Holidays To The Bernese Oberland

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, a lakeside resort - or try Interlaken at the heart of it all. Book your tailor made Bernese Oberland holiday with us on 0800 619 1200. 
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Your choice of Bernese Oberland hotels We'll find a hotel to suit you, whether you are looking for a traditional Swiss chalet-style hotel or a modern hotel with plenty of facilities. We can also recommend hotels throughout the region which offer a spa and pool, fine dining or stunning lakes and mountains views.

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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. Some of the  famous mountain excursions in this area include the Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe, Schilthorn-Piz Gloria and Schynige Platte. The Brienzer Rothorn steam train is a delight and you can take a cruise on both Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. 

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, please scroll down to discover our great value travel passes.

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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 highly recommend the GoldenPass Express, Luzern-Interlaken Express and the Lötschberg Regio Express, which all travel through the region.

If you prefer to base yourself in one resort, there are many scenic journeys to be enjoyed locally such as the Jungfrau Railways.

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

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Walking in the region

The Bernese Oberland is one of the most popular regions for walking holidays, thanks to the incomporable sightseeing and pure alpine air in the high mountains of the Jungfrau region, as well as the lakes & waterfalls around Interlaken. Browse through the excursions information to find more details on some of the very best locations. Iconic names include Kleine ScheideggSchynige PlatteBrienzer Rothorn and Männlichen. We can also recommend a number of winter walks near Adelboden.


Explore the Bernese Oberland with our great value Travel Passes

With so much 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. 

Cost - Included with your holiday

Validity - Valid for the duration of your holiday. 50% discount on most rail, mountain railways, cable cars, boats and PostBuses across Switzerland.

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

Cost - Prices on request. 3, 4, 6, 8 & 15 day passes available

Validity - Available to buy year round. Includes unlimited travel on main rail routes (including scenic rail journeys), PostBus routes, most lake cruises, plus museum entry. 50% discount available on mountain rail and cable cars.

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

Cost - From 168 Sfr for 3 days. 4, 5, 6, 8 & 10 days also available

Validity - Valid April-December. 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. Up to 50% discount for the highest mountains including Jungfraujoch and Schilthorn.

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

Cost - From 165 Sfr for 3 days. 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 days also available

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

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

Cost - Free

Validity - Valid during the summer months. Includes discounted travel on many cable cars and free/discounted entry to local attractions and activities.

Best value for visitors ...who are staying in Adelboden

Cost - Free

Validity - Available June-October for free local and travel and discounts for attractions.

Best value for visitors ...who are staying in Gstaad

Cost - Free

Validity - Valid for the duration of your stay. Free travel on local buses. Discounts to local museums, castles and mountain transport.

Best value for visitors ...who are staying in Thun, Spiez & Merligen

Cost - Free

Validity - Valid for the duration of your stay. Free travel on local trains and buses. Discounts to local museums and castles.

Best value for visitors ...who are staying in Interlaken, Bönigen and Wilderswil



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Planning your holiday 2024

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