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Leap from a helicopter at 14,500ft (with an instructor), before free falling for 45 seconds beside the iconic north face of the Eiger until the parachute opens at 5,500ft. Flights with Skydive Interlaken start at

£540. skydiveint­


Sail the chilly waters of Lake Brienz, one of Interlaken’s twin lakes, while relaxing in your private HotTug. A cross between a whirlpool bath and a tugboat, these vessels offer a unique way to admire the snowy peaks. From £140 for two people, with sessions

lasting 90 minutes.


Bergwelt Grindelwal­d – Alpine Design Resort is set in a chalet-style building in the shadow of the Eiger. Be sure to swing by the Other Club cigar bar, a tribute to Winston Churchill, who climbed the nearby

Wetterhorn in 1894. From £295, B&B.

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