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This blog provides information on the best restaurants, hotels and things to do when visiting the beautiful Wengen, Switzerland area.

Tags: Wengen, Switzerland, Lauberhorn Race, Jungfrau, Jungfraujoch

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  • Crime on Swiss Rail - Beware PickpocketsWhile we love living in Switzerland, there is a serious problem with pickpockets in train stations and on trains.Tourists can be lulled into a false sense of security with the cleanliness and punctuality of public transport in Switzerland.Here are a...
  • Article from the New York Times - Hiking the Alps of Goethe andAndrew Purvis, the author’s friend, hiking to Mürren, in the Bernese Oberland.By JOSHUA HAMMERPublished: May 1, 2013  copyright the New York TimesFACEBOOKTWITTERGOOGLE+SAVEE-MAILSHAREPRINTSINGLE PAGEREPRINTSWe were hiking in fog and driz...
  • Second Home Legislation and Wengen
    on Mar 24, 2013
    The Financial Times has published a very interesting article about the impact that the second homes legislation will have on Wengen.  View this article http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/d4bac2ae-8743-11e2-9dd7-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2OSxibXFT...
  • Another successful year for Wengen and the Lauberhorn Races
    on Jan 20, 2013
    Today brought to a close a weekend of fantastic skiing in Wengen. Felix Neureuther (28) of Germany powered to the World Cup slalom win today by 0.21 seconds over Austrian Marcel Hirscher (23). It was the Fourth World Cup victory for the German.  ...
  • Lauberhorn Race 2013
    on Jan 17, 2013
    The 2013 Lauberhorn Race kicks off this evening in Wengen village.  With temperatures hovering around -10C and frequent light snowfall conditions are perfect for an outstanding 3 days of racing.  The party starts this evening with the draw...
  • Snow Snow Snow in Wengen
    on Jan 11, 2013
    After a couple of weeks of temperatures just above freezing the snow is falling!  In the village of Wengen there has been about 50cm today with more expected over the weekend.  Perfect conditions for the 2013 Lauberhorn race starting on the...
  • Lauberhorn Downhill Race 2013 in Wengen
    on Dec 9, 2012
    Preparations are underway for the 2013 Lauberhorn Race to be held in Wengen in January.Here is the preliminary schedule:PROGRAMWednesday January 16, 2013 12.30 pm Lauberhorn Downhill training run Thursday January 17, 2013 11.30 am Pat...
  • Where to Ski and Snowboad in 2013
    on Nov 29, 2012
    The new guide by Dave Watts and Chris Gill is out. Here are a few things they say about Wengen.We like about Wengen: Some of the most spectacular scenery in the AlpsSmall, traditional, nearly traffic-free Alpine village Lots of long, gentle runs, ide...
  • The Snow Arrives in Wengen
    on Nov 29, 2012
    The village of Wengen is getting ready for Christmas and it looks like it will be a white one!View from the Bellevue Hotel 26 Nov 2012 ...
  • Signs of Winter in Wengen
    on Oct 29, 2012
    A light dusting of snow in the village signals an early start to winter in Wengen.  Watch this space for updates and news about the coming winter season.Here are a few articles of interest:1  Travel Review from Bern to Interlaken - stopping...
  • Miniature Railway at the Bellevue Hotel, Wengen
    on May 15, 2012
  • The Red Helmet - extreme sports filmed in Wengen
    on Apr 29, 2012
    The Red Helmet was an entrant into a Nissan competition featuring adventure sports.  The speed flying sequences, launched from a paraglider, are amazing.  Rock climbing, paragliding, base jumping and speed flying all around Wengen and into...
  • HIgh Adrenalin Sports around Wengen, SwitzerlandSky high in Interlaken by: Richard Madden From: The Australian April 21, 2012 12:00AM Base-jumping in Switzerland's Bernese Oberland. Picture: Alamy Source: Supplied ALL work and no play has made Jack, or in my case Dick, a dull boy. There's only on...
  • Travelling to Wengen? Photo trip from Interlaken to Wengen
    on Apr 20, 2012
    Click on this link to see a photo journey by train from Interlaken to Wengen.
  • Speedflying in Wengen
    on Apr 12, 2012
    Halvor Angvik and Jokke Sommer take a little trip into Wengen,Switzerland to do some speed flying down The Jungfrau. These canopies are around 85 sq/ft (7.7 sq/m) and can fly at speeds over 100 mph (160 kph) and are designed specifically for this spo...
  • The Downhill Only Club in Wengen is looking for a keen and organised skier for the 2012/13 winter season
    on Apr 8, 2012
    The Downhill Only Club seeks an experienced, qualified skier - BASI 2 or equivalent - who is a good organiser, communicator and host for holiday skiers, to manage the Club’s activities in Wengen, Switzerland, during the ski season commencing in Dec...
  • SkyWork Airlines marks successful year on London City-Bern route
    on Apr 5, 2012
    SkyWork Airlines’ London City-Bern service has become the star performer in the Swiss regional carrier’s route network after a successful 12 months. Over 11,160 passengers have flown the route in the first year and a further 13,745 are booked to...
  • Skiing in Wengen at Easter
    on Mar 21, 2012
    Ski Club of Great Britain has an excellent article about the Downhill Only Club.Family skiing made easy this EasterThe Ski Club's Vanessa Fisher looks at the different options when taking young children out to the mountainsSnowli at the children’s...
  • New Snow Report - Wengen 20 March 2012
    on Mar 20, 2012
    Wengen has perfect skiing conditions with over 10cm in the village and more on the mountains.7am on Tuesday 20 March 2012 - The Jungfrau7am on 20 March 2012 - the Lauterbrunnen Valley9am on 20 March 2012 - perfect snow and sunshineSunrise over the Ma...
  • Snow Report Wengen 19 March 2012
    on Mar 19, 2012
    Several inches of fresh snow have arrived in Wengen overnight.  It is still snowing and is expected to accumulate to 10cm.This picture from the Bellevue Hotel's webcam shows the snow accumulation.
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