Heimwehfluh - Bernese Oberland
The welcoming little mountain close to Interlaken
From Interlaken 16 Sfr or 8 Sfr with your Half Fare Card or the Bernese Oberland Regional Pass. 50% discount with the Swiss Travel Pass.
Heimwehfluh offers magnificent views of Switzerland. It has a panoramic restaurant and historic lookout tower with views of the Bernese Oberland mountains and the lakes of Interlaken. There is even a summer toboggan run, a large scale model railway display and a large children's playground.
Restaurant: The panorama restaurant is uniquely situated with a terrace overlooking the lakes of Thun and Brienz and offers a wide selection of culinary delights. A great place to relax and enjoy the views.
The restaurant is open from 10.00-20.00 in July and until 22.00 in August. There is also a small kiosk with snacks and drinks.
Model Railway: There is a great model railway at the top of the Heimwehfluh which is excellent for the children and parents as well! There is a show every 30 - 60 minutes and it is open from 10.00-17.00.
Toboggan Run: There is a toboggan run for all ages at the top if the Heimwehfluh (from 7 years and maximum 75kg). The bob run is 400m long and there are no brakes... which means it's a great experience for those who love fast rides and an adrenalin rush! The toboggan run is open from 10.00-17.00 (weather permitting).
Children's Playground: There is a lot to discover on the Heimwehfluh, with a large playground near the garden restaurant....which means parents can relax whilst the kids play and enjoy themselves. The playground includes a sandbox, slide, swings, a big hamster wheel, pirates train and a big swing. It will definitely keep the children entertained.
Directions: Heimwehfluh is located south of Interlaken near Lake Thun. The nostalgic funicular is only about a 7 minute walk from Interlaken West station or you can take the local bus, line 4, to Heimwehfluh station. It only takes 3-4 minutes to reach the top of the mountain at 669m. If you are arriving by car there is plenty of parking at the station. Alternatively you can walk to the top along the hiking trail, and you will be rewarded with beautiful scenery.
More things to see and do in the Bernese Oberland
There are so many wonderful days out to enjoy in this beautiful area. There are incomparable mountain vistas to enjoy, leisurely cruises on a nostalgic paddle steamer, walks through stunning scenery and a whole host of fabulous journeys on mountain railways, cable cars and funiculars.
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Your choice of resorts and hotels in the Bernese Oberland
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