2-Day Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Tour from Lucerne: Interlaken or Grindelwald

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This 2-day Alpine adventure takes you from Lucerne through Switzerland’s majestic Jungfrau region to Jungfraujoch, the Top of Europe. After a narrated coach ride through the scenic Bernese Oberland, enjoy free time and an overnight stay in the lovely Alpine town of Interlaken or Grindelwald, your choice. The next day, hop on the cogwheel train and ride up to Europe’s highest railway station at 11,333 feet (3,454 meters). The views amidst this winter wonderland are simply spectacular!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Best of Switzerland Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Day 1: Lucerne — Interlaken or Grindelwald

Stop At: Lucerne

After pickup from central Lucerne (Frankenstrasse) by coach, sit back and relax as your guide takes you on a narrated drive through the Bernese Oberland portion of Jungfrau, one of Switzerland's most attractive Alpine regions.

Stop At:

When you arrive in Interlaken or Grindelwald (depending on option selected), your guide will give you detailed written information about the sights, attractions and activities available in the town of your choice. Spend the rest of the day as you wish.

Duration: 6 hour

Stop At:

Interlaken: This popular resort town, uniquely situated between two lakes, offers great shopping, attractions, outdoor activities and picture-perfect views around every corner. Take a boat cruise on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz, visit the JungfrauPark theme park or ride the cable car up to Harder Kulm mountain for panoramic views.

Duration: 6 hour

Stop At: Grindelwald Tourism

Grindelwald: Nestled in a wonderful Alpine landscape, this authentic mountain village is a paradise for nature lovers. Rent a trottibike for a fun ride through town, ride the cable car to the sunny terrace of Mt First or, for more active travelers, hit a hiking trail for amazing views of the famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Enjoy local Swiss cuisine at a cozy ski lodge or enjoy a gourmet meal at an upscale restaurant — each town offers a range of restaurants and bars to spend your evening. Overnight: 3-star hotel in Interlaken or Grindelwald

Day 2 Day 2: Interlaken or Grindelwald — Jungfraujoch — Lucerne

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Start your day with a buffet breakfast at your hotel. Then it’s time for the star attraction of your tour: the Top of Europe. Hop in the coach for a scenic drive through the Jungfrau region to Grindelwald. Here you board the gondola Eiger Express of the newly opened V-Cableway for a spectacular ride to the Eiger Glacier station, where you change to the cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch. Stunning views of the world-famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau accompany you on the way and the imposing Eiger North Face seems to be within one’s grasp.

Stop At: Jungfraujoch

Once on the top, immerse yourself in the fascinating high alpine wonderland of eternal ice, snow and rock. Experience the discovery tour “Alpine Sensation” marking the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory

Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau with the most breath-taking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, the neighbouring countries and the longest glacier of the Alps, the Aletsch Glacier.

Stop At: Ice Palace - Jungfraujoch

Don't forget to stroll through the tunnels of the Ice Palace located in the heart of the glacier – a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed!

Stop At: Lauterbrunnen Village

The descent by cogwheel train passes car-free holiday destination Wengen and takes you to Lauterbrunnen, where the coach awaits you for the return trip.

Stop At: Lucerne

The coach takes you back to Lucerne, where your tour will end.
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