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Giessbach Waterfall

Brienz, Switzerland
+41 33 952 25 25
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A lovely waterfall on the very scenic Lake of Brienz

This waterfall which falls just meters away from the Hotel Giessbach, is set a little way above the... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Catherine M
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Great Waterfall

We loved the trip out to Gleasbach we went by boat, then took the mountain lift up to the hotel for... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Sharonself
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
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“grand hotel” (6 reviews)
“easy walk” (3 reviews)
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Brienz, Switzerland
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This waterfall which falls just meters away from the Hotel Giessbach, is set a little way above the beautiful, emerald Lake of Brienz. It is definitely worth a detour, even though it isn't quite as impressive as the waterfalls found in the Lauterbrunnen valley. It...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We loved the trip out to Gleasbach we went by boat, then took the mountain lift up to the hotel for a lush cup of coffee. Continue by foot to the main bridge of the waterfall, and continue up to then walk behind the waterfall....More

Thank Sharonself
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Fantastic waterfall that can be viewed from many places (lakeside, half way up etc) and in so many conditions. It can be fairly quiet or sometimes a raging torrent as it was in Mid August.

Thank the_holloways
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Travel by boat across Lake Brienz from Interlaken to this little gem on the lake. Take the funicular train up to the hotel and then follow the pathways to the bridges over and behind the waterfalls. Magical!

1  Thank Swissair91
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We went by car and enjoyed a walk to the Falls. Alternatively you can go from a very pleasant lake cruise boat and use the funicular railway to the falls. It's all very beautiful and pleasant. You can walk behind the water at one point....More

Thank FredPittwood
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Based at the hotel we could see the falls from the dining room, multiple levels and ever changing depending on rainfall. We walked a way up, firstly a bridge where the water flow beneath then we walked behind the cascade but stayed dry. There is...More

Thank CecilGgibley
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Giessbach waterfall was a stop suggested by our tour guide and we're glad we hopped off of the ferry and explored the falls. When you hop off of the ferry head for the funicular on the right, the short trip is 5 francs (one way)...More

Thank 61martin
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We spent some time here and hiked almost to the top of the zig zag path that runs beside the waterfall - not an easy path up or down but you can stop and admire the waterfall whilst taking a break. The water was very...More

Thank Joven19
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Go explore the falls, beautiful scenery and beautiful views of the lake. Easy walk to the top and well worth the effort

Thank LVETOTRAVEL
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Came with a group of kids aged 10. All age groups loved it! We walked under the waterfall , filled out water bottles and took our time on the walk back down spotting lots of cute little field mice ! Pretty amazing day out! Not...More

Thank Rachel O
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