Links to travel resources about Gimmelwald
www.gimmelwald-news.ch, the web site of the village and school of Gimmelwald, by Olle Eggimann, one of Gimmelwald’s schoolteachers.
I helped getting it on line
About.com on Gimmelwald
The network of sites led by expert guides
The nearest camp site, Camping Rütti. It is in Stechelberg where the cable car leaves for Gimmelwald
Personal accounts of Gimmelwald
Alex’s Mountain Hostel web site
Alex was there in the summer of 2000
Kathy Hogan’s Gimmelwald pictures page
My Nature Awakening in Gimmelwald
© 1998 Mike Yanega
Links to travel resources about the area and Switzerland in general
A place very like Gimmelwald: www.gryon.com
A great hostel, with a camp fire in the evenings…
The Swiss federal map office
Detailed maps of Switzerland, scale 1:25’000
Gimmelwald is on number 1248, Mürren
TravelNotes on Switzerland and Gimmelwald
hike with Troy through the Bernese Oberland
Troy has lived and worked in the Gimmelwald area for a number of years.
A charming little guide book about the Berner Oberland, the area around Gimmelwald, which is also mentioned.
Where to stay in the Lauterbrunnen area
(written in 1994, it is a bit out of date, but offers some interesting tips
Swiss Open-Air Museum, Ballenberg
The Freilichtmuseum is celebrating its 22nd anniversary in
2000. It has more than 80 buildings, 250 farm animals, and
demonstrations of historical crafts in an 80-hectare
(200-acre) site, not far from Gimmelwald
A new site about the independent hostels all over Switzerland.
A site about European travel
On-line schedule for trains in Switzerland and major routes in Europe.
Click on “Timetable Information” and just type in your point of departure and destination and it will tell you the best way to get there! The place names must be entered in the language of the country.
Rail travel in Switzerland
Information on rail passes
CIA Fact Book – Switzerland
All the basic facts about the country that you’d want to know.