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"Welcome to Meiringen" Top 5 Page for this destination Meiringen by yumyum

Meiringen Travel Guide: 76 reviews and 184 photos

I first visited Meiringen and surroundings as a child. Later I went on a day tour to Grimsel to see the cristals in the mountain and on that occassion we also visited the Aareschlucht. I must have been quite fascinated by that gorge because I decided to return once more.

So, for me the reason to visit Meiringen is neither Sherlock Holmes nor skiing in winter but the gorge and of course the famous "merengues" (see local customs).

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  • In a nutshell:Base to hiking paradise - not as touristy as Interlaken
  • Last visit to Meiringen: Sep 2007
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2012 at 4:28 AM

    A nice looking town. I never knew where Merengue was invented. I agree that it is always a good idea to bring an apple when you go hiking.

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Oct 14, 2011 at 4:14 AM

    The Aareschlucht gorge looks amazing! I can understand why you have visited it several times!

  • Nov 4, 2010 at 11:36 PM

    The Gorge looks like a great place to spend some time!

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Dec 4, 2008 at 4:43 AM

    This seems just as we expect Switzerland to be, even down to the cow bells :-) The Aareschlucht in particular sounds worth a visit

  • Aug 14, 2008 at 4:05 PM

    I was there two days ago!

  • sim1's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2008 at 7:36 AM

    The gorge looks amazing! And mmmm merengue! Being a sweet tooth and loving to hike, this really sounds like my kind of place! :-)

  • Oct 26, 2007 at 2:38 PM

    Beautiful nature. And I guess the cow bells concert fits perfectly into this picturesque scene.

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Oct 24, 2007 at 3:30 AM

    The gorge is absolutely gorgeous and I can see why you wanted to come back here Sonja. My very favourite dessert is lemon "merengue" pie.

  • Pablos_new's Profile Photo
    Oct 16, 2007 at 12:41 PM

    Hi Sonya! Nice place - Good photos!

  • Acirfa's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2007 at 3:53 AM

    Again so pretty


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