Summer in Grindelwald

Grindelwald summer is wonderful, romantic and offers numerous activities to do on a well deserved stay in the alps.

Grindelwald is a true paradise for hikers, on roughly 300 km of well prepared hiking trails one can enjoy the views on to the unique mountain scenery in Grindelwald and feel the power of nature in this magic spot. The hiking area of First, just a 5 minute stroll from the hotel offers hiking classics such as First-Lake Bachalpsee-Faulhorn-Bussalp or First-Schwarzhorn-Grosse Scheidegg. First also offers an alpine playground, the First Cliff Walk by Tissot, the First Flyer zip line or the fun scooter bikes from Bort to Grindelwald.

Hiking in Grindelwald

The Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station on the continent, an attraction you should not miss. With the Wengernalp cogwheel train you reach the Kleine Scheidegg from Grindelwald station from where the Jungfrau cogwheel train takes you through the Eiger and the Mönch to the Jungfraujoch on 3471m or 11'388 ft over sea level with phenomenal views on to the Aletschglacier and the UNESCO heritage.


Grindelwald is an ideal base for various sports. The "Glacier Village" can also be discovered on Mountainbikes. There are 160 km well signalled biking trails.

Mountainbiking in Grindelwald

Our village is a Mecca for climbers, alpinists and boulderers. Due to the dramatic ascent of the Eiger north face the village has a wide variety of activities for those who seek the heights. On bad weather condotions one can train his skills in the boulder room at the sports center, on a nice day there are several via ferratas or even the Eiger to climb.

High alpine tours

There are 4 sand courts in Grindelwald on the foot of the Wetterhorn. At the club house you are not very unlikely to meet locals.

Tennis Grindelwald

For Golfers and those who have always wanted to try it there is a beautiful 9-holes golf course on which you needn't have any handicap at all.

Golf court Grindelwald

At the sports centre in Grindelwald you can swim for free with your guest Card. There is also a Kids pool and a water slide.
The outdoor swimming pool Hellbach offers not only a nice pool and water slide, but also a nice restaurant. The ideal place to go on a hot summer day.

Sports centre Grindelwald
Outdoor pool Hellbach

Indoor activities
In Grindelwald you will of course also find many indoor activities. On bad weather conditions there is not only a swimming pool available but also an ice rink, europe's largest rope park, a boulder room and many more things!

Sports centre Grindelwald

Outdoor activities
Besides hiking or biking there are also numerous ways to satify an adrenaline-junkie. Climbing, paragliding or glacier tours. On follow links everybody will find something!

Grindelwald Sports
Paragliding Junfgrau

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