Lauterbrunnental Waterfalls


Member Rating 4 out of 5 by Tolik on June 18, 2003

The Mürrenbach Fall cascades down over five ledges near the tiny village of Stechelberg. Europe’s highest waterfall crashes to the ground from the 750-meter-high Mürrenfluh in five cascades. It is especially imposing in spring after the snow melts and after thunder storms in summer. Unfortunately at other times, it is a mere trickle hidden between the cliffs, making the Staubbach Fall the main attraction of the valley.

(Stechelberg -- a hamlet/resort at far end of valley connected by cable car with Mürren and Schlithorn.)

We walked along the trail alongside the road from the tiny village -- it took us 1 hour 40 min, although you can take a bus too. We watching even more waterfalls –- there are 72 waterfalls in the valley. Trümmelbach Falls (45-minute walk from the cable car station) are the only glacial falls in the world which have been made accessible deep inside the mountain. It's a worthy excursion on a rainy or cloudy day.

Lauterbrunnen Valley/UNESCO Trail

Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland

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