Wasserfall Rosenlauischlucht

(Rosenlaui Gletcherschlucht)

The Rosenlauischlucht is a glacier gorge with a nice scenic waterfall. The Rosenlauischlucht wasserfall is located near Meiringen in the region Berner Oberland, Switzerland.

From the main road 6 take the exit (east of Meiringen) to the Reichenbachfall and Rosenlauischlucht, the road is called Scheideggstrasse. Follow the road for 9 kilometer until you reach the parking in front of the entrance of the Rosenlauischlucht (gps 46.678857, 8.155503).

You have to pay admission for the Rosenlauischlucht and to see the waterfall. The gorge is open for public from May to Oktober, at daytime.

After the entrance it is a short walk until you see the biggest waterfall, the 30 meter high Rosenlauischlucht wasserfall. The 30 meter is the total height. But enjoy the gorge because that is also the reason for the three star rating of the waterfall. There are several other waterfall worthwhile photographing!

The path through the gorge is a well constructed and secured gradual ascent. You pass along waterfalls, natural whirlpools and fantastically shaped rocks. All the way up, you will feel the awesome and breathtaking power of the glacial water running through the gorge: A very pure natural experience.

At the end of the gorge a forest trail leads you down back to the entry point. The Glacier Gorge Rosenlaui is part of the Unesco World Heritage Jungfrau-Aletsch.

There are several other great waterfall in the Meiringen area. Probably you also saw signs for the famous Reichenbachfall (Sherlock Holmes!), which is a visit certainly also worthwhile. 


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About Wasserfall Rosenlauischlucht

CountryWaterfalls in Switzerland
RegionBerner Oberland
Best visitEarly summer

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