Self-Guided Tour: Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe from Zürich

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  • 12 hr

This is a self-guided tour. You travel independent the classic "round trip" from your starting point via Interlaken to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe, the outbount journey via Lauterbrunnen, the return travel via Grindelwald and Interlaken back to your origin destination. With our detailed travel instructions you travel according your preferences, you may stop whereever you want (Lauterbrunnen, Kleine Scheidegg, Grindelwald, Jungfraujoch) and enjoy the views at a specific point as long as you prefer. You will get the travel booklet and all necessary personalized tickets by e-mail after your booking - no mobile device necessary during the tour.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Hauptbahnhof

Your journey begins with the 2 hours train travel from Zürich to Interlaken on the intercity train. You will pass by Bern (capital city) and along the lake Thun.

Duration: 2 hour

Pass By: Interlaken

Interlaken is a Swiss town and municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern. It is an important and well-known tourist destination in the Bernese Highlands region of the Swiss Alps, and the main transport gateway to the mountains and lakes of that region. The town is located on the flat alluvial land between two lakes, Brienz to the east and Thun to the west, and alongside the river Aare, which flows between them. Transport routes to the east and west alongside the lakes are complemented by a route southwards into the near mountain resorts and high mountains, e.g. the famous high Alpine peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau

Stop At: Grindelwald

Grindelwald is a village and municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district. In addition to the village of Grindelwald, the municipality also includes the settlements of Alpiglen, Burglauenen, Grund, Itramen, Mühlebach, Schwendi, Tschingelberg and Wargistal. Grindelwald village is located at 1,034 m (3,392 ft) above sea level in the Bernese Alps. You change here for the Eiger Express cableway, which takes you to Eigergletscher station on your way to Jungfraujoch.

Duration: 30 minutes

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At Eigergletscher, you change from the cableway to the cogwheel train, which takes you to Jungfraujoch

Stop At: Top of Europe

The Jungfraujoch railway station, at an elevation of 3,454 metres (11,332 ft) is the highest in Europe. It lies east of the saddle, below the Sphinx station, and is connected to the Top of Europe building, which includes several panoramic restaurants and a post office. Several tunnels lead outside, where secured hiking trails on the crevassed glacier can be followed, in particular to the Mönchsjoch Hut. Discover the destination with the marked "round-tour" to see all sights at Jungfraujoch.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory

The Sphinx Observatory, one of the highest astronomical observatories in the world, provides an additional viewing platform at a height of 3,572 metres (11,719 ft). It can be reached by an elevator from the Jungfraujoch. The observatory houses one of the Global Atmosphere Watch's atmospheric research stations. The Jungfraujoch radio relay station, which is not accessible to the public, is installed west of the Jungfraujoch, on the Jungfrau ridge. It is Europe's highest radio relay station.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lindt Chocolate Shop Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

visit the highest chocolate shop in the world

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ice Palace - Jungfraujoch

Walk through the ice palace, a cave built in the permanent ice.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kleine Scheidegg

Kleine ScheideggThe Kleine Scheidegg is a mountain pass at an elevation of 2,061 m (6,762 ft), situated below and between the Eiger and Lauberhorn peaks. Here you change on your return travel to the cogwheel train to Lauterbrunnen.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Interlaken

Take the chance for a walk around in Interlaken, before you will take your train back to Zürich (2 hours).

Duration: 30 minutes
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