Interlaken means ‘in between the lakes’ and known as a resort town, and situated on Aare River between two lakes Thun and Brienz in central Switzerland, and a gateway to Bernese Oberland. Interlaken is a base town, for those who wish to explore the surroundings of Bernese Oberland. The centre of Interlaken town is very small and situated in the plains of the valley, and not in the Alps Mountain, but is surrounded by Bernese Alps. The town of Interlaken is located at the edge of three regions: the Lake thun, Lake Brienz and Jungfrau Region. The town of Interlaken is a lively place with numerous shops and a wide range of selective hotels and restaurants. Families travelling with kids who seek fun are infact better of being in Interlaken then in a small village that has fewer facilities to offer. The location near the plains of the valley and in between the lakes enjoys good weather. There are some amazing and scenic regions surrounding Interlaken town. The town of Interlaken has numerous sports and outdoor adventure activities, and traditional and cultural events that take place year round. Visit some of the viewing attraction points, go on a scenic trip to explore the nature and its surroundings and don’t forget to go hiking. Take a relaxed boat ride to enjoy the views of the beautiful Lake Thun or get on the cogwheel steam railway and admire the stunning view of Central Switzerland and Bernese Alps, or walk along the Staubbach Fall and soak in the beautiful picturesque sight of Lauterbrunnen Valley, enjoy watching a show at the William Tell Open Air Theatre. Although Interlaken is a small town there is lot to explore and experience!
The resorts and hotel accommodation in Interlaken are within the walking distance from the railway station providing easy access to main tourist attractions. The top hotel in Interlaken Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel und Spa is a luxury 19th century hotel offers plush and traditional furnished rooms with exceptional room service. Lindner Grand Hotel Beau Rivage is the best hotel in Interlaken, the rooms are elegant and neoclassical style overlooking the Alps and Aare River. Hotel Krebs AG is a 4-star hotel offering sleek rooms and suites with mountain view.