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Grindelwald or Interlaken?

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Grindelwald or Interlaken?

We are travelling in mid-October for 5 days. A large group with 3 children. Our main objective is taking in sights and the Swiss experience - not into hiking. We will be doing a couple of train journeys also, to Lucerne etc. Would be doing Jungfrau and maybe one more mountain excursion during our stay. We intend to stay in self-catering apartments.

Should we make Interlaken as our base or Grindelwald?

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1. Re: Grindelwald or Interlaken?

Grindelwald is a mountain resort is is dominated by the Eiger there are lots of things to do and see around Grindelwald. Jungfraujoch is fairly close, a trip to Luzern would be a long day travelling via Interlaken.

Interlaken is a town between two large lakes at the base of the mountains it has all the facilities of a modern town and excellent transport links to the mountains and to other parts of Switzerland.

The choice is yours!

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2. Re: Grindelwald or Interlaken?

Interlaken is more like a transport hub and it's also a larger town so it has more choices of shops and restaurants just to browse. Grindelwald is a scenic village (still with enough restaurants and some shopping) that is much more scenic than Interlaken.

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3. Re: Grindelwald or Interlaken?

I would recommend Grindelwald over Interlaken and as mentioned above the only advantage Interlaken has that it is a central transport hub, but then Grindelwald is only 30 mins away from Interlaken

http://www.grindelwald.travel/en/welcome.cfm?

http://www.interlaken.ch/index.php?id=53&L=3

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