Featured holiday Bernese Oberland winter snowshoe holiday Grindelwald, Switzerland

7 nights/8 days
This is a seven-night, self-guided, winter snow-shoe walking holiday based in the stunning Bernese Oberland. Spend a week in the pretty Swiss village of Grindelwald, which sits below the dramatic north face of the Eiger, exploring the snow trails in the surrounding mountains. Cross-country skiing is also possible here.
Included in your Creative Walks holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Concierge service
  • Regional helpful hints and our walking notes

Grindelwald, Bernese Oberland winter snowshoe walking and winter hiking holiday for individuals

Highlights

• Choice of several snowshoe trails • Take the train to the Jungfraujoch • Views of the Eiger in the snow • Visit Interlaken

Price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a standard double or twin room for 7 nights.

From

£2,415

Holiday Code FHCH07

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Grindelwald, Bernese Oberland winter snowshoe walking and winter hiking holiday for individuals

Price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a standard double or twin room for 7 nights.

From

£2,415

Holiday Code FHCH07

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Our prices include ● 7 nights’ bed and breakfast in a comfort double room at the Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in Grindelwald
● Concierge service, regional helpful hints and walking notes

Additional information This is a winter holiday and dependent upon the snow conditions in Grindelwald, and generally possible from just before Christmas until April.

Snowshoe walks in Grindelwald

Wetterhorn trail

Wetterhorn trail (easy) – Grindelwald Duration: 1 hour 55 minutes, distance: 4 km This trail begins and ends at Hotel Wetterhorn which is easily reached by bus from Grindelwald train station. The trail snakes through snowy meadows and woodlands towards the Grosse Scheidegg pass. Begin the trail at the “Upper Glacier” car park. Take in the view over the Grindelwald-First, the Schynige Platte and the Grosse Scheidegg pass. The route then branches to the right passing through snowy fields towards Weidli. After your first ascent, you will reach Ischboden hut. Pause to sample local produce if the hut is open and enjoy the view of the Eiger. After a short downhill, you will approach the final ascent to the highest point of the trail, Unter Lauchbühl before returning to your starting point.

Aspen trail

Aspen trail (medium) – Grindelwald Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes, distance: 4.3 km Begin the trail on the Aspen, passing over snowy meadows up to Moosgaden. The route then climbs parallel to the ski slope until you reach the forest road continuing towards the lower part of Itramenwald forest. At the Vorsassi, the track splits towards Holenstein and Brandegg. Take the path towards Holenstein which continues through Itramenwald forest for about 1.5 km. The trail then takes you over snowy meadows until you reach the forest road again. The route is very flat from here in the Waldstagel area and you will end at Holenstein middle station.

Mühlebach trail

Mühlebach trail (easy) – Grindelwald Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes, distance: 2.83 km Begin this trail at the reformed church of Grindelwald. The track travels over gentle hills and through small gullies to Hotel Wetterhorn. Take in the view from the Schwarzhorn over the Gemsberg to the Grosse Scheidegg. The trail ends at upper Grindelwald glacier and is suitable for beginners.

Panorama trail

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes, distance: 7.28 km The Panorama Trail begins at the Bussalp bus station where you can enjoy the spectacular views of the Bernese Alps. After crossing the Bussalpbach stream, the path forks to the right and ascends to the Steessiboden area via Paffenegg. A highlight is the spectacular views of the Wetterhorn and Schreckhorn. The descent will take you through snowy meadows to Spätenboden and on to Restaurant Rasthysi. The trail then goes through Holewand to the Nodhalten area before reaching the end point, the First – Waldspitz – Bort sledging run.

Eiger trail

Eiger trail (easy) – Grindelwald Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes, distance: 5.38 km This marked trail offers remarkable views of the north face of the Eiger and leads over open landscape, past alp huts towards Hubelwald forest. The trail twists towards the Tschuggen ski piste continuing the forest path to the Brandegg mountain restaurant.

Leiterhorn Trail (easy) – Wengen

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes, distance: 5.17 km This reasonably flat trail begins in Wengen and leads via Ledi to Hunnenfluh. Enjoy views of views of the Lauterbrunnen Valley over Lütschental and Interlaken. Snowshoes are required from Hunnenfluh before you start the ascent for 20 – 30 minutes through the woodland to Leiterhorn. Admire views of Wengen and the Jungfrau. There’s a striking view of an almost 700m vertical drop to Zweilütschinen. Return via Ussri Allmi and Flielenboden down a wooded pathway to Wengen.

Price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a standard double or twin room for 7 nights.

From

£2,415

Holiday Code FHCH07

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Our prices include • 7 nights’ bed and breakfast in a comfort double room at the Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in Grindelwald
• Concierge service, regional helpful hints and walking notes

The journey and how you get there Flights and rail travel are not included but we can advise how best to reach Grindelwald. There are flights with British Airways from London Heathrow to Zurich several times a day. From here there are regular hourly services via Bern and Interlaken to Grindelwald. It is also possible to use flights into Basel or Geneva. Travel by rail from the UK starts with taking the Eurostar to Paris. Here you change stations and take the TGV-Lyria to Basel and then connect onto regional services via Interlaken to Grindelwald.

Additional information This is a winter holiday and dependent upon the snow conditions in Grindelwald, and generally possible from just before Christmas until April.

Price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a standard double or twin room for 7 nights.

From

£2,415

Holiday Code FHCH07

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Our prices include • 7 nights’ bed and breakfast in a comfort double room at the Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in Grindelwald
• Concierge service, regional helpful hints and walking notes

The journey and how you get there Flights and rail travel are not included but we can advise how best to reach Grindelwald. There are flights with British Airways from London Heathrow to Zurich several times a day. From here there are regular hourly services via Bern and Interlaken to Grindelwald. It is also possible to use flights into Basel or Geneva. Travel by rail from the UK starts with taking the Eurostar to Paris. Here you change stations and take the TGV-Lyria to Basel and then connect onto regional services via Interlaken to Grindelwald.

Additional information This is a winter holiday and dependent upon the snow conditions in Grindelwald, and generally possible from just before Christmas until April.

Holiday prices

Holiday prices
Prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room
Date
3 Jan 2021-14 Feb 2021 £1,840
15 Feb 2021-21 Feb 2021 £2,100
22 Feb 2021-12 Apr 2021 £1,970



Room upgrade supplements
Supplements are per person per hotel stay in total based on two people sharing a double or twin room
Hotel Description Date Price
Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof Grindelwald Eiger view room 3 Jan 2021-12 Apr 2021 £224

Price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a standard double or twin room for 7 nights.

From

£2,415

Holiday Code FHCH07

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Our prices include • 7 nights’ bed and breakfast in a comfort double room at the Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in Grindelwald
• Concierge service, regional helpful hints and walking notes

The journey and how you get there Flights and rail travel are not included but we can advise how best to reach Grindelwald. There are flights with British Airways from London Heathrow to Zurich several times a day. From here there are regular hourly services via Bern and Interlaken to Grindelwald. It is also possible to use flights into Basel or Geneva. Travel by rail from the UK starts with taking the Eurostar to Paris. Here you change stations and take the TGV-Lyria to Basel and then connect onto regional services via Interlaken to Grindelwald.

Additional information This is a winter holiday and dependent upon the snow conditions in Grindelwald, and generally possible from just before Christmas until April.

Grindelwald, Bernese Oberland winter snowshoe walking and winter hiking holiday for individuals