One of the most adventurous things to do when in Grindelwald is hiking. Given the fact that the village is set against a mountainous background, hiking is considered to be a much sought-after activity here. In all, the hiking and walking trails in Grindelwald are more than 300 kilometres, giving adventurous visitors lots of places to cover on foot, while soaking in the beautiful scenery of this quaint village. There’s a lot to see and do in Grindelwald and visitors won’t spend a single moment being unoccupied or bored rigid!
The biggest attraction in Grindelwald is the winter sports, organized here every year. These winter sports tend to draw crowds of adventure seekers from around the world, looking for a perfect escapade high up in the mountains and far away from a tiresome routine life. Grindelwald offers slopes for beginners as well as intermediate skiers. Those looking for a bigger challenge should give the amazing Eiger glacier a go. Apart from skiing, yet another major attraction in the area tobogganing. The first person to ski in Grindelwald, an Englishman named Gerald Fox, hit the slopes back in 1881, crafting a tradition that is followed even today!