Schynige Platte, Bernese Oberland

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Hike the mountain trails after an antique train trip offering extensive views of the surrounding highland landscape at Schynige Platte. Enjoy the old-world atmosphere of the carriages, which feature wooden benches and equipment from the 19th century. Gaze upon the countryside and admire the forests, meadows, and lakes, all of which provide plenty of photo opportunities. Observe the three mountaintops--Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau--with their snow-capped peaks. You can also visit the alpine garden, which displays around 650 species of plants during the summer months. Make Schynige Platte a part of your Interlaken vacation plans using our Interlaken online vacation planner .
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  • The views of the valley are stunning during the cogwheel train ride. If you time your ride, you can get to hear the local farmers play the traditional swiss horn at the Schynige Platte station. Make s...  more »
  • Faced with cute little train of chiisame the Summit. It is mercifully free of charge by the Swiss. The view from the mountain station was great. Because the weather was perfect saw Jungfrau, Mönch and Eiger.
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  • Cog locomotives going up swill ban. From the end of Alpine hiking trails. Eiger enjoy great Trek ago one's eyes.
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  • I went on You tube, train 52 minutes and I fell asleep in front of the TV
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  • Small for a short trip with family, absolutely worthwhile tours max 2-3 hours
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