Bachalpsee Lake, Grindelwald

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Water Body · Nature / Park
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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  • Bachalpsee is an extremely scenic lake and can be reached by an easy hike from First. Definitely worth visiting.  more »
  • Beautiful alpine lake awaits after a nice hike once you get up to the top of First. Take some time to just sit and be present in the moment as you view this lake.  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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