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Lovely walk

Great walk, unfortunately had to take road as path shut off for works. Walk around pretty but lake... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
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Clear sky for an amazing view

We had a great time coming up to the lac ( it take around 50m) but it worth coning but make sure... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Faris A
Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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Lac de Tanay, Vouvry, Switzerland
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We hiked up with our young children. We arrived mid morning and the car park was full, so we had to park on the road around 20 minutes walk from the main car park. The hike up is quite steep, so make sure you wear...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VickyPeterborough
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Starting from the car park there is a 400 metre rise in elevation over about 2.5km. Not really a walk for the unfit. It took me about 50 minutes up The footpath remains closed so the gravel road provides the main route up. I walked...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Great walk, unfortunately had to take road as path shut off for works. Walk around pretty but lake too cold for swimming. From here can continue up to a number of higher points with spectacular views. Going down tough with slippery gravel.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Calliopehk
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Lac de Tanay in Vouvry Switzerland is located in the Swiss Alps and is a glacial fed Alpine lake with stunning views. There are an abundance of lakes such as there in the Alps. Known for it's challenging hiking which takes a good hour. Then...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great time coming up to the lac ( it take around 50m) but it worth coning but make sure you've the right shoes

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Faris A
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Did a solo trek up to the lake as the family had already done it a week before. We were fortunate enough to be staying at the foot of the hike path. It took just over an hour and the view is spectacular. Went at...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Roam75189
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Loved it! It was gorgeous, had a wonderful time, stayed at "La p'tite Auberge" & enjoyed the beautiful weather :) Looking forward to our mext visit!

Date of experience: June 2016
Reviewed 10 March 2016

One of the most beautiful hikes I've ever done. Can be high level but also done softly... Beautiful views.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank sambolina2002
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Lace de Tanay its a beautiful place, but getting there is not very simple if you dont do any sports and of couse, if you're not a real swiss. The lake is very high on the mountain, you can get there by car but only...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Yana S
Reviewed 11 December 2015

After a hard walk up the hill above Vouvry. Dont verget to look down from time to time, its amazing to see the Rhone valley from the way up. On the top there is a narrow passage and then you look at this jewel. Its...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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