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Beautiful walk and amazing lake

First of all, if you want to visit this lake, pick a sunny day. Everything will look different in... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
victoriaxyz
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Zurich, Switzerland
A jewel in Zurich

We drove about 1h15 from Zurich to reach this place. And the arrival was spectacular with the views... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
aherisso
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Byron Bay, Australia
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

First of all, if you want to visit this lake, pick a sunny day. Everything will look different in the sunshine. The hike from one end to the other end of the lake is absolutely lovely, going through woods, under a waterfall, pass by beautiful...More

1  Thank victoriaxyz
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We drove about 1h15 from Zurich to reach this place. And the arrival was spectacular with the views of the lake and surrounding mountains appear suddenly. Beautiful place to enjoy a picnic, a swim or boating on the lake, an easy hike and even cliff...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

When you come here, middle in the summer, you feel like you’re in Paradise. The crystal clear water, the quiet and peace, the mountains that surround the lake. Just perfect.

1  Thank Hugo_Teixeira
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We fell in love with this peaceful place since our very first camping holidays at this beautiful spot. The mountain lake is reflecting the surrounding mountains like a mirror. The views are just like on a post card. Even when the weather is not good...More

Thank Tavina L
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Klöntalersee is under UNESCO Protection. This is an amazing natural park, that you can also do camping (for tents it is 25 chf per nite) İt could be hard to resch the place without car. İf you are keen on natural life, nature photo shooting...More

Thank seddakar
Reviewed 20 May 2017

A few miles/km west of Glarus is a peaceful lake and reservoir that sits between mountains. To try to describe the valley and its beauty is futile. There are numerous trails for hiking and roads for bicycles offering incredible views for families, couples and singles....More

2  Thank JDSoui
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Lovely green coloured water in this 3 mile long reservoir, which was low & part frozen when I walked it. Camp sites at both ends + restaurants in season (when the buses run), plus lots of hikes up into the mountains; great place...

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is one of my favorite places in switzerland. Very peacefull and relaxing grand for hiking and swimming.

1  Thank anninaohalloran
Reviewed 11 August 2016

One of the nicest spots for a short trip outside of Zurich. Beautiful located between the mountains, clean water and great spots for family picnics.

1  Thank DaKe72
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This lake is known for its clear, clean, blue water. Its nice to swim in in July, August but can be cold earlier and later. There is a nice walk around the lake with great fire places. If you are by car and have some...More

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