The very middle of Switzerland

The very middle of Switzerland

Waterfalls – Where is the middle of Switzerland? The Federal Office for National Topography, swisstopo, used the digitised Swiss national boundaries to calculate the centre...more

The Mürrenbachfall

The Mürrenbachfall

Waterfalls – In the Lauterbrunnen Valley there is a waterfall that crashes to the ground below in 5 cascades that are more than 400 meters high.more

Giessbach Falls and Hotel Giessbach

Giessbach Falls...

Historic Transportation – The Giessbach brook tumbles...more

Reichenbach Falls and Rosenlaui - Sherlock Holmes

Reichenbach Falls...

Excursion tipps – The Rosenlaui Glacier, located...more

The very middle of Switzerland

Waterfalls – Where is the middle of Switzerland? The Federal Office for National Topography, swisstopo, used the digitised Swiss national boundaries to calculate the centre of gravity (mid point) of the country. It is near to the Alp Älggi in the Kleine Melchtal in Obwalden.

Do you know exactly where the very middle of Switzerland is? Near to a pretty little alp in the Kleine Melchtal, Obwalden canton.

The very middle of Switzerland
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The Mürrenbachfall

Waterfalls – In the Lauterbrunnen Valley there is a waterfall that crashes to the ground below in 5 cascades that are more than 400 meters high.

The Lauterbrunnen Valley is famous for its many waterfalls.

The Mürrenbachfall
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Giessbach Falls and Hotel Giessbach

Historic Transportation – The Giessbach brook tumbles in 14 stages, over a length of 500 meters and out of the high valleys of the Faulhorn area down to Lake Brienz. Historic Grand Hotel Giessbach is located at the foot of this nature spectacle. The hotel is accessible by means of Europe's oldest funicular.

The Giessbach brook tumbles in 14 stages, over a length of 500 meters and out of the high valleys of the Faulhorn area down to Lake Brienz. Historic Grand Hotel Giessbach is located at the foot of this nature spectacle. The hotel is accessible by means of Europe's oldest funicular.

Giessbach Falls and Hotel Giessbach
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Reichenbach Falls and Rosenlaui - Sherlock Holmes

Excursion tipps – The Rosenlaui Glacier, located to the south of Meiringen, in the canton of Bern, might be small, since it has an area of only six square kilometers, but thanks to this glacier two beautiful natural attractions have come into being - Glacier Gorge Rosenlaui and the world-famous Reichenbach Falls.

The Rosenlaui Glacier, located to the south of Meiringen, in the canton of Bern, might be small, since it has an area of only six square kilometers, but thanks to this glacier two beautiful natural attractions have come into being - Glacier Gorge Rosenlaui and the world-famous Reichenbach Falls.

Reichenbach Falls and Rosenlaui - Sherlock Holmes
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