Travel Blogs from Grindelwald, Switzerland

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To the top of Europe, Jungfraujoch, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

To the top of Europe, Jungfraujoch

A travel blog entry by wanderingsnl

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... to the lake, Bachalpsee (2265m). From there we hoped to walk to Bussalp (1792m) and then catch the bus back to Grindelwald.  We caught the bus down to the village and visited the tourist information centre where we were informed that the hiking ...

The Worst Winter in a Generation, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

The Worst Winter in a Generation

A travel blog entry by glennyb

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OK, So my plans were to ski on my 40th birthday and I was able to do that but, in the end, that was the only day of the entire trip that I really got any skiing in (tried one other day and it was pretty bad). The reason for this was the weather. ...

Travelling from Basel to Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Travelling from Basel to Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by magintz

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... nbsp; The train took roughly three hours and goes from Basel to Bern then onwards through Interlaken and up the mountains to Grindelwald; the price of the journey was 98 CHF. The journey was comfortable but if you have snowboarding gear you will have ...

Day 3: Lausanne to Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Day 3: Lausanne to Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by nglick

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... for those who deviate from the standard red Geranium theme. There's no way it's a coincidence. Only 3 hours from Lausanne, Grindelwald seems like a different world. Tonight would be our first night in the German part of Switzerland and it showed. I ...

A Day of Adventure Hiking!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

A Day of Adventure Hiking!

A travel blog entry by brett.lavender

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Ok! So Fraser and I left the place in Baden early Sunday morning to catch a train to Grindelwald for some awesome hiking. The train ride took about two hours but we were both asleep for most of it (unfortunate since the views are incredible). When we ...

Another schlucht and valley of the 72 waterfalls, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Another schlucht and valley of the 72 waterfalls

A travel blog entry by robsons

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... met an unfriendly man giving us a wave. Pretty sure it wasn't the Swiss salute he was doing. Grumpy old bugger. Back to Grindelwald to collect Jill and head into town for dinner. Yummy Indian tonight. Jeff drove Bev home while Jill and I walked back ...

A Sparkling Switzerland, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

A Sparkling Switzerland

A travel blog entry by annacarl

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... ;It also offered views of the Jungfrau, Monch and a dozen other dramatic mountains.  Would definitely recommend Grindelwald to future Switzerland travelers.   We were aware that Switzerland was going to be expensive, however our first shock was ...

Too much snow, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Too much snow

A travel blog entry by mickle777

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... the circuitous route via Marmorbruch back to a cafe for a hot chocky. More walking to get back to Grindelwald Passed a big building called Holzwarme which supplies Grindelwald's hotels hot water needs by using waste wood in efficient boilers then ...

Mountain village, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Mountain village

A travel blog entry by xannax

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Up to the top of Europe, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Up to the top of Europe

A travel blog entry by redwatt

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... the cafeteria (at about 2pm by this stage). Then into the trains for the 35 minute trip back down to the beautiful village of Grindelwald and the long coach trip back to Zurich. We arrived back to our hostel sometime after 8pm. So 'twas a long day, a ...

Wow, what a ski day... 1 1.5 feet of powder, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Wow, what a ski day... 1 1.5 feet of powder

A travel blog entry by snoopski

Sunday was snowing all day... <Monday was great snow almost 2 feet of fresh snay... Forecast looks good for the rest of the ...

Gliding gently into 2009, Alpine Style...., Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Gliding gently into 2009, Alpine Style....

A travel blog entry by jollyjetsetter

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... time around, the budget for the ski trip had been upped to allow for something more indulgent, and a ski trip to Grindelwald in Switzerland  was settled upon - after all, how can any self-respecting skier ski the world and not include Switzerland on ...

Fly Like an Eagle, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Fly Like an Eagle

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn

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... chalets in the village were awesome, as were the mountains. I often say I feel like I am in a postcard when I'm in Switzerland and especially the mountains. Following a couple hours of walking, we enjoyed a night of typical Swiss food - cheese fondue ...

Our last day in Grindelwald!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Our last day in Grindelwald!

A travel blog entry by wanderingsnl

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... lifts will be delayed.  This is really a spectacularly beautiful place and although we have not travelled much beyond Grindelwald, we figured after our drive through other mountains and valleys, that the beauty of Switzerland would continue to be ...

Thin Air and Blue Skies, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Thin Air and Blue Skies

A travel blog entry by jmthorson

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We were fortunate to arrive in Grindelwald on a clear, blue day to fully view the spectacular Eiger and surrounding mountains. Grindelwald Village is located at approximately 3,400 ft above sea level in the Bernese Alps. The breathtaking landscapes and ...

