The Swiss Holiday Company

Holidays in the Bernese Oberland - Switzerland Tranquil lakes and majestic mountains with flower-decked alpine villages

Your choice of resorts in the Bernese Oberland

Dominated by the Jungfrau mountains and the lakes of Thun and Brienz, this region offers everything you could wish for on a classic Swiss holiday, with breathtaking views and wonderful walks. You can choose to stay in a mountain village like Mürren, in a lakeside town such as Spiez - or try Interlaken at the heart of it all. We have 11 fantastic resorts to share with you. Please CLICK HERE to find out more. 

Your choice of Bernese Oberland hotels

Whether you are looking for a traditional Swiss chalet-style hotel or a modern hotel with plenty of facilities, we have something for you. We can recommend hotels throughout the region which offer fine dining, incomparable mountain views or wellness areas with pools. Tell us what's important to you and we'll find a hotel to suit you. Please CLICK HERE to browse through our full list of Bernese Oberland hotels.  

Your time in the Bernese Oberland - things to see and do

The Bernese Oberland has so many beautiful sights, you could spend months exploring this most popular of Swiss regions. Please CLICK HERE for a summary of some of the best excursions in the area, including famous names such as the Jungfraujoch, Schilthorn, Schynige Platte and the lake cruises

Your holiday price includes a Half Fare Card, which means your outings are even better value for money, with nearly all being offered at a 50% discount. If you are planning to travel around on most days, you may also like to consider purchasing the Bernese Oberland Pass or the Jungfrau Travel Pass, which allow you to roam and explore to your heart's content. We will be happy to recommend the most suitable pass for your requirements. 

Map of the Bernese Oberland

By clicking on the map below you can enlarge it to view the Bernese Oberland resorts and their lakes and mountains excursions.

A short video of the region can also be seen by clicking on the Jungfrau Railway photo to the right. 

Scenic rail holidays - a wonderful way to see Switzerland

Enjoy a fantastic two or multi centre holiday, with a scenic rail journey connecting your resorts. 


We can tailor make any itinerary you choose using the GoldenPass Line & Luzern-Interlaken Express  or the  Lötschberg Regio Express .


If you prefer to base yourself in one resort, there are many lakes and mountains journeys to be enjoyed more locally:

8 days in Interlaken, including the Bernese Oberland Regional Pass

8 days in Grindelwald, including the Jungfrau Travel Pass


We can tailor make any itinerary you choose, please contact us for details on 0800 619 1200.

Explore the region with our great value Travel Passes

With so many charming villages, walking trails, mountains, lakes and other natural wonders to visit in the region, we are pleased to offer a selection of Travel Passes. It can be well worth pre-booking one of these Passes, as they save you a great deal of money - and help you avoid the queues at the ticket office!


We will be delighted to help you choose the Pass that's right for you, depending on where you are staying and how you plan to spend your time. Please call us on 0800 619 1200 for more advice on the most cost effective option for your holiday or click through for further information. 


Type of Pass



Best value for visitors...

Half Fare Card

Included with your holiday*

Valid all year. 50% discount on rail, mountain railways, cable cars, boats and PostBuses across Switzerland.

..who are staying in one resort, and who plan to enjoy a handful of excursions as and when the mood takes them

Swiss Travel Pass

From £42 for 3 days

4, 8 & 15 days also available  

Valid all year. Includes unlimited travel on main rail routes (including scenic rail journeys), PostBus, lake cruises, plus museum entry. 50% discount available on mountain rail and cable cars.

...who are booked on a two or multi centre holiday, or those planning to make several longer rail journeys

Bernese Oberland Regional Pass

From £157 for 4 days

6, 8 & 10 days also available

Valid May-October. Includes all rail journeys across the Bernese Oberland (and as far as Bern, Lucerne and Brig), lake cruises, mountain travel such as Brienzer Rothorn, Kleine Scheidegg and Niederhorn. 50% discount for the highest mountains including Jungfraujoch, Schilthorn, Titlis.

...who are planning daily outings to the Bernese Oberland mountains, lakes, waterfalls and gorges, or those who want to explore further afield

Jungfrau Travel Pass

From £146 for 5 days

3, 4 & 6 days also available

Valid May-October. Unlimited travel on mountain railways, cable cars, buses and cruises on lakes Thun and Brienz. Includes all your travel between Grindelwald, Wengen, Mürren, Interlaken and their surrounding mountains and lakes. 50% discount for the Jungfraujoch. 

...who are staying in a Jungfrau resort (Wengen, Mürren, Grindelwald, Wilderswil) and are planning daily walks and lunches in the nearby mountains and villages


*except self drive holidays - may be purchased as an extra.

Luggage-free walking holidays on the Bernese Oberland's Bear Trail

Enjoy two of Switzerland's most beautiful passes as you hike at your own pace from Wengen to Grindelwald and on to Meiringen. 


This independent hiking tour on the legendary Bärentrek (Bear Trail) has incredible views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. You can choose which stretches to walk and when to use the cable cars. Your luggage is transported for you from one hotel to the next.


2018 departures June-October:
4 nights Sunday. Prices from £911
7 nights Saturday. Prices from £1323

Full details... 



Planning your Bernese Oberland holiday - Call 0800 619 1200

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  • Decide which resorts you would like to visit
  • Do you want to include any scenic journeys?
  • 1st or 2nd class rail travel in Switzerland
  • Choose the number of nights in each resort
  • 3 or 4 star hotel accommodation
  • Choose which sights to visit with your Half Fare Card
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