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Gimmelwald is pretty nice -- you need to get up there if you stop make the trip to Interlaken. Take a hike or two (I recommend up to the Schilthorn if you have a clear day). If you want to stay in the mountains check out Murren, the next town over, or stay in Interlaken (avoid the hostel on the mountain). — Anonymous
The town is way overcrowded now. — Anonymous
Don't stop at Interlaken -- keep going to Grimmelwald. It is so beautiful up here, you are really in the Alps. It a great place to stay and do hikes from here. I would say it is expensive since Switzerland is expensive overall. If you have to go to one place in Switzerland go to Grimmelwald! — Daphne
I have been to many beautiful places on different continents, but none matched this location for stunning scenery. I can't imagine ever topping this locale. Very inexpensive to boot. — Anonymous
I visited and never wanted to leave. The views were absolutely breathtaking! It was worth all the trouble in getting there! I loved the laidback atmosphere! — Ellen
Gimmelwald is heaven on earth...and then some. My husband and I went in Oct. 04 and stayed for three days. The scenery is spectacular. A quiet little village perced on the end of a cliff high in the Alps. Peaceful...nothing but the sound of tinkering cowbells. Gimmelwald is a place you will never forget once you travel there. I guarantee you that no matter where you travel on this earth...Gimmelwald you will never forget and will always yearn to return. — louise
Amazing scenery. Peaceful, beautiful. Simply jaw-dropping wherever you turn. You could stand in the same place for days, marvelling at your surroundings, it is that beautiful. Word of advice: if you hike the Schilthorn, make sure you get there BEFORE the last cable car down (6:00pm), because its a looong way back. — Phil
The "moutain view walk" from Lauterbrunnen to Gimmelwald is the most spectacular I have ever done. It takes about 6 hours but there are amazing views of the the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau all the way. If there's one thing I would recommed anyone visiting Europe to do, it would be this hike. — Alasdair
Gimmelwald is exactly as you think Switzerland should be -- goats and cows meandering through wild flowers, waterfalls and breathtaking vistas every way you turn. If you like to hike, this is the place for you! — Sara
Gimmelwald is the one of the most charming, peaceful, beautiful places on this planet! The people are equally as amazing. — Jenni
OMG Gimmelwald Switzerland is the most beautiful place I have ever been. — Becca Levine

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