Links to travel resources about Gimmelwald, the web site of the village and school of Gimmelwald, by Olle Eggimann, one of Gimmelwald’s schoolteachers.
I helped getting it on line


Rick Steves, of “Europe through the back door”, on Gimmelwald:
The Gimmelwald page
Where to stay in Gimmelwald
Gimmelwald’s school teachers 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


74The Schilthorn cable car to the mountain above 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


Gimmelwald on You-Tube
by astropixie101
by IITravel – good views of the area – and funny! 🙂
by doyouhavegun – view from Tanzbödeli


A travelers account of Gimmelwald


My Nature Awakening in Gimmelwald
© 1998 Mike Yanega

Links to travel resources about the area and Switzerland in general

75The weather today in Mürren, just up the hill from Gimmelwald


A place very like Gimmelwald:
A great hostel, with a camp fire in the evenings…


76The 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(written in 1994, it is a bit out of date, but offers some interesting tips
and insights)


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.


Lonely Planet on 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.