Webcam & Links

You will find more about the local weather, the surroundings and
history of the small village of "Gimmelwald" on this website:


>> Website of Gimmelwald



Afterwards, hopefully you’ll return to the Mountain Hostel’s website :-)



Esther's Guesthouse

A cozy holiday home is located just 150 m away from the cable car station, a two minutes' walk! 5 rooms in different sizes (one with four beds, two with two beds, one with three beds and one single room), two bathrooms and a day-room with kitchen are available for our guests. On request, a hearty breakfast is served with products from an organic farm (subject to seasonal changes).


Hotel Bellevue - Mürren

Fine Swiss specialities and selected wines are served in the Alpine-style restaurant featuring a terrace with panoramic mountain views.



Semi-Official Website of Gimmelwald

...created and managed by Olle Eggimann, one of Gimmelwald's schoolteachers. An ocean of information about the village and surrounding areas, with many pictures of every season. The site has some excellent (detailed) hikes suggestions!


UNESCO World Heritage

The extension of the natural World Heritage property of Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn.


Best beer ever!

Brewed from scottish men and sold at the Mountain Hostel.

Via Ferrata Mürren–Gimmelwald

The fixed rope route from Mürren down to Gimmelwald. The latest ultimate adrenalin kick!


Alpinraft Adventure Center

Rafting, canyoning, bungy, tandem paragliding, tandem hang gliding, tandem sky diving, mountain biking.


Airtime paragliding

Flying with Airtime is a first class experience for everyone. Enjoy the beauty of the Alps with an eagle view.


Artwork by Andrea Bunyevich

A talented artist and frequent visitor to Gimmelwald, Andrea has painted a 360° panorama view from the hostel. The original is about 20 feet long.

Prints are on sale at reception


Gimmelwald by Rick Steves

Guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves is America's most respected authority on European travel.



The suppliers of the hostel's wall tatoos

Hostels in Europe

Mountain Hostel is open 11 months a year!

Mountain Hostel

Janine Wenger

CH-3826 Gimmelwald

 Phone and fax:

In Europe  +41 33 855 17 04

From North America  011 41 33 855 17 04

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