Lauterbrunnen is one of the most stunning places in Switzerland. It is a paradise for nature lover or adventurer or any traveller looking for peace and tranquility. Lauterbrunnen is situated in one of the most majestic valleys in the Alps, between gigantic rock faces and mountain peaks. The name Lauterbrunnen means many springs. There are 72 stunning waterfalls in Lauterbrunnen. Lauterbrunnen is an ideal peaceful place to spend a relaxing holiday in nature's embrace and enjoy the specialty of inhaling the fresh air. The green pastures, secluded valley, the huge mountains surrounding the valley, the waterfalls, amazing landscapes will amaze you.
Always make sure that you have your camera ready, to capture the gorgeous vistas of this ultimate piece of heaven, because only the stroll through the valley will give you an impression of walking in an art gallery.
If you are visiting Lauterbrunnen from the nearby Interlaken, there are hourly trains that depart from Interlaken East Train Station. Using the Swiss Travel Pass, taking a train to Lauterbrunnen Railway Station couldn’t be easier. The train from Interlaken takes only twenty minutes and you’ll disembark right in the center of upper Lauterbrunnen Valley.
The minute I reached Lauterbrunnen, I could hear the sound of Staubbach Falls. Stabbauch Falls is right at the end of the main street in Lauterbrunnen Valley. It is Europe's highest free-falling waterfall. The moment you enter Lauterbrunnen, you can see this water stream flowing down the mountain. The sound of this magical waterfall will make you fall in love with the valley. This waterfall is why many people travel to Lauterbrunnen in the first place. To see a huge waterfall dropping right into a town is on many people’s European bucket list.
Mornings in Lauterbrunnen are blissful. Hearing majestic sound of waterfalls, the soothing sound of cowbells coming from the distance and ecstatic view of the valley is the kind of memory Lauterbrunnen would leave on your mind.
There are so many hikes and walks around the village. Walk by the small town, visit the church, stroll the streets, admire the classic chalet-style houses amongst green fields with a backdrop of alps. You can also go for hikes and admire the view of the valley. There are many options for hiking. The harder the hike, the better the landscape.
Every time I think of Switzerland, I get lost in the memories of every single place I have visited in Switzerland. The mountains, lush green peaks, turquoise blue lakes, wooden houses, beautiful churches, scenic train rides, waterfalls, quaint villages, etc. are not enough to describe the beauty. The best thing about Lauterbrunnen is that is magical all year round and every season has its own charm and specialties. Fall boats orange and yellow hues for the perfect autumn backdrop. With its huge mountain peaks, charming village, and 72 captivating waterfalls it is a village like no other. The natural beauty of Lauterbrunnen will have you awestruck from start to finish. Overall, the valley of Lauterbrunnen is among the magical corners of Switzerland, which definitely should be added to your bucket list at some point in your lifetime!