Aare Gorge, Meiringen

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#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in Bernese Oberland
Walk along the footpath at Aare Gorge to see the Aare River up close and experience its power. A product of glaciations many millennia ago, the river carves dramatically through a limestone ridge. Although less than 1.5 km (0.9 mi) in length, the walls of the gorge reach up 50 m (165 ft) on both sides. Visitors have walked the gorge for over 100 years, although the footpath, which clings to the walls, is much safer and more modern today. You can relax afterwards with a coffee and cake at one at one of the entrance restaurants. Wear sensible shoes and a waterproof jacket to shield you from the river's spray. To visit Aare Gorge and other attractions in Meiringen, use our Meiringen visit website .
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  • Gorges of the river but very beautiful gorges worth visiting one of the most beautiful gorges in Europe before going to her care should be taken with warm clothes
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  • A walk through the gorge with waterfalls, patterns in rocks and then catching a train back by pressing the stop button in the side of a mountain is a unique experience.  more »
  • I started going there as a kid, when my Aunt to bring me here with the intent to impress me. There are also returned several times over the years. In recent times, the desire was to impress my children too:-) operation that this breathtaking view is always simple. I tested the path even in pregnancy and with the stroller: viable, but treacherous. So if there is a possibility it would be best avoided in these special conditions.
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  • What an incredible place. Absolute masterpiece of nature. At the same time a great feat of engineering to build the tunnels and platforms to navigate the 2.5 km long gorge. It is very easily reachable and extremely well maintained. There are ample parking spots outside and alternatively it is a brief walk from the train station (few minutes from meiringen). The colour of the water is mesmerising. The cliffs and the myriad waterfalls all add to the drama and beauty of the place. True gem of the Alps......
  • A place not go be missed. Reasonable ticket. If I recall it was 9 € for adults and little less for children. The cafe and souvenirs shop are also nice.
  • You have to visit this place wow come early morning time they open so you will be a Lone there then people coming great to have your time and have fun great fun love it so much ممتاز جدا يستحق الزياره وبقوه
  • Impressive gorge, spectacular paths. Well worth the walk through!
  • Amazing place. Completely different experience. Easy walk. However the path is narrow. Must try.
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