Wengen, a picturesque mountain village in the Jungfrau Region of Switzerland, is a unique destination in the Alps.
Nestled among impressive peaks, including the majestic trio of the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau, Wengen offers a breathtaking backdrop that captivates visitors from around the world.
The journey to Wengen is an adventure in itself. The village’s idyllic atmosphere is enhanced by the fact that it is only accessible by cogwheel train. The spectacular ride through rugged mountain slopes gives guests a taste of the beauty awaiting them in Wengen.
Wengen is not only a paradise for nature lovers but also a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. In the summer, countless hiking trails and mountain biking routes lead through lush forests and alpine meadows. Those seeking thrills can embark on climbing adventures or try paragliding, all while enjoying the fascinating views of snow-capped peaks.
In winter, Wengen transforms into a winter wonderland. The village is part of the Jungfrau Region ski area, offering top-notch slopes for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. The snow-covered landscape also invites picturesque winter walks and sleigh rides.
The architecture of Wengen contributes to the charm of the village. Traditional wooden houses with intricate carvings lend a rustic elegance to the surroundings. The car-free atmosphere creates a peaceful and relaxed environment, allowing visitors to enjoy the silence of the mountains and the pure mountain air.
The hospitality of the locals adds to the feeling of being at home in Wengen. The cozy hotels, charming restaurants, and traditional mountain inns not only provide accommodation and meals but also offer insight into the local culture and way of life.
Wengen is more than just a destination – it is a place that appeals to the senses and touches the soul. Whether exploring nature, seeking an adrenaline rush, or simply savoring the tranquility, Wengen in the Jungfrau Region is a place that one wants to experience time and time again.
Leisure activities in Wengen
Snow Show Wengen
The Wengen Ski School invites you to an impressive show. The demonstration of various snow sports with lots of fun and action is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
12th February 2024 at 9:00 PM
19th February 2024 at 9:00 PM
26th February 2024 at 9:00 PM
A stroll to Staubbachbänkli with a stop at Mary’s Café.
Mary’s Café open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Starting at the hotel: Head down the driveway and turn left. The path is well-signposted. If the starting point is Wengen Station, then head down, through the underpass, towards Hotel Bären, where the path turns left towards Innerwengen. The path is paved and runs alongside the finish area of the International Lauberhorn Ski Races. Right next door is Café Mary. 5 minutes further, you’ll reach the destination with many benches. From there, you have a perfect view of the Staubbach Falls, the highest free-falling waterfall in Switzerland at 297 meters. From approximately late February to May, with a bit of luck, you can observe ibex. This trail is also perfect for families with a stroller.
Sledding (see Ski Trail Map)
Sledding is possible in and around Wengen. For example, from the Eiger Glacier to Kleine Scheidegg or from Männlichen to Wengen.
Ice Skating Rink
Where: Right next to the Tourist Center. When: Daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Prices with guest or local resident card:
Children up to 15 years: Free
Adults: CHF 6.-
ce skate rental: CHF 8.-
A comfortable walking path leads from one station of the themed trail to the next and in less than half an hour to the rock ledge, to the crown-shaped viewing platform. The starting point is marked at the cable car station.