Wengen tourist information & hotel reservations.
We warmly welcome you to visit Wengen and wish you a wonderful vacation.
Wengen is a modern, excellently equipped and pretty popular ski resort in the Bernese Oberland, offering good accommodation variety - around thirty hotels, 500 apartments and chalets for rent. The resort is situated high above the Lauterbrunnen Valley at 1248 meters elevation, on twenty-six km from Interlaken and only five km from Mürren and has some great views of Jungfrau, Mönch and Eiger.
The ski area surrounding Wengen is excellent developed, with ski trails carved into the sides of, Lauberhorn, Kleine Scheidegg, Eigergletscher and Männlichen - a great achievement of the alpine engineering. The resort and the area have 1 gondola, thirty-one lifts, 250 kilometers of downhill slopes, over eleven kilometers of cross-country trails, curling hall, Swiss Ski schools, indoor and outdoor skating rinks, 2 aerial cableways and 3 mountain railways. In the summer season the region attracts many hill climbers; the hiking trails are well marked, with many unusual detours to hidden lakes, waterfalls and beautiful panoramas.
From Wengen one can choose from a number of excursion trips around the Lauterbrunnen Valley. A great trip one can take is to Trümmelbach Falls, which plunges in 5 majestic cascades through the gorge. There is an elevator embeded in the rock to a series of galleries, the last stop of which is at a wall where the upper fall descends. The falls can be visited from the end of May till October daily at various hours. It takes less then an hour to reach the falls on foot, but there is also a postal bus from Lauterbrunnen (fifteen min. from Wengen by train), which stops at Trümmelbach Falls.
Another worth visit is to the base of the Staubbach Waterfall, plunging almost three hundred meters in a sheer drop over a rock wall. Staubbach can be easily reached again from Lauterbrunnen, from which center one should follow the signposts along a walkway running along a brook and then continue by some steep stairs to reach the viewing point for the waterfalls.
One can get to Wengen by train from Interlaken - departures are on every forty-five min. from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm, and after the stop at Wengen, the train continues to Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch.
If going there by car, head south from Interlaken toward Wilderswil, following the signposted road to Lauterbrunnen, where one will find garages and open-air spaces available for parking. Cars are not allowed in the resort of Wengen you must take the train. The trains from Lauterbrunnen to Wengen depart on every fifteen minutes from six am to midnight.