Schnittlauch Island in the Walensee
Accessible to the public by boat, this island has a letter box and, like a message in a bottle, post left here can be read by anybody at any time. It is flooded at high water.
Natural islands in the Rhône
Natural islands in the river Rhône, which still flows freely through the Pfynwald. Nature trail through the Pfynwald, one of the biggest nature reserves in the Alps. For trade publication
Accessible to the public. Free open-air pool with large sun-bathing lawn. Nude bathing permitted on the lower part of the island.
Lac des Chavonnes
- 1690 metres a.s.l.
- 21 to 24 degrees
- free access
The Lac des Chavonnes is situated amidst beautiful woodland above Villars in the Vaud Alps. It’s just a 30-minute walk from Bretaye station (mountain railway from Bex). Meals and refreshments available at the lakeside restaurant.