Lake Arnen is located in the idyllic Tschärzis valley around 25 minutes from Gstaad at an altitude of 1,550 metres. Surrounded by the wooded mountain landscape, it is also known as the "Pearl of the Saanenland".
Far away from the hustle and bustle, Lake Arnen invites you to swim and fish. With its barbecue sites, it is also a popular destination for hikers. The mountain inn "Huus am Arnensee" with its sun terrace also caters for the physical well-being. There you can also rent boats, pedalos and stand-up paddles.
Things to do
A 3.4-kilometre circular hike leads around Lake Arnen. The beautiful, flat hike is also suitable for families and also offers a forest nature trail with interesting information boards.
- The swimming lake permits to bring a dog along.
- Feeling hungry? The close-by restaurant caters for your tastes and needs.
- The nearby playground caters to kids of all age groups, ensuring unbridled fun.
- You are in the campfire mood? Campfires are permitted at several spots around the Swimming Lake.
- There are parking spaces available in the vicinity. There are public restrooms close by at the Swimming Lake.
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How to get there
The destination of Gstaad is located in the southwest of Switzerland, directly on the border with the French-speaking part of the country. The region is easily accessible by train or car from the Lake Thun region, the Lake Geneva area and the Gruyère region. Direct connections to the European high-speed train network and to all of Switzerland's international airports guarantee a time-saving and pleasant journey. The main means of transport in the Gstaad destination are the "MOB" (Montreux-Oberland Bernois) railway and numerous post bus routes.
The approach to the lake from Feutersoey is via a toll road (6 kilometres). Alternatively, there is a carpooling bench in Feutersoey at the barrier to Lake Arnen and at Lake Arnen by the lake dam.