Hidden Europe: 10 Secret Treasures

Switzerland: Murren

Mürren, Switzerland

The small town of Mürren sits on a plateau more than 5,000 feet above the Lauterbrunnen Valley. Reachable only by a cable car, cable way, or cog rail, the Swiss village offers stunning views of the dramatic mountain summits of Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau. Nature lovers delight in the range of outdoor activities, like hiking, winter sports, mountaineering, and sightseeing. Plus, since there are no cars, visitors get to explore on foot without the hassle of traffic.

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