Good to know
Welcome to the Mürren-Schilthorn Region
Advice for guests in the car-free villages
The stay in our mountain villages should be as pleasant and relaxing as possible. Actually, everything here works quite simply. Of course you only have to know how. We are happy to help you with this.
Getting around in the region
For foreign guests we recommend the purchase of the Swiss Travel Pass. This is the all-in-one ticket for train, bus and boat throughout Switzerland.
We recommend also having a look at the offers on schilthorn.ch.
Mürren is a very small mountain village and everything is reachable within walking distance. Useful information can be found on Google Maps.
A detailed terrain map of the whole of Switzerland with markings for hiking and biking routes can be found here.
You want to send a selfie with the mountain view? Skyping with your family during the hike?
The Pocket Wifi Hotspots offer you mobile Internet access throughout Switzerland or Europe.
They are available at the Tourist Information Office.
Public Wifi is available free of charge in almost all hotels, restaurants and public buildings.
Swiss German (easy to communicate in German, English and French)
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.
Switzerland is part of the Schengen Agreement. Details about Visa Switzerland
The running water is drinking water. Exceptions are marked.
SEV 1011 (all of Switzerland) Wikipedia
are available in small numbers at BLM station.
is located on the lower main road (location)
is located at the Coop supermarket. (location)
ATM (cash dispenser)
is located to the right of the entrance to the Schilthorn railway station (location)
are located in the following buildings: Schilthorn cable car station, BLM train station, Alpine Sports Centre
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
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.
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
Medical services, emergency calls
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.
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.
in Lauterbrunnen (location) +41 33 856 26 26
Locations Defibrillators AED
All Schilthorn cable car stations, Alpine Sports Centre, Gimmelwald Old Schoolhouse
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
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
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)
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).
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.
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
Children under 6 years exempt from local tax payments.
Cantonal Accomodation Tax Adults CHF 1.00 / night
Altitude: 1650 m.a.s.l.
Surface: 10.5 km2
Inhabitants: 401 (31.12.2019)
Guest beds: 1437
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)
Due to the decision of the Federal Council, the Tourist Information will be closed until at least 19.04.2020. You can contact them by e-mail: email@example.com
- 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