Top things to do in Bernese Oberland

Top Choice Mountain in Jungfraujoch

Jungfraujoch

Two million people a year make the once-in-a-lifetime trip to Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest train station at 3454m. The train that chugs up from Kleine Scheidegg ramps up the drama as it delves into Eiger's icy hea…
Top Choice Waterfall in Meiringen

Reichenbachfälle

Gazing over the mighty Reichenbach Falls, where the cataract plunges 250m to the ground with a deafening roar, you can see how Arthur Conan Doyle thought them perfect for dispatching his burdensome hero, Sherlock Ho…
Top Choice Chocolate in Interlaken

Funky Chocolate Club

'Chocolate today, broccoli tomorrow' is the strapline of this fun venture. Run by two passionate chocoholics, Tatiana and Vladimir, the Funky Chocolate promises you will get 'chocolate wasted'. It delivers with a sh…
Top Choice Cafe in Grindelwald

Cafe 3692

Run by dream duo Myriam and Bruno, Cafe 3692 is a delight. Bruno is a talented carpenter and has let his imagination run riot – a gnarled apple tree is an eye-catching artwork, a mine-cart trolley cleverly transform…
Top Choice Waterfall in Lauterbrunnen

Staubbachfall

Especially in the early morning light, you can see how the vaporous, 297m-high Staubbach Falls captivated prominent writers with its threads of spray floating down the cliffs. What appears to be ultra-fine mist from…
Top Choice Castle in Thun

Schloss Thun

Sitting on a hilltop and looking proudly back on 900 years of history, Schloss Thun is the castle of your wildest fairy-tale dreams, crowned by a riot of turrets and affording tremendous views of the lake and Alps. …
Top Choice Italian in Thun

Beau-Rivage da Domenico

Beau-Rivage da Domenico serves Italian food with the warmth and generosity of the Bel Paese in a graceful old-world building. High-quality, seasonal ingredients shine in simple dishes cooked well – from homemade pas…
Top Choice Waterfall in Lauterbrunnen

Trümmelbachfälle

These glacier falls are a bang-crash spectacle. Inside the mountain, up to 20,000L of water per second corkscrews through ravines and potholes shaped by the swirling waters. The 10 falls drain from 24 sq km of Alpin…
Top Choice Swiss in Wengen

Restaurant 1903

At Hotel Schönegg, chef Sylvain Stefanazzi Ogi serves seasonally inspired dishes such as oxtail ravioli with bone marrow and Swiss chard and perch fillets with black gnocchi and Champagne sauce. The pine-clad, candl…
Top Choice French in Gstaad

Chesery

Founded by the Aga Khan in the 1960s, this dairy-turned-Michelin-starred-restaurant is the pinnacle of fine dining in Gstaad. Taste sensations as simple as rack of summer venison with cherries, asparagus tips with s…