Grindelwald has been a popular resort destination in Switzerland since the 18th century. Grindelwald is considered as the only car-accessible mountain resort in the Jungfrau area. The area is known for organizing different types of festivals all around the year including the World Snow Festival. There are several peaks around Grindelwald that can be accessed, out of these the Jungfraujoch is a must hike.
During the summer months, Grindelwald turns into a hiker’s haven. With the area blooming with Alpine flowers there are almost 300km of hiking and walking trails around Grindelwald. In the village the Grindelwald History Museum is a good place to learn about the area and its heritage. A train ride around Grindelwald gives visitors’ unmatched views of the Alps and the beautiful scenery.
Grindelwald has a few shops selling souvenirs and items of basic necessities. There are also several ski rental shops around the area. The Hauptstrasse is lined with different types of shops.
The nearest major international airport to Grindelwald is the Zurich Airport. The airport is located about 2-3 hours away from Grindelwald. From the Zurich Airport visitors can either take cars or trains. The journey by car takes about 2.5 hours and by train takes about 3 hours. The Bern-Belp Airport is located about 1 hour from Grindelwald and can easily be accessed by car and taxi.
There are a few places that can arrange for halal food in Grindelwald. Some Muslim-friendly dining outlets in Grindelwald are Chalet Mittellegi, Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof Restaurant, Grand Hotel Regina Restaurant, etc.
There are no mosques in Grindelwald.