Murren has a long history as a ski resort and is deemed one of the prettiest alpine villages. Like an idyllic scene on a Christmas card, Murren's snow-topped chalets are surrounded by the towering faces of the Eiger, Jungfrau and Monch. As part of the Jungfrau Top Ski Area, Murren has slopes to suit all levels of ability. The terrain is good for boarders and there is a half pipe near the Schiltgrat chair lift. The pistes are above six thousand feet making the resort fairly snow sure. Schools provide tuition in both skiing and boarding. The village is traffic-free and family-friendly, with tuition for children and childcare facilities. It has a very good shopping centre and a relaxed apres ski scene. Murren ski holidays offer great skiing in an superb landscape in a beautiful village with an authentic alpine atmosphere.
Why Go To Murren?
Murren ski holidays offer great skiing in an area that almost guarantees snow cover throughout the season. It is a good resort for families with young children as there is almost no vehicular access to the village. Apres ski is fairly low key reflecting the resort's popularity with families and couples. There are shops providing for all your holiday needs and a variety of recreational activities are available.
Who Is Murren Popular With?
Murren ski holidays are popular with all skiers regardless of ability but are particularly attractive to families and couples. The quiet nightlife may deter groups of young skiers with energy to spare after a day on the slopes.
When To Go To Murren
The Murren ski holiday season lasts from early December until mid April. Snow cover is generally good throughout this time. The summer months bring an influx of visitors who enjoy climbing, hill walking, mountain biking and river sports.
Murren - The Place
Murren ski holidays take you to the Jungfrau ski region of Switzerland where the snow is good and the scenery breathtaking. Lying at an altitude of almost six thousand feet, and with the highest lift over nine thousand feet, Murren ski holidays almost guarantee snow cover throughout the season. A system of lifts gives easy access to the slopes. There are three main areas, the Schilthorn, the Schiltgrat and the Allmendhubel, which together satisfy all ability levels. Schools provide tuition in both skiing and boarding, as well as guides for off-piste skiing. Hotels, apartments and chalets provide a range of high quality accommodation and restaurants, bistros and cafes cater for all palates. Murren ski holidays are ideal for groups with non-skiers in their midst as there is plenty to occupy their daylight hours. Recreational facilities include a skating rink, toboggans for hire, walking trails, a gymnasium and sports centre. Murren ski holidays offer fun-filled days in stunning surroundings, followed by relaxed evenings in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
Murren nightlife is essentially relaxed and peaceful. Although there are one or two lively venues, the laid back atmosphere is the one that pervades the resort. There are opportunities for evening sports and of course, fine dining.
Murren has a good number of shops, stores and boutiques which supply all your holiday essentials including gifts and souvenirs.
Murren has a number of excellent restaurants both in the village and on the mountain. They serve a diverse cuisine from traditional Swiss dishes to international fare. There are plenty of cheaper options where fast food is available.