The world famous Giessbach Waterfall tumbles reach Lake Brienz.
From the lake, you can take a short funicular ride up to Grand Hotel Giessbach (about 100 meter above the lake)
A path (not suitable for a trolley) goes upwards from the hotel along the stream. It takes about an hour-long hike (round trip) to get to the top.
Afterwards, you can eat at the hotel’s restaurant and admire the views. Then hike for thirty mintues on a paved road down to the lake.
The entrance to Giessbach Waterfalls is free. Those who arrive with a car must pay for parking.
Take the Swiss SBB trains to the stop Brienz. Then take bus 252 to the stop Brienz BE, Abzw. Giessbach.