Grand Tour of Switzerland: Giessbach Falls photo spot



Discover the photo spot of the Giessbach Falls by Lake Brienz

On Lake Brienz, experience the power of water right up close. Ride the historic funicular railway from "Giessbach See" landing stage to the Grandhotel Giessbach, from where it is a short walk to the roaring Giessbach Falls.

Savour the view, take a snap at this Grand Tour of Switzerland photo spot and be amazed by the vast torrents of water tumbling in spectacular fashion down the rocky and forested slopes. A short circular route even leads you over a bridge behind the waterfall. An experience like no other!

Your highlights at a glance
  • The Grand Tour of Switzerland is a 1,600 km tourist circuit spanning the country
  • Discover scores of attractions along the way
  • Take a souvenir snap at the Giessbach Falls photo spot
  • Discover a mighty waterfall with views of turquoise Lake Brienz

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note
  • Download the Grand Tour of Switzerland app (iOS/Android)
  • The whole of the route is open to cars and motorcycles
  • Parking is available at the Grandhotel Giessbach
  • The walk to the photo spot takes around 5 minutes
  • The photo spot is publicly accessible



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Grandhotel Giessbach

3855 Brienz

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