Switzerland Cities: Wengen
Right on the eastern slope over Lauterbrunnen, the ski center is located – Wengen (Wengen, 1274 m), whose tracks are descended both in the valley itself and east to Grindelwald. This is one of the most famous ski resorts of Switzerland, regularly taking the World Cup competitions on high-speed descent and slalom (usually in January).
Ski holiday in Wengen
In total in Wengen about 112 km of tracks (19 km "blue", 76 km "Red" and 17 km "Black") at altitudes from 1000 to 2500 meters. Lauberhorhorn mountain (2472 m) serves as the main starting point for the southeast orientation trails, and towering over it from the north ChuGgen (2520 m) gives the start of almost three dozen tracks of the northeast direction.
The slopes are serviced by 14 lifts (2 buckers). 4 largest tracks of the total length of Lena 40 km, 36 km of flat skiers and 14 km of cross-country trails, open rink, paragliding club and several sports centers. You can relax in 10 mountain shelters, in the village itself there are 3 restaurants, 3 discos and about a dozen of all sorts of snack bars, bars and cafes.
Ski season in Wengen lasts from the beginning of December to the first decade of April.
Adult subscription to the lifts in the Kleine Scheidegg sector – Mannlichen – Wengen stands on average 62 franc per day for adult and 31 franc – for a child, five-day – 255 and 128 francs, respectively. There is a system of various discounts and benefits with which you can find on the website of the resort WWW.Wengen.Com.
Summer holiday in Wengen
As soon as snow comes with, Wengen becomes an ideal starting point for hiking routes to the array of Jungfrau (4158 m) and characteristic "creamy cone" Zilberhorn (Silberhorn, 3695 m) in the south.
The air is amazingly clean here and fresh. Wengen is also famous for the best point of Canton Bern to monitor dawn and sunsets.