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Great views and good nearby hiking pathways

The way up to Axalp is an adventure by itself, 30 min from Brienz. Once reached we were rewarded by... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Muna K
via mobile
Unique Hike

There are many elements and activities available in Axalp. If you want to do a truly special... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Dan B
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Fairview, North Carolina
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The way up to Axalp is an adventure by itself, 30 min from Brienz. Once reached we were rewarded by a breathtaking view of the mountains and the Lake below. There is a little shop that closes at 17.30 hr. The hiking trails are pretty...More

Thank Muna K
Reviewed 2 July 2018

There are many elements and activities available in Axalp. If you want to do a truly special, beautiful and unusual hike, they this one and prepare to be amazed. The hike is about an hour with some mild elevation changes and plenty of benches along...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We stayed in an airbnb for a few days. It had great views, walk up and down the mountain top was scenic and the view of lake Brienz from the mountain was just amazing. The blue color was something to see. We couldn't get enough...More

1  Thank Nidhi H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A nice trail to Lake Hinterburgseeli, with lots of wood carvings along the way. If you take the bus from Brienz make you sure you check the bus schedule because the could be up to 3 hours before another comes along.

Thank clarksm67
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We decided to hike to Axalp from Brienz. The path was lovely, winding through a beautiful forest, it was quite steep in places and took about three hours but my elderly parents managed it, although it was a challenge! There was not much open in...More

2  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This is an out of the way place to visit. It is up on the mountain about 20 minutes from Brienz. It over looks the valley and sometimes you are above the fog and up in the sunshine. It is a small ski town. There...More

Thank T K
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Loved this moderate hike to the Hinterburgsee. Discovering the wooden carvings by local artists, along the path was a highlight of the hike. Great experience. Bring food with you, options are limited for purchasing food in the area.

1  Thank Burghfoodie
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Scary drive up very narrow roads which are not meant for 2 small european cars at the same time. The view along the alpine lake along the way is spectacular, but in my opinion, the drive up is not worth it. The hike to the...More

1  Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 29 July 2015

It is a 1,5 hour walk slightly uphill, from Axalp to the mountain lake. The children will love it because there are about 100 woodcarvings along the path. A lot are cute animals, but also children, people. The lake is beautiful, and you can take...More

3  Thank A B
Reviewed 25 August 2014

The annual Fliegerschiessen Axalp is run by the Swiss Air Force in October at their Axalp-Ebenfluh gunnery range in the mountains above Meiringen. There is short airshow associated with the live gunnery featuring most of the types operated the Swiss Air Force. However, this show...More

3  Thank Kevin B
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