5 Things To Do In Interlaken, Switzerland
With mind blowing scenery and adrenaline loaded adventures, Interlaken proudly stands at the top of ‘must-visit’ lists this summer.
If you too plan to escape from the sweltering heat with a holiday to this spectacular destination in Switzerland, then here are 5 things you must absolutely not miss!
#1 Experience An Adventurous Ride From Schreckfeld To Bort
Think you’ve done it all? Wait until you try Mountain Cart! A mix of go-kart and sledge, it guarantees 3kms of unrivaled fun. Mountain Cart transports you from Schreckfeld to Bort, and makes the otherwise rough and bumpy track, a ride to remember. This spectacular ride amidst snow-covered peaks of the Alps, can also be enjoyed by children aged 10 years and above, with a minimum height of 125cm.
PS: Safety helmets are available free of charge.
#2 Get A Glimpse Of The Civic Life Of The City Of Thun
Instead of walking around the city of Thun, get a glimpse at the life of the locals via a life-size picture book! Confused? The Thun Panorama gives you a glimpse of the life in Thun (of the year 1814) through a 7.5 metres high and 38 metres long painting, which sits in the Schadau Park.
While its massive size is definitely an attraction, the painting also radiates a distinct charm and an unusual perspective into the living rooms, schools and streets of the city of Thun. Artist Marquard Wocher has certainly immortalised the city’s morning time with fascinating precision.
#3 Take A Guided Tour To Harder Kulm & Jungfraujoch
Clicking great pictures of a destination is a must, but getting to know it’s most fascinating facts is just as important. And who better than an experienced tour guide to give you the details? That’s exactly what a reputed travel company like Cox & Kings provides. Be a part of one of our tours that takes you to the top of Europe – Jungfraujoch or the top of Interlaken – Harder Kulm to get your share of stunning photographs, history of the railway, local mountain legends and interesting geology of the area.
#4 Discover Classic Swiss Specialities
Unravel the hype behind Switzerland’s famous Kambly Bretzeli biscuits, as you explore their home based in Emmental Valley. Established 110 years ago, the company uses fresh Emmental butter, eggs and flour from the village mill to craft Switzerland’s finest biscuits. Head to Kambly’s visitor centre for some interesting tid-bits and a whole lot of mouth-watering specialities. And if you are lucky, you’ll get a chance to bake the Bretzeli with the Kambly Maître Confiseur himself!
#5 Be A Part Of The GAIA Music Festival
Watch extraordinarily gifted musicians and artists come together to perform at the GAIA music festival, amidst the most spectacular setting. This festival takes place in Oberhofen on the glittering Lake of Thun, and offers an unbelievable ambiance and atmosphere for classic music. An amalgamation of art and nature, GAIA music festival simply must not be missed.
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