“Walking in Switzerland’s Berner Oberland” offers easier options for visiting the incredible Jungfrau Region. Seniors, people with children, and anyone who wants to experience the mountains but not climb them will benefit from the 13 walks that are carefully described.
In this book, Laurel and Ric Barton guide you through the breathtaking scenery using itineraries suitable for anyone who likes to walk, likes to be in nature, and who enjoys Switzerland, but may not have the stamina for longer, more strenuous hikes.
This unique guide includes 13 options easily accessed from a home base in the Lauterbrunnen Valley and the towns of Mürren, Wengen, and Lauterbrunnen, as well information on when to visit, how to get around without a car, how to select a Swiss Pass, and sample itineraries to help you plan your stay of 3, 5, 7 or more nights.
- directions to the trailheads
- maps with links to customizable views
- walking time and distance
- where to eat along the trail
- many beautiful photographs
- details on how to use the system of mountain lifts, trains, and buses to access the breathtaking Alpine views.
Every walk is accessible by public transportation! In fact, a car is an unnecessary hindrance.
The Bartons have traveled to Lauterbrunnen annually discovering and documenting the walks to share with you so you can be certain every hike is within your ability.
Currently available for the Kindle in the U.S., and very soon in the U.K. and all worldwide Amazon markets.