Interlaken Maps and Orientation

(Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland)

Aerial cityscape pictureLocated in central Switzerland, Interlaken lies within an area known as the Bernese Highlands (Bernese Oberland), being close to the Swiss Alps and the very prominent Jungfrau mountain. Interlaken is sandwiched between two huge lakes, with Lake Brienz lying to the east, and Lake Thun to the west.

Being sited in such a central position means that Interlaken is relatively near to many important Swiss cities and towns, with Berne and Lucerne being amongst the closest. The Aare River meanders its was through the centre of the town and along streets such as the Untere Goldey (Goldey Promenade), the Hauptstrasse and the Strandbadstrasse.

Further bird's eye photo

Maps and Orientation of the City

Central Interlaken is bounded by the towns two railway stations, Interlaken East (Ost) and Interlaken West. Each of the stations features it s very own cycle hire, currency exchange and regional maps. Behind each of the stations are useful landing stages for the lakes, Brienz and Thun respectively.

The two stations are connected by Interlaken's premier shopping street, the Hoheweg, being just a 30-minute walk from each other. For the best maps of the town and region, pay a visit to the Tourist Office, which is located on the Hoheweg and near to the West Station.

Map of Switzerland

Switzerland map

Map of Interlaken

Interlaken map