Shopping in Interlaken is for those with refined tastes and those who appreciate quality. This is not a bargain-hunters town. It is more like top-of-the-shelf quality at expensive prices.
Interlaken, like many ski destinations, is dominated by upscale, designer shopping. All of the big international designer names have boutique shops here as well as the best Swiss name brands.
Wunderli La Bijouterie
Lots of shops sell watches in Interlaken, even those that are not specialized in this kind of trade. This shop has the best quality watches in the area.
Victorinox is the company that invented and launched the original Swiss Army Knife. With its innumerable versions, you are sure to find the one knife here in this shop that can do almost any job you need to get done.
If you want your mouth to explode with excitement, then rush to this shop and get some of their donuts. They are incredibly tasty.
Wooden Toy Shop
In the village of Murren, above the Lauterbrunnen Valley, there is a little toy shop selling the best handmade wooden toys available.
Migros Interlaken West
The Migros shopping centre at Interlaken West provides a good place to buy food at fairly low prices. It is a good place to go to get delicious Swiss cheese at good prices.
These shops are very popular and have a large variety of Victorinox products (Swiss army knives and such) that can be engraved for a special gift. Of course, there is probably no need to remind you that buying a cuckoo clock or an engraved pocket watch is a traditional gift from this area as well. It is the personal engraving of these gift items that makes them extra special when you get them back home and present them to family and friends.
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