"Meiringen - Sherlock Holmes Town" Top 5 Page for this destination Meiringen by sandysmith
Meiringen Travel Guide: 76 reviews and 184 photos
You cannot miss the significance of Sherlock Holmes in theis place - his name is everywhere!
Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle loved Meiringen and chose it for the location of Sherlock Holmes's final conflict at the local Reichenbach Falls.
This place makes a good base for sightseeing in the Bernese Obeland being at the convergence of three of Switzerland's major passes, Grimsel, Susten and Brunig.
A superb integrated network of Cable Cars, Post Buses and Trains take you in all directions reaching spectacular locations quickly and easily.
The cable-car system soon wisks you up to the mountains for some wonderful hiking and panoramic views. Pick up a little leaflet like this one which gives an overview of the hiking paths and their lenghts and an idea of the terrain.
Many thanks to Elisabet (Rebibi) who allowed me to stay in her family home in Hasliberg. It was a cause for celebration before the VT meeting in Thun itself, to meet up with Elisabeth and her husband, Judy (JudyinPA) and Maryann a friend of hers. Cheers everyone...I enjoyed the champagne!
- Pros:unspoilt swiss market town, good rail connections
Magisalp is on the cable-car route up to the Alpen Tower. Its a walkers paradise here amongst the mountains and lovely... more travel advice
From Hasliberg Reuti you get a different aspect of the Wetterhorn - so different from the angle I've usually seen from... more travel advice
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