• Trips in Switzerland

    OESCHINENSEE, Lake Oeschinen, Switzerland

    OESCHINEN LAKE had been on our to-do list for a while – so when we noticed the option to even WALK on it, we had to go. From Kandersteg it takes just 10 minutes with the cable car to the mountain station and then a 2 km sligthly downhill walk to the lake (beware of crossing skiers and snowboarders!). At this time of the year…

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    BERNEUSE, views and skiing, Switzerland

    BERNEUSE is a mountain of just 2.048 meters, but with a fabulous 360° view to other surrounding mountains – even to Mont Blanc. Lake Geneva and the Swiss part of the Rhône Valley can also be admired from here. The Berneuse area, and of course Leysin in general, is a popular winter sports place for the whole family. A short trip by cable car from…

  • Trips in Switzerland

    SCHWARZSEE by Zermatt, Switzerland

    On our trip from Zermatt to Klein Matterhorn, and the Glacier Paradise, we took advantage of the option to stop at Schwarzsee (Black Lake) to make the short hike around the lake and see the beautiful little chapel of Maria zum Schnee. This stop is also the closest you get to Matterhorn (unless you are a real mountain climber), wow it looks a lot bigger…