It’s a sun-filled, fun, late afternoon in the Alps. Skiers are now relaxing in the Berg Restaurants at Kleine Scheidegg, Switzerland. The sun is dipping and the almost-full-moon is rising higher. The views are spectacular. The atmosphere is exciting. This mountain station is world famous as a scenic mountain pass lying on the saddle of rock connecting the Eiger and Lauberhorn Mountains. Furthermore it is a mountain railway junction with a difference. Take a journey by the cogwheel Wengernalp Railway through breathtaking scenery from Alpine Wengen and Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg. Connect here with the Jungfrau Railway bound for the highest railway station in Europe. Or simply enjoy Kleine Scheidegg’s winter/summer sports and restaurants.
Kleine Scheidegg – Jungfraujoch
All change for the Jungfraujoch! The luxurious red train tunnels its way amazingly through the Eiger and Mönch Mountains to the highest railway station in Europe at 3466 metres. Alight into a glaciated world and visit the Ice Place carved from the glacier itself. In addition visit the Sphinx Observation Deck for stupendous views on clear days. During the summer season snow sports and a glacier hike are on offer if weather permits.
Kleine Scheidegg – Winter Sports
Start or finish the day here. A network of ski pistes, ski lifts and the train connect Männlichen, Eigergletscher, Lauberhorn, and Wengen. Skiing, snowboarding, winter hiking and tobogganing are all memorable sports in this beautiful Alpine region.
Kleine Scheidegg – Summer Hiking
Many scenic hiking routes start and finish at Kleine Scheidegg. Explore the nearby Eiger Glacier moraine and Fallbodensee Reservoir. Or hike to Männlichen, Biglenalp, Alpiglen, Wengernalp or Wengen for breathtaking days in the Alps.
Kleine Scheidegg – Berg Restaurants
Enjoy Swiss fare at several watering holes! Mountain restaurants can be found a short distance above the train station on the Lauberhorn, at Eigergletscher and not forgetting the atmospheric sun terrace at Wengernalp. In addition warm up by the fire here in winter too!
Alpine Wengen, it’s a magnetic mountain resort! Enchanted guests return year after year and stay in this amphitheatre of giant Alpine peaks. Rachel at Alpine Holiday Services can help you make the most of your visit to Switzerland. Browse our gallery of photos and contact us at alpineholidayservices.ch.