Grindelwald-First

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Grindelwald-First
4.5
Ski & Snowboard Areas
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08:30 - 17:30
Monday
08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:30
Thursday
08:30 - 17:30
Friday
08:30 - 17:30
Saturday
08:30 - 17:30
Sunday
08:30 - 17:30
About
The key element of the First Aerial Cableway is the cableway with six-seater gondolas travelling from Grindelwald up to First via Bort and Schreckfeld. The gondola cableway has a capacity of up to 1,200 persons per hour with a travelling time of approximately 25 minutes. Aside from the gondola cableway, Firstbahn AG also has three chairlifts and two ski lifts.
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CPaM68
Texas608 contributions
Jul 2021
This was an amazing gondola ride with some beautiful mountain views. Just sit back and enjoy the ride as the cable car takes you up in three stages from the station in Grindelwald to First (7106 ft. above sea level). If you want, you can get out at any of the three stations and wander around, start a hike, or hop in another car and head to the top. During the 25-minute ride you’re guaranteed some breathtaking views of the north face of the Eiger. Once you arrive at First, you are provided a list of activities to choose from: some wonderful hikes, the cliff walk, various zip-lines, downhill scooter or cart rides, paragliding, or just sitting on the terrace of Berggasthaus First Restaurant. From the restaurant terrace, we enjoyed watching the hang gliders take off and were surprised that they were coming so close to the side of the mountain and the restaurant as they flew around. It seemed like they were zooming by so close that you could nearly just reach out and touch them. My 9-year-old granddaughter loved the whole experience. It was a little expensive, (about $30 US per person) but well worth it. Some say that the trip to the top of First on a nice day is better that the train to the top of Jungfrau, which we did not do. This is the stuff vacation dreams are made from. Switzerland is truly beautiful, and we loved our stay in Grindelwald.
Written 10 May 2022
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avipiti
Hod Hasharon, Israel1,987 contributions
Mar 2022
We took the gondola up to First on a day with a sand storm from the Sahara desert, so the views weren't as good as expected. The First Flyer zipline was closed due to snow/sand/rain. The cliff walk was fun. Hopefully next time the weather will be better...
Written 1 April 2022
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CarolPamela
Swansea, UK91 contributions
Feb 2022
This was the first time in a cable car for my granddaughter and she loved it! We all did. The weather was ideal with bright blue skies and perfect white snow. We are not skiers but we enjoyed several hours at the top just experiencing the scenery. I would highly recommend this trip.
Written 27 February 2022
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KP
4 contributions
Feb 2022 • Couples
Cashier was completely rude and loud when speaking to me for no reason. Unnecessary attitude. This is the only rude experience I have had throughout my interaction throughout Europe. Will not return to First.
Written 11 February 2022
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JHMTTL
Woodbine, MD1,538 contributions
Jul 2021
We took the Grindelwald First cable car to the top of the mountain. The views were wonderful. At the top we walked along the trail and had lunch at on of the mountain top restaurants.
Written 30 December 2021
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The Travel Couple - Chathu & Ishanka
Kalutara, Sri Lanka927 contributions
Sep 2021 • Couples
Absolutely mesmerising views from here. You'll surely be amazed with mountains views all around. You can try the cliff walk which takes you around the cliff in a bottom see though pathway/Bridge. Also we recommend you to take the walk up to the Bachalpse lake. The views from there also really amazing.
Written 7 October 2021
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NICHOLAS T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates5,149 contributions
Sep 2021 • Couples
Grindelwald First offers loads to do.

The cable car station is just off the Main Street and it is then a long, incredibly picturesque, cable car ride up the hill to grindelwald first. There are lots of activities on offer at the summit, including electric bikes, carting, a zip wire and an elevated walkway high above the valley floor looking back to the stunning snow capped alps in the background.

It is also a great kicking off point for loads of stunning hikes.
Written 12 September 2021
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Thank you very much for your feedback, your jungfrau.ch-Team
Written 3 October 2021
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Isaac N
1 contribution
Aug 2021 • Solo
Why is it 64Fr return up here?? i understand switzerland is an expensive country but this is absolutely extortionate! a beautiful and safe ride that nonetheless leaves you desperately short of change once you get off and even contemplate the cliff walk or activities
Written 6 September 2021
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jclin10
NYC80 contributions
Aug 2021
So much to see and do - for starters, the hiking is hauntingly beautiful, with lots of cows and their charming cowbells along the way, and the views of the majestic Swiss Alps (mountain peaks, glaciers, moraines, all of it) are unbeatable. Also lots of adventure, for different ages of children and adults. One unexpected delight for us was the trotti-bike (sort of a hybrid scooter / bicycle) down the mountain and through the village of Grindelwald.
Written 5 September 2021
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Many thanks for your wonderful feedback Your jungfrau.ch-Team
Written 7 September 2021
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JST123
Florida30 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
Expensive - but this is Switzerland but the mountain is well done. Not a great experience on the flier - very slow moving line. However everything else was quick, well run and loads of fun. Our highlight the mountain carts which anyone can do.
Written 6 August 2021
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Many thanks for your nice feedback jungfrau.ch-team
Written 9 August 2021
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