Explore & fondue with the Fondue Rucksack Interlaken
New in Interlaken through a cooperation between the Adventure Hostel & Fondue Villa Interlaken is the fondue rucksack / backpack. Go on a hike or exploration mission around the Swiss mountains of Interlaken and have an outdoor fondue on a scenic location. Put your caquelon (fondue pot) next to the lake, on top of a mountain or close to a pretty waterfall and easily prepare your own fondue with the fondue rucksack that includes all tools, ingredients and beverages you need for a great...

Crash Landing on You (CLOY) Interlaken & Swiss Film locations
The popular Korean Netflix series ‘Crash Landing on You’ tells the story of a South Korean heiress that accidentally lands in North Korea due to a paragliding mishap and subsequently gets protected by a rebelling North-Korean army officer, who decides he will help her hide & survive. The series became a global hit during the corona pandemic on Netflix due to its original storyline and stunning landscapes. A huge number of episodes were filmed in Switzerland and the Interlaken area more...

A Swiss Villa Hostel in the Mountains
Switzerland is very likely the most spectacular natural landscape country in the world full of snow capped mountains, blue lakes, eternal waterfalls, lush meadows and rugged peaks that gets topped only by its delicious cheese & chocolate. Now imagine visiting this mesmerizing place on your way to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe, a skiing trip or just an amazing hike in the Alps while at the same time staying in a 1901 Swiss villa hostel. Well, welcome at the Adventure Hostel Interlaken. Let...

Stump: Nailing the best Group Activity in Interlaken
You have a hammer in one hand and a beer in the other as you and your friends are standing around a tree trunk in a beautiful garden in Interlaken with a view of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The goal is right in front of you: a nail. The task: who sinks the carpenter's nail into the stump with the fewest hits possible? This is stump, Interlaken’s fun & engaging group activity. The stakes are high as the loser has to buy a round of drinks for the group! Lets hit it off….

Cheese Fondue Villa & Garden at the Adventure Hostel Interlaken!
Imagine sitting in a Swiss garden with a nice cheese fondue in front of you, a glass of wine on the side and a direct view of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. This exactly is the fondue garden restaurant of the adventure hostel Interlaken where, on sunny days, you will simultaneously enjoy the best Swiss cheese and the best Swiss mountain views in a lush garden setting. Bad weather won’t stop the cheese party at all as our lovely living room will provide a nice rustic setting and...

Group Catering & Food Options at the Adventure Hostel Interlaken!
At the adventure hostel Interlaken we know a group event is guaranteed to succeed with good food, fun activities and a unique location. Combining a stay at our 1901 built villa with one of our delicious catering options while playing a game of stump (nageln) you are sure to get smiley faces and satisfied bellies. P.S. you can download our group catering menu at the bottom of this post in PDF format.

Play Stump & Nageln, the traditional Swiss hammering game
Stump & Nageln is a fun traditional game often played at social gatherings and in bars around the Alps. Played with a stump/ tree trunk, some nails and a way too narrow hammer while having a beer or two this game is sure to entertain you and your friends. In Switzerland the game of Stump is known as Nageln, which literally translates as ‘Nailing’, and this fun group activity indeed requires you to nail it! So bring a bunch of friends over to the Adventure Hostel Interlaken’ (or find a...

The Stunning First Swiss Cliff Walk
The First Swiss Cliff walk is a fantastic experience that is free and accessible to all. As the name implies it literally is a walk along a cliff on a suspended bridge-like structure that is hanging on the side of the mountain. The walk is thriling and the views are spectacular. This fun, stunning and exciting cliff walk is located on the First mountain easily accesible from Interlaken as a day or afternoon activity!

Things to do Interlaken: Discover the most beautiful Swiss Alpine Lakes
Interlaken is located between some of Switzerland's most beautiful and impressive alpine lakes. There is literally dozens of lakes to explore, hike to and swim in. Ranging from high alpine remote lakes, crystal clear aquarium lakes, the deepest lake in Switzerland, cow-bell concert surrounding lakes and sheer rockcliff surrounded lakes....there is a lake for everyone's taste!

COVID19 update: Switzerland & Adventure Hostel Interlaken Open
It is the 11th of May 2020, and life is getting back to normal in Switzerland. The kids are back to school, shops and restaurants re-open and the borders to Switzerland from its neighboring countries like Germany, Italy and France are slowly opening up as well. Distancing measures and social distancing rules are still in place to ensure the safety of all, but the long-road to normal travel life has been started.

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