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Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz)

St. Moritz, Switzerland
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Ranked #7 of 19 Attractions in St. Moritz
Type: Bodies of Water
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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

This is a cozy little town that sits on the side of the mountain in front of a beautiful lake. We went in May and the town is virtually closed so we had it practically all to ourself. The streets are very narrow so I would hate to see in high season but in May it's the best

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

I got the first view of this lake from my hotel window,framed by the lush forest on one side with a backdrop of the high mountain range .With a fine balmy weather in the summer afternoon , I could' nt wait to take a good walk around the area . It's an easy and a short walk from the town... More

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Gemany
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

You can arrive lake of staz from Celerina or from St. Moritz. The lake is small, but you can swim in the lake at summer time. There is a nice restaurant which lies adjacent to the idyllic lake. Nearby there is a great forest and the area is very authentic.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

It was amazing to visit here during October as it not many tourist and weather it just feel fine 5C - 10C degrees. Easy to walk around the town and lake, it was quiet and true peaceful time.

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We decided to walk round the lake in the evening and after a long day on the train it didn't disappoint. The views back across to St Moritz are great and it wasn't half as far as we thought.

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Devonshire
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23 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We took the Bernina Express train from Tirano to St. Moritz, Switzerland. It is a very upmarket town with interesting building, superb shops and, of course, the wonderful lake. On disembarking from the train we walked to the town square and enjoyed window shopping in the designer shops. We passed the Palace Hotel with its long black Rolls Royce cars... More

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barcelona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I got to run through the woods on an August afternoon from the Youth Hostel and I found this lake unexpectedly. I took off my shirt and sneakers, and began to swim. The natural setting is wonderful, very green and peaceful. Between the lodge and the lake there is a track that can be reached by bicycle, but it is... More

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Gurgaon, India
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

The lake was still frozen when we visited but there was nothing to indicate that it is a lake. Anyone could have stepped on the lake unknowingly thinking it to be ice/snow on a ground and since the ice in some parts had become thin because of the rising temperature in middle of April, it could have proved fatal as... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Take the Palace hotel elevators or the great lift down and then a leisurely walk in a half circle around the lake. Most uplifting.

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Sankt Moritz-Dorf, Graubunden, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Everything very nice. Water its clear. And many atractions there in summer and in winter time. (in summer Fishing, Sailing, Swiming and more) in winter skiing, horse racing, walking, fishing and more. Pictures with good camerra are fantastic from there.

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