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I have spent a three weeks' holiday in Interlaken this summer, for the fourth time. I have updated some tips, and added a few ones.
There are many beautiful places in Switzerland, one of the reasons for me to choose Interlaken when I went there the first time, in 2003, was that I wanted (I needed) a longer holiday than usual: 3 weeks. In three weeks, even in a summer as hot and dry as the one of that ear, it is very likely to have some days of really bad weather, when you do not feel like walking mountain paths, so a too small village is not the ideal place to stay.
Interlaken is the proper place for the holiday I had in mind: plenty of shops, restaurants, bars, even a casino, for those days or evenings when one is in the mood for a more urban way of life, but also surrounded by beautiful mountains and close to the best places for alpine excursions.
After that first experience I still wanted to see more of the places around Interlaken and, most important of all, I liked staying there, so I have spent another holiday there in the summer of 2006 and returned again in 2010.
- Pros:Wonderful landscapes, funny trains, a lively place
- Cons:Expensive transports
- In a nutshell:The perfect place to stay if you want to explore the region
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