Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, Lauterbrunnen

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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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  • Worth the trip. We regularly visit Yosemite for the falls and mountains, but Lauterbrunun may now be at the top of my list. Very easy to get to using the train and bus system.  more »
  • Just driving into Lauterbrunnen, you feel like you're inside of a painting. The surrounding area is so gorgeous - you can see Schilthorn mountain, and the dozens of waterfalls and snowcapped peaks. Th...  more »
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