Travel to Switzerland and Alps

Day 4 Freiburg - Grindelwald (115 Km.)

(in 35 Km.) Berne, whose name has its origins in a "bear", is the political capital of the Swiss confederation. It is located in the German-speaking Switzerland. It houses the seat of government, administration and the diplomatic headquarters of other countries.

Berne - The Clock Tower

Berna - The Clock Tower

Berne - Cathedral

Berne - Cathedral

Lago Thuner

Lake Thun

(in 35 Km.) Thun: is located where the River Aare flows out of Lake Thun (Thunersee), 30 km south of Bern. Their main sights are The Castle (twelfth century) with a history museum That has several sections about medieval armors and weaponry and rural life, the Rathaus (townhall), erected in the sixteenth century, the Wocher Panorama, the oldest remaining panorama drawing in the world and the Lake Thun and the view of the Alps.

Thun

Thun

The lake Thun is fed by water from Lake Brienz to the south east, which lies 6 metres higher than Lake Thun and various streams in the Oberland, including the Kander. Lake Thun was created after the last ice age and was originally part of Lake Brienz. The historic combined lake is called Wendelsee by geologists and historians.

Thun

Thun

(in 25 Km.) Interlaken: As its name suggests runs between two lakes, and the summits of the Jungfrau and the Finsteraarhorn watch it, the center of city life develops in Högeweg. In the city there is also a casino and a Castle, worth seeing.

(in 20 Km.) Grindelwald: Town near Interlaken from which you can take the train to the Jungfrau.