Atol Protected ATOL Protected Holidays

Cheap Wengen Holidays

Find information on Wengen in our Travel Guide covering sights, foods and nightlife plus more...

Wengen Introduction

Wengen is a beautiful resort in the Swiss Alps that is part of the Jungfrau ski pass area. It is located above Grindelwald and looks out onto the north face of the Eiger. An imposing sight indeed. Since the village can only be accessed by rail, the resort is very child-friendly with traffic free streets. The region offers one hundred and forty miles of pistes which cater for all levels of ability and there is a snow park for boarders. A modern system of lifts gives easy access to the slopes and ski schools offer tuition from the age of three. A variety of activities keep the part-time or non-skier happy and nightlife is fairly relaxed.

Why Go To Wengen?

Wengen ski holidays cater for skiers at all levels of ability in an area that generally has good snow conditions throughout the season. It is the ideal location for families and those seeking a relaxing ski holiday.

Although the slopes provide good skiing for all, from absolute beginners to experts, Wegen ski holidays are particularly popular with families and also attract couples of all ages. They appeal to those seeking a relaxing winter break in idyllic surroundings.

When To Go To Wengen

The Wengen ski holiday season lasts from early December until mid April. The resort is fairly snow sure throughout the season. In summer Wegen is popular with climbers, hill walkers, mountain bikers and those who enjoy the hazards of mountain river sports.

Wengen - The Place

Wengen ski holidays take you to a very pleasant resort in the Swiss Alps that is a favourite with British visitors. When the sun shines on the glistening mountain peaks, the scenery here can only be described as breathtaking. Located at a fairly high altitude, it is usually snow sure. A modern lift system transports you quickly to the slopes. Schools provide tuition in both skiing and boarding, as well as guides for off-piste skiing. With six nursery areas and with good instruction, novices soon gain confidences and move onto more challenging terrain. Hotels, apartments and chalets provide a range of high quality accommodation, while restaurants, bistros and cafes cater for all palates. Wengen ski holidays are ideal for groups with non-skiers in their midst, as there are a variety of recreational activities to fill their daylight hours. These include a sports centre with a swimming pool, ice skating and snow shoeing, bowling and tobogganing. There are shops for all your ski holiday needs, including gifts and souvenirs. Wengen ski holidays offer fun-filled days in stunning surroundings, followed by relaxed evenings in the local hostelries.

Wengen Nightlife

Although there are a number of lively venues, Wengen nightlife is fairly low key reflecting the resorts popularity with families and couples.

Wengen Shopping

Wengen shops provide for all your holiday needs, from sports equipment and clothing, to gifts and souvenirs.

Wengen Eating

Wengen has a good choice of restaurants, with eateries both in the village and on the mountain. They serve a diverse cuisine from wholesome traditional Swiss dishes to international fare. There are also many fast food outlets which are popular with the young.