Wengen

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Wengen showing mountains, a gorge or canyon and snow

Drink in dramatic views from a sunny terrace, ride one of Europe’s highest Alpine trains, visit waterfalls and explore miles of groomed ski runs amid the Bernese Alps.

Wengen is a postcard-perfect village perched on a plateau above the Lauterbrunnen Valley in the Bernese Alps. It’s a destination for all seasons and boasts breath-taking vistas the whole year round. Come in winter for family-friendly skiing on Männlichen. Arrive in the summer to hike and ride high-altitude railways to the soaring peaks of the Jungfrau Region.

Start your visit in the pretty village, where chocolate-box buildings line a series of twisting car-free streets. Find a range of self-catering chalets, hotels and restaurants, some featured in the revered Gault Millau guide. Play 18-holes at the ski-themed Minigolf Wengen and check out the quaint St. Bernard’s Church. Sit on a bench outside the church and marvel at the views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau massifs.

Travel by scenic cable car to the Kleine Scheidegg-Männlichen ski area. Ski, snowboard and sled on 68 miles (110 kilometers) of runs. Follow winter walking footpaths and challenge the Lauberhorn World Cup piste. Visit in January to watch the Lauberhorn World Cup Races.

After the snow melts the meadows turn green and wildflowers bloom to signal the start of the summer season. Explore the trail that leads from the village to Kleine Scheidegg. Hike the Eiger Trail, which skirts the base of Eiger. Walk to the Trümmelbach Falls, Europe’s largest subterranean waterfalls.

Step aboard a cogwheel train for a spectacular journey to the 11,332-feet (3454-meter) high railway station at Jungfraujoch. Pass through tunnels and peer out of panoramic windows. Don’t miss the views from Sphinx Observatory. Adrenalin junkies can enjoy a tandem paragliding flight from Männlichen.

Indulge in some post-activity entertainment at Wengen’s assortment of cocktail lounges, rustic bars and mountaintop terraces. Attend classical music concerts during August’s Mendelssohn Music Week, which celebrates German composer Felix Mendelssohn.

Wengen is just 8 miles (13 kilometers) south from Interlaken and easily reachable via public trains. If arriving by car then you’ll need to park in Lauterbrunnen and then catch a train to the village. Be prepared to extend your trip to discover more natural beauty and superb skiing at nearby Mürren.

Drink in dramatic views from a sunny terrace, ride one of Europe’s highest Alpine trains, visit waterfalls and explore miles of groomed ski runs amid the Bernese Alps.

Wengen is a postcard-perfect village perched on a plateau above the Lauterbrunnen Valley in the Bernese Alps. It’s a destination for all seasons and boasts breath-taking vistas the whole year round. Come in winter for family-friendly skiing on Männlichen. Arrive in the summer to hike and ride high-altitude railways to the soaring peaks of the Jungfrau Region.

Start your visit in the pretty village, where chocolate-box buildings line a series of twisting car-free streets. Find a range of self-catering chalets, hotels and restaurants, some featured in the revered Gault Millau guide. Play 18-holes at the ski-themed Minigolf Wengen and check out the quaint St. Bernard’s Church. Sit on a bench outside the church and marvel at the views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau massifs.

Travel by scenic cable car to the Kleine Scheidegg-Männlichen ski area. Ski, snowboard and sled on 68 miles (110 kilometers) of runs. Follow winter walking footpaths and challenge the Lauberhorn World Cup piste. Visit in January to watch the Lauberhorn World Cup Races.

After the snow melts the meadows turn green and wildflowers bloom to signal the start of the summer season. Explore the trail that leads from the village to Kleine Scheidegg. Hike the Eiger Trail, which skirts the base of Eiger. Walk to the Trümmelbach Falls, Europe’s largest subterranean waterfalls.

Step aboard a cogwheel train for a spectacular journey to the 11,332-feet (3454-meter) high railway station at Jungfraujoch. Pass through tunnels and peer out of panoramic windows. Don’t miss the views from Sphinx Observatory. Adrenalin junkies can enjoy a tandem paragliding flight from Männlichen.

