What are Grindelwald First opening hours?


Open 8am–6pm

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May 9 TO Oct 6 Timings

Days (May 9 TO Oct 6)

Monday 8:00am–6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am–6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am–6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am–6:00pm
Friday (Today)8:00am–6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am–6:00pm
Sunday 8:00am–6:00pm

Apr 2 TO May 8 Timings

Days (Apr 2 TO May 8)

Monday 9:00am–4:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am–4:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am–4:30pm
Thursday 9:00am–4:30pm
Friday 9:00am–4:30pm
Saturday 9:00am–4:30pm
Sunday 9:00am–4:30pm
  • Last Admission: Last entry at Grindelwald First is allowed until closing time. Arriving a bit earlier will ensure you have ample time to explore all the attractions it has to offer.
  • Closed: Wednesday, September 13, 2023

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Best time to visit the grindelwald first

Weekday vs Weekend

  • Weekdays: For a quieter experience, visit Grindelwald First on weekdays, particularly Mondays to Thursdays. These days have fewer visitors compared to weekends. Arriving in the morning or late afternoon enhances your chances of enjoying the attractions with more space.
  • Weekends: If you crave a lively atmosphere and the vibrant energy of fellow travelers, weekends are your best bet. However, keep in mind that weekends, especially during peak season, attract more visitors. To avoid crowds, arrive early in the morning or later in the evening.









Peak season vs Low season

  • Spring and Summer (Peak Season): From April to September, Grindelwald First blooms with vibrant flora and pleasant weather. It's the peak tourist season, with higher prices and crowds. Ideal for nature enthusiasts and outdoor activities.
  • Fall and Winter (Low Season): From October to March, Grindelwald First offers a tranquil ambiance. Crowds thin out, and you can enjoy a peaceful getaway, winter sports, and picturesque snowy vistas. Prices are more budget-friendly during this time.













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Peak Season

First Flyer timings

The Grindelwald First Flyer is an exhilarating outdoor adventure activity located in Grindelwald, Switzerland. It's a type of zip line or zipline, where participants are strapped into a harness and glide along a cable suspended between platforms or towers.

General timings: 10am - 3:30pm (Everyday)

First Glider timings

The First Glider is an exhilarating aerial ride over the stunning Swiss Alps. Pulled backward from Schreckfeld to First at 72 km/h, it reaches speeds of up to 83 km/h on the return trip, offering passengers a seamless glide through the mountains.

General timings: 9am - 4:45pm (Everyday)

First Cliff Walk timings

The Grindelwald First Cliff Walk is a suspension bridge in the Swiss Alps, offering great views and a heart-pounding experience. It spans between two peaks.

General timings: 8:30am–5:30pm (Everyday)

How long should I spend at Grindelwald First?

Grindelwald First is a large attraction with a wide range of activities and breathtaking sights. To explore it in its entirety and fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the Swiss Alps, we recommend allocating a full day. This will allow you to take part in various adventures like hiking, paragliding, mountain biking, and more. You'll also have ample time to enjoy the stunning panoramic views and capture stunning shots.

However, if you're unable to dedicate a full day, we suggest spending a minimum of 4-6 hours at Grindelwald First. In this timeframe, you can experience some of the main highlights, embark on a shorter hike, and enjoy the cable car ride to soak in the scenic vistas.

Frequently asked questions about Grindelwald First opening hours

Is Grindelwald First open every day?

Yes, Grindelwald First is open every day of the week.

When is Grindelwald First closed?

Grindelwald First is closed on specific dates, such as extraordinary closures or maintenance days. Other than that the place welcomes tourists all year round.

How long should I spend at Grindelwald First?

It is recommended to allocate a full day to explore Grindelwald First and make the most of its attractions and activities.

What is the best time to visit Grindelwald First?

The best time to visit Grindelwald First depends on personal preferences. Spring and summer offer vibrant flora, while fall and winter provide a quieter ambiance and winter sports opportunities.

Should I visit Grindelwald First on a public holiday?

Visiting Grindelwald First on a public holiday can be a great option if you don't mind potentially larger crowds. Arriving early or later in the day can help avoid excessive crowds.