SCHILTHORN

Discover Schilthorn: The Ultimate Swiss Mountain Experience with Swiss Travel Pass

Unlock the Beauty of Schilthorn and Save 50% with Swiss Travel Pass

Set off on an extraordinary adventure to Schilthorn, a jewel in Switzerland’s crown of mountains. More than just a peak, Schilthorn is a destination where panoramic views merge with cinematic legend. Ascend to its summit via the Schilthorn cable car, offering a journey filled with stunning scenery at every turn. For Swiss Travel Pass holders, this remarkable experience is even more accessible with a 50% discount. Fans of James Bond, nature enthusiasts, and adventure seekers alike will find Schilthorn a captivating and memorable Swiss highlight.

Schilthorn cable car ascending towards Schilthorn summit against a snowy mountain backdrop in winter.
Craft your unforgettable Switzerland itinerary starting with the breathtaking ascent to Schilthorn, made even more accessible with a 50% discount through our Schilthorn cable car service for Swiss Travel Pass holders.
Golden sunset hues over the 360°-Restaurant Piz Gloria at Schilthorn summit, accessible via the Schilthorn cable car.
Experience the magic of sunset at Piz Gloria, reached by the Schilthorn cable car, where the sky and the Swiss Alps unite in a breathtaking canvas.

How to Get to Schilthorn from Interlaken: Two Convenient Routes

Starting your journey from Interlaken, you have two convenient options to reach Schilthorn. And the best part? Swiss Travel Pass holders get a 50% discount on the cable car from Mürren and Stechelberg.

Option 1: Via Lauterbrunnen and Mürren

  • Train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen: Take a train from Interlaken Ost to Lauterbrunnen.

  • Cable Car to Mürren: From Lauterbrunnen, hop on a cable car to Mürren.

  • Final Cable Car to Schilthorn: From Mürren, a 30-minute cable car ride will take you to the summit of Schilthorn.

    Book Now: from Mürren (50% off with Swiss Travel Pass)

Option 2: Via Stechelberg

 

What to Expect at Schilthorn

Not just about the views, the summit offers a variety of experiences that make your visit unforgettable.

  • 360° Views: Marvel at the panoramic views of iconic peaks like the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau.

  • 360°-Restaurant Piz Gloria: Enjoy a meal like no other at this revolving restaurant, which offers a complete 360-degree view of the surrounding mountains.

    • James Bond-Themed Brunch: For a special treat, book a James Bond-themed brunch, available on select dates.
  • James Bond Experience: Step into the world of 007 with the interactive Bond World exhibition and the 007 Walk of Fame.

  • Hiking Trails: Venture out on the North Face Trail or other scenic viewpoints around the summit.

  • Altitude Precautions: At an elevation of 2,970 meters, it’s important to dress warmly and stay hydrated.

Interior of 360°-Restaurant Piz Gloria with panoramic mountain views, featuring a James Bond-themed brunch setup.
Dine in style at 360°-Restaurant Piz Gloria and elevate your experience with our special James Bond-themed brunch, available on select dates
Family exploring the interactive Bond World exhibition and posing at the 007 Walk of Fame at Schilthorn.
Bring the whole family into the world of 007 with interactive exhibits and the iconic 007 Walk of Fame.

Special Attractions Near Schilthorn: More Than Just a Mountain Summit

Schilthorn is the crown jewel, but the journey there is filled with other must-see attractions. Each offers a unique experience, making your trip an unforgettable Swiss adventure.

  • Birg: Just minutes away from Schilthorn by cable car, Birg offers breathtaking panoramic views, especially on clear days. Don’t miss the Thrill Walk, a suspended metal walkway that adds a dash of adrenaline to the scenic beauty.

  • Mürren: This car-free village serves as a gateway to various hiking trails and scenic viewpoints, including Schilthorn and Birg.

  • Allmendhubel “Flower Park” Playground: Perfect for families, this playground near Mürren is a relaxing spot with stunning views of the Jungfrau, Eiger, and Mönch peaks.

    • Mürren Mountain View Trail: For a more adventurous experience, numerous hiking trails like the Mürren Mountain View Trail start from here.
  • Gimmelwald: A charming village that’s just a short walk from Mürren, offering amazing views. This route is a personal favorite of ours.

Children cautiously walking on the Birg Thrill Walk.
The Birg Thrill Walk is a family-friendly adventure with stunning views at every step.
People leisurely strolling in Mürren village with the Swiss Alps in the background, captured in May.
Mürren in May: Where idyllic village life meets the grandeur of the Alps.

Upcoming Enhancements: Schilthorn Cable Construction Project

The future of Schilthorn is looking brighter than ever with the ongoing SCHILTHORNBAHN 20XX construction project. This major upgrade aims to enhance the cable car system and stations for an even better visitor experience.

  • Direct Connection Stechelberg – Mürren: Starting from November 2024, a direct cable car connection will be available between Stechelberg and Mürren, making the journey more convenient.

  • New Routes: The Mürren-Birg and Birg-Schilthorn cable car routes are also being replaced, with the new Mürren-Birg route opening in December 2024 and the Birg-Schilthorn route in March 2025.

  • Station Reconstruction: All stations are undergoing renovations to offer better facilities and services.

  • Temporary Closures: Due to the construction, the Thrill Walk at Birg may be partially closed, and some viewing spots on Schilthorn may be restricted. The Schilthorn will be closed between October 2024 and March 2025.

  • Project Completion: The entire project is expected to be finalized by 2026, promising an upgraded experience for all visitors.

Scenic walking route between Mürren and Gimmelwald with lush greenery.
Discover the beauty of the Mürren-Gimmelwald walking route, a journey through nature's finest.
New Schilthorn cable car under construction as part of the SCHILTHORNBAHN 20XX project.
The future is bright with the SCHILTHORNBAHN 20XX project, set to enhance your Schilthorn experience by 2026.

Why Choose Swiss Travel Pass for Your Schilthorn Adventure?

Experience the thrill of mountain excursions across Switzerland and enjoy a 50% discount on cable car tickets, including to the spectacular Schilthorn, with your Swiss Travel Pass. Get your pass now and elevate your Swiss travels!”

In conclusion, your visit to Schilthorn, one of Switzerland’s most magnificent peaks, is an experience enriched with panoramic beauty and a rich cinematic heritage. This iconic destination, easily accessible via the Schilthorn cable car, offers a unique glimpse into the heart of Switzerland’s stunning alpine landscapes. Utilizing your Swiss Travel Pass, you can delve into this and other mesmerizing experiences at a fraction of the cost. 

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