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Grosse Scheidegg

Grindelwald, Switzerland
+41 33 853 67 16
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Nice views

A beautiful walk or bus over the pass and a nice little restaurant at the top. Those inclined to... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
La Spezia, Italy
A welcome sight at the end of a glorious mountain walk from First

Grosse Scheidegg's location has to be seen to be believed, perched at the top of the steep pass... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
Colin S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
+41 33 853 67 16

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

A beautiful walk or bus over the pass and a nice little restaurant at the top. Those inclined to walking will find very few of the Grindelwald tourist hordes on the trail up.

Thank cvdwl
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Grosse Scheidegg's location has to be seen to be believed, perched at the top of the steep pass linking Grindelwald and Meiringen. It's a popular haunt with walkers, being at the ned of several high level walks in the region. The walk from First to...More

1  Thank Colin S
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Accessible by bus to/from Grindelwald, the restaurant and bar are a perfect starting or ending point for the gentle hike to/from First Lift. Flowers and cows, marmots and birds await the rambler on the trails and dirt roads. It is a good choice when the...More

Thank saytj
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We took the postal bus from the wetterhorn up to the grosse schiedegg and then walked back down amongst the cows, flowers and fitness enthusiasts cycling up it!!! At the top the scenery is stunning with new vistas opening up. In the past we have...More

1  Thank steph k
Reviewed 14 June 2016

If your pocket can afford and if you have a liking for such sport don't miss this. A lovely scenic view plus a thrilling ride

Thank drashishg2016
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

There isn't much to Grosse Scheidegg. Take the bus from Grindelwald (which takes about 30 minutes) & then choose your walk. We chose the one to Schrekfeld as all the others were closed due to recent,unexpected snowfall. What a wonderful walk this is with magnificent...More

1  Thank bazatpond
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Having based ourselves at Mannlichen and First previous days, Klein Scheidegg proved the best option on day 3 of our skii holiday....... more food options, lockers and considerably more sheltered facing down the valley....... will base ourselves here for daytime activities on future visits.

Thank JusLow
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Grosse Scheidegg is the big brother of kleine Scheidegg, the station and hotel/refuge cluster at the foot of the North Wall of the Eiger and from where most climbing expeditions have started. Grosse Scheidegg is some distance to the west, the other side of Grindelwald...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Weather almost perfect in the morning, after noon start to be windy and some clouds. For a first day on skis was nice.

Thank Calura44
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Grosse Scheidegg is mostly accessible in the seasons before and after winter, but on a rare occasion like this year, we could be taken up in a Post Auto where we were able to then sledge down. Breathtaking views on this sunny winter day as...More

Thank Deborah C
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