Aarenschlucht im Sommer im Haslital
Playground in the Alps
Unique. Cool. Unforgettable.

Places of interest around Meiringen

Excursion destinations. Inspiration. Insider tips.

The Haslital is the most beautiful playground in the Alps! In summer, fans of great natural wonders, unique Alpine peaks and incredible sights experience one Alpine wonder after another in the Bernese Oberland.

Here we have compiled a list of the compact yet exquisite and the really big, famous sights, excursion destinations and hotspots for you. And even if the sun doesn't come out, there's still something to do - marked with an asterisk *.

Highlights of nature & the mountains in summer

Museum tips

Sherlock Holmes and the Haslital *

One of the most fascinating stories associated with Meiringen is that of the legendary Sherlock Holmes. Discover the Sherlock Holmes Museum in Meiringen, the place that inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) to write his famous stories.

Sherlock Holmes' in «The Final Problem»
The creator of the famous detective Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had him fight the famous battle at the Reichenbach Falls in Meiringen. Since then, this place has had a magnetic attraction for fans of the master detective from all over the world.

Ballenberg Open-air Museum *

The museum in the open air! In Ballenberg you can experience Switzerland with over 100 original, centuries-old buildings, many animals, plus Swiss crafts and culture (open from April to October).


Excursion destinations in the Bernese Oberland & surroundings

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