Jungfraubahnen the highest railway station

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No need to be a mountaineer to climb the slopes of the Jungfrau. Just hop on a train from the train station literally Jungfraubahnen spanning two mountains to be located beneath the summit of the maid of Grindelwald. This is a journey full of adventure surrounded by nature in the country of Switzerland.

Jungfraubahnen train station

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A black and white video Jungfraubahnen aboard reveals how he conceived and built this amazing train, which runs through the bowels of the Eiger and Mönch to reach 3,454 meters, under the very top of the Jungfrau. The almost century-old rail line was literally pierced the mountain. A decade and a half of work, about 300 workers and three shifts a day, six days a week. Whether it was summer or winter.

Jungfraubahnen the highest railway station

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Opened in 1912, was bound for the very top of the Jungfrau. Fortunately, it was decided to reserve the top climbers and the end of the tourist route to the Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station on the continent. Two restaurants (Eiger and Bollywood), an ice palace dug into the glacier and a meteorological observation center with panoramic view. Near the place you can clearly see the immensity of the Aletsch glacier, Europe’s longest (23 km and 900 meters deep), skiing in summer. In a panoramic view you can see Interlaken and Mont Blanc.

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Winter wonderland in Grindelwald:

Kilometer decreases for skiers, sleigh routes and night tours on snowshoes await us in this valley of the Swiss Alps. This is a good start on our adventure travel for those visiting Grindelwald, Bernese Oberland Swiss village that displays a haven for a winter getaway. The proposal is extensive and varied: Decreases kilometer for skiers, sledging trails, spa and relax with the best views and night raids on snowshoes snowy forest.

Ski routes:

A clearly visible sign makes it clear: unauthorized skiing more than 30 miles per hour. First, the closest of the three stations accessible from Grindelwald, has a track with real limit speed for beginners can enjoy without hassles of Oberjoch, its highest point. Heated by the sun, First gives high-quality powder snow (the thermometer rarely rises to zero degrees), large tracks of winding road between peaks above 2,500 meters, a snow park with ample opportunities for jumps and stunts, and the pervasive and hypnotic spectacular panoramic view of the wall that make up the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

Skiing in Switzerland

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Literally under the Eigerwand, Kleine Scheidegg station with declines in excess of 10 miles. With less sun, is more suitable for spring and near the third domain of Mürren, complete the 200 kilometers of pistes of the Jungfrau region.

Spa:

The Grindelwald Sportzentrum combines his day to day municipal sports center, with visitors to enjoy their comfortable thermal facilities. In the installation can take swimming lessons in the pool and spa for tourists.

When bad weather rages outside and the body craves rest and relaxation, the offer is as varied as something unusual: the classic wellness center with indoor pool, jacuzzi and sauna, to an ice rink. For the entertainment of tourists is curling, this is a place where you can do indoor climbing elsewhere seilpark entertainment is a mini air playground where all the attractions are made on a cord.

Jungfraubahnen

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Getting there?

Swiss offers flights to Zurich from Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca and Valencia from 183 euros, as well as Geneva (55 euros) and Basel from Barcelona. It also allows free transport winter sports equipment (skis or snowboard, boots and poles) per passenger.

Where to stay?

A recommended hotel is the Hotel Belvedere. It is a centennial hotel is located next to the railway station Grindelwald, has its own wellness center (swimming pool, jacuzzi, massage and sauna).

Jungfraujoch is the highest railway station

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Jungfraujoch is the highest railway station on the continent and the view leaves us 200 km to skiing in the Swiss valley of Grindelwald. You will also be part of this adventure in the Swiss Alps!

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