Thank you, God!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Thank you, God!

A travel blog entry by chuckandmarysue

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... we got to Alpiglen, the trails that we could see were very muddy and wet. We think we made a good decision. We arrived in Grindelwald around 5:15 on the train.  (Can you only imagine what time we would have gotten here if we'd hiked part way down in ...

Ski Weekend #1 (Wengen, etc.), Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Ski Weekend #1 (Wengen, etc.)

A travel blog entry by brett.lavender

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... summer. We finished up in the area where the race had been held, called The Lauberhorn, and then skied back down towards Grindelwald. We grabbed some supplies (mostly beer) and made our way back to the hostel, intending on returning to the town of Wengen ...

Sore but Satisfied on the North Face of the Eiger, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Sore but Satisfied on the North Face of the Eiger

A travel blog entry by allanmclaren

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... up. The great thing about Grund  it is where the buses start so I was able to get a lift back to Grindelwald. Thankfully the bus stopped right outside the hostel as it was still pelting down. A welcome shower then a three course meal ...

Day 3: Long Hike Around A Big Mountain, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Day 3: Long Hike Around A Big Mountain

A travel blog entry by vickywood

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... upon a tall mountain. But first we had to get there, which involved three trains and a cable car. We took trains everywhere in Switzerland but the following is the only thing I recall of them. One of the Guiders was also mother to two of the Guides. She ...

The passes are closed!!!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

The passes are closed!!!

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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Mountains of Europe 12-05-13 Andermatt to Grindlewald Today was to be a nice easy 50 or so mile trip on the bikes then a relaxing day on a train trip to the "Top of Europe" by train. However this easy day turned into a bit of a rather long day of well ...

Over the Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Over the Alps

A travel blog entry by spannerplg

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Just had a spectacular view of the Alps; as far as I can tell from the map, MtBlanc is one of these. Still a huge amount of snow considering we are 3 days off Mid Summers day! Then a good view of Lake Lucerne, with Montreux on the edge. Memories of ...

A day to explore the area, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

A day to explore the area

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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... of smaller cableways and that one would need to change cars several times on the way up. However like almost everything in modern Switzerland they have worked out a way for these cableways to go around bends without having to change cars and that is by ...

Overcast day but not snowing, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Overcast day but not snowing

A travel blog entry by wanderingsnl

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... water hewn out cavern and hearing the roar of the water is quite an experience. Lauterbrunnen is much lower down the alps than Grindelwald.  It appeared that this valley had not had the snow fall that we had experienced in Grindelwald.  It was ...

October 12th - Grindewald and First, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

October 12th - Grindewald and First

A travel blog entry by emmaandrohan

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... head cleared beautifully again, revealing even more snow covered mountain peaks as we drove again towards Lauterbrunnen before turning off to Grindelwald. On the way we passed what seems to be a fairly common sight in this part of Switzerland which is a ...

Rotterdam to Grindlewald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Rotterdam to Grindlewald

A travel blog entry by kerrieflett

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After yesterday's experience with the train we got John to drop us at Rotterdam Central at about 6:15 and caught an early train to Utrecht just to be on the safe side. At Utrecht Gary decided to try and change our Ice seats to 2 single seats facing. The ...

chf2 each for a wee, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

chf2 each for a wee

A travel blog entry by brrmmm

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... boo hoo hoo.   today was modtly a travelling one.  boarded our train, tgv lyria, from paris to basel in Switzerland.  change trains, pay chf2 each for the privelege of weeing in a swiss dunny, then onto our next train to interlaken, then ...

Stunning Bernise Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Stunning Bernise Alps

A travel blog entry by blackivers

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... danke schon and bitte!! At this rate we'll be tri-lingual on our return!! On with the story....We've arrived at Grindelwald after winding through the Swiss alps this morning and it's absolutely stunning! Morning tea was had overlooking a valley and it was ...

Up high in the Swiss Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Up high in the Swiss Alps

A travel blog entry by nicky_n_aza

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Swiss Alps - A Winter Wonderland, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Swiss Alps - A Winter Wonderland

A travel blog entry by westsgoabroad

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... across the station, parked the car, put all our warm clothes on, bought our tickets, boarded the 3.35pm train to Grindelwald, ascended to approximately 1000m and disembarked at what looked like a winter wonderland.  I have never seen anything like ...

Grindelwald to Interlaken, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Grindelwald to Interlaken

A travel blog entry by kinkajou25

We decided to go to Interlaken, where we'd meet up with Dallin for dinner. We walked down to the train station and caught a train to Interlaken Ost ...

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