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Mürren Tourismus
Höhematte
CH-3825 Mürren
+41 33 856 86 86
muerren.swiss
info@muerren.swiss

News

Our transportation companies are running, the hotels and restaurants are open and Mürren is looking forward to welcoming guests!
The fresh mountain air, the view of the Eiger Mönch and Jungfrau and the peace and quiet of the car-free mountain village await you.

Corona virus

Duty to wear masks
Wearing a protective mask on public transport is compulsory throughout Switzerland.
The cantons have different regulations on additional mask requirements.

In the canton of Bern, masks are compulsory in all public indoor areas. This includes railway stations, shops, sports centres (except in training areas), churches and restaurants. In restaurants and bars, the mask may only be taken off when sitting at a table.

Masks are available in the Coop supermarket, souvenir shops and at all serviced stations of the Schilthorn and Jungfrau Railways.

Cableways
Mürren and Gimmelwald are accessible as usual. The cable cars to the Schilthorn and Allmendhubel are in operation.
All operations operate in compliance with the protection concept. There are no restrictions on the number of people transported in the cable cars.

Other companies
The hotels, restaurants, shops and the Alpine Sports Centre are open. Sometimes the number of guests allowed is limited. The companies work in compliance with the protection concepts.

Medical practice
The practice in Mürren is closed.

The practice in Lauterbrunnen is open and offers consultation hours in the afternoon for people with symptoms of a respiratory tract infection. This takes place separately in the garage. Swab tests are carried out according to the criteria of the BAG.

Please register at the practice before your visit. +41 33 856 26 26

Offers Schilthorn Cableways

Our trannsport companies provide the guests with various offers. From the spaghetti special to the birthday ride to the James Bond Brunch, there is always something attractive.

More information

Opening dates of accommodation, restaurants and transport companies (pdf, 217 KB) Events of the month (pdf, 399 KB)

Good to know

The holiday village Mürren is busy in summer as well as in winter. The ski season lasts from mid December to the end of April. Only in November it's quiet on the roads.

General information

Language
Swiss German (easy to communicate in German, English and French)
Money
Currency: Swiss Franc (CHF). Euro is only accepted in a few places.
We recommend to carry cash on you, as payment with cards is sometimes not possible, especially in mountain restaurants and small shops.
Time zone
GMT+1
Visa
Switzerland is part of the Schengen Agreement. Details about Visa Switzerland
Water
The running water is drinking water. Exceptions are marked.
Power Sockets
SEV 1011 (all of Switzerland) Wikipedia
Lockers
are available in small numbers at BLM station.
Supermarket Coop
is located on the lower main road (location)
Post office
is located at the Coop supermarket. (location)
ATM (cash dispenser)
is located to the right of the entrance to the Schilthorn railway station (location)
Public toilets
are located in the following buildings: Schilthorn cable car station, BLM train station, Alpine Sports Centre
Laundry (self-service)
is available at the Hotel Bellevue (location)
Lost and found
Objects can be dropped off and collected at the following locations: Schilthorn cable car station, BLM train station, Alpine Sports Centre

Figures

Mürren
Altitude: 1650 m.a.s.l.
Surface: 10.5 km2
Inhabitants: 401 (31.12.2019)
Guest beds: 1437

Gimmelwald
Altitude: 1367 m.a.s.l.
Surface: 30.4 km2
Inhabitants: 100 (31.12.2019)
Guest beds: 120

Tourist Information Office

The information office is located in the Alpine Sports Centre (location)

Services

  • Information
  • Organization of events such as village tours and alpine cheese farmers visits
  • Sale of mountain railway tickets, passenger flights, guided tours of via ferrata
  • Issuing guest cards
  • Collecting visitor's tax

Opening hours

Parking in the Lauterbrunnen Valley

Multi-storey car park Lauterbrunnen
You will find the Lauterbrunnen car park at the entrance to the village, Lauterbrunnen railway station. Parking spaces can be reserved online for a minimum of 5 days (winter). Please enter the parking code upon arrival. A separate reservation must be made for each car.
Online booking

Schilthornbahn car park in Stechelberg
We recommend holiday guests to use the prepayment ticket.
Guests take a ticket at the entrance and go to the ticket machine. Before introducing the ticket, the guest selects the prepayment ticket button and pays the requested amount of CHF 40.00, CHF 65.00 or CHF 80.00.
This ticket is now recoded and allows to go in and out as often as wished for 7, 14 or 30 consecutive days.
When leaving the station, the ticket is returned by the automatic exit control system.

Baggage transport and taxi

The reliable Swiss railway network offers you a luggage transport service from station to station or from door to door. This service is also available outside of Switzerland.

