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“Worth the Expensive Lift!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Interlaken - Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland (from Zurich)
Ranked #1 of 31 things to do in Grindelwald
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Worth the Expensive Lift!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

Great views from the top assuming you make it up before clouds! If you cant or dont manage to get up Eiger this is one trip you really have to do to get the most from the amazing scenery

Visited September 2012
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“worth the effort”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

We took that trail leading to First not knowing if we would make it to the top (as it was our first time with teenagers) The hike was quiet long and difficult for first timers, but there are a few place you can stop to rest along the way. But the view from the top is breathtaking and worth all the sweat and the pain...

Visited October 2012
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“Awesome views and the only way to the top”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

Only had a day to spend in Grindelwald and we chose to ride this cable car to the top of the mountain. Had lunch at the restaurant and was just amazed at the views. It's not cheap but you only do these things once.

Visited September 2012
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Brigantine, New Jersey
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“One of the highlights of Switzerland!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

Take the cable car to the top of First Mountain and enjoy a grilled sausage and local beer at the outdoor terrace while taking in the Swiss Alps glaciers and basking in the summer sunshine. Then take your time hiking down to the bottom while hearing cowbells echoing from valleys too far below you to see yet and glimpsing Swiss chalets with beautiful flower boxes as you make your way down the mountain.

This is a day you will remember forever as you can set your own pace for sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of Switzerland as you make your way down back to the village. Be sure to have water bottles with you for your trip and consider sunscreen depending on the time of year and forecast.

If you are lucky enough to have the time you'll reach even higher elevations in Switzerland but not many easier or more scenic walks down from a venue than the top of First Mountain!

Visited June 2012
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“The best views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Of all the mountains in the Jungfrau region, this was one of the best - the views are panoramic and the walk to the Bachalpsee was unforgettable. Well worth it.

Visited September 2012
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