Places To See: Murren In Switzerland


Located on a natural balcony just beside the famous Berner Oberland summits of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, it’s a traditional Swiss village famous for its ski slopes. The filming location for the famous James Bond movie – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Mürren has sights to behold.

Murren | Image Source Wikicommons/Hansueli Krapf
Murren | Image Source Wikicommons/Hansueli Krapf

You’ll love Mürren if…

  • You want to go skiing in the Alps.
  • You are a fan of adventure sports.

When is the right time to travel?

  • If you are travelling in the summers, you can experience the grandeur of Alpine spring. Participate in a number of summer only events to discover the flora and fauna surrounding the mountains, breathing in a fresh spring air. Explore the deep valleys, mountain lakes and waterfalls while you participate in the Jungfrau marathon, Inferno Triathlon or the Nordic Walking Event. Go climbing on the peaks of Jungfrau and Mönchor take a mountain tour, safely roped to an expert professional mountain guide. Try biking through a captivating countryside of Mürren, Stechelberg and Lauterbrunnen or pick from one of the other marked biking paths. If you are looking for an adrenalin rush, try some of the fancier sports like paragliding or base-jumping. Don’t forget to visit the local dairies for some fresh Swiss cheese.
  • If you are travelling in winters, get ready to experience the winter wonderland of the Muerren Schilthorn alpine ski region. With 53kms of prepared ski slopes in and around Mürren, you can enjoy yourself as a ski tourist. Take a trip with one of the qualified guides to the slopes of Hundshorn,Sulegg and the Aletsch glacier, or enrol in one of the tours offered by Jungfrau railway. Discover the delights of a beautiful winter walking path around the villages of Wengen, Mürren, Lauterbrunnen and Gimmelwald. Try your hand at tobogganing in Isenfluh. Go cross country skiing along the banks of the Weisse Lütschine River. Ice skate with your partner at the Alpine Sports Center in Mürren while the kids enjoy a ski kindergarten at the Mürren Ski and Snowboard school. Don’t miss the local curling action at Mürren sports center.
Skiing in Murren | Image Source: Wikicommons/Kfs-werbegestaltung
Skiing in Murren | Image Source: Wikicommons/Kfs-werbegestaltung

Watch out for these…

  • Inferno Race.
  • Jungfrau Marathon.
  • Inferno Triathlon and Inferno Half-Marathon.
  • Nordic Walking Event.

 


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