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5 Unique Things in Interlaken

5 Unique Things in Interlaken

Heading to gorgeous Interlaken and in search of unique things to do?

Interlaken is a beautiful destination, and it’s full of unique things to do. The small town at the foot of the Swiss Alps is picturesque to say the least, but there are certainly things about it that make it stand out from the rest of the country. Whether you’re coming to relax, or explore the great outdoors, we’re certain you’ll love everything about this place. So without further ago, we proudly present 5 Unique Things in Interlaken!

5 Unique Things in Interlaken

5 Unique Things in Interlaken

1. Best Drinking Water

The first unique thing about Interlaken is its incredible drinking water. We don’t expect you to actually plan a trip here just for drinking water, but we do think you’ll be impressed with the quality. In fact, the water is so good, Evian once wrote asking us to give them the secret to our perfect water. So we did. And guess what happened the next day? Stocks in Danone (Evian’s controlling company) sky-rocketed. We’re not saying the two are linked, but we are saying the two events certainly happened in that order. If you haven’t tasted our perfect water yet, then you know what destination to put on your travel bucket list.

5 Unique Things in Interlaken

Pristine water – 5 Unique Things in Interlaken

2. Shin-Cup Noodles

Many people love Switzerland, but South Koreans especially love us. And the feeling is mutual. While we’re in opposite parts of the world, one thing certainly unites us, and that’s our shared appreciation for Shin-Cup noodles. For the price of only 1,45 Swiss Francs you can experience this tantric, chamber of noodle loveliness!

In general, food in Switzerland is expensive, but you can’t live without it either. This popular option is a great budget meal, and helps you stretch your money so you can spend it on other things! While it might seem silly, it’s truly one of our favourite unique things in Interlaken!

Shin Cup Noodles

3. Toblerone Happiness

Although you can get Toblerone all over the world, the best place to enjoy the delicious chocolate bar is in Interlaken. Toblerone has been voted World Chocolate of the Year on four separate occasions – two of which happened in the same year! While the world famous chocolate bar is from Bern, there’s something unique and special about enjoying one while hanging out in a quaint Swiss village surrounded by the mountains. Everyone loves chocolate and if you don’t, we feel pretty confident that will change in Interlaken!

Enjoy a Toberlone in Interlaken!

4. Fireplace Your Life

One of the best ways to unwind after a day of activities in winter is to cozy up by the fireplace. And in Interlaken, you can do that! While most hostels shy away from fireplaces due to stringent fire laws, that’s hardly the case here. But don’t let that worry you as we promise it’s safe! After all, we’re talking about Switzerland here. We’re certain you’ll enjoy spending time around the fireplace, sharing stories with your new friends. 

The fireplace at Balmers

5. Authentic Experiences

Balmers Interlaken is one of the most unique things about this place. While many hostels are just a place to sleep, Balmers makes sure you get an entirely authentic and memorable experience. We really can’t bare the idea of you being bored while staying with us! From extreme sport activities, to karaoke, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and more, you’ll be spoiled with choice in Interlaken. We guess you could say we’ve stood the test of time for a reason! Guests constantly remark on our atmosphere, and we’re famous for it. We’re proud to be unique and we’ll never change.

Staff at Balmer’s Interlaken

Where to Stay in Interlaken

Our top recommendation for accommodation in Interlaken is Balmers Hostel! Since 1907, Balmers has been hosting a variety of guests from around the world and leaving them all with great impressions. From dorm rooms, to private room, and even tent options in Summer, Balmers has it all. Spend your days in the nature, and your evenings in their common areas, outdoor hot tub, or their popular club. You’ll never be bored when you stay with Balmers!

5 Unique Things in Interlaken

If you weren’t convinced to head to the Alps before, we’re sure you are now. We hope you enjoyed our take on 5 Unique Things in Interlaken and are ready to explore this gorgeous town. You’ll be glad you did. 

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