Meiringen Tourism

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Meiringen is a town and municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Besides Meiringen itself, the municipality includes the settlements of Balm, Brünigen, Eisenbolgen, Hausen, Prasti, Sand, Stein, Unterbach, Unterheidon, Wylerli and Zaun. The town is famous for the nearby Reichenbach Falls, a spectacular waterfall that was the setting for the fictional presumed death of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes. The town is also known for its claim to have been the place where the meringue was first created. The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Or an Eagle displayed Sable crowned, beaked, langued and membered of the first.

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Planning a vacation to Meiringen in Switzerland? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Meiringen is Zurich. Attractions in Zurich include Lindenhof, Old Town, Lake Promenade. Also, to reach Meiringen, you'll have to take a flight to Zurich; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Meiringen are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Meiringen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Meiringen

    Know the pollution level of Meiringen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 27.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 35.71 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Meiringen: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Meiringen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Meiringen.

    • Burglary and Theft 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 21.15 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 23.08 (Low)
    • Drug offense 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.62 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.15 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 23.08 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.62 (Low)
  • Living in Meiringen - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Meiringen is 159.8 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 73.83 (High)
    • Climate Index 81.95 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 34.58 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 127.41 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 60.19 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.15 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 110.46 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Meiringen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Meiringen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.47 USD
    • International Movie per seat 18.17 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 58.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 134.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 136.3 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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