Lac Souterrain St-leonard

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 21 Rue du Lac, Sion, 1958, Switzerland
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +41-272032266
  • Ticket Price: 10 CHF
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Cave, Concert, Family And Kids, Lake, Boating

Lac Souterrain St-leonard - Review

If you are looking for a destination to spend quality time with your kids and family, come to Lax Souterrain St-Leonard. Situated along the Rhone valley, this subterranean lake lies between Sion and Sierre. It stretches for around 300 meters and you can explore this largest natural underground lake of Europe on a boat. The duration will hardly take around half an hour. While on the boat ride, enjoy the view of the crystal clear water of lake and the fascinating details of the nature surrounding the lake. The guide will explain you about the historical and geographical facts related to this lake. Make sure you have your camera ready to capture the perfect shots of the lake.

Try to board the boats that organize concerts on the lake on special occasions.

Lac Souterrain St-leonard Information

  • Guided tour on boat with explanation in language like English, French and German is available.
  • Other languages on request depending on availability.
  • Pictures are allowed to take.
  • Swimming and diving are not permitted.

Lac Souterrain St-leonard Ticket Prices

  • Children (5 – 15years) – Fr6
  • Children (upto 5 years) - free

How To reach Lac Souterrain St-leonard by Public Transport

  • By Car, Highway A9, exit Sion-Est

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Things to Know Before Visiting Lac Souterrain St-leonard

  • 95% of people who visit Sion include Lac Souterrain St-leonard in their plan

  • 58.85% of people start their Lac Souterrain St-leonard visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Lac Souterrain St-leonard

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lac Souterrain St-leonard

People normally club together Place De L'europe and Chateau De Tourbillon while planning their visit to Lac Souterrain St-leonard.

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Lac Souterrain St-leonard, Sion Reviews

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  • Nice for a 30min guided boat trip on this big lake in a cave. The deepest part of the cave is 10m and the highest point 12m above the water (if I remember correctly :). The cave is of course a bit chilly, so great escape for a hot day. The guide explains the history of the cave in English, German and French.

  • A must see visit in the area. This lake is the biggest underground lake in europe. You visit through a guided tour on a large stable boat. Leaving every 20min or so. Usually the guides speak french english german and italian. Always the same temperature winter and summer 15°C. So even though it is a welcome refreshing in the summer think about a jumper or jacket. The cave is lighted up on the rocks as well as under water. Very pretty and calming sight. The accoustics of the cave being excepyional. Every 2 weeks there is a concert usually Saturday night around 1830 check on the web. Must be booked a while in advance.

  • It's a fun half an hour activity, especially nice on a hot day. Don't forget to bring something to wear, though, it's 15 degrees down there.

  • Lovely underground lake. Guide was very helpful.

  • The lake itself is wonderful, really breathtaking scenery, well lit, a very pleasant half an hour trip. The guides themselves however are nothing to sing and dance about. Despite being perfectly capable of speaking 'up to 7 languages' as advertised on their website, our boatman decided he could only be bothered to cater for the French and German speakers there, leaving us with a laminated sheet to read with, which, to be frankly honest, is very uninformative. As apposed to any actual geological or historical explanation of anything in the cave we were simply told information like "This rock looks like King Kong" (which by the way it doesn't.) The cafe attached is actually surprisingly good value, about 3.50 for coffees which is fairly standard over here. All in all, I'd go for the experience, it's a lovely atmosphere and very pretty but if you're looking for an informative tour, I'd give it a miss. 5/5 Aesthetics 1/5 Tour

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