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Grindelwald, Switzerland
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Grindelwald
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

50% off cable car tickets with a swiss pass. Walked from First to Lake Bachalpsee with views of all the famous mountains around, also walked back down the very steep path to Grindelwald. Great views going up of the town and surrounding mountains, lots of different hikes you can then go on.

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George, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Jumping off point to loads of walks, all with a front row seat of views of the Eiger, Jungfrau and Monch. Can go up to the Bachalpsee, across to Schynige Platte, contour across to Grosse Scheidegg or stroll back down to Grindelwald

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Sun City West, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The afternoon we went up was, can you believe it, warm? Very pleasant ride with beautiful scenery. The men at the "stations" were friendly and helpful also.

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Toronto, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
42 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Took the gondola up to the top of First and had lunch on the open air deck, with warm cozy sheepskins warming our backsides. Watched para gliders soaring overhead and then down into the valley of Grindelwald. Saw mountain goats (sheep?) high on top the glaciers. Then took a walk up to the Bachalpsee and back. Lunch prices comparable to... More

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Had my first paragliding experience there...totally worth it...don't forget to see bachalpsee lake ...the trail is not for parents for sure...

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East Sussex
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Check out the zip wire ride - 27CHF and looks exhilarating. Great walks to Kleine Scheidegg and to the lakes.

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Seattle, Washington
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Did it on a sunny fall day. While tickets are pricey at $57 per person, I thought it was worth it. We took the cable car up, did a light 2hr hike to the Scheidegg. The views along the hike were spectacular. Instead of the cable car we took the Post bus down to the valley. The cable car ticket... More

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Schindellegi, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I nice outing of 30 minutes in cablecar, with impresive views and nice walks. The price is 57 sfr which is unjustified, however if you get a half price discount ( as i got, as offered by my hotel ) it sounds more reasonable.

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Bangalore
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Grindelwald another lovely villages of Switzerland. We took the Gondola to go to the top of First mountain. The view out there was very nice one can see snow laden mountains and para gliders all around. We did the First Flyer and it was an exhilarating experience. On coming down we also did the Trot Biking and it was a... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The hike from First to Bachalpsee is incredibly scenic. It takes around 2-3 hours to get to First from Interlaken (train to Grindelwald, bus to First flyer, then an expensive cable car to the top of the mountain). The trail to Bachalpsee is relatively flat, though there are some upward sections. The scenery is amazing though. You can see snow... More

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