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Interlaken

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Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region. Outdoor sports enthusiasts arrive here in droves to access the mountains in the surrounding area. The city is backpacker-friendly, offering up party hostels and adrenaline-inducing activities like skydiving, canyoning, hang gliding, paragliding, skiing, and snowboarding. Use our Switzerland day trip planner to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Interlaken.
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Straddling two lakes, the resort town of Interlaken is ideal for the traveler with a healthy budget and an appetite for bustling nightlife. Here you'll find a collection of hotels and bed and breakfasts right next to the clubs, restaurants, and bars. There are a couple of modestly priced hostels, but the majority of the accommodation offerings are in the mid-range price point. If you're searching for a quieter retreat, look to one of the neighboring towns.
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