Egelsee - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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The Egelsee, also called Ägelsee, is located high above the Limmat Valley in the canton of Aargau. The little lake is located below the Heitersberg at an altitude of 666 meters above sea level after the Zurich canton border. The pond is fed by the slope water, while the Egelseebach flows from the boggy Egelsee. The whole Egelsee area is under nature protection.

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Franzosenweiher

Franzosenweiher

1.29km from Egelsee

The Franzosenweiher is located in Spreitenbach in the canton of Aargau at 435 meters above sea level. The pond is fed by the Wilenbach, which also flows out of the little lake. In the middle of the French pond are some densely vegetated islands. The pond was originally created by monks from the Wettinger monastery for fish farming. The pond was given its current name because, according to legend, Napoleon's troops emptied the lake to plunder the fish that lived in it.

Bruno Weber Park

Bruno Weber Park

1.74km from Egelsee

Bruno Weber Park is a sculpture park in the Swiss municipalities Spreitenbach and Dietikon and besides the Fahr Abbey one of the visitor attractions in the Limmat Valley. The sculpture garden is designed as a Gesamtkunstwerk of the Swiss artist Bruno Weber.

Umwelt Arena Switzerland

Umwelt Arena Switzerland

2.69km from Egelsee

The Umwelt Arena Schweiz in Spreitenbach is an excursion destination and place of learning for adults, families, schoolchildren, and learners on current topics such as sustainability, the environment, and energy in everyday life. The Umwelt Arena has established itself as a competence center for environmental and energy issues, environmental education, and sustainable mobility.

Aussichtsturm Altberg

Aussichtsturm Altberg

5.38km from Egelsee

The Altberg observation tower is a 30 meter high observation tower on the Altberg in the municipality of Dänikon in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. It is one of the youngest observation towers in the Canton of Zurich. A display next to the tower lists all donors from 100 francs. There is also a small plaque above every step of the stairs to mention all donations of CHF 500.

Fahr Monastery

Fahr Monastery

6.06km from Egelsee

Fahr Monastery, is a Benedictine monastery of nuns located in the Swiss municipality of Würenlos in the canton of Aargau. The monastery historically was located in an exclave of the canton of Aargau within the municipality of Unterengstringen in the canton of Zürich in the Limmat Valley.

Erdmannlistein

Erdmannlistein

6.83km from Egelsee

As Erdmannlistein a group of boulders in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland called. These are erratic granite blocks from the Reuss Glacier . They are located in the area of ​​the municipality of Wohlen just on the border with Bremgarten on a moraine wall of the Wagenrain , between peat moss and the Erdmannlistein train station at an altitude of 457 m above sea level. M.

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Aargau

Aargau

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The canton of Aargau is one of the most densely populated regions of Switzerland. The canton offers an amazing hiking or biking tours in the Jura mountains, refreshing bathing in Lake Hallwil, boat trips on the Aare and Reuss rivers.

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