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    Easy Walk along Lungern Lake

    Kaiserstuhl - Bürglen - Dundelbach Falls - Obsee - Lungern

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    Easy Walk along Lungern Lake

    Kaiserstuhl - Bürglen - Dundelbach Falls - Obsee - Lungern

    Published on 01.05.2016 by GabrielleMerk - Tour Date: 20.02.2014

    This is a very easy walk along the West Side of Lungern Lake, a very pretty lake at any time of the year. It is a turquoise jewel embedded in pastoral green hills with a backdrop of the Bernese Alps, especially spectacular on a crisp and sunny late winter day.

    Most of the walk is along a wide forest road, and about halfway along the lake is a large area with picnic tables.

    At the Southwest end of the lake, a small path takes you off the main path for a look at the Dundelbach Falls, before continuing through the community of Obsee, and heading up through Lungern to the train station.

    What makes this area particularly attractive is that it is higher up (elevation) than the other communities further North in the Sarner Valley, and while the latter might be covered by a thick layer of fog, the air clears as you rise to the altitude of Lungern Lake. The walk can be done in winter as well, if there is little snow.

    Geographically, Lungern Lake is almost at the very center of Switzerland.



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    Published on 01.05.2016 by GabrielleMerk - Tour Date: 20.02.2014

    Route Details 

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    Central Switzerland
    Time Required
    1 hour 45 minutes
    6 km
    150 m
    100 m
    Season Start / Season End
    February - December
    Level of Difficulty (Hiking)
    Points of Interest
    Dundelbach Falls, Lungern
    Starting Point
    Kaiserstuhl Train Station
    Starting Point with Public Transport
    Lungern Train Station
    Return with Public Transport
    Places to Eat
    Take a picnic along.

    Route Description 

    00:00 Start at the train station in Kaiserstuhl and head South along the main road for a few meters. Then turn right on the road heading West. Continue along the lake in the direction of Bürglen

    00:15 Reach the small hamlet of Bürglen and the little chapel. About 100m past the church a path head left off the main road. Follow this path all along the lake.

    00:40 Reach the picnic area

    01:00 Reach the spot where the path goes off to the right to the Dundelbach Falls. From here continue in the direction of Lungern.

    01:30 Reach Lungern Train Station.





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