Book Description: Swiss Bernese Oberland - 4th Edition - A Travel Guide with specific trips to the Mountains, Lakes and Villages. The updated 4th Edition recommends 12 trips plus 4 excursions for the independent traveler on selected walks and hikes using mountain trains, lake steamers, funiculars, cable cars. The trips are shown in graphic form and arranged based on methods of transportation and time available. Each trip is one day or less with optional side trips detailing change in elevation and difficulty of each trip. Detailed profiles are provided for the villages of Interlaken, Grindelwald, Wengen, Murren and Kandersteg, plus local Swiss food and wine. A new section profiles four extraordinary walks in Zurich. Additionally, throughout the guide, easy references are provided for useful Internet site links for trip planning. The Alspachs' have visited the area for over 30 years.