Reichenbachfall: Famous for the Final Struggle Between Holmes and Moriarty

The Reichenbachfall near Meiringen in Switzerland is where Sherlock Holmes and Prof Moriarty fell to their deaths after an epic struggle at the Waterfalls. A funicular will take you to the base of the 250m high waterfall. The observation platform here offers an spectacular view of the Reichenbachfall and the Hasli Valley. 

Reichenbachfall: final struggle Holmes and Moriarty at waterfall in Switzerland

From this viewing platform you can also see the place where the famous scene of the battle took place. You can reach this location by following a hiking trail which will bring you to the other side of the waterfall. This trail also leads to the upper parts of the Reichenbachfall which offers more amazing views. 

Location funicular: 3860 Schattenhalb, Switzerland (parking lot at Aareschluchtstrasse) 

Reichenbachfall: final struggle Holmes and Moriarty at waterfall in Switzerland

Reichenbachfall: final struggle Holmes and Moriarty at waterfall in Switzerland

Reichenbachfall: final struggle Holmes and Moriarty at waterfall in Switzerland

Reichenbachfall: final struggle Holmes and Moriarty at waterfall in Switzerland

Reichenbachfall: final struggle Holmes and Moriarty at waterfall in Switzerland

Reichenbachfall: final struggle Holmes and Moriarty at waterfall in Switzerland


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Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We're a family of five from the picturesque scenery of Belgium. Come along with us as we share stories from our journeys so far. And if you're curious about any of the places we've visited, don't hesitate to ask. Your dream European getaway is within reach, and we're here to make it extraordinary!

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