Mountain in Lauterbrunnen

Schilthorn

Visit Schilthorn for its Piz Gloria eatery, 007 exhibit, and views of Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau.

Schilthorn stands impressively at 2,970 meters (9,744 feet), offering impressive views of the Swiss skyline dotted with peaks such as Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. This mountain, accessible by a series of cable cars, was used as a filming location for the James Bond film 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service'.

At the summit, visitors find the Piz Gloria revolving restaurant, which provides a complete panoramic experience as they dine. It's not just a meal; it's an opportunity to look at the beautiful landscape as it slowly changes around you. The thrill-seekers can step out onto the Skyline Walk platform, a metal pathway along the cliff's edge offering a dramatic view of the valley below.

For those wanting to spend time in nature, Schilthorn is also the starting point for numerous hiking trails. These trails are suitable for different fitness levels and offer the chance to see local wildlife and alpine plants. In winter, Schilthorn turns into a snow-filled wonderland, welcoming skiers and snowboarders to its slopes. With runs for beginners and advanced enthusiasts, it's a mountain that can offer challenge and fun for everyone.

The mountain is also home to the interactive Bond World 007 exhibition, where fans can learn about the world of espionage and get a behind-the-scenes look at how Schilthorn became part of film history.

Getting there is straightforward at Schilthorn, with cable cars running at regular intervals throughout the day from Stechelberg, making the climb to the peak an easy and scenic journey. The ride itself is enjoyable, with extensive views of the Lauterbrunnen Valley and the surrounding mountains.

Whether you're looking to relive a piece of film history, enjoy a meal with a view, or start an alpine adventure, Schilthorn provides an unforgettable setting to a range of wonderful experiences.

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