Wengen, Switzerland

Ski Facts

resort altitude: 1250m
ski area: Jungfrau Region
height at summit: 2970m
marked runs: 221km
snow park: yes
snow rating:

Travel Facts:

nearest airports: basel 2hrs
bern 2hrs
geneva 3½hrs
zurich 3½hrs
rail: interlaken

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Wengen Ski, Snowboard & Summer Holidays

Set amidst the magnificent Jungfrau mountain range and with spectacular views of the Eiger.

Journey into the heart of the Alps with the Jungfrau Railway, which takes you to the highest railway station in Europe (3454m)

Ski holidays in Wengen:

Wengen shares its ski area with Grindelwald, both dominated by the Eiger and the Jungfrau. It can only be reached by a cog railway from Lauterbrunnen, which then continues up the mountain as the main ski lift. There is lots of alpine charm, the traditional look of the village has been maintained, and, like Zermatt, the centre is completely traffic free.

Summer holidays in Wengen:

A great area to explore in the summer, with it's superb scenery and fantastic views.

Winter activities include:

curling, snow shoeing, ice skating, tobogganing, winter walking trails, hang-gliding, heli-skiing

Summer activities include:

walking in the Jungfrau and around Wengen village, climbing, tennis, mini-golf, open air swimming pool, hang-gliding, curling, inline skating, Summer concerts and folklore shows, easy access to Interlaken.

More info:

Eating out: lots of choice of restaurants, mainly in the hotels.
Apres ski: quite lively with a reasonable choice of places to go. Very pretty charming villagse with relaxed pace.
Non skiers: beautiful scenery, train is excellent for pedestrians who want to go up the mountain, ice skating. Train also runs to Interlaken and Berne.