Rick Steves' Europe: Gimmelwald, Switzerland
On a mountainside above the Lauterbrunnen Valley, it's still possible to find Swiss traditions in a 700-year-old hamlet populated by contented cows and hospitable villagers
- By Rick Steves
- Smithsonian.com, May 01, 2010
The modern world began in Gimmelwald in 1965 with the arrival of the cable car. Today, with 30 tourists gawking out the windows most trips, it connects the valley floor with the mountain communities of Gimmelwald and Murren on its way to the Schilthorn summit.
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