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 traffic-free village of Gimmelwald hangs nonchalantly on the edge of a cliff high above Lauterbrunnen Valley, 30 minutes south of Interlaken by car or train.
More from Rick Steves and Smithsonian.com
Living up high among the Swiss Alps, cow farmers keep their family traditions alive, earning a living by making cheese
April 2010 | By Rick Steves