Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, Lauterbrunnen

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#2 of 10 in Nature in Jungfrau Region
Hike around some of Switzerland's most dramatic landscapes at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, which plunge down overhanging rock faces created by natural forces over thousands of years. A huge draw for adventure seekers from around the globe, the lush valley features 72 thunderous waterfalls, some of which carry 20,000 l (5,280 gal) of water per second. When Goethe visited the valley in 1779, the majestic falls moved him so deeply that he returned home to write one of his best-known poems, "Spirit Song Over the Waters." Discover this untamed glacial valley by trekking around some of its world-famous trails, or hop on the scenic rack railway linking the region's half-dozen mountain villages. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Lauterbrunnen holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This Valley is a wonder, a postcard. It is an area full of waterfalls, on both sides of the Valley, the most famous are the Trümmelbach and staubbach fall. You reach without any problems with car, both from Interlaken. There is also a train. From the bottom of the Valley, the village of trummelbach falls, leaving many routes walkers, by waterfalls. Highly recommended visit. The parking is paid. There are a couple of restaurants next to the parking lot. The buildings, the few that there are, are the typical wooden chalets. Some of them are hotels / hostels.
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  • Lauterbrunnen is one of the most scenic and beautiful places in Switzerland and unmistakably one of the best places I have ever visited. The scenic beauty,the view is just awesome and one can stand an...  more »
  • It's definitely worth walking/driving through the valley to see the numerous waterfalls. A very impressive sight, especially on a clear day.  more »

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Where to stay in Lauterbrunnen

The tiny village of Lauterbrunnen boasts a collection of reasonably priced hotels and family-run inns nestled in the valley housed in charming, weathered chalets. Just a short rail ride away from the pricey neighboring ski resort towns, the valley is a great alternative, offering affordable accommodation without compromising on convenience. There are a few hostels here, or for a bit more privacy, rent a furnished apartment.
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