Trümmelbachfälle, Lauterbrunnen

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web
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. For Trümmelbachfälle and beyond, use our Lauterbrunnen vacation builder to get the most from your Lauterbrunnen vacation.
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  • We toured the falls our first morning in Lauterbrunnen. WOW. We had no idea how large and loud it would be :-) Don't miss this! 
  • Visited Trümmelbach Falls on a cool rainy day after walking through the valley and visiting Staubbach Falls. Location is easy to get to via the town's main bus line located across from the coffee shop...  read more »
  • We were staying in Mürren so this necessitates a ride down to Laurterbrunnen on the cable car and then a short bus ride(all covered by the Swiss Pass). The falls are actually inside the mountain. It i...  read more »
  • Awesome site, location, and experience. The sound and sight of rushing water, 20,000L/sec through these caves was really amazing to take pictures of, but it's even more impressive to just sit back at any of the 10 checkpoints to marvel at what was going on around us. It was a little busier than I would have liked being at a place like this, but really not too bad... and we had great weather which makes a difference (not sure if they're open in all weather conditions, but as long as they're open it's probably still amazing)
  • Must see place, Nice to walk along and in hot summer will cool you nicely off, would recommend you bring jacket if you get cold easily. its hard to make perfect pictures as your flash will not reach all ends, however the view is absolutely stunning and breathtaking.
  • Cool (literally) waterfall that goes through the inside of the mountain. Bring water resistant clothing and a good pair of shoes.
  • I think the scenery around is quite beautiful than the actual falls.
  • these waterfalls you should have seen! ideal even in bad weather. with the lift to the top, take the stairs down.
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