This visually captivating Swiss town in the Bernese Oberland is built between the shores of glacial lakes Thun and Brienz. The blue waters of the lakes surrounded by the high mountains make Interlaken a wonderful summer destination for lovers of lakeside activities, water sports, hikes and paragliding. Take a steamboat ride or a hike to a waterfall and take plenty of pictures! Interlaken is a great starting point for day trips to Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald, Thun, Bern, the Aaare Gorge (Aaareschlucht), Schilthorn mountain (2970 m) with the revolving restaurant, Niesen mountain — the Swiss Pyramid, the viewing point Harder Kulm or the St. Beatus Caves. A full day trip to the highest railway station in Europe — Jungfraujoch — between two massive peaks of Jungfrau (4158 m) and Mönch (4107 m), can be done in summer and in winter.
Driving time — 1 h 40 min.
Distance from Zurich Airport ZRH — 134 km