Schynige Platte, Bernese Oberland

4.7
#11 of 54 in Parks in Bernese Oberland
Garden · Hidden Gem · Observation Deck
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 train is quaint, and the views amazing (we did the Panoramaweg walk, which actually is not for the faint of heart). However the train is quite small and slow (a fast walking pace), so it takes a.....  more »
  • The trip to Schynige Platte can be done with the ‘top-of-Europe’ train pass. We took the train from Grindelwald to Wilderswil and then on to the Schynige Platte. It is a very good trip with an...  more »
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  • Be sure not to miss the last tram down like we did. Quiet the trip down for my first time hiking.
  • One of the most beautiful and peaceful place in Switzerland. When I visited it was secluded, ideal if you love to be alone. Didn’t had the time to go for the trails. Would love to do it someday.

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