Lauterbrunnen travel guide

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You're Going to Love Wengen

Wengen is a postcard-perfect Swiss village perched on the side of the Jungfrau Massif, overlooked by the Eiger mountain. It is an upscale ski resort in winter that transforms itself into a center for hiking and climbing in the summer.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Wengen

When to Visit Wengen

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Wengen is most noted for its winter sports, and is primarily a winter destination. It is quieter in the summer months but still an excellent place to relax and enjoy the mountains.

How to Get to Wengen

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Where to Stay in Wengen

The Hotel Belvedere on Galliweidli is something of a local institution and is just 500 yards from the train station. Hotel Regina offers spectacular views and luxury rooms.

Popular Neighborhoods in Wengen

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How to Get Around Wengen

The Cost of Living in Wengen

Shopping Streets

Main Street is the best street for shopping, although most of the hotels also have gift shops. The village tends to specialize in sports gear and souvenirs.

Groceries and Other

There is one small Coop supermarket in the village where you can buy groceries. A quart of milk costs CHF1.61 and a loaf of fresh bread costs CHF2.94.

Where to Eat in Wengen

Chez Meyers within the Hotel Regina is a gourmet restaurant offering classic French cooking from an à la carte menu. It also has a fine wine list. Mary's Cafe is a little less formal and offers traditional Swiss cuisine such as fondue. You will pay upwards of CHF50 for a main at one of the more upscale restaurants and CHF25 in a more modest establishment.