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Mission Impossible?

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Mission Impossible?

We are planning a very last minute trip to Grindelwald. Two adults and 2 teens. Just want 2 nights-July 6-8. Is this going to be impossible at this time of year? Any other towns that might not be so packed? Thanks!

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1. Re: Mission Impossible?

Why do you think this would be impossible? I've tried to make an online reservation on www.grindelwald.ch and they gave me 20 different hotels to choose from!

School holidays in Switzerland start from next week or later, so this week isn't the very peak season yet. You could be lucky with the weather too - we've had a lot of rain but it should clear up from this friday.

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2. Re: Mission Impossible?

Thanks, Oller, I'll try that site. When my husband & I traveled that area 20 years ago (we are old!!), we drove around ,did not have reservations. We would stop and ask at various B & Bs or hotels and always got a great room. Would it be too risky with the four of us to try that now? Thanks for your advice.

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3. Re: Mission Impossible?

I guess that you would find a room after your arrival in Grindelwald if it's rather early in the day. But the choice could be rather limited. If you decide not to book ahead I suggest you visit the tourist office on arrival. They have the overview of vacancies which saves you a lot of time.

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4. Re: Mission Impossible?

Hi Gagirl,

Just another small note --

You'll be going pretty close to high season in the Alps, and Grindelwald tends to fill up before the other mountain villages (because it allows cars & tourist busses). So it would be prudent to go ahead and make reservations before arrival, I think.

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