What can you do there?
Once at Oeschinen Lake, you can:
- have a meal at one of the restaurants
- bring your own picnic and eat while enjoying the views and fresh air
- fish. But careful, you need to have a licence which you can get either from the tourist office or in one of the restaurants at the lake.
- enjoy an ice cream from one of the two different shops there
- swim in the fresh water
- use gondola and rowing boats
Or, you can continue the hike, for even better (uphill) view of the lake and mountains.
Actually, I have also seen someone paragliding. Though I am not sure that is something which is offered directly on the premises.
On your way up there, you will enjoy fresh air, a beautiful scenery, colourful butterflies and cute flowers.
My experience walking and hiking in Kandersteg, Oeschinen
The hike and walk was actually easier than I thought.
We were tired tired at times, but it only lasted a few minute or two.
The road is steep here and there, but there are alternatives.
Once we arrived at the top, we proceeded to go to the first Food Truck/Stand. Bought a Currywurst and a beer each. Then we sat down on a bench made out if half a tree and ate while admiring the view and the groups of people around us.
After eating, kept on walking. We wanted to find the most memorable spots to enjoy different scenery of the mountains as well as the lake.
And we found them.
After taking a few pictures, my friend and walked a bit further. To the very extremity of the lake. It was less crowded there.
We sat down on the grass, on the rocks, close to the lake. And my friend even walked into the water barefoot to enjoy it’s freshness.
Once we were ready to go, we went back to the arrival area, where all the restaurants are. And we each ordered an ice cream.