Trübsee: a Hidden Gem on the Titlis Mountain

The Trübsee is a turquoise colored mountain lake halfway up the Titlis mountain in Engelberg, Switzerland. It lies 1795 m (5899 feet) high and can be reached by the Titlis Xpress cable car. The valley station of the cable car is located at Gerschnistrasse 12 in Engelberg. The gondola passes the mid-station Trübsee on its way to Stand. At this mid-station you can also find Berghotel Trübsee and Restaurant Alpstübli.

Trübsee in Engelberg, Hidden Gem on the Titlis Mountain

The Trübsee has a lot of activities to offer for children and adults. During the summer months you can fly 500 metres down the Flyer Zipline. Use the trampoline or jump tower at the Titlis Adventure Park. Hire a rowing boat or kayak and explore the lake. Go mountain biking on the different trails around the Trübsee or rent a scooter bike which require no pedaling.

Trübsee in Engelberg, Hidden Gem on the Titlis Mountain

You can also find many hiking trails around the Trübsee and an adventure playground close to the lake. At the playground are also various barbecue spots and benches to have a picnic and enjoy the beautiful views of the Swiss Alps.

Trübsee in Engelberg, Hidden Gem on the Titlis Mountain

During the winter you can try the minibobs, balancer and snowtubes at the snow park next to Trübsee Alpine Lodge. If you are looking for more excitement then you should try the snowmobiles at the Titlis SnowXpark. This park has different circuits to choose from, the longest is around 1 km.

Trübsee in Engelberg, Hidden Gem on the Titlis Mountain


Trübsee in Engelberg, Hidden Gem on the Titlis Mountain


Trübsee in Engelberg, Hidden Gem on the Titlis Mountain


Trübsee in Engelberg, Hidden Gem on the Titlis Mountain


Trübsee in Engelberg, Hidden Gem on the Titlis Mountain


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The Trübsee is a turquoise colored mountain lake halfway up the Titlis mountain in Engelberg, Switzerland. It lies 1795 m (5899 feet) high a...

Aletsch Glacier in Switzerland

Located in the Bernese Oberland region in Switzerland, the Aletsch Glacier is the longest glacier in Europe. The glacier stretches over 23 km from its formation in the Jungfrau region down to the Massa Gorge. It covers an area of 117,6 km² and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

Aletsch Glacier

We admired this beautiful river of ice from the viewing platform on the Jungfraujoch. On this spot the view of the surrounding area and the glacier is truly spectacular. But it's also possible to explore the Aletsch Glacier from up close. You can do this by taking a guided glacier walk, more info about this can be found here. If you wish to have more info about visiting the Jungfraujoch, top of Europe, have a look here.

Aletsch Glacier

Like all glaciers in the world, the Aletsch Glacier is also suffering the effects of global warming. Since 2000, the end of the glacier has shrunk by 1000m (0.62 miles) and lost around 300m (0.19 miles) of its thickness.

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Located in the Bernese Oberland region in Switzerland, the Aletsch Glacier is the longest glacier in Europe. The glacier stretches over 23 k...