Grindelwald, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Grindelwald, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Grindelwald, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Grindelwald, Switzerland

Based on the climate and weather in Grindelwald, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Grindelwald, Switzerland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Grindelwald, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Grindelwald, Switzerland by month

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January

January can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows about a third of the time.

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February

February in this region is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows occasionally.

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March

March in Grindelwald is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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April

April in Grindelwald is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows about a third of the time.

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May

Traveling to Grindelwald in May, you will notice that it is very cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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June

If you go to Grindelwald in June, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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July

July in Grindelwald is pretty cool and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows about half of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Grindelwald in August, you will notice that it is frosty and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Grindelwald is very cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October in Grindelwald is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Grindelwald is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). It snows once in a while.

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December

December here is biting cold. Temperatures average in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows sometimes.

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Activities for Grindelwald, Switzerland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Grindelwald.

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