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Mürren – Schilthorn

Switzerland | Region: Bernese Oberland

The futuristic, panoramic restaurant in the heart of the Mürren-Schilthorn station impressed the producers of the James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Service” in the late 1960s.

Mürren-Schilthorn Ski Resort

The 360-degree alpine panorama encompasses the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains, with views of almost 200 peaks and 40 glaciers stretching from Mont Blanc to the Black Forest. Mürren-Schilthorn is a small village situated at an altitude of 1,650 metres above the Lauterbrunnental valley.

From Lauterbrunnental you can take a tilting cable car to Stechelber, an aerial cable car that will take you to Mürren, where you will discover a very protected and natural area. Its idyllic valleys offer a total of more than 200 kilometres of varied hiking trails with magnificent views.

Completely car-free, you will enjoy a very different mountain atmosphere. From the village, you can take the Schilthorn to reach an altitude of 2970 metres. The area is also known for the Descente Infernale, a frenetic amateur ski race, which takes place in January with some 1800 participants.

The fastest cover the 15.8 km of slopes from the Schilthorn to Lauterbrunnental in just 15 minutes.

Mürren-Schilthorn ski resort is committed to sustainability

The Schilthorn ski resort is implementing measures to protect the environment. There are zones for the protection of flora and fauna. The revolving restaurant is solar-powered.

The villages of Mürren and Gimmelwald are car-free and only accessible by cable car. Ski busses provide transport to the valley.

The resort has rail connections. Lauterbrunnen railway station is right next to the base station of the Lauterbrunnen-Grütschalp cable car. A post bus takes visitors from the station to the Stechelberg-Mürren cable car base station. The train to Lauterbrunnen departs from Interlaken East station.

Unforgettable experiences in Mürren-Schilthorn

Culinary fireworks worthy of James Bond. The brunch in the 360-degree rotating restaurant leaves nothing to be desired. You can also sample regional delicacies and products in a beautiful mountain setting. Open daily until 2pm.

James Bond Brunch © Pinterest

On the wide, sunny toboggan runs around Mürren, you can enjoy a unique view of the Swiss Alps.

Whether you follow in the footsteps of James Bond or take the Apollo, both slopes are easily accessible via the lift system and offer plenty of fun for the whole family.

Sledge © Murren Schilthorn

Mürren-Schilthorn mountain resort in summer

Follow the lower village road from the Mürren railway station to the Sportchalet (village centre). At the end, you will reach the entrance to the via ferrata, which is located south of the retaining walls of the tennis courts. You can enjoy this activity from mid-June to the end of October.

Via Ferrata © Earth Trekkers

The 10 waterfalls of the Trümmelbach drain the mighty walls of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau glaciers at a rate of up to 20,000 litres of water per second. This natural spectacle in the Lauterbrunnen Valley is accessible via a lift tunnel.

Trümmelbach waterfalls © Interlaken

Hotels at the station Mürren-Schilthorn

Hotel Regina

Ideally situated at an altitude of 1600 metres and 100 metres from the ski lifts, Hotel Regina is a charming and cosy Art Nouveau hotel. It is located in the pedestrian village of Mürren on the mountainside with a breathtaking view of the spectacular Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks.

Hotel Regina © Booking

Hotel Bellevue ***

The Hotel Bellevue is located in the heart of Mürren, just a few steps from the funicular railway. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a small balcony with beautiful views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains.

You can enjoy delicious Swiss specialities and a selection of wines in the Alpine restaurant, which features a terrace with panoramic mountain views.

Hôtel Bellevue © Booking

Hotel Silberhorn ***

Located behind Lauterbrunnen’s main street and only 150 metres from the train station, Hotel Silberhorn offers easy access to the ski area and hiking trails. It also provides free parking and free Wi-Fi.

Hotel Silberhorn © Booking

Skiing in Mürren-Schilthorn: the resort’s strengths

✅ Eco-responsible resort: numerous initiatives to protect the environment.

✅ A wide range of services for families.

✅ Wide range of restaurants.

✅ Accommodation located close to the ski slopes.

✅ Access adapted for people with reduced mobility.

✅ Ski and snowboard schools with experienced professionals.

✅ Bus lines running within the resort to avoid the use of your own vehicle.

✅ Ideal resort for freestyle lovers, thanks to its snowpark.