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Guided walk Macun

Geführte Wanderung zur Seenplatte von Macun


09:00 - 16:00


Bahnhof Zernez

Meeting place

9.15 Uhr Wandertreff beim Bahnhof Zernez, 9.30 Uhr Plazza gronda in Lavin (vor Htl. Piz Linard).

The excursion begins at the alp Zeznina climbs up to Macun and returns to Lavin. Particularities: Macun lakes (23 lakes), crystalline soil flora, pygmy buttercup (only occurrence in Switzerland), rock glacier.

Seenplatte Macun
Image: © Schweizerischer Nationalpark

Since 1st August 2000 the Macun lakes and their surroundings, which belong to the municipality of Lavin, are part of the Swiss National Park. 23 lakes, crystalline bedrock, rare plant species and a fantasy world of

dragons and dwarfs all contribute to Macun’s renown as one of the pearls of the National Park.

The dates of the excursion (wednesday):

  • July: 10.07, 17.07, 24.07, 31.07
  • August: 07.08, 14.08, 21.08, 28.08
  • September: 04.09, 11.09, 18.09, 25.09
  • October: 02.10, 09.10, 16.10

As it is not possible to keep a sufficient distance in the taxi shuttle, participants should bring and wear their own protective masks for their own safety.

  • Exkursion Macun
  • Seenplatte Macun
  • Exkursion MacunImage: © Schweizerischer Nationalpark1/2
  • Seenplatte MacunImage: © Schweizerischer Nationalpark2/2

Intended for

  • 14-18
  • 18+
  • 20-40
  • 55+


Content: challenging

Interactivity: active

Inside/outside: outside



Swiss National Park
7530 Zernez

Adults CHF 75 (with guest card: 70)
Children 9 to 16 years CHF 55 (with guest card: 53)
Families CHF 150 (2 adults + 2 children) (with guest card 140.00)

For families with children from 10 years of age.

The taxi ride is included in the price: Drive to Alp Zeznina and back from Alp Zeznina after the hike. It is also possible to walk from Alp Zeznina to Lavin after the excursion (1,5 h).
Equipment: weatherproof clothing, sturdy walking shoes with good, firm-gripping soles.

Registration: The guided walk must be booked in advance at the visitor centre in Zernez. tel. +41 81 856 13 00
Languages: German
Weather dependent? Yes
Does it cost anything? Yes