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Schynige Platte

(3 Reviews)

Explore Swiss Alps at Schynige Platte: scenic train, Alpine Garden, diverse hikes, breathtaking views, culinary delights, alpine wildlife, and family-friendly activities.

About this offer

  • Scenic Train RideEnjoy a picturesque journey to Schynige Platte.
  • Access to Alpine GardenExplore the beauty of diverse alpine flora.
  • Hiking Trails Embark on various trails for a memorable outdoor experience.
  • Breathtaking ViewsTake in the iconic peaks and stunning landscapes.
  • Culinary Delights Savor delicious meals amidst the Swiss Alps.
  • Wildlife Insights Gain knowledge about the fascinating alpine wildlife.



Highlights
  • Embark on a breathtaking scenic train ride to Schynige Platte, offering unrivaled views of the Swiss Alps.
  • Visit the historic Schynige Platte Hotel, where you can indulge in delectable Swiss cuisine while soaking in the majestic scenery.
  • Explore the fascinating Alpine Garden, featuring a diverse collection of mountain plants amidst stunning natural surroundings.
  • Use Schynige Platte as a starting point for further outdoor activities like mountain biking or extended hikes in the surrounding area.
Full Description

The Schynige Platte Railway has been in operation on the same picturesque route between Wilderswil and Schynige Platte since 1893. Upon reaching the summit, visitors are not only treated to breathtaking views of the Bernese Oberland but also have the opportunity to encounter a diverse range of Swiss wildlife and partake in local traditions.

Mountain Railway Route:

Starting Point: Wilderswil

Intermediate Stop: Breitlauenen, near the mountain inn Breitlauenen

Final Destination: Schynige Platte

Additional Details:

The Schynige Platte cable car features comfortable wooden benches.
It is suitable for families with baby carriages, wheelchair users, and dogs.
The valley station is conveniently located at the Wilderswil train station.
Please be aware that train services may be subject to cancellations in the event of adverse weather conditions.

Our Tip
  • Arrive early in the day for a peaceful and uncrowded experience.
  • Consider bringing a good camera to capture the stunning landscapes.
  • Plan for a leisurely visit to make the most of this unique alpine experience.

Price Includes

  • Rail ticket from Wilderswil to Schynige Platte
  • Single or return

Price Excludes

  • Food & drinks
Meeting Point

Wilderswil train station, 3812 Wilderswil

What to bring
  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Weather-Appropriate Clothing
  • Sun Protection
  • Cash or Card
Requirements
  • Ensure you have a valid ticket or pass for the Schynige Platte Railway to board the train.
  • Wear comfortable clothing suitable for outdoor activities. Consider dressing in layers to adapt to potential changes in weather.
  • Wear sturdy, comfortable walking shoes as there may be uneven terrain on trails and in the Alpine Garden.
  • Bring sun protection essentials like sunscreen, sunglasses, and a wide-brimmed hat, especially in sunny weather.
  • Capture the stunning landscapes and memorable moments during your visit.
  • Carry a form of identification, such as a passport or ID card, as it may be required in certain situations.
Date and Times

 from April to November

FAQ

How do I get to Schynige Platte?

You can reach Schynige Platte by taking the Schynige Platte Railway from Wilderswil. The railway has been in operation since 1893.

What can I expect to see at Schynige Platte?

Schynige Platte offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Bernese Oberland and the Swiss Alps. You can also explore the Alpine Garden and potentially encounter local wildlife.

Are there hiking opportunities at Schynige Platte?

Yes, there are well-marked hiking trails suitable for various skill levels, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the region.

Is there a restaurant or dining option at Schynige Platte?

Yes, you can dine at the Schynige Platte Hotel, where you can enjoy a meal with a stunning mountain backdrop.

What should I wear for the trip to Schynige Platte?

It’s recommended to wear comfortable clothing and sturdy walking shoes, especially if you plan to explore the trails and gardens.

Is there an admission fee to enter Schynige Platte?

Yes, there is an admission fee for the Schynige Platte Railway, which provides access to the area.

Are there any specific considerations for adverse weather conditions?

In case of bad weather, there may be train cancellations. It’s advisable to check the weather forecast and be prepared for potential changes in weather.

Can I bring my own food or snacks to Schynige Platte?

Yes, you are welcome to bring your own snacks or light refreshments. However, there are also dining options available at the Schynige Platte Hotel.

Is Schynige Platte suitable for families with children?

Yes, Schynige Platte is family-friendly and offers activities suitable for children, including exploring the Alpine Garden and enjoying the scenic train ride.



3 Reviews
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Seraphina

Group Traveller

The journey to Schynige Platte aboard the historic cogwheel train is an adventure in itself. The scenic ride through lush meadows and dense forests adds an extra layer of excitement to the overall experience. A truly memorable ascent

26. September 2023

Zarae

Solo Traveller

Schynige Platte offers a breathtaking escape into the Swiss Alps. The panoramic views from the cogwheel train are awe-inspiring, and the summit provides a serene haven for nature lovers. A must-visit for anyone seeking mountain bliss

26. July 2023

Kellan

Couple Traveller

The Alpine Garden at Schynige Platte is a botanical wonderland. Rare and vibrant alpine flowers bloom amidst stunning landscapes. The educational trails provide insights into the unique flora, making it a paradise for plant enthusiasts

18. July 2023
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