The Schilthorn, at an altitude of 2,970 meters, is famous for its viewing platform and 360-degree panorama with the revolving restaurant “Piz Gloria” with views of famous peaks such as the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as well as more than 200 other mountain peaks. From the mountain village of Mürren, you can take the cable car up to the Schilthorn. The James Bond 007 film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” was shot on the Schilthorn in 1969.
Schilthorn und James Bond 007
The Schilthorn became famous thanks to the 1969 James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”. The revolving restaurant on the summit, which turns on its own axis once every 45 minutes, was given the name “Piz Gloria” by the film.
The most impressive 360° panorama in the Alps
In the world’s first 360° restaurant, Piz Gloria, visitors can enjoy the breathtaking view of the UNESCO World Heritage Site with the impressive peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as well as over 200 other mountain peaks to the full. On a clear day, you can even see as far as the majestic Mont Blanc massif and the Black Forest.
360°-RESTAURANT PIZ GLORIA
In the 360° restaurant Piz Gloria, visitors can enjoy a delicious lunch, such as the special 007 burger, while the breathtaking mountain landscape rotates silently around them. The restaurant rotates on its own axis for 45 minutes, presenting the most magnificent natural spectacle in the entire Alpine massif.
Experience the captivating Spy World, which is based on the James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” with George Lazenby. On a tour, visitors are immersed in the world of the movie, discover interesting details about the filming, see the original script and have the opportunity to try out their own James Bond skills. From precise hat tosses in Miss Moneypenny’s office to an action-packed bobsleigh ride, none of the iconic scenes are missing. The helicopter simulator, which is housed in the original body of the decommissioned Air Glaciers Alouette III, which completed its last flight to the Schilthorn, also promises personal BOND moments.
WALK OF FAME
James Bond, the agent on Her Majesty’s Secret Service, has once again left his mark on the Schilthorn. This is where the world’s first “Walk of Fame” is located, which honors actors and participants from the film. But they are not the only ones to be honored on the Schilthorn, other celebrities from the world of James Bond will also find their place there! Each personality is immortalized in a special way: an information plaque with a photo, signature and handprint in steel also contains a personal message. These plaques form the unique “Walk of Fame” on the summit of the Schilthorn and serve as a testimony to the legendary James Bond film.
Video The Schilthorn high above Mürren
The Schilthorn is a mountain in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland that reaches an altitude of 2,970 meters. It is known for its breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view of the surrounding peaks such as the Eiger 3,970 m, Mönch 4,107 m and Jungfrau 4,158 m. The “Piz Gloria” summit restaurant rotates all the way around in 45 minutes so that you can marvel at the white peaks of the Swiss Alps.
Video SCHILTHORN SWITZERLAND Complete Guide | Birg Thrill Walk & Piz Gloria | Near Interlaken Switzerland
If you’re searching for an epic day in the Swiss Alps, then the Schilthorn is for you! Channel your inner James Bond with an incredible brunch buffet, spy museum, and photo ops with hundreds of alpine peaks.
Visiting the Schilthorn is one of the most popular things to do in Switzerland — right up there with Jungfraujoch, Lauterbrunnen Valley, Interlaken, and Grindelwald!
So if you’re visiting the Bernese Oberland, here’s a complete guide to the Schilthorn!