Bachalpsee Lake, Grindelwald

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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. Make Bachalpsee Lake part of your personalized Grindelwald itinerary using our Grindelwald trip itinerary builder.
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  • We visited First in August after a morning visit to Jungfraujoch (see our other review). The hike from First to Bachalpsee is 3 km and took us about 1 hour. Even on a cloudy day, the scenery is beauti...  more »
  • Walked past the frozen lake on the trail from First to the Faulhorn. It is in a magnificent location, between spectacular mountains. I guess in the Summer it would be inviting to go for a swim after a...  more »
  • The trekking/walk to the lake is relatively easy unless you have young kids or elderly. The views there were fantastic. Great for a sunny day  more »