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Lac de Moiry - Things to Know Before Visiting

Lac de Moiry, 3961 Grimentz, Switzerland


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About Lac de Moiry

Lac de Moiry is a reservoir in the municipality of Grimentz, Switzerland. The lake has a surface area of 1.40 km² and an elevation of 2,249 m. The maximum depth is 120 m. The dam is 148 m high and was completed in 1958. One of the architectural wonders in this area and it attracts a lot of tourists here.

Attractions Near Lac de Moiry

Val d’Hérens
Val d’Hérens7.77km from Lac de Moiry

Val d'Hérens is an alpine valley in the Valais canton of Switzerland. It was formed by the Hérens glacier, which retreated at the end of the last ice age. It is now the valley of the Borgne river, a tributary of the Rhone. It extends from the Rhône valley to a number of high mountains - Dent Blanche, Dent d'Hérens, Mont Collon, Mont Blanc de Cheilon. It is a popular start point for mountain expeditions.

Val d'Anniviers
Val d'Anniviers10.37km from Lac de Moiry

The Val d'Anniviers, a landscape of Alpine wilderness, is one of the most beautiful of the seven large transverse valleys in the Valais and definitely worth a visit. At Sierre, toward the south, it branches off from the Rhone Valley and forms in the upper section two side valleys, Val de Moiry in the west and Zinaltal in the east. The end of the valley is skirted by a mountain range called “Grande Couronne”. it was one of the picturesque locations in this area and is also famous for trekking too

Dent Blanche
Dent Blanche10.8km from Lac de Moiry

The Dent Blanche is a mountain in the Pennine Alps, lying in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It is 4,357 metres -high, it is one of the highest peaks in the Alps. The summit of Dent Blanche is an important geographic place as it is the converging point of three ridges. The three valleys separated by them are the Val d'Hérens, Val d'Anniviers, and Mattertal. The respective villages of Evolène, Zinal, and Zermatt lie approximatively at the same distance as the mountain.

Bishorn11.23km from Lac de Moiry

The Bishorn is a mountain in the Pennine Alps in Switzerland, just north of the Weisshorn. The mountain has two distinct summits, separated by a 600-meter easy-angled snow ridge. One of the beautiful locations in this area and its climate and natural beauty attracts a lot of people to here.

Weisshorn11.64km from Lac de Moiry

The Weisshorn is a mountain of the Bernese Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Bern and Valais. It lies on the main chain of the Bernese Alps, between the Rawil Pass and the Plaine Morte Glacier. A cable car connects the summit from Iffigenalp, south of Lenk in the canton of Bern. On the top lies a radar and an air traffic control building, owned by the Swiss Army. There are however no climbing restrictions and the summit can by reached via a marked trail from the Wildstrub

Zinalrothorn11.68km from Lac de Moiry

A beautiful mountain which was located in the heart of Switzerland and it was part of the Pennine Alps. It is an ideal location for trekking and also for camping. The view from the top of the mountain is truly astonishing and also It will be a wonderful experience for you.

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Discover More Attractions in Valais, Where Lac de Moiry Is Located

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The canton of Valais is considered as one of the driest regions of Switzerland. The famous scenic rail route across the Furka Pass originates from this canton. It also includes one of the biggest tourist attractions in the Swiss mountains called Matterhorn.