The Best Things To Do in Interlaken

Interlaken is the tourist capital of the Bernese Oberland. region. Also, knows as The town between the lakes, it has been a vacation resort for more than 300 years. The town is a major tourist destination acting as a gateway to the various mountains, lakes and other treasures of the Swiss Alps. The town acts as a base camp for all the adventure enthusiasts who have come to explore, hike and conquer the treasures and mountains of the Swiss Alps.

The best way to make the most of your experience of this paradise amidst the hills is by taking part in some of the best things to do in Interlaken which include taking a tour of places like Hoheweg, Harder, Schynige Platte, Lake Thun, Lake Brienz, St. Beatus Caves, Alpine Garden, The Eiger Trail, Bachalpsee and the Maennlichen Romantikweg. When in the town one has to catch a glimpse of the history of Interlaken in the various museums and castles in and around the town like Touristik Museum, Unspunnen Castle, Rothenfluh Ruins, Heimat museum and the Interlaken Monastery and Castle. One of the top things to do when in Interlaken is to make the most of your surroundings and take part in some adrenaline pumping adventure and outdoor sports like hiking, trekking, canoeing, sailing, rafting, canyoning, hang-gliding, base-jumping, para-sailing, cycling, trekking, skiing and much more. The pristine beauty of Interlaken gives you a pleasant, delightful and memorable experience to take back home.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Interlaken, Switzerland

Must see places in Interlaken ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Interlaken and point of interests to visit.

  1. Harder Kulm

    #1 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    Harder Kulm

    Tags: Mountain, Trail, View Point, Hiking Trail

    Address: Harderkulm, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    They call this mountain 'Intelaken's Local Mountain'. Of all the huge massifs rising all around the Bern Canton, this one is probably the easiest to get to the top. It is only 1322 metres tall, and yo...Read more

  2. Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland

    #2 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland Image

    Tags: Entertainment, Workshop

    Address: Jungfraustrasse 35, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 08:00 pm Details

    People don't immediately associate Interlaken with chocolates but this delightful and friendly workshop and chocolate making will soon fix that for you. Tatiana and Michaela offer hour long workshops....Read more

  3. Touristik-Museum Der Jungfrau-Region

    #3 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    Touristik-Museum Der Jungfrau-Region

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Obere G. 28, 3800 Unterseen, Switzerland

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    Opened in 1980, the Touristik Museum showcases exhibits which mark the history of tourism in Switzerland over the years. Offering a perspective of tourists who have visited the country, the museum is ...Read more

  4. Kunsthaus Interlaken

    #4 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    Kunsthaus Interlaken

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Specialty Museum

    Address: Jungfraustrasse 55, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    People don't usually visit Interlaken with an intent to explore the local culture - music, theater and dance, literature and film. But it exists, and it all comes to life at this culture and art galle...Read more

  5. Höhematte

    #5 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken

    Tags: Church, Park, Cafe, Theatre

    Address: Hohematte, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Smack dab in the center of Interlaken this 14 acre park is one of the city's nicest hangouts. Not only are the views of Jungfrau tantalising, but in springtime and other warm seasons, the park is a ka...Read more

  6. Rugenbrau

    #6 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken

    Tags: Tour, Food And Drinks, Brewery

    Address: Wagnerenstrasse 40, 3800 Matten b. Interlaken, Switzerland

    Timings: 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    This historic brewery, formed in 1892, is now a winery and distillery too. With seven home brews, wines from all over Europe (including their own Pinot Noir and Chardonnay) and six different whiskeys,...Read more

  7. Unspunnen Castle

    #7 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    Unspunnen Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Unspunnen Castle (Ruin), 3812 Wilderswil, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Continuing the castle trail of Interlaken is this 12th century ruin. It changed hands multiple times during its history and played a prominent role in local conflicts. Abandoned in the 18th century th...Read more

  8. Rothenfluh Ruins

    #8 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    Rothenfluh Ruins

    Tags: Trail, Hiking Trail, Ancient Ruin, Castle

    Address: Kirchgasse 43 3812 Wilderswil

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The second and more remote of the ruins of Wilderswil, this 13th century castle was abandoned in the 16th century, after which it fell into ruins. The ruins are not easy to get to, but there are two p...Read more

  9. Ruine Weissenau

    #9 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    Ruine Weissenau

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Ruine Weissenau, 3800 Unterseen, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Cross the River Aare into Unterseen from Interlaken. Follow the boat canal to the mouth of the river. There, you'll find the ruins of an ancient castle from the 13th century. Its origins are unclear, ...Read more

