Brissago Island

Brissago Island

The mild climate at Lago Maggiore is unique in Switzerland, and enables subtropical plants to flourish in the open air on Isola Grande, the large island. The Botanical Gardens of the Canton of Ticino house around 1,700 plant species.more

The Blausee nature park is a jewel of the Bernese Alps: with its deep...more

Blausee

Blausee


The view from the Blausee to the nearby Valais...more

Brissago Island

The mild climate at Lago Maggiore is unique in Switzerland, and enables subtropical plants to flourish in the open air on Isola Grande, the large island. The Botanical Gardens of the Canton of Ticino house around 1,700 plant species.

The mild climate at Lago Maggiore is unique in Switzerland, and enables subtropical plants to flourish in the open air on Isola Grande, the large island. The Botanical Gardens of the Canton of Ticino house around 1,700 plant species.

Lake Bannalp

Idyllic Lake Bannalp lies above the Engelberger valley. The eponymous alp can be comfortably reached by cable car. It is irresistible to summiteers as well as people searching for relaxation.

The Blausee nature park is a jewel of the Bernese Alps: with its deep blue, crystal-clear waters it is surrounded by a 20-hectare, traffic-free nature park. Stocks of Alpine trout are kept in the lake.

Blausee


The view from the Blausee to the nearby Valais four-thousand-metre peaks (Weisshorn, Matterhorn and Dom) is breathtaking! Lake Blausee lies at an altitude of 2207m and its water can heat up to 20 degrees. Visitors find Barbecue facilities close by and can enjoy free access to the lake shore. Access from Riederalp by the Riederalp-Moosfluh cableway, then by foot to the Blausee. (15 min.).

Access: by train or car to Mörel and then by cableway to Riederalp.