The Trummelbach Falls are a system of waterfalls in the Lauterbrunnen Valley in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. The valley is famous for waterfalls, the most famous being Staubbach Falls and Trümmelbach Falls.
The Trummelbach Falls can be walked on. There is even an elevator. The whole thing costs admission: 14 francs, children between 6 and 15 years pay 6 euros, infants under 6 years can visit the Trümmelbach Falls free of charge. Status of prices at the beginning of 2023.
Visiting the waterfalls is possible only in summer: approximately from April to October.
Opening hours Trummelbach Falls: About 9 am to 5 pm. In midsummer, visitor hours at Trümmelbach Falls are slightly longer: 8:30 am to 6 pm. Closed at the beginning of November until the end of March.
The Trümmelbach Falls descend in about 10 steps down the slope. You can get quite close to the water of the falls. It is a very big waterfall. In the Trummelbach Falls fall up to 20,000 liters of water per second down the slope. It is mainly glacier water from the high mountains of the Bernese Alps like the Eiger or the Mönch.
If you come by car, you will reach the tiny village of Trummelbach in the Lauterbrunnen valley a few kilometers after Lauterbrunnen. You can hardly get lost, there is only one road in the valley, as there are high mountains to the left and right. You just drive through Lauterbrunnen and continue in the only direction Stechelberg. Also the bus from Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg (line number 141) stops in Trümmelbach.
Trummelbach has a place name sign. On the left side is a large, free parking lot. Next to it is a large restaurant with many tables outside. You walk about 200 sea to the Trummelbach falls. On the way you pass a souvenir store. You reach the ticket office.
Entrance fees Trummelbach Falls 2023: Adults 14 francs, children 6 to 15 years 6 euros, smaller children free. You are not allowed to take a dog. Also strollers are not allowed. If 30 francs and more for a family is too expensive: Other waterfalls like the Staubbach Falls (only 1-2 km away) can be visited for free.
If you are already in Trummelbach, it is also worthwhile to continue to the end of the road in the Lauterbrunnen valley in Stechelberg. From Stechelberg there is a cable car to Mürren.
Video Trummelbach Falls
Very good film about the waterfall from YouTube in English