We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Grosse Scheidegg

Grindelwald, Switzerland
+41 33 853 67 16
Review Highlights
Beautiful Views

Grosse Scheidegg is mostly accessible in the seasons before and after winter, but on a rare... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2016
Deborah C
Knonau, Switzerland
Take the bus to here, then walk to First or Schreckfeld

If you are coming to Grindlewald to then travel up to First, consider the Swiss post bus up to... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2015
Christchurch NZ
Read all 145 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“post bus” (6 reviews)
Grindelwald, Switzerland
+41 33 853 67 16

Similar Things to Do in Grindelwald

Write a Review
Reviews (145)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

21 - 30 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 7 January 2016

Grosse Scheidegg is mostly accessible in the seasons before and after winter, but on a rare occasion like this year, we could be taken up in a Post Auto where we were able to then sledge down. Breathtaking views on this sunny winter day as...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 9 October 2015

If you are coming to Grindlewald to then travel up to First, consider the Swiss post bus up to Grosse Scheidigg from either Meiringen or Grindlewald. Grosse Scheidigg is the top of the pass, and the bus trip is especially good from the Meiringen side....More

1  Thank bath25years
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Take the bus up from Grinelwald on the weekend, and check out the open air cheese sales, straight from the local alpine cheese huts. Then do the easy hike to First, or go up the Schwartzhorn for the serious.

Thank jfp21
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Grosse Scheidegg can be reached by bus from Grindelwald and is a great bus journey in itself. There's a restaurant by the bus stop, where a meal or beverages may be shared before walking across an easy path the First, about 1.5 hours. The walk...More

2  Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 September 2015

In winter this is the place where you can start many downhill trails and pistes. You can go to Wengen or Grindelwald, enjoying the view of the majestic mountains. In somber, this is a very crowded place because it is one of the stations on...More

1  Thank hugo h
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We walked there after staying the night in the hotel at First. Good scenery and views back to Grindelwald but also to the next valley as it is the watershed.

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Take the bus up and have quite a few hiking trails to choose from. Nice walk up to First. The view is as always in this region wonderful.

Thank Fisksk
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We wanted to walk from Grosse Scheidegg to First / Schreckfeld. But the road after the Hotel Wetterhorn is closed to cars so the only way up to Grosse Scheidegg is by bus (Grindelwaldbus). We didn't have a Swiss Pass so we needed to pay...More

6  Thank Arianne1985
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Lovely walk to here from First cable car. Restaurant available and the Postbus comes regularly for the ride back to Grindelwald. The bus horn is amazing on the corners.....and there are a lot of corners. The walk is fairly easy past Alpine meadows with cows...More

1  Thank lasvegas-marmalade
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Well, its just a must for classic rail fans and Eiger history fans. Be warned, it can be a very busy train interchange with tourist crowds. Worth a stop off for mountain views, photos, walks and refreshments before going up to Jungfrau. Rail tickets best...More

Thank DenB5
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurant & Bar Golden India
306 reviews
6.59 km away
C und M Cafe Bar Restaurant
449 reviews
6.79 km away
Restaurant Grindelwaldblick
42 reviews
4.72 km away
Onkel Tom's Hutte
343 reviews
6.59 km away
Nearby Attractions
1,156 reviews
4.54 km away
Bachalpsee Lake
404 reviews
6.84 km away
178 reviews
6.43 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Grosse Scheidegg staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines