By Ritwik Datta 17 Mar 2020
Besides the enchanting lakes, and rivers, the beauty of Switzerland is also cherished for the jaw-dropping waterfalls. Across the Alps slopes, these waterfalls complement the lustrous valleys with the sparking, and foaming water. While exploring the ethereal beauty of this country, keep some time to enjoy the gusto of the glittering water that thunders down into deep nearby your chalet.
Being the largest waterfall in Europe, it is a must-visit. It is located near the town of Schaffhausen. You can feel the vibration and can hear the roaring sound of the water from afar. On both sides of the fall, there are many things to catch the tourist’s attention.
You can board a ship or boat to visit the Rhine Falls basin, and the castle which stands tall in the mighty rock.
It is the third highest waterfall in Switzerland with a height of nearly 300 meters. It drops down to the Lütschine River. It enhances the beauty of the idyllic green village Lauterbrunnen in the Bernese Oberland as the gorgeous waterfall falls from the steep above this locality.
Among the other 72 waterfalls in Lauterbrunnen valley, it is worth watching in summer. You will get a stunning view of the waterfall in that season as the water sprays in all directions due to the swirling of the warm wind.
Europe’s largest subterranean waterfalls carry nearly 20,000 liters of meltwater per second from the glaciers of Jungfrau mountains and flow down to Lauterbrunnen, the valley of 72 waterfalls.
The loud roaring and vibration of the foaming and gurgling water of this ten-tired waterfall is so sharp that it cuts its path through the mountain.
The tourists have to pay an entrance fee to reach to the platform by lift or series of stairs to catch the spectacular view of Trümmelbach Falls.
Remember the scene where Sherlock Holmes fell to his death. However, Reichenbach Falls was famous long before in Europe. These are a series of waterfalls flowing down into the Reichenbach stream from nearly 250 meters of height. It is located near Meiringen, in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland.
Situated in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland, Giessbach Fall is another awe-inspiring sight every tourist neglect to miss. This fall topples over in 14 stages and flows down to join the Lake Brienz around Interlaken covering around a length of 500 meters.
Giessbach Falls is girdled by beautiful mountains, stunning alpine meadows, and forests with a dazzling view of Lake Brienz. The historic hotel Grand Giessbach is nestled at the foot which organizes Europe’s oldest funicular.
It is Switzerland’s highest waterfall that tumbles from a height of 417 meters from the ground of Murrenfluh. It comes down in 5 cascades. You are heading towards Stechelberg, then drop down to see the Mürrenbach Falls near Lauterbrunnen.
The flow of the water continues round the year. As the snow melts in the Spring, you can visit there to get a crystal-clear view of the rushing water. You will have the most enchanting view of this fall from the Schilthornbahn cable car station.
The second-largest waterfall in Switzerland, Engstligen is amalgamated from several small streams in Engstligenalp which results in the formation of the Engstligen river. The depth of this waterfall is about 600 meters down upon the rock base.
If you are fit enough to climb a rocky path, then you can watch the charming falls from above. Otherwise, you can board a cable from Adelboden village.