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Murren

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Mürren [1] is a small village in Switzerland.

Two chalets on the town's edge.

Get in

From Interlaken Ost station, there is an hourly train to Lauterbrunnen (make sure that you board the correct section of the train in Interlaken, as the train divides at Zweilutschinen). Once in Lauterbrunnen, follow the directions on the signs. You will make the ascent to Grutschalp in a cable car. From Grustchalp, a train takes you along the ridge to Mürren. On a clear day, the view from the train is spectacular. Be sure to sit on the left side of the train for a view of the valley below.

Get around

Mürren is a beautiful car-free village. Everything is accessible on foot.

See

  • Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.. There are spectacular views from Murren across to the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. It is nice to wander through Murren at any time of day or night and take in the view.


Do

  • Schilthorn, [2]. It is possible to take a cable car from Murren up to the revolving restaurant on top of Schilthorn. Fantastic views on a clear day.
  • In the winter season it is a very popular ski resort, with plenty of rental shops. It also has a few sled runs which are great fun.

Buy

  • Groceries from the local COOP.
  • Skis & other sports equipment from the town's many sports shops.
  • Souvenirs

Eat

  • Stager Stubli, (Right in the center of town). Traditional Swiss food in a traditional setting. Fantastic food and a great atmosphere.


Drink

Sleep

  • Hotel Eiger, CH-3825, (, fax: +41 (0)33 856 54 56). Member of Swiss Quality Hotels International. Located 100m from the train station. Indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and solarium. Single room from 208CHF, double room from 300CHF (Rates of april 2009).
    www.hoteleiger.ch www.SwissQualityHotels.com

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