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This beautiful mountain lake offers a scenic environment for relaxation and recreation.
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

I would say it is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Bus #650 take about 40 minutes from Ziegelbrucke train station to Arvenbuel (last stop) and the buss pass through very scenic area from the very beginning till it reaches Arvenbuel. Then climb...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Movarip
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We went for a hike on the northern side of the lake. This way you have mountains and forest, and get to see magnificent views on the Alps in the south. There are boat cruises available all year round, but they don't go very often,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank schekn
Reviewed July 2, 2018

It was a long road trip for us to reach this wonderful destination but we were really amazed the scene that we have seen. In a beautiful summer day, people were swimming in the water and sunbathing. I also really like to visit this place...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kağan K
Reviewed May 6, 2018

The most beautiful area I can imagine. Hiking from Quinten to Weesen is breathtaking and almost beyond words. The meadows were filled with wild flowers, the mountains towered above us and the beautiful green forests and emerald lake create an indescribably perfect hike. The waterfall...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank IssyMoo
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Great place for many kind of sports, like swimming, diving, biking, in line or hiking. The see is really beautiful. Nice villages around with good restaurants. If you are nearby you have to see it.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JanaK_Prague
Reviewed January 15, 2018

We had a lovely 3 hour walk from Arvenbüel to/back Vorder Höhi in the snow. The whole way was sunny and above the clouds. The walk is easy w lovely views around. The path is prepared which is also good for sledging with small kids....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank victoriaxyz
Reviewed December 30, 2017

I can't say enough about the beauty surrounding Lake Walen together with the lake views help to make this area stunningly beautiful. A MUST SEE!

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Glen U
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

The three towns of Betlis, Quinten (with a population of only 56) and Au on the northern shore of the lake can only be reached by boat, a motor vessel operates throughout the year. As Walensee is between the steep Churfirsten mountains and the Sardona...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank LoveIStanbul365
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

If you have time, you may walk on the narrow road along the lake and climb the hill. Quiet and peaceful place.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank scalopages
Reviewed March 28, 2017

This is a great lake for a sunny afternoon walk, beautiful blue waters, amazing mountains to view, nice path; highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Greg T
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