Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-14-10-54-31_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-128_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen sits on a mountain shelf high above the valley of Lauterbrunnen.

Wengen sits on a mountain shelf high above the valley of Lauterbrunnen.

Wengen sits on a mountain shelf high above the valley of Lauterbrunnen.


2005-01-09-16-10-45_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-019_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg   									Access is only via the mountain railway. Although mostly traffic free, the main street can be quite busy with electric taxis ferrying people and goods from the station to the hotels and chalets.

Access is only via the mountain railway. Although mostly traffic free, the main street can be quite busy with electric taxis ferrying people and goods from the station to the hotels and chalets.

 

Access is only via the mountain railway. Although mostly traffic free, the main street can be quite busy with electric taxis ferrying people and goods from the station to the hotels and chalets.


2005-01-09-10-45-35_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-004_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  A farming community still live and work in the village.

A farming community still live and work in the village.

A farming community still live and work in the village.


2005-01-14-10-02-19_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-124_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  and they still take their cattle on a walk for exercise round the village!

and they still take their cattle on a walk for exercise round the village!

and they still take their cattle on a walk for exercise round the village!


2005-01-15-10-52-53_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-164_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Traditional farm equipment stored under the eaves of a chalet beside the path

Traditional farm equipment stored under the eaves of a chalet beside the path

Traditional farm equipment stored under the eaves of a chalet beside the path


2005-01-11-10-52-34_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-043_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  The local tourist office has an excellent map of the paths round the village, and there are copies of it on display. The paths here are extremely well signposted. It is well worth walking to the lookout points at each end of the village where the views are spectacular.

The local tourist office has an excellent map of the paths

The local tourist office has an excellent map of the paths round the village, and there are copies of it on display. The paths here are extremely well signposted. It is well worth walking to the lookout points at each end of the village where the views are spectacular.


2005-01-09-08-37-39_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-001_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-08-37-48_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-002_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-08-38-15_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-003_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-10-56-59_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-005_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-11-12-38_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-006_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-12-13-21_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-007_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-12-54-34_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-009_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-12-54-45_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-010_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-13-00-41_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-011_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-13-55-18_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-012_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-13-55-29_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-013_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-14-40-10_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-014_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-14-49-43_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-015_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-15-17-12_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-016_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-16-10-26_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-017_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-09-16-10-34_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-018_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-11-10-52-28_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-042_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking


2005-01-11-10-52-34_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-043_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  The local tourist office has an excellent map of the paths round the village, and there are copies of it on display. The paths here are extremely well signposted. It is well worth walking to the lookout points at each end of the village where the views are spectacular.

The local tourist office has an excellent map of the paths

The local tourist office has an excellent map of the paths round the village, and there are copies of it on display. The paths here are extremely well signposted. It is well worth walking to the lookout points at each end of the village where the views are spectacular.


2005-01-11-10-59-02_wengen-holiday-jan-2005-045_wengen-holiday-jan-2005.jpg  Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking

Wengen village for snow walking

Wengen in Switzerland is an excellent base for winter walking