Situated between the beautiful Lakes Thun and Brienz, and at the foot of the Bernese Alps, Interlaken is one of Switzerland’s most popular tourist town. The town is the gateway for excursions to Jungfraujoch and Schilthorn as well as numerous other mountains and villages in the area.
Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, Murren and Wengen are all located in the Jungfrau Region and are within 30 minutes of Interlaken.
Interlaken is well connected to other Swiss cities by regular train services and is just over an hour by car from both Bern and Lucerne and under two hours from Zurich.
Population: 5,600 (Interlaken)
Average high temperatures: January – 3C / 37F; April – 14C / 57F; July – 24C / 75F; October – 14C / 57F
Christmas market dates: 14 to 22 December, 2019 (Learn more here).
Read all our articles on Interlaken and the Jungfrau Region by clicking the links below
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- Planning a day trip to Oeschinen Lake
- 9 things to do in Interlaken for adrenaline junkies
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