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Grindelwald is a classic picturesque Swiss skiing and hiking town. The pure beauty of The Eiger north face and Wetterhorn, summery green fields or flat wintry white plains surround the luxury chalets throughout the year. There is easy access to the village centre consisting of traditional chalets and buildings, shops and an old cog railway station. Our Girndelwald luxury chalets range in size from 2 to 18+ persons and includes everything from 5* properties with a spa area in the basement to simpler luxury apartments with a balcony view of the mountains. If you’re struggling to decide which Grindelwald chalet is best for you, contact our friendly team here.

 


Grindelwald Luxury Apartment Rental

Grindlewald offers plenty of luxurious apartments, based all around the resort, from Grund Grindleald all the way along the Dorfstrasse to Muhlebach. Our Grindlewald apartment rentals range in size from 2 to 8+ persons and include entire top floor chalet apartments with a direct view of the mountain to smaller properties with a private sauna and log wood burner.
All of our apartments have passed the ‘Tempston Luxury test’ meaning they are handpicked, unique and guarantee a luxury vacation. Many of our larger chalets in Grindelwald can be split into smaller luxury ‘floor by floor’ apartments.


Grindelwald Catered Chalet

Many of our luxury Grindelwald chalet and apartment rentals offering catering options however this resort also contain a great selection of self-catered properties (whereby catering can be booed through our concierge service). The level of service varies from simple B&B properties through to fully catered fine dining evening means served by a private chef.


Facilities, Spas and Services

Our Grindelwald luxury chalet selection includes all the well-deserved facilities like swimming pools and spa areas with saunas and hammas. Our private collection include properties with games rooms designated to the snooker table. Some of our properties also include an optional creche and babysitting service. A magnificent view of the North Face of the Eiger is a pretty standard feature of almost every rental.


Grindelwald Corporate Rental

Grindlewald is a great destination for corporate getaways and retreats. Get the office together and head to one of our 18+ person chalets with all the facilities needed to look after your staff in luxury. There will be more than enough time to relax, work, bond and explore this beautiful Swiss town.


Our Grindelwald Owners

All of our Luxury Grindelwald Chalet’s are direct from the owner or sole private managing agent. Our Grindelwald owners know the alpine charm in this town is truly important and it is therefore reflected in their chalet rentals.
We will be able to provide you true local knowledge and expertise from the best hiking route to fastest toboggan runs. Our truly bespoke service ensures you will have an amazing holiday in the great Grindelwald!

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Grindelwald Town

This alpine chic town has a view of the Eiger from every street between the classic wooden chalets. The town is placed along the narrow Tamar valley and contains all of the Swiss pleasantries including shopping, tea rooms and restaurants which are all within walking distance of the rental chalets. Girndelwald and all of it’s properties contain huge amounts of Swiss atmosphere with wide eaves, flowerboxes, window shutters and balconies. The charming area and its landscape’s have been a popular filming location for Star Wars and James Bond movies.

 


Apres Ski

Grindelwald has a small but great selection of around 17 bars (with many of them being located in hotels). Some of our favourites include the Hotel Spinne espresso bar (which is always busy but great for good music and beer at the end of skiing. Keep your eyes peeled for the ‘pumping-tent’ located nearby) as well as The Avacado Bar. The C&M is a café/restaurant inside a classic wooden chalet which is a great second stop on the way home. Past midnight, the best nightclubs have to be the Mescalero (Hotel Spinne) and the Plaza (Hotel Sunstar).


Restaurants

Grindelwald has a great selection of local restaurants within the town and local hotels. Our favourites include Memory, a busy restaurant serving all of Switzerland’s famous home-town dishes.
The Grindel Lounge, a cool laid-back café/restaurant has a vintage feel along with the Boutique Hotel. As well as a great place to drink, The C&M has a fantastic restaurant with some great choices on the menu! This place is a must visit for food and visual design.


Shops

Along the Dorfstrasse, which is never far from any of the luxury chalets, you’ll find Grindelwald’s shopping experience. A high percentage of these shops specialize in sporting goods and ski equipment as you would expect. There are also Swiss watch shops and simple jewellery amongst the local boutiques.


Other

Grindelwald offers many activities for its tourists other than skiing! On your first full day of vacation, it’s well worth getting yourself up to the ‘First Cliff Walk,’ a metal walkway projecting 50meters off the mountain to a sheer drop beneath. The easy way down is to catch the First Flyers (800 meter zip line) or the slightly lower option of mountain carts or “trottibikes”, a hybrid of scooters and bicycles.
Girndelwald offers loads of scenic walks with one of the most famous being Eiger Trail.
The Jungfraujoch is one of the world’s highest and most spectacular train rides and once this is completed head to the Bachalpsee (a beautiful lake). As well as mountain biking, paragliding and sledging there is also the chance to slow down at the Gridelwald Museum and marmot trails as well as the many spas. Take a look at the Grindelwald tourism office website to see if your time in this Swiss resort overlaps any special events.

