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Interlaken

3.9
Parasailing & Paragliding · Mountains · Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Popular things to do in Interlaken

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Parasailing / Paragliding
Parasailing & Paragliding
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Mountain
Harderkulm
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Brewery
Haarige Kuh Brauerei
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region. Outdoor sports enthusiasts arrive here in droves to access the mountains in the surrounding area. The city is backpacker-friendly, offering up party hostels and adrenaline-inducing activities like skydiving, canyoning, hang gliding, paragliding, skiing, and snowboarding. Use our Switzerland day trip planner to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Interlaken.

Side trips from Interlaken

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World heritage site
Jungfraujoch Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
4.4
Duration: 5h 30 min
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Water Body
Lake Zurich Zurich
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
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Wildlife Area
Mt Pilatus Kriens
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Water Body
Lake Lucerne Lucerne
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Interlaken

Scenic Drive
BOHAG Helikopterrundflug
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Art Gallery
Galerie Wydi Wilderswil
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Albert Schild AG - Swisssouvenir
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Buchhandlung Boedeli
4.9
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Interlaken

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Mad Cow
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Swiss Mountain Market Unique Regional Souvenirs
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Swiss Chocolate Chalet
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
Gift & Specialty Shop
EdelWeiss Shop
3.1
Duration: 30 minutes

Historic Sites in Interlaken

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Ruin
Rothenfluh Ruins Wilderswil
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Church
Schlosskirche
4.1
Duration: 30 minutes
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Ruin
Unspunnen Castle Wilderswil
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Church
Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde
3.9
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Interlaken

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Specialty Museum
Kunsthaus
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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History Museum
Touristik-Museum der Jungfrau-Region
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Sightseeing Tour
Pure Switzerland - Tours and Guiding
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Neighborhood
Old Town Zurich
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Waterfall
Trümmelbachfälle Lauterbrunnen
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Mountain
Titlis Engelberg
4.6
Duration: 6 hours

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