Wägitalersee, CH

The Wägitalersee is an artificial lake in Wägital, a valley in the canton of Schwyz, Switzerland. The lake is surrounded by the mountains Gross Aubrig, Fluebrig, Zindlenspitz, Brünnelistock and Bockmattli. The Wägitalersee’s idyllic landscapes offer numerous activities: hiking, swimming, biking, mountain biking, rowing, climbing, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, etc.


The fishing is probably the best known among the many activities possible in the Wägital. The fishing permit can be obtained in the fishing office on site. For season card holders the season for trout, whitefish, perch and zander begins on the 16th April. Angler with day passes can fish from the 1st May. The season ends on the 15th October for all anglers.

Part of the Wägital Nature trail, an attractive circular route, also leads along the lake. The interested visitor here encounters eight themed locations, each of which deals with a specific aspect by means of special wood installations.

The reservoir is located in the municipality of Innerthal. The old village was flooded in 1924 when the dam Schräh was constructed. A new village was built on the current lake.

Getting there

By any means or by choice of public transport services: SBB Timetable, please click here.

The Country

Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge.

The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned.

The Weather

Here’s the weather for the capitol city. Go to Dark Sky and input any other destination of your choice to get a detailed weather prognosis. There’s also a weather time machine, providing you backcasts for the experienced past and forecasts for the predicted future.

Bern, Switzerland WEATHER

My Blog

To blog or not to blog? That’s been the eternal question with no universal answer. I decided to blog a little and so, from time to time, you will find new posts in here.

Currently, there are 99 posts and counting…

One Earth | Many Worlds. There’s an interactive map in My Destinations showing all the spots of which there’s a blog post in this site.