Aegelsee lake and moorland

Aegelsee lake and moorland

Up on the Diemtigbergli above Diemtigen, a popular place for excursions and well-known for the fishing. Since 1958 its primary purpose has been as the balancing reservoir for the Erlenbach power station. The protected upland moor on the eastern side of the lake provides a habitat for many plants...more

High moors at Gruère (Jura)

High moors at Gruère (Jura)

The “Étang de la Gruère” is a dammed, but natural moor lake situated in a hollow on the highland plateau of the Franches-Montagnes in the Swiss...more

Alp Flix moorland –

Alp Flix moorland...

The combination of intensively used meadows, upland and lowland moors...more

Moorland Trail

Moorland Trail

Barren high moors, flowery low moor bogs and a primeval moorland delight...more

Aegelsee lake and moorland

Up on the Diemtigbergli above Diemtigen, a popular place for excursions and well-known for the fishing. Since 1958 its primary purpose has been as the balancing reservoir for the Erlenbach power station. The protected upland moor on the eastern side of the lake provides a habitat for many plants and animals. There is a footpath round the Aegelsee, starting from the Diemtig-Bergli restaurant.

Up on the Diemtigbergli above Diemtigen, a popular place for excursions.

High moors at Gruère (Jura)

The “Étang de la Gruère” is a dammed, but natural moor lake situated in a hollow on the highland plateau of the Franches-Montagnes in the Swiss canton of Jura.

The “Étang de la Gruère” is a dammed, but natural moor lake situated in a hollow on the highland plateau of the Franches-Montagnes in the canton of Jura.

Alp Flix moorland – "treasure island" for species diversity

The combination of intensively used meadows, upland and lowland moors provides the habitat for vast numbers of species of plants and animals.

The combination of intensively used meadows, upland and lowland moors provides the habitat for vast numbers of species of plants and animals.

Moorland Trail

Barren high moors, flowery low moor bogs and a primeval moorland delight the senses! Moors - as far as the eye can see and your feet will carry you.

Barren high moors, flowery low moor bogs and a primeval moorland delight the senses! Moors - as far as the eye can see and your feet will carry you. Nowhere else in Switzerland are there so many nationally protected moors in such a small area as in the Entlebuch.