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Lakes in St. Gallen

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Looking to visit the best lakes in St. Gallen? After all, there’s nothing better than the serenity of the lakeshore — or a quick dip when the weather’s warm. So, browse our list of St. Gallen’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 9 lakes in St. Gallen

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    Schottensee

    Hiking Highlight

    The Schottensee and the Wildsee are the two most beautiful on the 5-Seen-hike. The colors of the lakes are really nice cheesy and almost surreal. Depending on the incidence of …

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    Martina
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    2

    Schwarzsee

    Hiking Highlight

    One lake more beautiful than the other, but each one unique. The Schwarzsee lives up to its name and shimmers in the sunlight.

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    Lupo
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    3

    Chapfensee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    It is always worthwhile to come up here, the bike has to be pushed partially. Actually a driving ban would be but during the week, when hardly anyone is there, …

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    David
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    Walensee

    Road Cycling Highlight

    The Walensee is a lake in the eastern Prealps in Switzerland and is located in the cantons of St. Gallen and Glarus. Wikipedia
    Average depth: 105 m
    Altitude above sea …

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    Baschalvasee

    Hiking Highlight

    From the Baschalvasee you can see all the way to the Rheinthal, which becomes irrelevant at the sight of this beautiful mountain lake. Depending on the direction in which you …

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    Martina
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    Voralpsee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    In good weather, very nice to dangle your soul. You forget the everyday life around you. Highly recommended. 👍

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    Pascal
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    7

    Wangsersee

    Hiking Highlight

    The lake is often left to the left, but wrongly! From the west side not too attractive, but coming from the east, you can have great luck and see great water reflections.

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    Werdenbergersee

    Hiking Highlight

    There is a café right on the lake

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    Here you can take a nice break on the lake shore. The small viewing platform also offers you the opportunity to observe a few wild geese, swans or other sea …

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    Tobias

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