Interlaken is a paradise for outdoor sports enthusiasts and adventure travelers from around the globe. Framed by the Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in a spectacular Alpine valley of central Switzerland, Interlaken boasts of flowering meadows, verdant parklands, pretty timber chalets, and majestic fir and juniper forests. Some of the continent’s best Alpine hiking, abseiling, white water rafting, paragliding and skiing trails are also to be found among the glaciers and mountain ranges of the Bernese Oberland region. The town offers fabulous views of the breathtaking Eiger glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. Travelers frequently use this traditional resort town as a gateway to the country’s Jungfrau region. When in town, take a food and culture tour or go pub crawling, sampling the region’s mouth-watering cheese, milk, and chocolate delicacies.