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 (ĭn′tər-lä′kən, ĭn′tər-lä′-)
A town of west-central Switzerland southeast of Bern. It is a popular resort in the Bernese Alps.


(Placename) a town and resort in central Switzerland, situated between Lakes Brienz and Thun on the River Aar. Pop: 5119 (2000)


(ˈɪn tərˌlɑ kən, ˌɪn tərˈlɑ kən)

a town in central Switzerland between the lakes of Brienz and Thun: tourist center. 4852.
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Noun1.Interlaken - a popular resort town in the Alps in west central SwitzerlandInterlaken - a popular resort town in the Alps in west central Switzerland
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
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We now prepared for a considerable walk--from Lucerne to Interlaken, over the Bru"nig Pass.
Indeed, from Lucerne to Interlaken we had the spectacle, among other scenery, of an unbroken procession of fruit-peddlers and tourists carriages.
We drove sullenly through Brienz, dead to the seductions of its bewildering array of Swiss carvings and the clamorous HOO-hooing of its cuckoo clocks, and had not entirely recovered our spirits when we rattled across a bridge over the rushing blue river and entered the pretty town of Interlaken. It was just about sunset, and we had made the trip from Lucerne in ten hours.
This plan they punctually fulfilled, spending July at Interlaken and Grindelwald, and August at a little place called Etretat, on the Normandy coast, which some one had recommended as quaint and quiet.
For a charming week we wandered up the Valley of the Rhone, and then, branching off at Leuk, we made our way over the Gemmi Pass, still deep in snow, and so, by way of Interlaken, to Meiringen.
Staying at the Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel and Spa, Interlaken encapsulates this, leaving you with a cherished time to remember - it truly is no ordinary hotel, and Interlaken is no ordinary town.
The journey for our troupe started with arriving in Zurich via Dubai and then heading to Interlaken. Interlaken, also known as the adventure sports capital of Switzerland is located in between Lake Brienz and Lake Thun.
The German News Agency said that the engine car and one carriage derailed after leaving Ostbahnhof station in Berlin on its way to the Swiss resort of Interlaken, noting that it was not clear how and why it derailed.
The starting point for many mountain excursions, Interlaken is nestled between the lakes of Thun and Brienz.
In which country is the tourist resort of Interlaken situated?
Interlaken is popular with visitors thanks to its spectacular scenery