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INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND

Ski Holidays in Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken is the perfect resort for those who want to explore a number of different ski areas. Situated between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, this picturesque, bustling town offers easy access to the Jungfrau ski region via free ski bus or the mountain railway included in the lift pass price.

Resort Statistics

interlaken ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 33
Intermediates 55
Advanced 22
Snowboarders
Total Runs 110
Good for
  • Non-skiers
Resort features Heated Outdoor Pool Ice Rink Indoor Pool Bowling Walking Trails Parapenting Snowshoeing High altitude skiing
Resort Statistics
Altitude 594m
Snow Parks 1
Highest Lift 3545m

Skiing in Interlaken

Over 200km of pistes are available to guests staying at Interlaken as the resorts of Grindelwald,Wengen andMurren are within easy reach. Beginners can head to nearby Beatenberg where a small ski area caters perfectly for novices with views over Lake Thun, or to the more extensive blues at Wengen. Intermediates will find plenty in the Jungfrau region to keep them occupied and experts can Explore the variety of off-piste options as well as the more challenging runs in Wengen and Murren.

Snow conditions in Interlaken

As Interlaken is based in the centre of the valley where snowfall doesn't tend to reach so skiers don't be concerned if images show no snowfall in the village as the ski lifts from the resort take you high up to the surrounding ski areas higher in the valley. The pistes are also equipped with some snow making facilities so if natural snowfall isn't the greatest artificial snow will be blasting out so skiers can hit the slopes throughout most of the winter season.

Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Interlaken

There are many options for non-skiers including winter walking trails taking in fantastic views, dog sledding and boat trips on the lake; cross-country skiers will find 7km of trails in Interlaken with a further 34km across the neighbouring resorts.

Other activities include:

  • Skiing & snowboarding
  • Balancer slope glider
  • Bowling
  • Bungy Jumping Winter
  • Canyon swing
  • Curling
  • Ice hockey
  • Ice skating
  • Heli-skiing & boarding
  • Climbing in Winter
  • Cross-country skiing
  • ICE MAGIC Interlaken
  • Nordic Walking
  • Paragliding & Hanggliding
  • Riding
  • Sledging
  • Snowshoeing
  • Swimming
  • Scooters, fun-cars & quad bikes
  • Interlaken Rope Park
  • Sky diving
  • Snow tubing
  • Tennis / squash / badminton
  • Winter hiking

Transfer time in Interlaken

There are several airports surround the Interlaken ski area most of which are accessible via train these are Zurich, Milan Malpensa, Geneva and Basel. Berne airport is accessible via bus or rail transfer. All airports are with a 2-4 hours transfer time.