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3812, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We got the cog wheel train up to the station that gave us views of the Jungfrau, Eiger and Monch mountains. As you slowly chug up the mountain side if the weather is good you have brilliant views looking down the valleys. From the station...More

Thank chilledmumDorset
Reviewed 4 days ago

Chose to visit this place instead of the overcrowded Jungfraujoch (a completely different experience by the way, if you haven't been there or a similar place like Titlis then go). The train up was very interesting and a bit expensive. The train departs from Wilderswil...More

Thank Karel N
Reviewed 6 days ago

On arrival at Schynige Platte we were greeted by two people playing Alphorns, it was very atmospheric. We decided on hiking the circular route trail 2. The path headed towards the Berghotel and it was a good place to enjoy the view from the balcony....More

Thank jersey45
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was probably my favourite place on my trip. I got the train (discounted with a swiss pass) up as far as Breitlaunen and walked the rest of the way up. This was definitely worth it, it was steep and you need hiking boots but...More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very easy to access. We came from Bern, and connected through Interlaken Ost (where we bought our tickets), to Wilderswil and caught on their cog train (apparently over 100 years old!) It’s a slow journey up; takes about an hour. From the top there are...More

Thank domhnall_kaps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Time Spent at this and Enjoy the Ride of Train, good Weather , water falls, and Green Surrounded Area, if you Travel in Summer, should select any Sunny Day to Visit this Attractive Place, highly Recommended

Thank janab152
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time here. The cog railway is great. You're greeted by alpine horn players when you arrive. My son, a french horn player, got to try out the alpine horn and did pretty good! There's a short walk through a beautiful alpine...More

1  Thank onbelay66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the station thinking that a short train ride up a Mountain of less than one hour would cost maybe 5 Francs. Let's be generous and allow that it is a tourist trap, sorry, attraction, so let's say that I would gladly pay 10...More

2  Thank Rudi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must-do for a trip to the Bernese Oberland area. A train takes you gently up to height and then at the top you. An choose a variety of options. A simple one is the lovely garden full of alpine plants. It’s free,...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed September 5, 2018

1 hour up and down so make a full day of it and enjoy the plateau with plentiful paths and information. Dogs are also free on the train !

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gillmoss2000
September 24, 2018|
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Response from Jungfraubahnen | Property representative |
Hi Gill, thanks for your enquiry. It is possible to take the wheelchair up. Do inform the train station in Wilderswil in advance so they can assure a smooth transport. Kind regards
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