The trip is bringing you to the last action of the novel the final problem. Nice ride in a cable care train
As we trekked across Switzerland on the Via Alpina trail, we just had to stop at Reichenbach Falls along the way. After all, just the night before we had re-read Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Final Problem," where Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty tumbled into the falls. So when we reached Zwirgi, we took the side-trail to Reichenbach Falls. To get... More
The Reichenbach Falls owe their fame to the fact that they were mentioned as the death place of Sherlock holms. We were in the area on a family vacation. My teen-age daughters do not care much for Sherlock holms and we have seen other waterfalls on our trip. What made us visit this place was the fact that at the... More
Lived up to our expectations, even in autumn with - presumably - less water flow than in the spring.
I have read all of Conan Doyle's "Sherlock Holmes" books, so a pilgrimage to the Reichenbach Falls was a bit of a must for me. The old funicular railway up to the falls is a lovely trip on its own, and when you arrive, you should simply allow your imagination to run riot (as I did). There is some interesting... More
Went there for the oldish train up to the falls. Once there you can walk up along a very well signaled path and have a hot drink or your meal at a restaurant. There's a Postbus stop up there. Our six year old son didn't have any problems to reach the top of the walking because there are wooden and... More
Have You read Sir's Doyle famous story? Then it is probably the reason You must see the place. How deep prof. Moriarty had been falling. Find the place (easy) and get back to the age of SH and his adventures.
Very attractive falls (made famous by Arthur Conan Doyle/Sherlock Holmes) reached after taking a short bus rude from the station (Meiringen), then a Funicular ride. Once at the viewing areas there is a footpath/steps to go higher if you are relatively fit. At the top there is a welcome café. Bring a waterproof coat as the 'spray' can make you... More
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