Rural charm, family friendly, famous natural beauty, traditional folklore, two snow-safe winter sport areas, over 300 km of mountain bike routes, attractive hiking and climbing area... these attributes define the character of the alpenregion.ch.
This holiday paradise with its developed transport infrastructure of mountain lifts, busses and trains, lies in the centre of the three Alpine Passes Brünig, Grimsel and Susten and at the Lake of Brienz.
Countless scenic destinations await in summer: the romantic Aare River Gorge, the wild Rosenlaui Glacier Gorge, the Gerstenegg Crystal Grotto, the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum, the thundering Reichenbach Waterfall, the steam-cog-railway to the Brienzer Rothorn, the Lake of Engstlen, Axalp and the world famous Sherlock Holmes Museum, just to name a few!
Both the winter sport areas of Meiringen Hasliberg and Axalp above Brienz are popular destinations for all keen winter sport enthusiasts. 20 modern transport lifts including the 8-person Eagle Express Gondola to Planplatten cover a ski arena with a total of 80 km of prepared slopes up to 2‘433m. The «Alpen tower» panorama restaurant at Planplatten is also suitable for non-skiers!