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July 6, 2020

Beautiful lakes to discover in Switzerland

For nature lovers, it is an ideal summer destination that is located at the gates of France: Switzerland. We recommend you some beautiful lakes to discover in Switzerland.

A rich fauna and flora, imposing mountains, gorges to make you dizzy, forests, plains carpeted with greenery, waterfalls … The ideal cocktail to relax deeply and take a big breath of fresh air. Switzerland is also the land of lakes since the country has more than 1,500. For this summer, here are five lakes in which you can take a break in the midst of an exceptional setting.

Our selection among the beautiful lakes to discover in Switzerland is here-below:

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Bachalp Lake

Surrounded by pine forests, meadows and the Alps, it is in an idyllic setting that Lake Bachalp is located, near Grindelwald. Imagine the picture a little. A lake as blue which contrasts with the greenery and the colors of the flowers which surround the lake . And as the background scenery, the white of the eternal snow of the Alps, in the distance…

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Lac Leman

It is probably the most famous lake in Switzerland and for good reason, with an area of 582 km². Lake Geneva is also one of the largest in Europe. Located in the Lavaux region, it enjoys strong sunshine in summer. There are many summer activities to do, including boating, sailing, surfing, kayaking. For those who prefer to take a few colors in the sun, Lake Geneva is also surrounded by a natural beach of fine sand.

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Zermath - The 5 lakes walk

The Five Lakes Walk (5-Seenweg) is a pleasant day hike in Zermatt that offers extraordinary views of the Matterhorn mountain (you know, the one on the Toblerone chocolate bars). From gazing at the mountain from across a valley, to seeing it reflected in three lakes, the Five Lakes trail offers many incredible vantage points for admiring the famous Matterhorn.

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Lac des 4 cantons

The journey from Romanshorn to Lucerne takes approximately 2 hours. The city of Lucerne is nestled on the shores of Lake Four Cantons. It is on its shores that the famous Grütli meadow is located, where the first Confederates created the country.  With its coves and beautiful beaches at the foot of the mountains, Lake Lucerne is the perfect place for a swim during your stay in Switzerland.

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