Things to do
Don’t miss out on your summer holiday in the Alps. With plenty of sports, cultural events, activities and sightseeing to do, a summer adventure in the Alps promises to be anything but boring.
Two outdoor sand courts are located in the center of town. Rackets and tennis balls can be rented from the neighbouring tourist office where bookings can also be made.
Mountain BikingJungfrau Region
The Jungfrau Region offers 160 km of mountain bike trails for all levels of difficulty. Many local cable and train links are suitable for transporting bikes, including the Firstbahn, Grindelwald bus, Berneroberland trains, cable car Isenfluh-Sulwald, trainline Lauterbrunnen-Grütschalf-Winteregg-Mürren, Schilthorn cable car Stechelberg-Gimmelwald-Mürren and the Wengernalp trainline Lauterbrunnen-Wengen. Imboden Bike in Lauterbrunnen offers a good range of bikes for rental including children’s, race and mountain bikes. Bikes can also be rented at Central Sport in Wengen. Please enquire for further information.
Mini GolfWengen village
An 18 hole course, located in the center of town, with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Equipment can be rented at the tourist office.
There are many mountaineering challenges in the area including the Aletsch Glacier tour, the knife-edge Mittellegi ridge of the Eiger, the ridges leading to the Finsteraarhorn summit group, the Gross Grünhorn summit, the Gspaltenhorn summit, the Jungfrau summit, the Mönch peak, Petergrat, the Schreckhorn peak, and the Wetterhorn peak. Please click here to enquire about custom made tours.
Adventure SportsJungfrau Region
Paragliding, Scenic helicopter flights, and River Rafting Tours can be booked at the tourist office. More information at www.paragliding-jungfrau.ch, Swiss-Paragliding.ch, and www.tandem-speedflying.com.
Swimmingswimming pool am Waldbort
This swimming pool at a height of 1310m above sea level offers stunning views over the Jungfrau mountain. Built in 1931 as designed by Urfer and Stähli and Ing. Meyer, Thun, it is protected under conservation laws. Opening times: Daily from 10:00 – 19:00, middle of June till end of August; closed for bad weather. Prices: Adults: CHF 4.-, Children: Free.
Zip Line at FirstGrindelwald-First
"Air, nothing but air – above, below, to the right and left: Being on the First Flieger is easy, freedom is limitless and the pace is high. Perfectly secured in the stable harness, up to four persons whiz along the 800 metre long steel cable from First to Schreckfeld at a top speed of 84 kilometres per hour. In some places, they hover approximately 50 metres above the alpine meadows. Fully airborne." More information and prices on the Jungfrau Region website.
Cliff Walk at FirstGrindelwald-First
Enjoy views into the valley as well as of the mountainside from this impressive cliff walk. The terrace rises 45 meters out into the void.