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Mürren (1650 m) - a marvellous mountain village, car-free, rich in tradition and originally the home of settlers from the Lötschen Valley in the Valais. Perched on a high, sunny terrace facing the famous Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, the village is the highest altitude ski resort in the Bernese Oberland. It nestles at the foot of the Schilthorn with its revolving Piz Gloria Restaurant, made world-famous by a James Bond film. In summer, Mürren is the perfect place from which to start a host of hikes, from simple to strenuous. You can reach Mürren from Lauterbrunnen by mountain railway (BLM) or from Stechelberg by aerial cableway (LSMS). Mürren has 350 inhabitants and a total of 2000 beds in 14 hotels and 250 holiday apartments.
Mürren "owns" eleven Hotels (two 4* Hotels), two guesthouses and the Sportchalet. These 14 accommodations offer to 800 guests a place to sleep and 1200 beds in 100 apartments.
Summer offers: 200 km hiking paths provide a hiking wonder world. Furthermore lots of native, folkloric and sports attractions await you in Mürren.
Winter offers: 53 km prepared ski slopes in and around Mürren (213 km slopes in the whole Jungfrau Region), chair lifts, cable cars, 6 chair lifts, 2 t-bars, 45 installations in the whole Jungfrau Region. A 12km cross country slope between and Lauterbrunnen. Besides that Mürren offers some toboggan paths from Mürren to Gimmelwald, Allmendhubel- Mürren, Gimmelen-Mürren.
Mürren isn't only a secret tip for families, individuals and those who are looking for relaxation; sportsmen will find in and around Mürren their own Eldorado. The Alpine Sportzentrum is a spectactor magnet.
If you stay in the car-free resort Mürren, you won't see the Schilthorn with its world famous revolving restaurant "Piz Gloria". The Piz-Gloria-Restaurant on 3000m turns itself 360° in one hour, so that visitors have a great view of a terrific panorama. On a clear day, 200 mountain peaks and 40 glaciers can be seen. Also the Black Forest, Jura and the Mont Blanc.
Mürren with its own panorama of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau is a cosy mountain village which lives off its own charm. Mürren has the center a lot of natural monuments. One of them is the Allmendhubel. It overlooks the village, a small, charming hill, which you can hike up or take the cable railway.
Gimmelwald (1400 m) nestles on a sunny terrace below Mürren, in the heart of the winter sports and summer hiking paradise of the stunning Schilthorn Region.
The small farming hamlet of 130 inhabitants is an ideal starting point for wonderful walks and hikes in a wild, romantic area. Massive rock faces, cascading waterfalls, fantastic forests, flower-filled mountain meadows and a wide variety of fauna - paradise!