The Jungfrau Region in Switzerland is a region of the Bernese Oberland, located at the foot of the Bernese Alps. Jungfrau Region consists of 2 valleys south of Interlaken, Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen, both drained by the Lütschine.
The Jungfrau Region includes Grindelwald, Wengen, Mürren, and Lauterbrunnen, and is known for its beautiful scenery. World world-famous producers choose the Jungfrau Region for their film inspirations or as real film backdrops. Many famous writers and poets love to stay and enjoy the magic of the Jungfrau Region, as they get inspired by the magic of its waterfalls, lakes, valleys, and majestic peaks. So it is only natural to choose the romantic and picturesque Jungfrau Region as a wedding destination.
The region offers countless possibilities to celebrate your big day no matter what your wedding style and budget are. Whether you want a simple minimal wedding or a luxurious wedding, Jungfrau has it all.
The region provides stunning views of the Swiss Alps, especially if you are planning a winter wedding; it is the most beautiful location you will ever see. But no matter what season you are planning on having your wedding in, Jungfrau Region has amazing all-year-round attractions and scenery.
For the ultimate romantic wedding, it doesn't get any better than a winter wedding at a location surrounded by white mountains.
In Jungfrau Region the mountains become really magical when it is winter, the majestic mountains are covered with snow creating the most beautiful backdrop to your wedding.
If you are having your winter wedding there consider these locations:
Ice Palace of the “wedding Jungfraujoch”:
Mountain guides created the aisles and halls of the Ice Palace in the 1930s with picks and saws in the middle of the Jungfraufirn. Today, artists create the ice – with a great deal of flair. Imagine taking your guests on a mirror-smooth tour and saying I Do in this frosty world.
Aletsch Glacier on the Jungfraujoch:
The Aletsch Glacier is 3,454 meters above sea level in the Alpine region of Jungfraujoch. And because the glacier is the biggest in Europe, it is also considered one of UNESCO's Greatest Natural Wonders of the World. You never know what to expect here, you can have a spectacular view or a beautiful all-white background, both equally stunning.
Your wedding guests will fall in love with every detail of this location. Once you finish enjoying your outdoor wedding ceremony or photoshoot, you can all gather to have a candlelit dinner at a boutique mountain hotel with an amazing view of the world-famous Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains.
Located right in front of the Lauterbrunnen Valley, Wengen is a small traffic-free village nestled in the Jungfrau Region of the Swiss Alps.
You can reach Wengen by arriving at Zurich Airport or Geneva Airport first, then take a train to Wengen. The Wengeneralp railway is the longest continuous cogwheel railway in the world, and you get to enjoy the picturesque village of Wengen.
Whether it is summer or winter Wengen offers lots of activities and breathtaking scenery and locations for your dream wedding in Jungfrau.
Your Wedding in Mürren
Murren is a car-free mountain village, rich in tradition, perched on a high, sunny terrace facing the famous Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau. The village is the highest altitude ski resort in the Bernese Oberland and was made world-famous by the James Bond 007 movie.
You can reach Murren from Lauterbrunnen by mountain railway (BLM) or from Stechelberg by aerial cableway (LSMS).
The mountain with its breathtaking panoramic views is today one of the top attractions of the Jungfrau region.
Your Wedding in Interlaken
Interlaken is a traditional resort town in the mountainous Bernese Oberland region of central Switzerland. Built on a narrow stretch of valley, between the emerald-colored waters of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, it has old timber houses and parkland on either side of the Aare River.
You can opt to stay closer to the lakes and choose Congress Kursaal Interlaken for your wedding - a multi-purpose convention center with state-of-the-art facilities - or one of the nearby beautiful hotels such as Royal St George MGallery.
Alternatively, you can select the picturesque Harder Kulm Panorama Restaurant that towers high above Interlaken. It boasts a combination of a fantastic view, delicious food, and good accessibility and has a seating capacity for 130 guests.
Another wonderful choice is Victoria Jungfrau Hotel, a winter wedding with the snow-capped Jungfrau as a backdrop. A celebration in the heritage-protected Salon Napoléon under the historic Murano chandelier, one of the largest in Europe? Or maybe a summer wedding featuring hundreds of lanterns in the garden? The experienced team of event planners is there for you and will handle everything from start to finish.
The boutique hotel in a glorious panoramic location with views of the Eiger north face combines sustainability with great design.
Market-fresh, creative seasonal cuisine is made using regional ingredients. The hotel also has a sun terrace, spa with an outdoor whirlpool, and seminar rooms.
The 150-year chalet hotel was creatively renovated by the new management couple.
Top Attractions for your Guests
Your wedding guests can engage in several activities and visit many beautiful attractions just before or after your wedding to make the most of their Swiss trip.
These include visits to the Jungfraujoch -Top of Europe, Europe's highest-altitude train station, the Alpen Tower, The Birg station and Piz Gloria a rotating restaurant in Schilthorn which was the set for a James Bond movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service".
Activities to indulge in include mountain biking, climbing, high-mountain tours, tennis, golf and simply strolling around to take in the massive beauty of this region.