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Travel Guide of Oeschinen Lake in Switzerland by Influencers and Travelers


Oeschinen Lake is a lake in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, 4 kilometres east of Kandersteg in the Oeschinen valley. At an elevation of 1,578 metres, it has a surface area of 1.1147 square kilometres. Its maximum depth is 56 metres.


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Reviews of Oeschinen Lake from Travel Influencers


-The views from the gondola are breath taking
-The lake is a great place to relax with a turquoise backdrop
-The area can get crowded on weekends
-The spot is idyllic for natural beauty
-Take in the views of the Alps while you can
-We spent more than 3 hours there



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Oeschinen Lake is a glacial lake in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. It is located in the Oeschinen valley, in the municipality of Kandersteg, at an elevation of 1,578 metres (5,174 ft).

What makes the lake of Oeschinen so special is that it is surrounded by mountains of more than 3000m (the Doldenhorn 3638m, the Fründehorn 3368m, the Oeschinenhorn 3486m, the Blüemlisalphorn 3660m) and their glaciers which are as if they were suspended above the lake (not for very long unfortunately considering the speed at which they melt). It is as if it were in a kind of amphitheater of mountains and glaciers that opens up on the side of the village of Kandersteg.

There are also the crystalline rivers that flow into the lake from the glaciers through numerous waterfalls. And of course the blue-green shades that vary according to the weather and the seasons... which makes the lake of Oeschinen beautiful to admire all year round!













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