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Address: Rybigaessli 25 | CH-3818 Grindelwald, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 33 853 26 26
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Alp of Pfingstegg ist THE viewpoint of Grindelwald. With the only Areal...

The Alp of Pfingstegg ist THE viewpoint of Grindelwald. With the only Areal tramway of Grindelwald you can go up to the Alp where lush meadows, glaciers close enough to touch and get a magnificent view to the valley. Experience an action-packed ride on our toboggan run and then enjoy the view from the restaurant terrace, or one of the many seating areas. 2016 , we will expand our range of playground for Kids and adults. We're open from May to October. Pfingstegg - THE Grindelwald Paradise!

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Good views of the glacier

there a some walks from here after you get off the cable car. Too rough for me but my husband enjoyed them I stayed in the village that day. You can walk towards the glacier

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

there a some walks from here after you get off the cable car. Too rough for me but my husband enjoyed them I stayed in the village that day. You can walk towards the glacier

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

We caught the short cable car ride to the top where there is a lovely restaurant and bar overlooking Grindelwald. We walked back down through flower filled meadows, passing Swiss cows with bells and Swiss chalets. This is well worth a visit and the walk back down is well marked with good paths. Of and the cable car attendant was... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

We went up to Pfingstegg on a beautiful sunny day. The views were lovely and we walked back to Grindelwald down an easy path ( I wore walking sandals). It took about 1.5 hours and was beautiful.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Short cable car ride from Grindelwald taking you up to about 1300m, with walking trails galore. Also a 'toboggan' ride at the top which is good fun

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

The cable car from Grindelwald takes away the grind of walking up, and then the pleasant downhill walk to the Hotel Wetterhorn to get the bus back is within the capabilities of most people. The artificial sledge run is quite exciting, and worth doing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

We went here only for the toboggan run. I am glad we did. Our 2 little ones 4 and 6 year old enjoyed the run, and couldn't get enough of it. The cable car ride up was nice and picturesque. There was a cafe up there that we didn't try. All we did was do multiple runs on the toboggan.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Toboggan run for whole family. Good prices. Cafe for drinks and ice cream. Nice clean loos. Lovely trip in cable car.

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Ilford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We have been coming to Grindelwald for over 10 years and have been to the Rodelbahn every time. The children who were small at first are now teenagers and in their early twenties, but still thoroughly enjoy the experience, before the lovely walk to Obere Gletscher.

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Zug, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

If you arrive by train in the afternoon too late for a lengthy tour, Pfingstegg is good for a short cable car ride and a terrific first overview of the valley. If you look for old photos of the valley, you'll be surprised to see how huge the glaciers were 100 years ago. You could have walked across the glacier... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Nice views from this cable car & walks await you at the top, plus a toboggan course for those looking for a family activity. There is a restaurant but we didn't use it so I cant comment on that.

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