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I walked from Solalex: firstly an hour to Anzeindaz then two hours across and down to the lake... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
CecilGgibley
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Europe
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Wonderful place in autumn

Remote alpine lake with fantastic colours in autumn. Numerous hiking opportunities around. Natural... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
DavidBarmaz
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Croydon, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Wanted a quiet walk but after a very narrow 12km drive up a single track road with some other drivers not knowing how wide their car was and wanting all the road, and a bus coming the other way, we got there too find the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

I walked from Solalex: firstly an hour to Anzeindaz then two hours across and down to the lake. Quite barren landscape until you get to the woods. Pleasant mountain restaurant at the lake then various options to walk down the valley or take the bus....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Remote alpine lake with fantastic colours in autumn. Numerous hiking opportunities around. Natural park with no ski lift etc.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank DavidBarmaz
Reviewed October 18, 2016

One of many attractive mountain lover sites in Wallis. I'vee been there several times and hiked from east to west to north(not south because this is where you get there after half an hour of somewhat risky car drive) as some local friends kept challenging...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank PARISSION
Reviewed September 20, 2016

There are so many stunning and relatively accessible lakes and Alpine walks in the Valais region that this one would not feature in my list of 'must do' places. However, that's only because of the extraordinary number of potential places to visit! It's not a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank randrnz
Reviewed September 3, 2016

A narrow road takes you (by car) to the lake. Lots of hairpins and tunnels. The lake and surroundings are beautiful. We could easily park our car very close to the lake and refuge du Lac (on a saterday night), but I can imagine it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed October 31, 2015

The area is magical, one of my favorite places in Valais! We have seen several Bearded Vultures flying in and around the valley - these were re-introduced from extinction and seem to be doing fine. Don't forget your binoculars on this trip! You can hike...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank travellingsloths
Reviewed September 17, 2015

The access to the lake is along a narrow twisting road blasted out of a rock-face, you normally have to go to South America to find something like this. If you do not want to drive yourself (understandable!), take the post-bus, which only just squeezes...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank CHvoyageur
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Even before you get there you will be driving along very narrow road with amazing scenery and beautiful hand crafted tunnels. The lake itself is really really beautiful and quiet.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 2, 2015

Lovely landscapes even when it rains. The place is really quiet and it's amazing to rest our mind...

Date of experience: August 2015
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