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How To Get There

Grindelwald is situated at the end of the valley of the river Schwarze Lütschine, at the base of the famous Eiger and the impressive Wetterhorn. Grindelwald has 2 main train stations: Grindelwald and Grund and these are used to get to the neighbouring towns.
Once in resort, all areas of the town can be reached easily on foot from any of the chalet rentals, buses and trains won’t be needed! (unless you’re looking to get to one of the activities like mountain biking).

 


By Car

The drive to Grindelwald is relatively smooth and easy however there are some busier parts en-route. It’s also worth noting that Grindelwald doesn’t have as many signs as the bigger ski resorts so investing in a sat-nav is crucial. The town is around a 20 minutes from Interlaken (although it may take a little longer if one of the local farmers is crossing his cows over the road). As you approach the valley, there are some great spots for pictures as you rise in elevation. Remember, there is only limited parking once you arrive and most chalets only include 1 car parking space.


By Plane

The closest airports to Grindelwald are Geneva, Zurich and Berne. From Geneva, transfer will be around 2.5 hours by taxi or 3.5 hours by train. Zurich transfer is 2.5 hours by taxi or train. Berne is by far the closest airport (although international flight are a little harder to find) with transfer times just over 1 hour.


By Train

From Geneva, get onto the IR90 towards Brig and exit at Visp. Then get onto the IC8 towards Romanshorn and exit at OMSpiez. From there get the ICE towards Interlaken and then make one change at PMInterlaken towards Grindelwald.
From Zurich, get onto the IC1 towards Bern. From Bern head towards OMSpeiz and then follow the same instructions from Geneva.


Need help?

If you need any travel trips for getting to the charming town of Grindelwald please do not hesitate to contact us! Our friendly team will be able to guide and advise you of the best travel routes whether you are from Iceland or China! Likewise, it may also be worth visiting the Official Grindelwald Tourist Office for updates on travel routes.

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Ski Conditions

There are few resorts that offer the same stunning views as Grindelwald ski resort, which is the largest of the Interlaken resorts (known as Jungfrau Top Ski area). Grindelwald is located in the Bernese Oberland Mountains of Switzerland. The resort has direct access to the world famous Wengen ski area, with 132 miles of ski terrain over 50 pistes. The Jungfrau (Top Ski resort) accesses pistes above 7,500 feet ensuring snow coverage is of good quality and lengthy throughout the season.
 


Piste Facts

Ski Piste Total: 200km
Longest Slope: 13 km
Lifts: 24
Highest Point: Jungfrau Region (2,970 m)
Snowpark: 1
Blue Runs: 16
Red Runs: 24
Black Runs: 15


The Experts

Grindelwald isn’t famous for its advanced skiing and black runs. There are however, a few decent blacks and several miles of off piste challenging terrain (including a day tour, starting at the Jungfraujoch and taking you many miles towards the Bernese Oberland, a return train journey will be needed). At the top of the First Egg lift there is a black that runs all the way down into the valley (following the route of the gondola). From Oberjoch there is a tough black run on the Schwarzer Traum and also a couple of off piste itineraries. Don’t forget The Lauberhorn World Cup run which is well worth the high speed race.


The Intermediates

A high percentage of Grindelwalds ski runs are perfect for the confident and practising intermediates. There are loads of red runs with many connecting options if the red looks a little too steep or if a change in pace is needed. From Oberjoch, Kleine Scheidegg and Mannlichen you’ll find several long scenic runs taking you all the way back to Grindelwald, perfect at any time of the day.
For the more confident intermediate, head to the top of the Lauberhorn lift and get down the runs to Kleine Scheidegg, or to Wixi (following the World Cup downhill course).


The Beginners

Gindelwald being a good place to learn to ski is debatable. Although there are several slopes which are great for those who know the minimal basics, the first timers will be limited by locations. The best place for the unexperienced beginner is going to be the Bodmi nursery slopes at the bottom of The First. Kleine Scheidegg is generally a better location for beginners as it is slightly higher with better snow quality. It’s a few minutes longer to get to but is well worth the further travels. Wengen also has a nursery area in the centre which has recently been expanded.


The boarders

Almost all of Grindelwalds pistes are snowboarder friendly making this resort one of the less well known favourites.
The snowpark is located in First (beloew Oberjoch) with rails and kickers (note: the superpipe is next to the Berme piste) as well as the snowcross. Towards the Wengen side of the Kleine Scheidegg area, there is Jumper’s Corner (accessible by the Wixi chair), and Jump Street, enroute back to the village, with a halfpipe and jumps.


The Non-Skiers

The non-skiers in Grindelwald can sit back and soak up the amazing views from their chalets balcony or head into town to get a coffee and read in alpine charm. Grindelwald Is hugely popular amongst skiers and non-skiers alike with so many options and activities throughout the summer and winter months. Natural walks, a beautiful lake, paragliding, mountain biking are to name but a few!

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