Grindelwald For Mountain Biking

The 2nd most popular mountain bike trail in Switzerland.

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Southeast of Bern near Interlaken, the town of Grindelwald makes a great base for exploring over 160km of mountain bike trails.

Try the twisting 4,000 feet climb to the summit of Mannlichen Ridge (7,300) for spectacular views over the Lauterbrunnen Valley, or the other 4,000 assault up to Kleine Scheidegg (6,800) for vistas up to Jungfrau. Be rewarded by both with lodges at the summits and by wild downhill returns.

To reach this area from Bern, head south on Route A6 and then east on Route A8 into Interlaken. Follow signs south into Grindelwald.

To reach this area by train, plan to take one of the many international connections to Interlaken Ost, which is southwest of Zurich or southeast of Bern. From Interlaken Ost, transfer to the local Berner Oberland Bahn railway, which serves both Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen. Once in either of those towns, there are a variety of Post Buses, trams and cog railways to get you to your final destination. If you are flying into Switzerland and planning to take the train, you may want to look into the Swiss Transfer Ticket ( that is an inexpensive way to get round-trip from the airport to one ski area.

Overall, Grindelwald is the 2nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 34 mountain biking rides in Switzerland.


Local Contact(s):  Grindelwald Tourism (0041) 33854-1212 Bike Rental (0041) 33853-5200.

Recommended Book:  "Biking In Switzerland" from Enrico Massetti

Recommended Map:  "Switzerland Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Jul. - Aug.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Mountain Hostel, Grindelwald; Downtown Lodge, Grindelwald

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Belvedere (0041) 33854-5454; Hotel Regina (0041) 33854-5455; Hotel Eiger, Murren (0041) 33-856-8686; Hotel Spinne, Grindelwald

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Grindelwald Mountain Biking Review

GPS:  46.62447, 8.03352

Date Published:  5/21/2016

Date Updated:  3/2/2017

ID:  5686

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