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Faulhorn

Grindelwald, Switzerland
+41 33 853 27 13
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Awesome views!

We reached First by gondola and found the hike to the top of Faulhorn easy enough (even at age 77... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
liloandwaldo
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Maple Valley, Washington
A great hike from Schynige Platte,

We ended up for the night here at it was nice to "bag a peak", even though no technical skills are... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
kelownatraveller
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BC, Canada
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“schynige platte” (12 reviews)
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

We reached First by gondola and found the hike to the top of Faulhorn easy enough (even at age 77). The views on the way up as well as from the top make every effort worthwhile. Enjoyed Roesti and sunnyside up eggs as a reward.

Thank liloandwaldo
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We ended up for the night here at it was nice to "bag a peak", even though no technical skills are required!! It was a fun hike and the mountain offers incredible views on a clear day. Very worthwhile and great exercise.

1  Thank kelownatraveller
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It's worth, takes full day. May the easiest way is from first, via bachalpsea. From bussalp the walk will be thought rocky garden, it won't be the easiest part, better go down this way. You will have Stunning views and spend lots of time from...More

Thank magdalenaa131
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Nice hike, passing along cows, nice lakes and the view from the top is priceless, especially after 1-2 beers at the restaurant to replenish the water levels.

Thank georgemd09
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This was one of my best hike. Hiked from First all the way to Faulhorn. 8.5 KM and the views along the way was amazing. It surely did take our breath away. Note recommend to carry water and picnic lunch along with you. As you...More

Thank Viola2910
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Great views the mountain range!! Faulhorn also offered a great view of Interlaken! it was a very good hike up from Bachalpsee Lake. Recommended for everyone will to see the top of Europe from a good spot.

Thank Liam T
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The famous old inn perched atop Faulhorn is worth at least one visit in a lifetime. The hike is 2-3 hours from the top of the First Lift and involves steep but well-maintained switchbacks. The views from the top of the mountain are spectacular.

1  Thank snoluvr_24
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Great view and nice walk. Need good hiking boots because the route is not too easy. Also need stamina be ablet to go all the way up.

Thank Jean_PhilLondon
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Stunning views over Interlaken's two lakes and the encircling snow capped mountains await you after an exhilarating climb to this summit. This walk is not for the faint hearted but is worth the effort. It can be reached by walking from Schynige Platte; First or...More

1  Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Climbing the Faulhorn is the easiest peak to hike in the region. Must be in reasonable shape if approaching from First, but the trail is well maintained. Tremendous 360 views. Get the chocolate cake ( at the restaurant on top ) as a reward for...More

1  Thank jfp21
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