First, Grindelwald

4.7
#1 of 14 in Winter Sports in Canton of Bern
Use First as a starting point for many scenic hikes and ski trails in the Swiss Alps. Sitting above the mountain village of Grindelwald, the summit is quickly reachable by gondola railway and provides panoramic views of the surrounding snow-covered peaks. From here you have access to over 60 km (37 mi) of ski slopes and about 40 km (25 mi) of marked footpaths. Have a bite to eat at the on-site restaurant or relax on the sun terrace with seats for up to 300 people. Instead of hiking or taking the railway back to Grindelwald, descend on the 800 m (2,624 ft) zipline, which races down the mountain at speeds exceeding 80 km/h (50 mph). Put First on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Grindelwald travel planner.
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  • Were skiing and hiking! Very nice area and Topinfrastrukur! Thank you and come again! :-)
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  • The gondola ride to the top of first takes around 30 minutes, the whole time you are looking at breathtaking scenery. Would not recommend if you are scared of heights however! Once you get to the top,...  more »
  • Todofacil and practical, beautiful landscapes is much worth the trip, ride on gondola, sleds and skying. Lucky had morning sunny and clear, but later I nublo and Nevus
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  • One of the most beautiful views I've ever had to see. As far as I know, there's nowhere else chance to be so close to such high mountains in such a safe way, as you can in Jungfrau region. When You plan to go here, look at weather forecast and choose clear day!
  • Beautiful views. The cable car coat 60 Swiss franks. If you don't want to pay then can hike but might take a while to get to the top.
  • Phenomenal experience! We arrived at opening time and spent all day on the mountain. It was easily the best day of our 9 day trip in Europe! Don’t miss out on the “Mario-Kart” style go-karts
  • The walk to the lake and the area in general is super nice. With that said, the zip line close due to rain. Or at least that's what they said even though it did not rain at that moment. The gondola went very slow and they had a ton of different technical problems which ment that we got down to the valley an hour later than expected. Also we had to get the money back for our tickets since almost every activity was closed.
  • If you visit the area when there are fewer tourists and the weather is nice, it will immediately become a top 10 Swiss experience. Take the cable car down to Bort, rather than all the way back to Grindlewald. Then enjoy the 3.2km walk down the hill.
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