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Visit These fairy-tale Villages to Capture the Real Essence of Switzerland!

The travel guide-book may prompt you to visit the snow-capped mountains, the beautiful lakes in Switzerland, but you cannot witness the real beauty of Switzerland without visiting these dreamy villages.

You will have a magnificent experience in these Swiss villages with lustrous green meadows, grazing cows, singing birds, flower-adorned wooden chalets. Here, we have picked some pristine Swiss villages you should not skip visiting at all. Here we go-

Grindelwald

It is a small picturesque village situated in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland. It is also popular as the ‘glacier village’ where the hikers and the adventure enthusiasts soak in the beauty of nature while taking a ride on the First Flyer.

This village is girdled by the rocky cliffs of the Swiss Alps. The hikes can also enjoy the sight of the Lutschine river while walking through the tunnels, wooden walkways and a spiderweb net. The chirping of the birds, the tingling of the cow-bells, and the clear fresh air makes the whole ambience ethereal.

Murren

Nestled at the foot of Schilthorn mountain, this beautiful mountain village in Bernese Oberland region, resides an altitude of 5,374 ft. The visitors can get a majestic view of the three mountains of Monch, Eiger, and Jungfrau range. It is a tourist’s favourite destination for winter sports like hiking and trekking. The village looks like small cozy town adorned with old, wooden chalets.

From Lauterbrunnen, you can reach there by an aerial cableway to Grutschalp and then take a cogwheel train to Murren.

Wengen

It resides at the foot of the three big mountain range Jungfrau-Eiger-Monch. The spectacular view is enough to take a halt in this scenic village. This car-free Alpine village offers panoramic views of Lauterbrunnen Valley and breathtaking Schilthorn and Jungfrau mountains.

You can see beautiful wooden houses and chalets decorated with flowers all around. It is a year-around favourite destination to indulge in some adventurous sports like skiing in winter and hiking through the lush green hills in Spring.

Spiez

The peaceful village situated on the bank of the lake Thun and it is popular for an iconic medieval castle. You will fall in love with the majestic village because of the jaw-dropping scenery of the Alps, enchanting vineyards, and the pristine lake Thun.

The visitors can go for a circular hike to enjoy the beautiful views of the mountainous terrain, check in the 1000-year old church in the Spiez Castle, and enjoy a boat ride on the Lake Thun.

Gimmelwald

This idyllic swiss Alpine village is a picture-perfect destination to get drowned in the tranquil beauty of the Lauterbrunnen valley in Switzerland. You will feel like you have landed on another world as soon as you turn your head to Gimmelwald.

It is another small car-free Swiss village which is accessible only by hiking or a cable-car. The quiet, and slow-paced life will surely mesmerize you and give you a fresh relief from the chaotic urban life.

Lauterbrunnen

This Swiss Alpine village located in the Lauterbrunnen Valley, which is also called ‘Valley of 72 waterfalls. This tiny village are surrounded by the sturdy cliffs, and the snow-clad mountains.

The small wooden chalets against the background of the eye-soothing green pastures make the village surreal. The tourists can reach the village by taking a train ride from the Interlaken Ost station.

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