Hiking & nature

Excursion destination: Blausee Lake

Visiting mystical Blausee Lake

A mystical nature park with walking paths, campfire spots and picnic areas –and the beautiful deep-blue Blausee Lake. The lake’s fabulous colour is the stuff of legends, and the view underwater from a glass bottom boat is a one-of-a-kind experience

Despite its small size, Blausee Lake is one of the best-known mountain lakes in Switzerland. The lake is located in a 20-hectare wooded nature park with walking paths, campfire spots and picnic areas. The water in the lake is crystal clear because it comes from underground sources. Tree trunks and boulders that extend as much as 12 metres down into the lake appear to be only just under the surface.

According to legend, the lake’s blue colour comes from the blue eyes of a young maiden who walked into the lake because she was grieving the death of her beloved. Ever since then, the lake has remained blue in memory of the sad and unlucky maiden. A sculpture made by the artist Raffael Fuchs in 1998 lies in the lake and pays tribute to the legend and the maiden.

The Nature Park Blausee

The surounding area of the Blausee has a lot in store: A mystic nature park, with walkways, fireplaces, picknick areas and a playground for the kids. Discover the Blausee museum or the lake with our glass-bottom boat – all that in the middle of a unique backdrop.

The offer at a glance

Park area

  • 20 ha of park area (traffic free)
  • big parking lot (200m walkway to the Blausee)
  • boat trip on the lake with a glass-bottom boat (summer only)
  • romantic walkways
  • picknick areas with fireplaces and firewood
  • playground for kids (summer only)
  • shop with trout products and giftso
  • only our trouts are allowed to swim in the Blausee
  • Fishing at Blausee is forbidden

Restaurants

  • well looked after restaurant (GaultMillau 13 points evening menu)
  • pizzeria with woodstove and pasta dishes, located by the parking lot
  • Water house (spring - autumn, only in good weather)

Hotel

  • 21 individual hotelrooms with a total of 39 beds
  • The hotel is classified as a three star unique hotel

Spa

  • sauna, samarium, steamed grotto, whirlpool and bathtub garden

Alpine trout farm

  • free visit of the alpine trout farm

Opening times Today (Thursday) open

The Blausee Lake nature park is open all year round from 09.00–21.00 hours.

Subject to change without prior notice

Price

Daily entry Blausee nature park (9am - 5pm)

  • CHF 10.00 Adults Monday - Friday
  • CHF 12.00 Adults Saturday - Sunday
  • CHF 6.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99) Monday - Friday
  • CHF 8.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99) Saturday - Sunday
  • Free of charge Children up to the age of 5.99

Evening entry Blausee nature park (5pm - 9pm)

  • CHF 8.00 Adults Monday - Friday
  • CHF 10.00 Adults Saturday - Sunday
  • CHF 4.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99) Monday - Friday
  • CHF 6.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99) Saturday - Sunday
  • Free of charge Children up to the age of 5.99 Monday - Friday

Included in the Price:

  • Entry fee for the natur park
  • Visit of the trout farm
  • Use of the children's playground
  • Barbecue areas and wood
  • boat trip on the lake with a glass-bottom boat

Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration

Prices valid from 19 March to 30 October 2022

Buy your entry for the Natur Park Blausee online in the BLS Webshop

Gastronomic experience

In the Blue Lake Nature Park you can not only admire a mystical place, but also eat well and taste regional products. 

Opening hours restaurant

11.30 - 17.00 hours, Lunch menu
18.30 - 21.00 hours, Dinner menu

Reservation recommended

Sunday Brunch

Every Sunday from November to March, you can enjoy a sumptuous brunch buffet at Blausee Lake, with many delicacies from the valley and the organic fish farm, along with home-made Blausee cuisine. Reservation required.

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Spa & Dine

Combine rest and relaxation in the Hotel Blausee spa with a drink and snack at the Cheminée fireplace and a fabulous 3-course meal in a restaurant that’s won several Awards. Reservation required.

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Company holidays Blausee Hotel & Spa and Blausee Restaurant : 8 January to 27 January 2023

Blausee Nature Park and Café Blausee are open daily

Plan journey

Travel comfortably by train to Frutigen, and from there take bus no. 230 to the «Blausee BE» stop.

Weather & webcam Today: partly cloudy 15/24°

Today partly cloudy 15/24°
Tomorrow fair weather 14/25°
Saturday sunny 10/27°
Sunday light showers 12/27°

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