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. Using our international travel planner, Grindelwald attractions like Bachalpsee Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My friends and I rented sleds in Grindelwald as we were not sure if there were sleds rental on First (Now we know that we can rent on First), and we carried the sleds up the gondola to First, visited....  more »
  • the lake is worth to visit...the view along the way to the las was amazing...Hiking was fun...mountain view was spectacular ...definitely will come back again....  more »
  • 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...  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.
  • Nice place in the Swiss Mountains
  • After climbing almost everyday mountains, visit to this lake was too blissful. The lake is about 40 minutes away from First and one may reach First from grindelwald via cable car in about 30 minutes. One can hire a bicycle and enjoy mountain biking too as they have separate path for cyclists. On your way from first to bachalpsee you will find many photo spots from where you can capture the amazing views.
  • Amazing site. Very comfortable path and environment.
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