Mountain lakes – Lac de Géronde – Valais, Switzerland

Lac de Géronde, Sierre

Lac de Géronde, Sierre, Valais, Switzerland

Lac de Géronde – mountain lake situated in Sierre (German: Siders) in the canton Valais, Switzerland is one of the favourites places to meet and relax for habitants and guests of the town.

There are two lakes in Sierre – a small, intimate one and the large one – Lac de Géronde – an ideal place for a relaxing walk or family/friends activities on the big lawn. Lake is easily accessible – it takes only 15 minutes walk from Sierre train station. It is situated between hills and vineyards – a truly beautiful landscape and breathtaking views during the tour around the lake are guaranteed.

While making a tour around the lake you will notice an ‘island of ducks’ – not surprising as there are many ducks living in the lake. Among mountains and vineyards – scenery changing colours each season but keeping its beauty all year long.

Swimming in the lake is forbidden, however in the season between June and September (always check official opening months) you can spend a day in baths of Géronde situated just next to the lake.

How you can get there?

You can take a train to Sierre in canton Valais. Lake is situated only 15 minutes walk from the train station – no hiking equipment required.

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