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5 Lakes Walk, Zermatt

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Meandering through a varied alpine landscape, 5 Lakes Walk offers numerous photo opportunities and stunning views of the Matterhorn reflected on the glistening surfaces of mountain lakes. This easy hike with downhill sections is quite popular with tourists, so expect to meet people along the way. The biggest crowd gathers at the last of the five lakes, which serves as a communal swimming pool. Add 5 Lakes Walk and other attractions to your Zermatt trip itinerary using our Zermatt trip planner.
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  • Start at the top - Blauherd and walk down. It says ~3 hours - we took at least 5. The 3 hr version must be if you’re under 40 :-) But if you're in reasonable shape you =can do it. Much of it is... 
    Start at the top - Blauherd and walk down. It says ~3 hours - we took at least 5. The 3 hr version must be if you’re under 40 :-) But if you're in reasonable shape you =can do it. Much of it is...  more »
  • As the title says these walk winds aroung 5 lakes. All the 5 are on different height and you can choose starting point and route ind greate variation, Unbeleivable views, flowers, great walk. 
    As the title says these walk winds aroung 5 lakes. All the 5 are on different height and you can choose starting point and route ind greate variation, Unbeleivable views, flowers, great walk.  more »

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