Trümmelbachfälle, Lauterbrunnen

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Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
Hike around the massive subterranean Trümmelbachfälle, which cascade down a narrow slot canyon carved out by natural forces over thousands of years. Illuminated and accessible to visitors by a tunnel elevator, the World Heritage-listed falls drain the melting snow and ice from three glaciers, carrying up to 20,000 l (5,200 gal) of water per second. The water crashing down the tight canyon walls generates a constant mist in the air and makes the walking paths extremely slippery, so be sure to wear a waterproof jacket and sturdy shoes with non-slip soles. Once you tire of the cave-like tunnels, hike to nearby Lauterbrunnen, an unspoiled village nestled between the walls of a sheer-sided valley. Arrange to visit Trümmelbachfälle and other attractions in Lauterbrunnen using our Lauterbrunnen online tour planner.
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  • Amazing to see how the water has carved into the rock. To me it even feels like you can feel the force of it through the rock. I have been here already twice and it is impressive every time.  more »
  • A leisurely 35 minute walk from Lauterbrunnen, ( or 5 minutes by car).; You can either take the elevator up and walk down, which we did,) or walk up if you're up to it. It's like being in a...  more »
  • It was raining in the Lauterbrunnen Valley. What a great way to get the real experience of this natural power. The water just cascading through the rock. An amazing place and the entrance prices are.....  more »
  • I ticked off my to do list, breath taking place
  • Very pretty, can recommend. But you can't pay with postcard, that's a downer for me
  • Trümmelbach falls are located in Lauterbrunnen. There are almost 10 different glacier-waterfalls inside a mountain and you can go up and down in caves to see them from different points. The water is gushing down with a great speed and listening to the sound of water and watching that speed is an amazing view. The caves are narrow and stairs are slippery due to water splashing so be careful with kids. Under 4s are not allowed. It is estimated that almost 20,000 litres of water comes down per second. Its the only glacier-waterfalls in Europe that are inside the mountain and still accessible.
  • This should be a wonder of the world. It is just magnificant! The sounds, the air, the smell of the water in the just awakens you instincts and makes you feel tiny. In my opinion this is one of the most impressive and amazing waterfalls in Europe! A must see!!!
  • This place doesnt allow kids under 4 even if they are in carrying backpack. Reason: its too loud. Stupidest reason ever. Of course this is not mentioned anywhere, so be careful not to waste time in queue.

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