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Description: This beautiful mountain lake offers a scenic environment for relaxation...
This beautiful mountain lake offers a scenic environment for relaxation and recreation.
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Very nice and appealing landscape, cold and deep water

My freind have choicen this place while it appeared nicely when he was travelling to Chur. The place is next to an station and not that far away from ZH (around a hour) and its... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My freind have choicen this place while it appeared nicely when he was travelling to Chur. The place is next to an station and not that far away from ZH (around a hour) and its nice to swim and to enjoy here while its not really rushy. Mostly their are people from Switserland itself here, Take care for the stones,... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We explored Walensee by going from Murg to Quinten by boat and then taking the hiking route from Quinten to Walenstadt. Quinten is a small cozy town that gives a great view of the Mediterranean-like lake. The town has a couple of restaurants and local honey/jam for purchase. All in all a very charming, small, car-free town with small windy... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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255 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We opted for a half-day hike starting in Quinten and ending in Weesen. Since Quinten is not accessible by train, we took a ferry from Unterterzen via the Schiffsbetrieb Walensee (a private boat company; approximately 7-8 CHF per person one way). Quinten is situated in the foothills of the Churfirsten mountain range and as a result has a very warm,... More 

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

From Weesen you can drive with a car to the mini town of Betlis, at the lake and at the foot of a massive steep rock. On top of the rock is the town of Amdem. The road to Betlis is worth the trip: a very narrow road that has a regulated time schedule for what direction one can drive... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Walensee is my favourite stop when returning from Flumserberg or Pizol...Just to lie down in the grass and sunbathe in the summer (or swimming as well) or if there is more time take the boat to Quinten and enjoy the good food in the restaurant with red roof ;-) take the exit to Murg when driving the car at the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I came here with family straight from Turkey in the height of summer, and based on my preconceptions of the Alps I was afraid I'd be cold and want to stay indoors all weekend. I was definitely mistaken! Not only was the nature too remarkably beautiful, with the deep lake surrounded by mountains, it was surprisingly hot. In fact on... More 

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Bacolod, Philippines
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

For hikers the Walensee offers very nice spots on the north side of the lake. As there is no road you have to hike. The walk offers the highest waterfall of Switzerland and at mid way there are some very good restaurants with local wine. The clima on the north side is very warm. Even figues grow there. One of... More 

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Canton of Thurgau, Switzerland
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

First of all, the Walensee is absolutely breathtaking as it's surrounded by the most interesting and beautiful Churfirsten mountains. The Walenseebühne, where Musicals take place outside in the summer is perfectly situated as you can sit outside, watch the Musical and still see all the mountains and trees. Every seat has a good view of the stage as the row... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Beautiful lake, 75 minutes from Zurich. We spent 10 days there, the location is great for star tours with easy access to the Rain falls (Rheinfall ), Titlis , Kerenzenberg and other great attractions

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

But actually no, I’m not kidding. Mountains an hour away from Zürich - no hassle, no mountain boots, no cumbersome backpacks. Riviera climate. Not overrun by tourists, why? No roads. Well OK there are some of course but most of the traffic is aquatic. Enjoy the awesome spectacle of the Churfirsten rising above you from a comfortable seat on board... More 

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