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Attractions in Switzerland
Situated just East of Interlaken, the Aar Gorge (Aareschlucht) is a narrow gorge cutting through a section of limestone rock. Formed at the end of an ice age, the gorge is only a few metres wide in places but a mile long and the towering cliffs 50 metres high.
Situated on a narrow strip of flat land between the lakes of Thun and Brienz, Interlaken is a popular destination and a great base for exploring some of Switzerland's most dramatic scenery.
Situated along the Rhine, near the town of Schaffhausen, Rheinfall is the largest waterfall in Europe. Although the drop is relatively small at only 23m, the volume of water cascading over the falls is immense, thundering past at quite a volume.
The most impressive falls in the Lauterbrunnen Valley are at Trummelbach - a ten tier waterfall almost entirely within the mountain cliff, carved out by glacier meltwater.
Zermatt lies in the spectacular Alpine region of Valais, for a long time the most inaccessible region of Switzerland. The town lies in the shadow of one of the most famous mountains, the dramatic Matterhorn.