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Looking to visit the best lakes in Switzerland? 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 Switzerland’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 20 lakes in Switzerland

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    1

    Seealpsee

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful mountain lake in the middle of the Alpstein, with a panorama that could not have been created better on the computer.

    Free-roaming cows, bright green sparkling water, cheese dairy, Alphorn blower ...... heart what more do you want?

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    TH✪MAS
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    2

    Caumasee

    Hiking Highlight

    Even in winter it is worth walking down to the lake.

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    3

    Fählensee

    Hiking Highlight

    The Fählensee is the third largest mountain lake in the canton of Appenzell and lies in a very narrow valley cut between the Berggasthof Bollenwees and the Zwinglipass, nestled between Hundsteingrat and Roslen-Saxer-First.
    Just beautiful. Highly recommended!

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    Martina
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    4

    Bachalpsee

    Hiking Highlight

    From the mountain station of the First cable car on a leisurely gravel path with a gentle up and down towards Bachalpsee!
    Stop at this place and marvel at the …

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    Elke
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    5

    Sempachersee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Lake Sempach lies in the heart of Switzerland and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. Intact nature, cultural and historical sights, an upscale range of culinary delights and diverse sports facilities …

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    charles
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    6

    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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    7

    Etang de la Gruère

    Hiking Highlight

    On the banks of the pond you have a wonderful view of the still water in summer.

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    Bichelsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    To the left and right of the road there are paths where you can pedal in peace and undisturbed. From Turbenthal a marked bike path leads to the Bichelsee, from …

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    9

    Klingnauer Stausee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Very beautiful lake, especially for bird lovers.

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    Karin
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    10

    Schwarzsee

    Hiking Highlight

    The Schwarzsee is located in the Senseland in the canton of Friborg. It is always very nice to be here. The lake has its own special charm that is difficult to describe.

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    Arno
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    11

    Egelsee

    Hiking Highlight

    Although the Egelsee, also known as Ägelseegrieben, barely larger than a pond, he is considered the largest natural lake, which is located entirely in the canton of Aargau (Switzerland). For …

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    Roger
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    12

    Wohlensee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Below Bremgarten BE, the Aare becomes lazy and slows down - thanks to the dam - to stagnant water. In the warm season, it is due to the proximity to …

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    Eric 🖖
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    13

    Tannensee

    Hiking Highlight

    This youngster among the surrounding lakes did not see the world until 1958. At that time, rubble was thrown up to dam the streams of the valley to Tannensee. Now …

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    Stephanie
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    14

    Bommer Weiher

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Recreation pond with large, well maintained public barbecue area. There is even a tap with fresh drinking water available.
    Best address for an adventure day with children

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    Tourer
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    15

    Lac de Montsalvens

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    At Lac de Montsalvens you can not only hike wonderfully and enjoy the view of the water, but also pick many herbs. The shore of the lake is lush with edible plants, such as oregano, meadowsweet or large nettle.

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    Johanna
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    16

    Lauenensee

    Hiking Highlight

    In 1982, the Swiss dialect rock band sang "I gloub, i gangä no meh a Louenesee" and thus set a musical monument to the picturesque Lauenensee - there is hardly …

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    17

    Blausee

    Hiking Highlight

    Very beautiful, blue mountain lake. Here you can barbecue and have a picnic. There is a playground, you can do a little boat ride, caress alpacas and watch trout farming. …

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    Carmen
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    18

    Der Egelsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Egelsee is a lake in the Austro-Liechtenstein border area between the Feldkirch district Tosters and the Liechtenstein municipality of Mauren. The state border between the Republic of Austria and the Principality of Liechtenstein runs through the lake.

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    Andy
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    Greifensee

    Road Cycling Highlight

    The free Badi in the village of Greifensee is ideal for cooling off briefly in the lake and frying a sausage before swinging back on the bike.

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    Manique
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    20

    Lej da Staz

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful, small lake in the middle of the forest with a great restaurant

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    Solveigh

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