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Seealpsee, Wasserauen

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Seealpsee is a lake in the Alpstein range of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland. At an elevation of 1,143.2 m, the surface area is 13.6 hectares (34 acres). The lake can be reached by foot from Wasserauen or from Ebenalp. It is a popular tourist destination. A network of routes around Ebenalp connects Seealpsee with other notable sights in the Appenzell Alps, such as the Wildkirchli and Säntis.

The Berggasthaus Forelle am Seealpsee, with a large open air terrace, dominates the western end of the lake.
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  • After a long hike or a short one from Wasserauen, this lake is a very nice spot to chill with a few spots to have lunch and drinks. Amazing scenery around. Great place!  more »
  • Start behind Alpenrose hotel. Take the service road up to the Seealpsee lake. Very easy. Stop and get fresh goat cheese at the farm. The lake is beautiful there are boats. If you want to hike on...  more »
  • A hikes up is so worthy....enjoyed the greens natural n beautiful shoots was like a postcards.. it is unbelievable landscapes of Seeaplsee.. it does bear it names  more »
  • Such a refreshing place! The hike there is nice two & you will get sweaty. Also nice to do in winter 👍
  • Best experience, it was my first hike and i loved it, the views were incredible and the lake was so blue and clear
  • Amazing place, nice hiking trails
  • It’s beautiful but got to famous through Instagram. There are many other places like that in Switzerland with less people.
  • Absolutely stunning lake/hike. Park at Wasserauen cable car station and then walk up the hill (follow the signs to seealpsee). Walk by the right side of the lake and then after the lake around 500m there is a hidden path to take you up the mountain ridge on the right hand side. Great 45 degree climb which after 2 hours will take you to Ebenalp and then after you can take the cable car down. Great day, start at 10am and finish at 2pm.

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