Bernese Alps


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Bernese Alps

, Oberland
a mountain range in SW Switzerland, the N central part of the Alps. Highest peak: Finsteraarhorn, 4274 m (14 022 ft.)
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30 Yarmouth The Lauberhorn is a mountain in the Bernese Alps, located between Wengen and Grindelwald.
The village of Gstaad lies in the midst of the Bernese Alps in southwestern Switzerland, on the border between the Germanand French-speaking parts of the country, and boasts magnificent surrounds, a pleasant alpine climate, cool mountain streams and lush green forests.
htm) recaps a three-day trek through the Bernese Alps in Switzerland.
On both sides of the Midway the world had come to strut its stuff: an ostrich farm and the Turkish Village and the Panorama of the Bernese Alps.
He knew the sixty-two mile route by heart, had flown it a dozen times and always enjoyed the panorama of the Urner and Bernese Alps.
From certain vantage points, snow-capped mountains line the horizon (the mighty Jungfrau, one of the highest summits in the Bernese Alps, is just an hour away), and idyllic, open countryside is on your doorstep, thanks to Switzerland's extensive, on-time public transport network.
Long before Bobs was born, Murren started its famed history as a summer resort, frequented by prominent English-speaking guests such as Alfred Tennyson, George Bernard Shaw, Princess Mary and Henry Morton Stanley, who flocked to the Bernese Alps to enjoy the scenery and the various sporting activities on offer.
Thankfully not, and we received a very warm welcome on arrival at the luxury hotel and spa, situated at the foot of the breathtaking Jungfrau mountain, part of the Bernese Alps.
BRIENZ at the foot of the picturesque Bernese Alps in Switzerland, normally packed with tourists and hikers at this time of year, was yesterday coated with mud and debris after days of devastating flooding.
It is possible to ski the Bernese Alps in the morning (the Jungfrau Region, for example, is a UNESCO Natural Heritage site) and spend the afternoon sailing one of the pristine lakes in the Bernese Oberland or Biel-Seeland.
The real drama of the Piz Gloria, however, is its breathtaking panorama of the Bernese Alps.