Staubbach Fall, Lauterbrunnen

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Rumored to have been the inspiration for Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's poem, "Song of the Spirits over the Waters," Staubbach Fall stands nearly 300 m (984 ft) tall. The second-highest waterfall in the country, it is known for the spray of water in every direction due to the winds in the area. Walk the path up to the waterfall and go behind it for a view of the entire valley through the falls. Information boards offer the historical and scientific background of the area. Be sure to wear appropriate gear, as mist from the fall spreads far, and watch your step on the slippery paths. Make Staubbach Fall a centerpiece of your Lauterbrunnen vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Lauterbrunnen vacation planning website .
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  • This is the first large waterfalls that can be seen in the Valley, a high waterfall, beside the town. You can climb through the rock, until almost the half of the height of the wall, to look out over the Valley from behind the waterfall. Access is free, precipitous but worthwhile. Half of the journey is a road, the other half staircase. Within the "Grotto" and the waterfall, it is very cool, and you can get wet (according to the flow). Overlooking the Valley, the people, are very beautiful, it is worth climbing. On the right you can see the snow-capped peaks of the Jungfrau
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  • Path to go to the foot of the falls, allowing a little common sense - it is rare to see such beautiful cascades
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  • As long as it is lived in Lauterbrunnen, is Almost open Windows or go out on the street you can see waterfalls, if you want to close view-Zaventem 賞 only need those minutes on foot to the Prada falls below the trail. Can't study is to promote far view on the town or a short-range view 賞-Zaventem is a beautiful port! and take charge of Qi and gold money, come to Lauterbrunnen Ying Cliff high finish of this look at this one in the future to promote the beauty of fall.
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  • One of the most beautiful and natural places to visit for. The view while you drive to the water falls is just amazing. The small falls are visible.throught the journey. The final falls may not be very large as one expects for a fall to be, but the scenery makes it so worth it and make you believe that it's the best suited for the terrain. You can also hike to a certain point at the falls, where you would be standing in a carved stone way from where water falls over you giving you the best experience possible. The view from this point is just mesmerising. Do carry a jacket as it will be very cold there. Also in summers it would be difficult to find a parking spot, so plan accordingly 😊👍
  • Mesmerizing! Spectacular! You don't want to leave this place. This is the highlight of Lauterbrunnen village. You can walk up near the falls and get behind it. Dont forget to visit this at night as well.
  • Beautiful and with a great cultural importance since both Goethe and Lord Byron wrote about this waterfall! 😀. It's a part of a valley of 72 waterfalls! A must when visiting Switzerland 🇨🇭
  • Amazing. One can also walk behind the waterfall
  • Nice water fall beside cliff~

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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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