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Paragliding Over the Swiss Alps from Lauterbrunnen
"Start your day of adventure with either a pickup from your accommodations or meeting at the central departure point. Begin with a fitting with a Paragliding harness and listen as your guide gives you comprehensive information on the take-off flying and finally the landing. All guides are all professionally trained and qualified first class international Swiss Pilots. If needed you will also be fitted for jackets or shoes that are appropriate for the activity. A short walk to the take-off and slight down hill walking or jogging on a gentle slope is required to take-off and suitable for all different ages and abilities. a soft drink or tea before heading back to your accommodations."
From CHF170.00
 
Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald in Interlaken
"Meet the staff at the drop zone office in Interlaken Wilderswil for the introduction. The skydive and helicopter crew takes you for a scenic flight towards the breathtaking Swiss Alps Eiger Monch and Jungfrau. Have a glimpse at the famous Lauberhorn Ski see glaciers and the south side of the Swiss Alps. On the way back skydive in front of the famous Eiger North Face from about 15'000ft. Speed down the Eiger at 120 miles an hour open the parachute for a gentle landing in Grindelwald. On the shuttle back to Interlaken you can relax and overthink the unique adventure. Video and pictures are optional. Friends and family members are welcomed to join you in the helicopter or can watc"""The Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald is the ultimate skydive adventure in front of the famous Swiss Alps. The Skydive in front of the famous Eiger mountain includes a scenic helicopter ride to the top of the snowy peaks and glaciers. Weather permi we will surround the peaks of Eiger and Monch. The tandem skydive will be in front of the famous Eiger North Face with landing in Grindelwald"
From CHF690.00
 
Paragliding Over the Swiss Alps from Lauterbrunnen
"Start your day of adventure with either a pickup from your accommodations or meeting at the central departure point. Begin with a fitting with a Paragliding harness and listen as your guide gives you comprehensive information on the take-off flying and finally the landing. All guides are all professionally trained and qualified first class international Swiss Pilots. If needed you will also be fitted for jackets or shoes that are appropriate for the activity. A short walk to the take-off and slight down hill walking or jogging on a gentle slope is required to take-off and suitable for all different ages and abilities. a soft drink or tea before heading back to your accommodations."
From CHF170.00

More Local Customs in Berner Alpen

Bakerstreet 221b is in the Berner Alpen

Plenty of fans of Sherlock-Holmes are coming to Meiringen, in the east of Berner Alpen, simply in order to see the only existing replika of the home of Mr. Holmes :Meiringen is a must for all fans of...
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Apr 04, 2011

Tschäggätä / Fasnacht / Carnival

Tschäggätä Tradition in the LötschentalThe word Tschäggätä refers to the piebald costumes worn at this carnival custom in the Lötschental (canton Valais). The unmarried young men wander through the...
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Tripack
Apr 05, 2007

test hiking-boots before you buy them

LOWA-Testcentre is an excellent place to test new mountain-boots for a whole day, before you buy them. This shop and renting-station for hiking-boots is inside the top-station of Schynigge Platte-bahn...
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Jul 13, 2006

Museum der Landschaft Hasli

Meiringen has a small museum about local customs, costumes, furniture etc. inside that lovely old wooden house next to the old church and the Campanile / belfry of Meiringen. Haslital is the local...
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Jul 13, 2006

Sherlock Holmes in the Borough of Meiringen

All of the village of Meiringen is pretty much Sherlock-Holmes-orientaded. So you may find many street-names refering to his books. It might be a funny idea for a rainy day to search for these places....
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Jul 13, 2006

Meiringen - THE place for Sherlock-Holmes-Fans

Berner Alpen is not only a place for fans of James Bond, also fans of Sherlock-Holmes may find traces and great informations about their idol here in the small village of Meiringen, at the east-end of...
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Jul 13, 2006
 
 
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Meiringen - home of Merinques

When tasting delicious merinques you might have asked yourself, where they came from and got that un-usual name. In Meiringen, in the east of Berner Alpen you might find the answer to these...
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Jul 13, 2006

Almabtrieb - a great festivity in Berner Alpen

Every year at the end of the summer you may watch a special event in most of the villages in the Berner Alpen. Almabtrieb is the event , when the local farmers take down their cows from the alps,...
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Jul 13, 2006

Drink the water from the faucet & the wells

In many parts of the world it is dangerous to drink the water out of the faucet, but all over the Berner Alpen the best drinkable water could be found in the mountains, at all of the small wells that...
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Jul 13, 2006

James Bond at Schilthorn & in Interlaken

It used to be a tradition in Interlaken that during summer you may see the James-Bond movie "In her Majesty's Service" in the afternoon of a rainy day at least once a week in one of the 2 cinemas in...
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Jul 13, 2006

touch the belly of the mermaid in Oberhofen

In Schloss Oberhofen there is an old ledgend that you will have big luck, when you touch the mermaid's belly. This lovely mermaid is part of the chandelier inside Seetuermchen, the small tower of...
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globetrott
Jul 12, 2006

Concert

Since I went on this trip with my choir, we had a concert at the old church in Ringgenberg - wonderful church and a lovely audience!At the end we not only got applause, but the mayor of Ringgenberg...
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tini58de
Aug 18, 2003

Oli explaining the total...

Oli explaining the total eclipse of the sun with a plate and a giant Croissant (Mega-Gipfeli)
sabsi
Aug 24, 2002

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Things to Do Near Berner Alpen

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Schilthorn

Leaving Trummelbach Falls we realized that we were fairly close to Schilthorn Mountain. It is one of the highest mountains in the area and was made more famous by being the shooting location for the...
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Jungfrau

A train trip to Jungfraujoch station is not exactly a cheap journey, but it's definitely an unforgettable experience. The wonders begin almost as soon as we leave the train station in Interlaken, and...
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Trummelbach Falls

Trummelbach Falls has 10 glacier waterfalls that are inside a mountain. The thundering falls are fed by Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau Mountains. You reach the falls by a tunnel-lift. It is a Unesco world...
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Hang Gliding

I went hang gliding with Bernie at Hang Glide Interlaken and had an amazing time!! Bernie and his team are extremely experienced and knowledgeable (not to mention hilarious) and make the whole...
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Spiez

Spiez is a small village down by lake Thun. Besides the views of the Lake, a visit to Spiez must also include it's castle, and an old church, a thousand years old, and open to public. The sunset in...
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Harder Kulm

One of the favorites to visit, is the Hausberg of Interlaken . It has an altitude of 1322 meters and the scenic from the summit offers the best bird's-eye view of the Jungfrau region unfolding between...
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Top 5 Berner Alpen Writers

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"Berner Alpen - The heart of Switzerland"
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"Berner Alpen - picture book Switzerland"
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"Bernese Oberland Mountains"
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"Lauchernalp - Lötschental"
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"Grandmother's Walk"
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