The Charming Village of Mürren in Switzerland

Mürren is one of the most charming alpine villages in Switzerland. It is located 1650m high above the Lauterbrunnen Valley in the Bernese Oberland and can only be reached by cable car. The village is completely car free and has an impressive view of the Eiger, the Mönch and the Jungfrau mountains. Walking through this alpine village is a real pleasure. The narrow streets and wooden chalets combined with the view and peaceful environment leave an exceptional impression.

Mürren is also a famous ski resort in the winter and is visited by many tourists. Around the village you can find a large winter sports area with prepared ski and snowboard runs, toboggan runs and a winter hiking trail network. During the summer months the resort is the starting point for hikes with around 200 km of hiking trails.

From Mürren you can take the cable car to Birg at 2677m and to the Schilthorn summit at 2970m. Birg is recommended for its Skyline Walk and Thrill Walk, the Shilthorn summit was featured in the James Bond film "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" and has exceptional panoramic views. Close to the center of Mürren you can also take the funicular to Allmendhubel at 1907m. The top features a panoramic restaurant, a children's playground and a flower trail with over 150 different mountain flower species.

Location Mürren: Bernese Oberland, part of Lauterbrunnen. Can only be reached by cable car from Lauterbrunnen or Stechelberg. When you travel from Lauterbrunnen, take the cable car to Grütschalp. Then change to the narrow gauge train to Mürren BLM.


Mürren in Switzerland


Mürren in Switzerland


Mürren in Switzerland


Mürren in Switzerland


Mürren in Switzerland


Mürren in Switzerland


Mürren in Switzerland


Mürren in Switzerland


Mürren in Switzerland


Mürren in Switzerland


Mürren in Switzerland


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Mürren is one of the most charming alpine villages in Switzerland. It is located 1650m high above the Lauterbrunnen Valley in the Bernese Ob...

Ski and Snowboard Center Snow Valley

Situated in Peer, Belgium, Snow Valley is one of the biggest covered ski centers in Europe. The largest ski slope that you can find here is the Big Slope. It measures 350 meters long, 42 meters high and 30 meters wide. If you're a beginner and taking your first steps on the snow, then the Practice Slope is ideal for you. The third slope in Snow Valley is Boarders Paradise, a freestyle slope filled with all kinds of rails, jumps and boxes.

Equipment can be rented onsite. At Snow Valley you can also find a restaurant with a view on the slope. In Boarders Paradise is a perfect place to après-ski in the Snowboard Café in the setting of the American Sixties. Lessons are also available, adults and children of all ages are welcome to follow ski or snowboard lessons.

Location: Deusterstraat 74 E, 3990 Peer, Belgium.

Website: snowvalley.be

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Situated in Peer, Belgium, Snow Valley is one of the biggest covered ski centers in Europe. The largest ski slope that you can find here is ...

The Highest Chocolate Shop in the World

Located on the Jungfraujoch at 3454 meters (11332ft) above sea level, the Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven is the highest chocolate shop in the world. In this unique setting visitors can learn more about how chocolate is made with interactive displays. You can turn on the Lindt's mixing machine and see how a virtual Maître Chocolatier makes chocolate tablets and figures. In the shop at the end of the Lindt experience you can choose from a wide selection of chocolates.

The Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven was opened by Lindt brand ambassador Roger Federer in 2014. Highlight of the opening was the tennis exhibition match between Roger Federer and Lindsey Vonn on the Aletsch glacier.

Location: Jungfraujoch in the Bernese Oberland region in Switzerland.

Highest Chocolate Shop in the World on the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland


Highest Chocolate Shop in the World on the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland


Highest Chocolate Shop in the World on the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland


Highest Chocolate Shop in the World on the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland


Highest Chocolate Shop in the World on the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland


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Located on the Jungfraujoch at 3454 meters (11332ft) above sea level, the Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven is the highest chocolate shop in the ...

RC Racer in Walt Disney Studios

The RC Racer with half-pipe racetrack in Walt Disney Studios is inspired on Mattel's Hot Wheels line of toy cars. This ride reaches a top speed of 80km/h on the 82m long and 25m high track. The journey takes approximately 55 seconds and is suitable from a length of 1,20m.

You can find the RC Racer in Toy Story Land in Walt Disney Studios in Paris. Close to the Slinky Dog Zigzag Spin and the Toy Soldiers Parachute Drop.

RC Racer in Walt Disney Studios in Paris


RC Racer in Walt Disney Studios in Paris


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The RC Racer with half-pipe racetrack in Walt Disney Studios is inspired on Mattel's Hot Wheels line of toy cars. This ride reaches a to...

Experience the Second Steepest Funicular in the World

Those who are seeking for a thrill will have a great time at the second steepest funicular in the world. The Gelmerbahn in Guttannen, Switzerland, has an inclination of 106% and will bring you to the magnificent Gelmersee Lake. Originally the funicular was used to help with the construction of the Gelmer dam. It began operating in 1926, in 2001 it was converted into a tourist attraction. For an extra adrenaline rush, the first row is highly recommended. Don't forget to enjoy the beautiful scenery while travelling to the top.

The bottom station of the Gelmerbahn is located at 1412m above sea level. During a 10 min ride, the funicular takes you on a 1028m long track to the top station at 1860m above sea level. It travels at a speed of 2 meters per second.

Until 16 December 2017, the Gelmerbahn was the steepest funicular in the world. On that day the Stoos funicular opened and became first with an inclination of 110%.

Useful tip: The ticket booth for the Gelmerbahn is not equipped with a restaurant. If you haven't purchased a ticket in advance, waiting times can be a few hours in the summer season. At that moment you can go to Hotel Handeck for a meal. This hotel and restaurant can be reached by the Handeck suspension bridge which is located at the Gelmerbahn.

Location Gelmerbahn: Am Grimselpass, 3864 Guttannen, Switzerland
Location Handeck Hotel: Grimselstrasse, 3864 Guttannen, Switzerland

Website Gelmerbahn: www.grimselwelt.ch/en/transport-lift/gelmer


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Gelmerbahn


Gelmerbahn


Gelmerbahn


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Those who are seeking for a thrill will have a great time at the second steepest funicular in the world. The Gelmerbahn in Guttannen, Switze...