City Orientation Walk (Self Guided), Interlaken

Interlaken, situated between two alpine lakes, is a true paradise for tourists, especially those who are sports enthusiasts. It houses a Roman Catholic Church, the Garden of Friendship, Casino Kursaal, a tourist museum, and many other interesting attractions. Follow this self-guided tour to discover this beautiful city!
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City Orientation Walk Map

Guide Name: City Orientation Walk
Guide Location: Switzerland » Interlaken (See other walking tours in Interlaken)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Author: leticia
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Roman Catholic Church

1) Roman Catholic Church

Near the prominent and historic Interlaken Castle you will find a Catholic church. Situated on Schlossstrasse, this Swiss religious building houses a Roman Catholic parish church, which offers worship masses, religious education, and other services.
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Garden of Friendship

2) Garden of Friendship

Located on Höheweg Street next to the Hotel Interlaken, the Garden of Friendship is the first Japanese garden in Switzerland. It symbolizes friendly relationships between the cities of Interlaken and Otsu in Japan. The garden was created in 1995 by a landscape gardener from Otsu and represents traditional Japanese gardens, with plenty of water, flora, and harmony.
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Höheweg

3) Höheweg (must see)

Höheweg is the main street in Interlaken, which stretches from the city’s central square to the east. This street is home to a huge number of fashionable hotels, restaurants, cafes, local shops, night venues, and is a touristic, shopping, and entertainment center.
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Casino Kursaal

4) Casino Kursaal (must see)

Casino Kursaal is one of the most popular and prominent night venues in Interlaken. This magnificent venue houses a restaurant and casino, and is also a perfect place to enjoy a Swiss folklore show, various conferences, exhibitions, banquets, events and catering.
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Covered Bridge

5) Covered Bridge

If you want to cross the River Aare, you'll need to take this bridge. It is a nice covered wooden bridge, which stands on a concrete foundation and provides wonderful views over the river and the surrounding landscape. Admire Swiss beauty and harmony!
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Stadthausplatz

6) Stadthausplatz

Stadthausplatz can be found on the left bank of Interlaken. This tourist attraction is a small pleasant square that is home to a number of cafes, terraces, restaurants, and shops. You will also find here a tall old chapel, constructed with small stones.
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Touristik Museum der Jungfrau Region

7) Touristik Museum der Jungfrau Region

Touristik Museum der Jungfrau Region was the first regional museum in Switzerland dedicated to tourism. It is situated on Obere Gasse Street, near the Stadthausplatz, and occupies three floors. Here you will learn more about the history of tourism in the Jungfrau Region in all its forms, from its beginning to the present.

Walking Tours in Interlaken, Switzerland

Create Your Own Walk in Interlaken

Create Your Own Walk in Interlaken

Creating your own self-guided walk in Interlaken is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Interlaken Nightlife Walking Tour

Interlaken Nightlife Walking Tour

Although Interlaken is a small Swiss town, it has some great nightlife spots. Home to a number of bars and pubs, as well as several live music venues and night clubs, you are certain find the best spot for you to enjoy a night out. The majority of venues are located in hotels, which is convenient for tourists. Follow this walking tour to find the most popular nightlife spots in Interlaken!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Interlaken Shopping Walking Tour

Interlaken Shopping Walking Tour

Interlaken is a great Swiss shopping destination, famous for its wide collections of souvenirs, watches, chocolate, and sports equipment. Its main street -Höheweg- has plenty of local shops, fashionable boutiques, and other stores. This walking tour will lead you through the most popular shopping venues in Interlaken.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km