Murren Travel Guide
Murren Ski Resort
- Nearest town: Interlaken
- Resort Altitude (metres): 1650m
- Ski Season: December - April
- Mountain Range: The Alps
- Number of Lifts: 12
- Highest Lift (metres): 2970m
- Lowest Lift (metres): 1650m
- Number of Slopes: 22
- Snowboarding: yes: park and half-pipe
- Cross Country (km): 14km
Murren Ski Information
The non-skiing activities in Murren are quite limited, one of the best things to do when not skiing is to go to the Jungfraujoch, Top of Europe, which has the most spectacular and breathtaking views over the Alps. The Trummelbach Falls are another amazing sight to behold, and are well worth the trip out of town. For the more adventurous there are many walking trails through the surrounding landscape, and paragliding is also on offer.
- Languages: German French Italian Romansch
- Temperatures: 6.2°C
- Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road
- Emergency contact numbers: Police: 117
- Population: 450
- Religion: 49% Roman Catholic 48% Protestant
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Murren's Apres Ski scene is very quiet, with a very limited nightlife. There are only a handfull of clubs and bars, but they do provide fun and entertainment for all. Shopping is also a bit limited, with a few shops selling a range of goods and offering equipment for hire. There are a few excellent restaurants which serve mostly Continental cuisine. Other activities include a sports centre and gym; a swimming pool; an ice rink; saunaz; and hot tubs.
Murren has been a favourite skiing destinations since it was developed in the 1920s, with its amazing views into Germany; France; and Italy. The majority of the skiing is best suited for beginners, with a few ggreat spots for intermediates. Expert skiers do have some great black runs from the Schilthorn and excellent off-piste at Blumental. The Apres Ski scene is very quiet, with a limited nightlife scene which does hot up over the weekends. There aren't too many non-skiing activities available in Murren, but it is one of the more laid back destinations in the Alps which makes it a great place for a relaxing skiing holiday.
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