The transport companies connecting Mürren can help guests with large quantities of luggage. Big loading areas are available and the transportation can be done by the staff.

Within Mürren, our transport companies offer you their services for material and passenger transport.
Stäger Transport +41 33 855 24 80
Feuz Transports +41 33 855 18 70

Bike transport

Lauterbrunnen-Mürren Bahn BLM (Grütschtrail) +41 33 828 72 33
Bicycles are transported along the entire route Lauterbrunnen-Grütschalp-Winteregg-Mürren.

Transport with a GA travelcard and a day pass for bicycles to Mürren: free of charge.
Transport with GA, Half-Fare travelcard and without discount: The same price applies to the bicycle as for an adult person.

Schilthorn Cableways (Stechelberg-Gimmelwald-Mürren-Birg-Schilthorn) +41 033 826 00 07
Bicycle transport from Stechelberg to Gimmelwald and Mürren is possible. No bikes or bicycles are transported further up.

Routes Stechelberg-Gimmelwald or Gimmelwald-Mürren: 2.50
Route Stechelberg-Mürren: 5.50
With GA travelcard: Free of charge

Funicular railway Allmendhubel +41 033 826 00 07
Bike transport on the Mürren-Allmendhubel route is possible.

Costs: 2.80 per bike and ride. 

 

Information on the entire Jungfrau Region

Medical services, emergency calls and security

The fresh air in Mürren tends to have a healing effect on the guests. Should you nevertheless have a medical concern, we recommend the following contacts.

Caremed practice
in Mürren in the Alpine Sports Centre (advice and pharmacy) +41 33 856 02 26
This practice is only open in winter and on single days.

Caremed practice
in Lauterbrunnen (location) +41 33 856 26 26

Locations Defibrillators AED
All Schilthorn cable car stations, Allmendhubel top station, BLM train station, Alpine Sports Centre, Old Schoolhouse in Gimmelwald and Mürren.
In an emergency, the fire department supplies a defibrillator.

Emergency calls: 112 (throughout Europe)
Alpine Rescue: 1414 (AirGlaciers +41 33 856 05 60)
Fire department: 118
Police: 117

Security
Mürren and it's surroundings are closely linked to nature. Here it is important to stick to natures rules and treat the environment with respect.

Meteorological conditions:
The weather can change quickly and unexpectedly in the mountains. Always equip yourself accordingly and only go on tours that are appropriate for your abilities.
In winter, pay particular attention to the avalanche situation.

Mother cows:
Hiking trails partly lead across cow pastures. Hikers are guests of the animals there.
Keep your distance, do not touch the calves and do not lead your dog across the pasture if this can be avoided.

Guest Card

Each overnight visitor staying in Mürren or Gimmelwald has the right to receive the guest card.
Either your host hands you the card or you recevie it at the tourist information after having paid the visitors tax (form provided by your host).

For Free

  • Indoor swimming pool at the Alpine Sports Centre Mürren
  • Open-air ice rink at the Alpine Sports Centre Mürren
  • W-Lan at the Alpine Sports Centre Mürren
  • Visit to EWL Stechelberg HQ
  • Events and activities organised by Mürren Tourism

Reduced

  • 25% off Alpine Spa, Fitness, Tennis, Minigolf etc. at the Alpine Sports Centre
  • 10% off ski hire at Abegglen Sport
  • 10% off tennis court rent at the Sportchalet
  • 10% off Electro Shop EWL (purchase as of CHF 100)

Visitors Tax

According to the visitor’s tax regulations of the municipality of Lauterbrunnen, every guest is subject to the visitor’s tax obligation. A guest within the meaning of the regulations is any person who spends the night in the municipality of Lauterbrunnen without tax residence.

Children under 6 years exempt from local tax payments.
Cantonal Accomodation Tax Adults CHF 1.00 / night

Mürren has been awarded the quality label "Top Zweitwohnungs-Destination" by Allianz Zweitwohnungen Schweiz.
This confirms the appreciation, the open dialogue and the sensible use of the visitors tax and fees paid for the benefit of second home owners.

Visitors Tax Mürren

  • Adults CHF 4.60 / night
  • Children 6 – 16 years CHF 2.40 / night

Visitors Tax Gimmelwald

  • Adults CHF 2.10 / night
  • Children 6 – 16 years CHF 1.60 / night
Factsheet for hosts (pdf, 531 KB) Visitor's tax decree (German) (pdf, 216 KB) Visitor's tax regulation (German) (pdf, 200 KB)

Mürren Tourismus
Höhematte
CH-3825 Mürren
+41 33 856 86 86
muerren.swiss
info@muerren.swiss

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