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Lac de Tanay

Lac de Tanay, Vouvry, Switzerland
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Brutal but beautiful

Starting from the car park there is a 400 metre rise in elevation over about 2.5km. Not really a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BR007
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Liphook, United Kingdom
Lovely walk

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Calliopehk
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Singspore
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Lac de Tanay, Vouvry, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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Reviewed 10 March 2016

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

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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

Thank Yana S
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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

Thank Jac-hoby
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Quite a hairy journey up to the car park and then a quite hard more than 2 hour hike up to a tiny valley surrounded by tranquil majestic peaks and on turning a corner, the magic spectacle of a nestling green blue lake. A typically...More

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