The Bernese Oberland bristle with incredible. Five 4000s m peaks up to the sky, glaciers, valleys, hills and crystal-clear lakes invite for unlimited holiday pleasures. As one of the most traditional holiday regions, the Bernese Oberland offers perfect recreational and sports facilities. The „big three" peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau lie at the region's heart and the most talked-about trip is the train ride to Europe's highest station at Jungfraujoch (3454 m above sea level). An excellent paradise for hiking in summer and a ski paradise in winter.
Gstaad at 1050 m altitude is popular with a charming mix of visitors: While it attracts countless stars and starlets the smaller neighbouring villages offer attractive options for families with children. The middle of Gstaad features a promenade (car-free zone) bounded by numerous exclusive shops, restaurants and hotels. Long known for its walking and hiking trails of varying degrees of intensity, the mountain air and upscale ambiance attracts executives and celebrities from around the world year round.
The holiday resort of Lenk lies at an altitude of 1068 metres, at the very rear of the Simmen valley in a wide opening. Here, the Wildstrubel massif forms one of the most beautiful valley closures in the Alps. With its magnificent Simmen valley chalets, Lenk is a nature paradise with a particularly wide network of summer walking trails and, in the colder season, an attractive winters sports region with links to neighbouring areas.
|Hotels in the region Bernese Oberland|
|Hotel Arc-en-ciel, Gstaad
chalet-hotel in a peaceful setting nearby cable car and ski slopes Eggli.
|Parkhotel Bellevue, Lenk im Simmental
Traditional family-friendly hotel for the young, romantic couples and singles in this charming mountain resort.
|Attractions Bernese Oberland|
|Marmot Trail and Lynx Trail - Lenk|
The pleasant Leiterli mountain hostelry, start of the Marmot Trail with a faithfully reproduced marmot burrow (3 km) and the Lynx Trail (6 km).
|Iffig Falls, Lenk|
Iffig falls – thundering water from the Wildhorn massif plummets down over 100 metres, a particularly impressive natural spectacle.
|Menuhin Summer Music Festival, Gstaad|
Menuhin Festival Gstaad – summer music festival in honour of the great violinist and conductor (July – September).
|Montreux – Bernese Oberland – Railways (MOB)|
Montreux – Bernese Oberland – Railways (MOB) – travelling via Zweisimmen, the panoramic railway provides a link to the Gstaad-Saanenland holiday region and, with the 'GoldenPass Panoramic', reaches as far as Lake Geneva.
|Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad, International Tennis Open||20.07.2013 - 28.07.2013|
Since 1915, famous names of the tennis world followed one another on Gstaad clay courts.The Australian Roy Emerson beats all the records winning the tournament 5 times! Other famous names also came to play in Gstaad and they have
contributed to the « Wimbledon of the Alps » reputation : Tony Roche,
Rod Laver, Ilie Nastase, Boris Becker, Yannick Noah, Stefan Edberg, Jim
Courier and many others. For the biggest pleasure of the fans, Roger
Federer engraved his name in the golden book of Gstaad in 2004.