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Lac de Tanay

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Address: Lac de Tanay, Vouvry, Switzerland

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Clear sky for an amazing view

We had a great time coming up to the lac ( it take around 50m) but it worth coning but make sure you've the right shoes

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Faris A
Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time coming up to the lac ( it take around 50m) but it worth coning but make sure you've the right shoes

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Did a solo trek up to the lake as the family had already done it a week before. We were fortunate enough to be staying at the foot of the hike path. It took just over an hour and the view is spectacular. Went at the end of summer so had the place to myself. Stunning!

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Grandvaux, Switzerland
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Loved it! It was gorgeous, had a wonderful time, stayed at "La p'tite Auberge" & enjoyed the beautiful weather :) Looking forward to our mext visit!

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Reviewed 10 March 2016

One of the most beautiful hikes I've ever done. Can be high level but also done softly... Beautiful views.

Thank sambolina2002
Kiryat Gat, Israel
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Lace de Tanay its a beautiful place, but getting there is not very simple if you dont do any sports and of couse, if you're not a real swiss. The lake is very high on the mountain, you can get there by car but only if its 4X4, if you dont have this kind of car, you have to walk... More 

Thank Yana S
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

After a hard walk up the hill above Vouvry. Dont verget to look down from time to time, its amazing to see the Rhone valley from the way up. On the top there is a narrow passage and then you look at this jewel. Its getting cooler, which is nice in the hot summer. You can have a nice swim... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Quite a hairy journey up to the car park and then a quite hard more than 2 hour hike up to a tiny valley surrounded by tranquil majestic peaks and on turning a corner, the magic spectacle of a nestling green blue lake. A typically charming village with a couple of restaurants serving delicious local specialities - their home made... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

So yes, this is an extremely steep and quite intense 1 hour hike from the car park at le Flon. We were on route to the top of Le Grammont, which we achieved and thoroughly enjoyed despite not seeing a lot through the clouds. On our return it was nice to walk around and just enjoy being by this lake.... More 

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Prevessin Moens, France
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

After a nice steep walk up, you will be rewarded with a super gorgeous view. nice to have some drinks in one of the aubergesä.

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Monthey, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

The very short hike is well worth the view, our 5 year old nephew managed it just fine. It can also be a half a day trip if you don't have much time but it's also nice to stay overnight. The fondue au tomato is the best I have ever had!

Thank Sara G

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