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A Guide to Schilthorn

Home to some of the country's most striking mountain scenery, this region includes the Lauterbrunnental–a nature preserve with 72 cascading waterfalls. (The park's name, in German, means "many fountains.") The Schilthorn, which served as a location for the 1969 James Bond film "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" is also home to Bond World 007, a new museum celebrating the international man of mystery.
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
This has GOT to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. Located in the German side of Switzerland, Lauterbrunnen is a place fairy tales are made of. Waterfalls falling everywhere around you, the sound of cowbells in the distance, and little...
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Between October 1968 and May 1969, Hollywood came to the Schilthorn, a 9,744-foot peak that rises over the quaint village of Mürren in the Lauterbrunnen Valley. The aim: To film the James Bond movie On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Though the...
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360°-Restaurant Piz Gloria Schilthorn, 3825 Mürren, Switzerland
Although George Lazenby's On Her Majesty's Secret Service may be an acquired taste for Bond-o-philes, scenes from the 1969 film shot in Switzerland at Blofeld's mountaintop research institute are some of the franchise's most iconic images. They...
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Mürren, 3825 Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
More so than most places, Switzerland offers serious skiers the chance to fly down unblemished mountainsides—especially in Mürren. The town is blessed with powder-packed bowls that maintain fresh snow for days after a big fall, drawing backcountry...
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Wengen, 3823 Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
High over the Lauterbrunnen Valley (and opposite Mürren) is the alpine village of Wengen—the famous home to the annual winter Lauberhorn World Cup downhill ski race. This racecourse, which has been in use since 1930 and is the oldest course on the...