  10. The Eiger Trail

    #10 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    The Eiger Trail

    Tags: Trail, View Point, Hiking Trail, Adventure

    Address: Eigergletscher, 3823 Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Of all the trails in the Grindelwald region, none come closer to the north face of the Eiger than this one. Barely a short walk from the station later you'll find yourself right under the incredible m...Read more

  11. Bachalpsee

    #11 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken

    Tags: Mountain, Waterfront, Hiking Trail, Lake

    Address: Bachalpsee, Grindelwald, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    In a region known for its hiking trails this one has become famous for being perhaps the most postcard-perfect. At the end of the hike is a mirror lake, popular for the crystal clear reflection the mo...Read more

  12. Bergrestaurant Bussalp

    #12 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    Bergrestaurant Bussalp

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Bussalpstr, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    So there are several ways to get to this restaurant hamlet 1800 metres above sea level. The easiest would be to take the yellow bus from Grindelwald up to here, a 40 minute ride. But you should also k...Read more

  13. Faulhorn

    #13 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail, Adventure

    Address: 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Rising 2,681 metre high between Lake Brienz and Grindelwald, this featureless summit is the popular end point of several hiking trails. The mountain's location gives it an unparalleled dominant view o...Read more

  14. Jungfrau Park

    #14 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    Jungfrau Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Amusement Park, Theme Park, Entertainment

    Address: Jungfrau ParkObere Bönigstrasse 100, 3800 Matten b, Interlaken, Switzerland.

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Good ideas will usually persist no matter what they have to survive first. This park is Exhibit A of that theory. Started as “Mystery Park” as a homage and miniature recreation of some of ...Read more

  15. Maennlichen Romantikweg

    #15 of 144 Things To Do in Interlaken
    Maennlichen Romantikweg

    Tags: Trail, View Point, Hiking Trail, Adventure

    Address: Maennlichen, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Romantic trail is well named. Consider your scenery. To the south, you always in sight of Eiger's forbidding north wall. A gentle breeze brushes through beautiful meadows of cotton grass and flowe...Read more

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  • St Beatus Caves

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Rogglischeune

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Burgruine Weissenau

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Kirche Amsoldingen

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Meiringen Burgruine Resti

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Brunngasse

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Oeschinensee

  • Lake Brienz

  • Lake Brienz

  • Lungernsee

  • Bachalpsee

  • Eisee

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  • Schloss Spiez

    Schlossstrasse 16

  • Ed. Jobin AG

    Hauptstrasse 111

  • Schloss Thun

    Schlossberg 1

  • Ballenberg Open-Air Museum

    Museumsstrasse 131

  • Sherlock Holmes Museum

    Bahnhofstrasse 26

  • Schloss Oberhofen


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  • Jungfrau Park

    Obere Bönigstrasse 100

    Amusement Parks Restaurants
  • Kinderspielplatz Funland

    Tempelstrasse 18

    Amusement Parks
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  • Congress Centre Kursaal Interlaken AG

    Strandbadstrasse 44

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  • Bistro Bar Ratsstübli

    Rathausplatz 6

    Bars Restaurants
  • Restaurant Neuhaus

    Allmendstrasse 32

    Restaurants Bars Night Clubs
  • Eden Beach

    Seestrasse 12

    Fast Food Bars
  • Avocado Bar

    Dorfstrasse 158

    Bars Restaurants
  • Appaloosa Saloon

    Thunstrasse 45

    Mexican Bars
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  • Casino Interlaken

    Strandbadstrasse 44

    Casinos and Gaming
  • City Park

    Postgasse 10

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Interlaken Classics

    Höheweg 72

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Phönix Spiele

    Obere Hauptgasse 60

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino Thun / GOLDEN GAMES Peter Schorno

    Hofstettenstrasse 35

    Casinos and Gaming Bars
  • Casino Thun Betriebs AG

    Hofstettenstrasse 35

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Strandbad Bönigen

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  • Alpiglen

  • North face Trail

  • Schilthorn

  • Sunnighorn

  • Dossenhütte SAC

  • Gschwandtenmad

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  • Brünig Indoor - Schiess-Sport-Zentrum

    Walchistrasse 30

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Waffenhaus Schneider

    Dorfplatz 12a

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Kurt Klopfenstein

    Interlakenstrasse 80

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Hans Brunner


    Hunting and Fishing
  • Rudolf Thomann

    Dorfgässli 1

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Maeders Gastronomie Betriebe AG


    Hunting and Fishing
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  • Arena Thun

    Weststrasse 12

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Rollhockeyhalle Wimmis

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  • Sporthalle Lachen

    Gwattstrasse 25

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  • Ilfisstadion

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  • Ilfis Stadium

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  • Lachen Stadion

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