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Bort - Aellfluh - Tuftbach - Grindelwald No: 14

Family-friendly hike in the Grindelwald-First hiking area

Grindelwald Tourismus
CH - 3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12

The walk leaves from Bort on a relatively flat path towards Bussalp and then descends quite steeply down to Aellfluh and Grindelwald. The route does not require much physical fitness, but the descent is hard on the legs. Walking poles are useful to take the strain off the legs! An ideal walk for families with children.

1 hour, 45 minutes
130 vm
649 vm
Starting Point
Bort, middle station
Ending Point
Tuftbach, Grindelwald
Top public transport friendly Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly


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Author Tips

The sun terrace of Berghaus Bort invites you to linger and there is a large alpine playground for the children.


  • hiking daypack (approx. 20 liters) with rain cover
  • comfortable and sturdy footwear
  • adequate and durable outdoor clothing in multiple layers
  • sun and rain protection
  • snacks and drinking water
  • first aid kit
  • penknife
  • mobile phone
  • if necesessary: telescope sticks, headlight, maps

Safety Guidelines

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Starting Point

Bort, middle station

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.646368 N 8.051938 E

Ending Point

Tuftbach, Grindelwald

Step by Step Directions

Bort - Nodhalten - Strahlgässli - Aellfluh - Sattelhalti - Brünneli - Tuftbach

Getting There

Public transport

Thanks to its central location in Europe, Switzerland is served by international trains from over 12 countries. Within Switzerland, Intercity trains run directly from Basel and Lucerne to the Jungfrau Region. Travellers from Zurich have to change in Berne. The trains run every half hour.

Getting there

There are different ways to reach the region by car. The fastest way from Basel and Geneva is via Berne. The fastest route from Zurich is through Lucerne and the Brünig Pass. The pass is open in summer and winter.

From the south, the route goes over the Grimsel or Susten Pass into the region. Both passes are only open in summer. Alternatively, you can take the Simplon Pass and then Lötschberg car transport.


Grindelwald has public car parks with covered parking spaces: Eiger+ car park (252 parking spaces) and Sportzentrum car park (160 parking spaces). They cannot be reserved in advance. Uncovered parking spaces are available everywhere in the village.

Bort, Grindelwald

Grindelwald Tourismus
CH - 3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12

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