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Tandem Paragliding in Interlaken

1. Tandem Paragliding in Interlaken

Feel what it's like to be free as a bird as you float weightlessly through the air - the age-old dream of being able to fly has come true. Without any prior experience, you can accompany a seasoned pilot and discover the Jungfrau Region from a bird’s-eye view. A few simple steps are all it takes to enter a totally new world. Experience the breathtaking sensation of leaving the ground below you and flying freely into the air. The pilots have many years of experience and have taken thousands of flights. They'll teach you how to fly. You will start at Beatenberg in Amisbühl, at a height of 1,350 meters, and fly to Höhematte in Interlaken, a height of 550 meters. Your flight will last around 10-30 minutes, depending on wind conditions.

Glacier 3000 Cable Car Roundtrip Ticket

2. Glacier 3000 Cable Car Roundtrip Ticket

Directly between Gstaad and Les Diablerets lies this well-known and accessible glacier in Switzerland. It's only a 15-minute cable car ride up to almost 3000 meters. Nowhere else can you get up to any Swiss glacier so fast. The panoramic cable car ride alone is itself an adventure. At the top, the view opens up and guests can enjoy no less than 24 peaks over 4000 meters, inclunding the Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, Matterhorn, and Mont Blanc. This fantastic view can also be enjoyed from the restaurants Botta and Refuge de l'Espace. The best part is this place is open all year-round and it is a unique paradise for excursions. Crossing the Peak Walk by Tissot - a 107-meter long suspension bridge, which is by the way, the only one in the world to connect two peaks - is an adventure within itself. Guaranteed to raise your adrenaline level even higher is a wild glacier ride on the hightest situated toboggan run in the world - the Alpine Coaster. Other top attractions include the dogsled ride, a stroll over the Glacier Walk, or the Snowbus tour. Those who are hungry can enjoy regional specialities and international dishes at Restaurant Botta.

From Wilderswil: Schynige Platte Railway Round Trip and More

3. From Wilderswil: Schynige Platte Railway Round Trip and More

Take the traditional cogwheel train with open windows up to Schynige Platte, almost 2000 meters in altitude. Relax and enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Thun and the impressive mountains of Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau during the 50-minute ride. Enjoy the sounds of the alpenhorn, the Swiss traditional instrument, with a free live concert daily from 11 AM-2 PM. See the famous edelweiss flowers at close range at the Schynige Platte Alpine Garden where they grow along with the black lobelia, the paradise lily and around 650 other species in an easily accessible environment. Relax on the terrace of the restaurant and take in the amazing views. Enjoy a short stroll or try a 6-hour mountain tour. For children, the wooden cow Lily and her friends invite the little ones to play at the new playground right next to the mountain hotel. Parents can make themselves comfortable at the playground and be enchanted by the stunning mountain panorama.

Seilpark Interlaken Climbing Ticket

4. Seilpark Interlaken Climbing Ticket

After a 20-minute introduction, you can choose between 6 trails and a children’s course with varying degrees of difficulty. It is recommended that you spend 2.5-3 hours at the Seilpark Interlaken to take full advantage of everything on offer. The Seilpark Interlaken offers an attractive combination of adventure, team building, and personal achievements. It provides a suitable starting point for all types of occasions, especially for company outings and special events.

Bern: Guided City Walking Tour for Families

5. Bern: Guided City Walking Tour for Families

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. What was so mysterious about the Zytglogge? Why is it still running after 500 years? Bern Cathedral, Switzerland's tallest cathedral. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Why are the street signs in the old town different colors? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Bern. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!

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What people are saying about Canton Bern

Amazing!!!!!! HIGHLY recommend. Beautiful views- worth every second. You can bring your own go pro if you have one or pay for the photos ~$40 (which is also a good price). Spent about 15-20 mins in the air? Don't leave Switzerland until you do this!

I had a great experience with my instructor Laser. He explained the whole process extremely well and the entire flight from takeoff to landing was smooth. He even tuned the flight’s intensity to your liking and took great videos and pictures.

The instructors were so kind and fun, it was an amazing experience, I went in July and the weather was nice, it wasn't so cold. I would really recommend to have this experience in Interlaken! The view of the lake was beautiful

I had an amazing time with the Tandem Paragliding team. They were supportive, attentive and highly prepared to conduct the flight. Super recommended!

Great family activity! The guys were fun and professional- would definitely recommend