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Chapfensee

Lake · Ferienregion Heidiland · 1,029 m
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Destination for families and nature lovers
Above Mels lies the idyllic lake Chapfen at 1,030 m above sea level and is a popular destination for hikers, bikers, families and fishermen. Lake Chapfen is also popular with fishermen, as it offers a good stock of rainbow trout. The lake is easily accessible by car, by bike or on foot. A path leads around the lake. Here you can also find several fireplaces with wood supplies. Lake Chapfen is actually a reservoir, but hardly recognizable as such. It is beautifully embedded in a protected nature reserve. On a hike around the lake, one discovers not only the worthwhile viewpoint at Chapfenstein with a view of the valley of Seez but also an original moor landscape.

Coordinates

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2'747'716E 1'212'550N
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47.047513, 9.382738
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47°02'51.0"N 9°22'57.9"E
UTM
32T 529072 5210515
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Chapfensee

Am Platz 1
8887 Mels
Phone +41 81 300 40 20 Fax +41 (0)81 300 40 21
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