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Leisee

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  • The magnificent view of the Matterhorn is a popular photo subject.
    / The magnificent view of the Matterhorn is a popular photo subject.
  • / The raft is a hit with children.
  • / The Leisee is heaven for children: they can swim and play to their hearts’ content.
    Photo: Portmann, Portmann
  • / The children’s playground at Leisee is also a big hit with youngsters.
    Photo: Portmann, Portmann
  • / A covered picnic area provides shade on hot days.
  • / A lunch break is fun: rest area with a view of the Matterhorn.
The lake of the Leisee (2,232 m) is Zermatt’s beach and a popular outing for the whole family. With children’s playground, barbecue areas, picnic spots, pavillon for pic nic, play raft – and a glorious view of the Matterhorn.

For children, this is a magical place to swim and play; for parents, a wonderful spot to relax. The views of the Matterhorn are gorgeous, framed by a pristine alpine landscape. As the lake is not deep, the water temperature is suitable for a dip, despite the altitude. The lakeshores are home to a wealth of alpine flora – and in July, to tadpoles and small frogs. The little stream that flows into the lake is also perfect for children to play in.

  • Accessible in 10 minutes on foot or 3 minutes by shuttle funicular from Sunnegga summit station

  • Photo subject: reflection of the Matterhorn with swimmers
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Updated: July 10, 2018

Coordinates

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46.015054, 7.772354
DMS
46°00'54.2"N 7°46'20.5"E
UTM
32T 404966 5096452
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Distance
Duration
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2:25 h
3 m
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1:40 h
331 m
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2:30 h
165 m
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