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The most beautiful places in the Bernese Alps

The best of the Bernese Alps

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in the Bernese Alps
Inserted: 18.03.2023
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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The Bernese Alps „fight“ with the Valais for the title of the most beautiful mountain range in Switzerland. In the Bernese Alps you will find breathtaking peaks such as the famous Eiger. The famous cogwheel leading to the Jungfraujoch or monumental waterfalls and valleys. The highest mountain in the range is the Finsteraarhorn (4274 m), which is interesting because it is the highest alpine mountain outside the main ridge. Let's take a look at the most beautiful places in the Bernese Alps, which are definitely worth a visit.

1.
Aletschgletscher Glacier

Europe's largest glacier

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| Altitude: 2 640 m / 8 661 ft

Aletschgletscher is the largest glacier in Europe, and in the Alps. It is 23 km long. It is located in the… continue reading

2.
Jungfraujoch pass

Pass with the highest train station in Europe

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| Altitude: 3 471 m / 11 388 ft

Jungfraujoch (3,471m asl) is a mountain pass in the Bernese Alps between the cantons of Bern and Valais. It… continue reading

3.
Lauterbrunnen Valley

The most beautiful valley of Switzerland

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| Altitude: 788 m / 2 585 ft

The monumental Lauterbrunnen Valley and its surroundings are among the most beautiful places not only of… continue reading

4.
Staubbachfall Waterfall

Waterfall from postage stamp

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| Altitude: 986 m / 3 235 ft

In the Lauterbrunnen Valley you will find a number of interesting waterfalls thanks to the high cliffs. One… continue reading

5.
Schilthorn Cable Car

James Bond Cable Car

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| Altitude: 2 970 m / 9 744 ft

Schilthorn (2 970 m asl) is a beautiful scenic mountain from which you have the Bernese Alps in the palm of… continue reading

6.
Mürrenbachfall Waterfall

The highest waterfall of Switzerland

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| Altitude: 1 343 m / 4 406 ft

The most significant waterfall in the Lauterbrunnen valley is the Mürrenbachfall waterfall. It is mainly… continue reading

7.
Faulhorn

Lookout peak over Bachsee

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| Altitude: 2 681 m / 8 796 ft

The 2681 meters high Faulhorn mountain is located in the Bernese Oberland between Lake Brienz and the town of… continue reading

8.
Trümmelbachfälle Waterfalls

A waterfall trapped in a rock

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| Altitude: 927 m / 3 041 ft

Among the interesting Swiss waterfalls is definitely the waterfall Trümmelbachfälle, which is basically a… continue reading

9.
Giessbachfall waterfall

Famous waterfall over Lake Brienz

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| Altitude: 711 m / 2 333 ft

The Giessbachfall Waterfall became famous due to its connection with Sherlock Holmes. Even without him, this… continue reading

10.
Lake Brienz

Lake between the mountains

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| Altitude: 564 m / 1 850 ft

Lake Brienz is one of the most beautiful lakes in Switzerland. It is also a great starting point for the… continue reading

11.
Eiger (3,970m)

A mountain with an impressive north face

Altitude: 3 970 m / 13 025 ft

The Eiger (3,970m) is not one of the highest mountains in the Alps or in Europe, but it is famous for its… continue reading

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