Bachalpsee Lake, Grindelwald

4.7
#1 of 6 in Nature in Grindelwald
Embark on a scenic hike to view the famed Bachalpsee Lake. This 8 hectare (20 acre) body of water sits at an elevation of 2,265 m (7,431 ft) with a beautiful frame of snow-capped mountains. You can choose from a number of trails that lead to the lake, varying in length and difficulty. Those who prefer a shorter walk can take a cable car much of the way. Make sure to bring your camera to snap this alpine scene. Using our international travel planner, Grindelwald attractions like Bachalpsee Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Guess the title said it all, as realized did not took any pictures of the lake itself. Maybe also bad choices to try such a ambitious hike then too (had actually planned to hike from First to at least...  more »
  • Beautiful reflections from the lake when there is no breeze and even better when the snow has fallen. A relatively easy walk but also the options to take further paths to Wildgarst, Axalp and Faulhor...  more »
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  • Breathtaking. Definitely worth the one hour walk.
  • If you are taking the hike or the cable car to Grindelwald First, make sure you take sometime to reach this lake as well. By far the best location for some amazing reflection photography of the swiss alps at a distance. Loved the short hike from First to this lake.
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