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The Jungfrau Railway

The wonderful train journey up to Jungfraujoch is the highlight of a number of our tours and includes travel on the Bernese Oberland Railroad, the Wengernalpbahn and the Jungfrau Railroad. 

Jungfrau Railway

Providing visibility is good, passengers not only enjoy spectacular views from Jungfraujoch, but also throughout the journey itself.

The Jungfraujoch is the highest railway station in Europe and one of the highest in the world. Running up the side of the mighty Jungfrau mountain at the heart of the Bernese Oberland, the Jungfraujoch is both a marvellous feat of mountain engineering, as well a panoramic journey through the peaks, revealing some magnificent views. Trundling over gigantic glaciers, through burrowing tunnels and across ice cold, glimmering lakes, the Jungfrau Railway is a masterclass of structural design, navigating its way to places no other form of transport can. The views are nothing short of staggering, with the azure blue of a crisp Swiss sky combining with either the sharp white of the Swiss winter, or the fresh green of the Swiss summer.

Arriving at the station of the Jungfraujoch, you are greeted by sumptuous views across the eternally snowy Aletsch Glacier, one of the largest in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage site. On the other side is the Top of Europe building which gazes over the mountainscape, and provides several restaurants and a permanent exhibition discussing the history of the mountain and the rail line. A little further up the mountain is the Sphinx Observatory, an astronomical centre with a view platform which peers over the tops of the Jungfrau, the Mönch and the Eiger mountains.

For customers starting in Meiringen, our journey begins as we travel along the valley to picturesque Lake Brienz, before closely following the lake's northern shore through the village of Brienz to Interlaken.

Offering unmatched views, and comfortable heated carriages from which to see said views,This remarkable railway is a truly astonishing way to discover the mountains of the Swiss Alps.

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The unique location of Interlaken, nestled between Lakes Thun and Brienz, and watched over by the mighty Jungfrau, make the ideal base for a holiday exploring the majestic winter peaks of the Bernese Oberland by train, including spectacular trips to the summit of the Jungfrau and Schilthorn peaks.

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The spectacular mountain landscapes and lush meadows of the majestic Alps await on this unforgettable holiday in Switzerland's famous Bernese Oberland. Travel to the summit of the Schilthorn and experience the tremendous Trümmelbach waterfalls, all on some of the best heritage railways in Europe.

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Before you set sail on the magical waters of the Rhine, venture to the top of Europe on the Jungfrau Railway to Jungfraujoch, the continent's highest railway station. Experience the majesty of the Swiss Alps by rail, as the mountains serenade you with spectacular views across the peaks below.

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From our base in the quintessentially Swiss town of Meiringen, we enjoy journeys by mountain railway and lake steamer, crowned with an excursion on the Jungfrau Railway to the breathtaking 'Top of Europe.'

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Explore the highlights of the Swiss Alps from your fantastic base in the 5-Star Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in charming Grindelwald. Ascend to Europe's highest railway station, cruise over the tranquil waters of Lake Brienz and enjoy classic Swiss luxury in your all inclusive hotel.

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Experience the magic of a Swiss Christmas as you stay in an excellent 5-Star hotel on an all-inclusive basis in Grindelwald high up in the Swiss Alps. Journey to the highest railway station in Europe, travel up the Schilthorn and take time to revel in the charm of the festive season.

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