Eger Village

The village of “Eiger” is located in the city of Grindelwald in a welcoming green hollow and surrounded by a leading mountain view with the northern façade of Eiger, and their “Wetterhorn” makes this mountain view and many observational activities and activities. Grindelwald is one of the most popular tourist and global destinations in Switzerland and the largest ski resort in Switzerland, thanks to its magnificent and icy position that once reached the basin, Grindelwald attracted its first guests from the end of the eighteenth century and beyond, and the actual penetration of the Albinians took place in the middle of the nineteenth century and local mountain guides climbed the tops of the area with the English tourists, The first ascent of the Eiger, the most difficult of the Alps took place in 1858 (North Face only in 1938).

Railways in Grindelwald

The construction of roads and railways made it easy to reach Grindelwald at the end of the nineteenth century, which in turn ushered in the start of winter tourism, and the first cable was built in the Alps here in 1908 on the “Wetterhorn”, and in 1912 the railway reached to ” Jungfraujoch ”, and today the summit of Europe is still the highest railway station in Europe and a world-famous tourist destination within snow and permanent ice, and the ski areas provide 160 km of ski tracks with about 30 elevators, and up to 2500 meters, and Schilthorn is located near Morne and is also a part From the Jungfrau Ski Area, it is 2971 meters long.

Walking trails in Grindwald

But the most spectacular in the area is undoubtedly the Lauberne boat near Wengen, and choose from 80 km of winter hiking trails with views across seven peaks of 4,000 meters and a majestic glacier plus 60 km of ski runs, including a distance 15 km, which is one of the longest skiing trails in the Alps from the Alps to the Valley, and in Grindelwald there are many other winter sports, and there are 300 km of hiking trails around Grindelwald walking at high altitude along the Battelsby to the Hotel Faulborn Mountain, and then to Schneg Platt, is one of the most beautiful excursions in the region It’s easy, with great views of the world-famous Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains, and leads from Manlishen to the Shadig Klein.

The economy of Grindelwald

The local economy is mostly dependent on tourism, and as of 2011 the unemployment rate in Grindelwald was 1.48%, and as of 2008 there were a total of 2714 people working in the municipality, of whom there were 334 employees working in the basic economic sector and about 130 companies working In this sector, 393 people work in the secondary sector, there were 51 companies in this sector, 1,987 people were employed in the third sector, and with 229 companies in this sector there were 2,403 residents of the municipality working in some capacities, among them Females make up 45.4% of the workforce.

In 2008, there were a total of 2,265 full-time equivalent jobs, the number of jobs in the primary sector reached 165, of which 159 were in agriculture and seven in forestry or wood production, and the number of jobs in the secondary sector was 365, including 42 or (11.5%) In industry, six or (1.6%) were in the mining field and 292 (80.0%) in construction, the number of jobs in the higher education sector was 1735, and in the third sector it was 241 or 13.9% in wholesale or retail sales or auto repair, 193 or 11.1% were in the movement of goods and storage, 1022 or 58.9% were in a hotel or restaurant, 27 or 1.6% were from insurance or financial industry, and 45 or 2.6% of For professionals or scholars, 46 or 2.7% were in education and 58 or 3.3% were in the health care field, and in 2000 there were 432 workers who moved to the municipality and 265 left, and the municipality is a net importer of workers, and there are about 1.6 workers in the municipality for each day .

Climate of Grindelwald

Between 1981 and 2010, the average Grindelwald was 145.4 days of rain or snow annually and received an average of 1,450 mm (57 inches) of rain. August was the most rainy month in August, when Grindelwald received an average of 165 mm (6.5 inches). Of rain or snow, and during this month there was an average of 14.4 days of rain, and June with the most rainy day was June, with an average of 14.8 but with only 151 mm (5.9 inches) of rain or snow, and the driest month in February / February February was an average of 89 mm (3.5 inches) of rain over 9.7 days.

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