The Eiger Trail, Grindelwald
(4.9/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Hike through some of the country's most iconic scenery along The Eiger Trail, a short medium-level trail amidst the famous triumvirate of Swiss summits. Enjoy alpine pastureland, waterfalls, scree slopes, grassy boulder fields, and lake scenery, and see the north edge of the Eiger glacier and sheer limestone buttress protruding out of the Mönch. Take your time and soak up the views with other friendly hikers on this good mixture of steeps and flats. Hop on a scenic monorail to reach one of the lower stations. Plan to see The Eiger Trail and other attractions that appeal to you using our Grindelwald trip itinerary planner.
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  • We hiked up the mountain for a more strenuous hike - at last more challenging than hiking down the trail. Relatively well-marked path, stunning views and the sounds of the cow bells in the distance we...  more »
  • I also agree; some of the reviews are not of the Eiger Trail. You will need hiking shoes/boots and experience will help. We took the train from Wengen to Eigergletcher station and jumped off. Not any ...  more »
  • This is a great walk - not so much for the views of the Eiger North Face, although they are great, but more for views back to Grindelwald and of the area. Boots are needed and it's quite tough, but we...  more »