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Aare Gorge

Meiringen 3860, Switzerland
+41 33 971 40 48
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US$157.71*
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Small-Group Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“rushing water” (10 reviews)
“west entrance” (16 reviews)
“nice walk” (9 reviews)
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Meiringen 3860, Switzerland
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+41 33 971 40 48
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a good hike into the gorge. At one point it becomes very narrow, less than a meter. It is several kilometers to walk but you don't have to walk all way. It is well marked and there are alternate paths for those in...More

Thank odysseusChicago
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a beautiful warm day. The gorge is a gorgeous walk. It took us about one hour to walk one way but we went to very slow and took a lot of pictures. It is much cooler in the gorge than it is...More

Thank orangelollypops
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful path next to the Aare river. You can feel the nature. There are information boards telling you about history of the path and some interesting things about a power of the nature. It takes you about 30 minutes of walking from the west...More

Thank Stefan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place. You walk the 1.4 km through the gorge on boardwalk and through tunnels. On the west side there is a great outdoor playground, a kiosk and a restaurant to take a break. With a ticket for a day you can enter...More

1  Thank Dunja G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the vicinity of Bern, the Aare gorge is well worth a visit. It is accessible by public transport on the Eastern side. The wooden ramp created by the ravine side offers great views of the deep ravine through which the river...More

1  Thank George T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aare Gorge (Aareschulcht) is a 1400m walk with the river flowing just below at a speed of approx 2m/s. The best way to walk the gorge is get the Meiringen Innerkirchen Bahn to Aareschlucht Ost station ( a request stop in the tunnel), follow...More

2  Thank Whitbysarah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent 1.4 Km walk through tunnels and boardwalk bolted to the rockface above the river a must do if you like this sort of thing

Thank bunsy64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for a different place to travel in Switzerland and this was exactly the place to be. Beautiful glaciers, mountains and landscapes is what comes to our mind when we think of Switzerland. However this place offers you something different. The Aare Gorge...More

2  Thank amanrgoel
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Unique gorge with a nice path going through bridges and tunnels given nice views on this spectacular gorge. On a hot day it will be cool, and on a rainy day you are still protected and see the water flowing fast. The narrowest part is...More

Thank SunriseSki
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This gorge is lovely on a rainy day, because the water will flow fast and you are protects mostly from the rain by overhanging rocks and you need a jacket anyway due to spray, have good footwear. Very impressive, not off the beaten track as...More

1  Thank kiwibaby
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BJtravellernature
Hi I would be visiting swiss in june.planning to got to aare gorge and reichenbach falls.I am going to stay in Interlaken.please suggest me how to go.I know trains run from Interlaken ost to meiringen.Afterthat how to go.and I have read that light show in aare is only from july.please suggest me a route.have 2 year old with us.
8 February 2017|
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Response from gina l | Reviewed this property |
You will need to take the train. it is very easy use the sbb website for times.. its about 30-40 minute beautiful train ride once you are Meirringen, there is a small train that will drop you off at the Aare.. you can then... More
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TonyaTA
What are the ladders like please? Have a friend with little head for heights and was told there are some ladders
10 July 2016|
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Response from Iain R | Reviewed this property |
H There, There are not any ladders, however you do walk on wooden walkways that have the rock face on one side and a safety rail on the the other side. You are not that high up and are not exposed at any time. There are... More
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