Matterhorn Valley Hotel Hannigalp
Travel Blogs from Grächen
... highest train station in the world and the top of Europe. The mountain was 3482m high and about a 2 hour train ride. The train ride was so scenic though we passed so many mountains and the snow was amazing. We were surprised at how many villages we saw in the mountains, they must get freezing in the winter. Once up there we visited an ice palace and went outside and played in the snow. It was also snowing at the time so we were getting snowed on which was awesome! It was -12 up ...
... peak. Freezing cold,
glad I had my thousand layers, but stunning scenery. Whilst I was
enjoying the views a few members of our group were throwing
themselves out of a helicopter over the Swiss Alps! Insane people!
Once back down I explored the town, may or may not have bought a
watch... I tried this stuff (dont know the spelling so I will write it as ...
... waterfalls inside a mountain, made only accessible by tunnel-lift. Once again our expectations of this brief stop were far exceeded by what we actually saw. The maze-like waterfalls were unlike anything we had ever seen before- the lift, the many steps and turns, and the tunnels we had to walk through to view all ten waterfalls. AAwwwwesome.
From Trummelbach, we continued our stroll toward the end ...
Today it was off to Grächen which is a short bus ride up the hill. Once we got there all the shops were closed for their lunch break which is from 12.00 until 14.00. When will our luck change???? I took a chance and went to see the people that were supposed to manage my parents flat on their behalf. I came across the lady that I was in e mail correspondence with. I thanked her for not telling me that the hotel had been taken over and that they had ...
... around and then again in Wengen. Both were only accessible by train and it was fun to wander through them. We enjoyed browsing the touristy shops which actually had some very nice handcrafted pieces from the region. We also enjoyed an apple strudel in Wengen since we were rather peckish and they looked so tasty! Afterwards we headed back down to the valley floor and caught the bus back to camp. We had another incredible day and were so lucky to have such clear sunny weather. ...
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Pets allowed