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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
 
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

More Local Customs in Kandersteg

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Hiking Signs

Throughout Kandersteg (and most other places in Switzerland), you will notice many yellow trail signs indicating various destinations. Signs are marked with the amount of time it takes to hike to a...
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Migration of the Cows

About 5:00 AM, we awakened to what sounded like rushing water at first. As it came closer, it was clear the sound was cowbells. It happened to be the day the farmers decided to move their cows from...
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Kandersteg Recycles

Don't be wasteful! Kandersteg recycles glass (by color), paper, and tin. There's a collection center down by the train station. Also the Coop grocery store has two collection bins for plastic and milk...
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Local brews

Ruegelbrau, Feldschlossen, and Quoellfrish were just some of the many local beers we tried out, but these 3 were the most abundantly available.Bob actually has the nerve to ask the bar servers where...
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It's a Family Affair

Most families let their lawns and fields grow quite high. Then just before rain they all mow it , using either a machine or scythe. Whole families can be seen gathering up and storing the hay. ( No...
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A Nightly Ritual

Every evening after dinner we would take a stroll around the village. We came to notice that EVERY field comes equiped with a resident cat. One cat per field. Besides being hunters, they must also be...
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What's Wrong With a Little Fresh Air?

We were extremely lucky with the weather. It was warm and sunny for most of the trip. This meant though, that the trains really warmed up on the inside. Most had no air-conditioning. So naturally we...
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Top Things to Do in Kandersteg

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Oeschinensee

This is a nice easy hike in the Oeschinensee area (in the Unesco world heritage part). It is 7 km long and gives you nice panorama views of the lake and the peaks. It will take you about 3.5 hours....
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Sunnbüel and Gemmipass

Probably the most popular hike in the Kandersteg area is the trek to the Gemmi Pass. While many tourists find the hike very strenuous, locals call it the "Grandmothers' Walk," and you will indeed see...
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Allmenalp

Most hikers like to head toward the Oeschinensee or up to Sunnbuel to enjoy the trails there. But if you go to the other side of the valley to the Allmenalp, there are also a number of fine trails to...
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In and Around Town

Yes, there are not too many churches in town. If you are Catholic, this is your only option. I simply passed by this 16th century church several times while en route to hiking the nearby mountains. It...
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Day Trips

Lake Thun is easy to get to from Kandersteg -- about a 40 minute train ride. From Thun, it's easy to visit Schloss Thun, an interesting castle not far from the lake. After that, head for the lake and...
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Blausee

This is a nice place for a lunch or a BBQ or a mystical drink and dinner in the evening. It is a little nature park ( 22ha)with a crystal clear lake. Inside is a Hotel with Spa and Restaurant which...
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