Share
Bookmark
Print
Plan a route here
Lake

Leisee

Lake · Wallis
Responsible for this content
Zermatt Tourismus Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • 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

Fee:



outdooractive.com User
Author
E-Marketing Allgemein
Updated: July 10, 2018

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
8.8 km
2:25 h
276 m
946 m
6.2 km
1:40 h
331 m
267 m
10.6 km
3:45 h
600 m
600 m
9.8 km
2:30 h
165 m
454 m
Show in map

Nearby Points of Interest

 These suggestions were created automatically.

Leisee


  • 4 Routes nearby
Hiking trail · Wallis

Gourmet Trail (Nr. 6)

January 14, 2014
moderate
8.8 km
2:25 h
276 m
946 m
by Zermatt Tourismus,   Zermatt Tourismus
Hiking trail · Wallis

Nature Trail (Nr. 19)

January 07, 2014
moderate
6.2 km
1:40 h
331 m
267 m
by Zermatt Tourismus,   Zermatt Tourismus
Hiking trail · Wallis

5 Seen-Runde in Zermatt

July 08, 2014
moderate
10.6 km
3:45 h
600 m
600 m
14
by Hartmut Wimmer,   Outdooractive Editors
Theme trail · Wallis

5 Lakes Walk (Nr. 11)

January 07, 2014
moderate
9.8 km
2:30 h
165 m
454 m
4
by Zermatt Tourismus,   Zermatt Tourismus
  • 4 Routes nearby