Rhine Falls information

The Schloss Laufen on the Rhine Falls experience awaits you. You can find all the important information about Europe’s largest waterfall: visitor centre, ticketing, opening hours and a site map.

Come visit us

Get an overview of Schloss Laufen and its surroundings. Start your Rhine Falls tour in our visitor centre right next to the car park.
You can learn more about the glass lift and the Belvedere panoramic trail here. Ask about the spectacular “Känzeli”. We will be happy to show you the marvellous panoramic trail. And should you get peckish or truly hungry, we provide you with tips about the various catering facilities on site.


Ticket counter for the Rhine Falls experience at Schloss Laufen

Get your key to the Rhine Falls here. Obtain a single ticket for all attractions. fascinating stories in the Historama, a leisurely stroll along the Belvedere panoramic trail, the viewing platforms above the crashing waterfalls and the wonderful view of the region offered from the glass panoramic lift.

- AdultsCHF 5.00
- Children, 6–15 years oldCHF 3.00
- Groups of 15 up to 29 personsCHF 3.00
- Groups of 30 persons or moreCHF 2.00
  • Included in the ticket price: access to the Historama, the viewing platforms and the panoramic lift.
  • Tickets for visitors in a wheelchair, with a pram and groups of 15 or more are only available in the Visitor Centre and not from the ticket machines.


Dogs are permitted
Payment is accepted in euros throughout the Castle site (except at the ticket machines)
Traffic ban on the Castle site (bikes must be left in the bike stands)
Step-free access for visitors with limited mobility (see under the heading «Your direct route to us»)
Access 24 hours a day to the viewing platforms, 365 days

Boat trips on the Rhine and at the Rhine Falls