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Tomasee - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Tomasee, 7189 Tujetsch, Switzerland

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About Tomasee

Lake Toma is regarded as the source of the Rhine, and this is the only place where the river that traverses four countries can be crossed with one step. The hike starts on the Oberalp Pass and crosses the valley southwards; then it climbs 350m to the enchanted mountain lake.


Attractions Near Tomasee

Piz Badus
Piz Badus1.31km from Tomasee

A beautiful and adventurous mountain which was located in the border of the cantons of Uri and Graubünden. There is also a lake in this area. Adventure lovers can explore this area and is also suitable for sight seeing.

Pazolastock
Pazolastock2.01km from Tomasee

The Pazolastock is a 2739 m high mountain in the Gotthard Group. It rises southwest of the Oberalp Pass. The summit lies on the border between the municipalities of Andermatt in the Swiss canton of Uri on its west side and Tujetsch in Graubünden on the east side. A ridge leads from the summit without major differences in altitude on the canton border to the south to point 2742, then drops to Martschallücke and then climbs to Rossbodenstock. From point 2742 a hiking trail continues in a south-ea

Oberalp Pass
Oberalp Pass2.87km from Tomasee

The Oberalp Pass is located at the border between Disentis and Andermatt in the central region of the Swiss Alps near the famous Gotthard pass. The Rhine springs from a source nearby, which can be accessed by hiking two hours from Oberalp Pass. A multiday trekking route is signposted across Oberalp pass and along the young Rhine called Senda Sursilvana.

Oberalpsee
Oberalpsee3.18km from Tomasee

The lake is located at the Oberalp Pass which connects the cantons of Graubünden and Uri. Over the pass and along the lake, there is a railway line of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn MGB. It is one of the main water sources of this area and is also one of the picnic spots.

Schneehüenerstock
Schneehüenerstock4.56km from Tomasee

Schneehüenerstock is a peak and is located in Uri, Uri, Switzerland. The elevation above sea level is 2773 meters. The summit is northwest of the Oberalp Pass. The border between the two political communities Gurtnellen and Andermatt runs along the ridge. The view from here is truly mesmerizing and also this attracts a lot of tourists here.

Gemsstock
Gemsstock5.77km from Tomasee

Gemsstock is a mountain of the Swiss Lepontine Alps, overlooking Andermatt in the canton of Uri. A glacier named Gurschenfirn lies over its northern flanks. The Gemsstock is a subpeak of the higher Chastelhorn, lying approximately one-kilometre south-west. It is one of the main attraction in this area and a lot of tourists visits this place every year.

Where is Tomasee

Discover More Attractions in Grisons, Where Tomasee Is Located

Grisons
Grisons
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The canton of Grisons is the largest and easternmost canton of Switzerland. The canton features beautiful mountain views, Biosphere Reserves, and Nature Park.

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