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Faulhorn

Grindelwald, Switzerland
+41 33 853 27 13
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Great Views to Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, Finsteraarhorn and More

Faulhorn - not to be associated with laziness - offers a fantastic panorama on Eiger, Mönch... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Masseneinwanderin
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Switzerland
Wow! What a great place!

We were three hikers trekking to Faulhorn for our first night of a 4-night backpack. It was a... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
charisma2015
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Wantage, New Jersey
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Faulhorn - not to be associated with laziness - offers a fantastic panorama on Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau (the classic Bernese Oberland Alps over 4000m), Finsteraarhorn and more. The best hike is from Schynige Platte to here and then to First via Bachalpsee (two days). Stay...More

Thank Masseneinwanderin
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were three hikers trekking to Faulhorn for our first night of a 4-night backpack. It was a great hike from 'First'. The staff was very friendly and accommodating and staying at Faulhorn is an experience to be remembered forever. While we were there they...More

Thank charisma2015
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We just passed by on our hike and were curious to see this old and famous hotel. However, we didn't see much of it, since we stayed only on the terrasse. It was worthwhile to see the great view nevertheless. The easy walk from Bachalpsee...More

Thank boxfish70
Reviewed 29 August 2017

If the weather is good a must go to spot on your long hike. They do have a restaurant and lodging here on the summit. I hiked here after taking the cable car up to First then hiked up to the rather uninteresting Bachalpsee then...More

Thank goodmanjl
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Travelled by cable car to First and then walked via lakes to summit. Last climb to summit is hard work but not long and definitely worth it. Restaurant at top is open and enjoyed a drink. Others were having lunch. Walked back to Burslap and...More

Thank Graham521
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Got early in the morning from Grindelwald center to Grindelwald-First Cable car station. From First station, continue to Bachalp See and then to Faulhorn. Total time of about 2 hours include stops for breakfast and taking some picture. When getting to the top of Faulhorn,...More

Thank Shahar123
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We visited the Faulhorn in Feb 2016 to do the Big Pub Fitz world's longest sled run down to Grindelwald. We took the cable car up to the First lift station and then rented a sled. From there we hiked the 3 hours up to...More

Thank Allison G
Reviewed 19 February 2017

One of the magic places in Switzerland. Easy to reach also in Winter, when you take the cableway from Grindelwald to First and then walk the very nice path up from there. It will take 2-3h depending on your shape and how much you sink...More

2  Thank SunriseSki
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Short but very steep climb to the top. At the peak the view should have been great but it was very cloudy so we could not appreciate the view. its very recommanded on a clear day. on the top there is a nce resturant were...More

1  Thank Evyatar M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Route : Reach First , Trek to Bachalpsee , Take a breather then head straight up to faulhorn , we took detour and descended from faulhorn to bussalp and boarded bus to grindelwald ..

1  Thank rpsaint
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