1 day of skiing. The most difficult tracks are located south of Interlaken in Grindelwald, Wengen, and Murren. A ski pass for 1 day costs 50 euros. You will pay 192 euros for a 6-days ski pass. You can also take a bus to Lake Thun. It will take 60 minutes to get there. Cross-country skiing trails are available here.

Experience the Feeling of Flying

Many companies operate in Interlaken. Their staff will arrange extreme entertainment for you. This can be the simplest paragliding flight or a breathtaking skydives. If you decide to engage in the conquest of the air element, then contact the firm Sky Wings, for example. You will be offered several flight options here. Skydiving and paragliding are among them. Copyright
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However, keep in mind that your weight should not exceed 95 kilograms. Also, you should be ready for high prices. You will have to pay 170 CHF to fly with an instructor. You can also order a video shooting of your adventure. Memories of the beauty of the landscape of Interlaken and experienced the feeling of flight will remain in your memory for a long time.
A view of Interlaken

Kayaking or Canoeing on the Lake

Company High Tide operates in Interlaken. Its staff can arrange a trip to lakes Brienz or Thun during the warm months. The water will warm up well during this time of the year. You can use one of the types of water transport. This can be a kayak, canoe or raft. Such active leisure will be completely safe thanks to reliable equipment. A qualified instructor will also accompany you.
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The staff of the company will select a suitable tour for you. They will take into account your sports experience. The canoe trip on Lake Thun will last all day. It costs 150 CHF. Perhaps, at the beginning of the voyage, it will be difficult for you to understand how to make your boat move with the help of oars. However, you will have a little practice and will be able to ride on the surface of the lake. You will admire the mountain peaks and picturesque shores during the water trip.
A view of Interlaken

View Interlaken from the Observation Deck

Do you want to see Interlaken from a great height? Then you can climb to the observation deck of Harder Kulm Mountain from the beginning of May to the end of October. You can do this on foot or by using the Harderbahn funicular. It operates from April 15 to October 15. The observation deck is located at an altitude of 1322 meters. The walk will take about 3 hours. However, keep in mind that you must have good physical training.
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You can reach the site by funicular in just 10 minutes. You will pay 30 CHF. The site is open every day from 9 am to 6 pm. It is like a bridge that hangs over an abyss. You will enjoy a delightful view of the city, the mountain peaks of Jungfrau, Eiger, Mönch, and Lakes Brienz and Thun here. You will see the tree crowns through the glass part of its flooring.
A view of Interlaken

Tour of the Beatus Cave Complex

If you drive a quarter of an hour from the center of Interlaken, you will come to the shore of Lake Thun. The Beatus Cave complex is located here in the rock above the lake. It is open to the public from 9:45 to 17:00 every day from March 15 to November 15. You will walk up to it. You will admire the lake, the mountains, and waterfalls. After that, you will go on a tour of the caves. They are equipped with electric lighting. The tour costs 18 CHF. It lasts for 60 minutes. You will walk 1 kilometer during this time. You will see the lakes located underground and waterfalls. There are also stalactites and stalagmites here. They have amazing shapes.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Interlaken
♥   Restaurant 'Jack’s Brasserie' Wengen. Type - Traditional cuisine|Classic cuisine. 10.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Caprice' Wengen. Type - Modern cuisine. 10.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Panorama' Aeschi bei Spiez . Type - Traditional cuisine. 10.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bären' Wengen. Type - Traditional cuisine|Swiss. 10.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Belvédère' Spiez. Type - Classic French. 12.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Interlaken
♥   Castle 'Schlosswil Castle' , 31 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Toffen Castle' , 34 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Trachselwald Castle' , 38.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Reichenbach Castle' , 45.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Meggenhorn Castle' , 54.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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