Indulge in some post-activity entertainment at Wengen’s assortment of cocktail lounges, rustic bars and mountaintop terraces. Attend classical music concerts during August’s Mendelssohn Music Week, which celebrates German composer Felix Mendelssohn.

Wengen is just 8 miles (13 kilometers) south from Interlaken and easily reachable via public trains. If arriving by car then you’ll need to park in Lauterbrunnen and then catch a train to the village. Be prepared to extend your trip to discover more natural beauty and superb skiing at nearby Mürren.

Hotel Edelweiss
Hotel Edelweiss
2 out of 5
Am Acher, Lauterbrunnen, BE, 3823
The price is $191 per night from Jun 27 to Jun 28
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Lauterbrunnen. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (242 reviews)
"Small but cozy, never felt cramped. The owner, Daniel, was kind and helpful, knowledgeable and available. The small town approach to "honor system" (for drinks and snacks) was refreshing. I would definitely recommend a stay there."

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Hotel Edelweiss
Hotel Belvedere Wengen
Hotel Belvedere Wengen
3 out of 5
Galliweidli 1440E, Lauterbrunnen, BE, 3823
The price is $222 per night from Jul 1 to Jul 2
Stay at this 3-star ski hotel in Lauterbrunnen. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free train station pick-up. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (342 reviews)
"We had reservations at Hotel Belvedere which had to close early for the season, but we were contacted by the manager and offered a room at the Hotel Silberhorn at no additional cost even though it was an upgrade to 4 stars. On top of that, they also upgraded us to a suite with a breathtaking view! ..."

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2021

Hotel Belvedere Wengen
Arenas Resort Victoria-Lauberhorn
Arenas Resort Victoria-Lauberhorn
3 out of 5
Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, BE, 3823
The price is $229 per night from Jul 21 to Jul 22
Stay at this 3-star spa hotel in Lauterbrunnen. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (344 reviews)
"This is the best hotel I have ever been to… it is very beautiful and clean. The room sizes are very suitable and the views of alps are very beautiful. The breakfast buffet is very very very good and I highly recommend this hotel. They have a nice hot tub facing a nice view and very beautiful spa ..."

Reviewed on May 30, 2022

Arenas Resort Victoria-Lauberhorn
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Chalet Miravalle
Chalet Miravalle
3 out of 5
Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, BE, 3823
The price is $226 per night from Jul 12 to Jul 13
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Lauterbrunnen. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and an area shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (32 reviews)
Tucked away and with a view
"We enjoyed a friendly welcome at Chalet Miravalle. The location was excellent for us, tucked away from the main street and with a pleasing view. The standard is slightly dated, however in terms of comfort this is balanced out with outstanding cleanliness. Only twin beds in the bedroom, we would have ..."

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Chalet Miravalle
Comfy family apartment in Jungfrau region - ski resort Wengen
Comfy family apartment in Jungfrau region - ski resort Wengen
Lauterbrunnen, Canton of Bern
Stay at this apartment in Lauterbrunnen. Enjoy WiFi, barbecue grills, and a patio. Popular attractions Eiger and Jungfraujoch are located nearby. Discover genuine ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Very good place to stay with family and friends
"Very good place to stay with family and friends"

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Comfy family apartment in Jungfrau region - ski resort Wengen
Apartment Jungfrauview
Apartment Jungfrauview
4 out of 5
Wengiboden 1347, Lauterbrunnen, 3823
Stay at this 4-star spa aparthotel in Lauterbrunnen. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa, and a fitness center. Popular attractions Eiger and Jungfraujoch are ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Lovely apartment
"Lovely apartment with everything we needed. Attached to the hotel so you can use the hotel facilities. Conveniently located across from the station, next to the co-op and near the Mannlichen lift. Can be a little noisy in the mornings when the trains start running but wasn’t too intrusive."

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Apartment Jungfrauview
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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