Lake Sempach in Lucerne, Switzerland - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Lake Sempach

Lake Sempach, Switzerland

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About Lake Sempach

The short climb in Sempach heading towards Kirchbühl is worth the effort - at the top, you are on the Roman Way and enjoying magnificent views. On the other side of the lake, the trail runs along the edge of the lake.


Attractions near Lake Sempach

Lake Baldegg10.11km from Lake Sempach

Lake Baldegg is one of our favorite lakes in Switzerland, with so many mountain peaks towering over the water and so much variety as you twist and turn around each corner. After all these years, it still makes me gasp with delight when we drive by or ride up a gondola to admire it from above.

Napf- Beck GmbH11.05km from Lake Sempach

At an altitude of 1,406 meters, the Napf is the highest vantage point between the Emmental valley and the Entlebuch region. The summit can only be reached on foot or by bike. you can see the  Jura range, he Bernese Alps, and the Central Swiss Alps from here.

Seetal11.59km from Lake Sempach

The Seetal is a valley in the cantons of Lucerne and Aargau in Switzerland. The valley descends from south to north from near Eschenbach to Lenzburg and is drained by the Aabach and the Ron. The valley is distinguished by Lake Hallwil and Lake Baldegg, from which it takes its name

Heidegg Castle12.04km from Lake Sempach

Heidegg Castle is a castle in the municipality of Hitzkirch of the Canton of Lucerne in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance.  Heidegg was the only castle to survive the arson attacks by the Swiss Confederates. Legend has it that it was suddenly blanketed in fog as the soldiers marched through the Seetal. The ancient walls of the castle have a lot to tell.

Rotsee14.62km from Lake Sempach

The Rotseeis a natural rowing lake on the northern edge of Lucerne, Switzerland. It is 2,400 meters long with virtually no current and protected from winds by nearby hills making it an ideal rowing venue. The lake is the venue for the final leg of the World Rowing Cup series. When a World Championships is also being held in Lucerne  then no World Cup race is held on the lake.

Château Gütsch14.78km from Lake Sempach

Château Gütsch is set in a 19th-century castle, overlooking the town of Lucerne and Lake Lucerne, with views to the Rigi Mountain. The interior was renovated and designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard. It gives an astonishing view of the valleys and the greenery.

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The oldest traces of humans in the Lucerne area are stone artifacts and cave bear bones found in the Steigelfadbalm cave on Mt. Rigi from the Middle Paleolithic or about 30,000 BC. Other animal bones including mammoth, reindeer and giant deer from the local glacial maximum have also been found in Lucerne.