Stechelberg - LauterbrunnenWalk 8023
Canton - Bern / Berne - Jungfrau Region
Author - Lou Johnson
Length - 7.0 km / 4.4 miles
Ascent - nominal or unknown
Descent - 115 metres / 380 feet
Time - 1.75 hours
Grade - easy
An easy walk that enables you explore the deep Lauterbrünnen valley with its steep cliffs soaring up to high mountain summits.
Start - The village of Stechelberg which is served by Post Bus services from Lauterbrünnen from where trains connect to Wengen, Grindelwald and Interlaken. See Transport Map for the Jungfrau Region.
End - Lauterbrünnen village from where you can return by bus to Stechelberg or use the train services detailed above.
From the centre of Stechelberg village (a short distance south of the bus terminus), take the signed footpath to Lauterbrünnen. You cross the river and continue on the west bank to join a quiet lane at Stegmatten. Continue on this lane to reach Lauterbrünnen without any further problems.
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