Interlaken lies in the Bernese Oberland on an alluvial plain, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. It is easy to access by direct train connections from Germany, France and Italy. The vacation destination, which is presided over by the three mighty mountains, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, is the starting point for numerous activities. Interlaken is an ideal starting point for countless excursions. Over 45 mountain railways, cable cars, chair lifts and ski lifts lead to 200 kilometers of pistes and a dense network of hiking trails. Excursion ships, including historic paddle steamers, ply the waters of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Furthermore is Interlaken the adventure capital of Switzerland with lots of options such as paragliding, sky diving, river rafting, Bungee und Canyon Swing.