Local nameSihlsee
LocationSchwyz, Switzerland

The Sihlsee is an artificial lake in the Swiss canton of Schwyz, near the town of Einsiedeln. The lake was created by damming the river Sihl and flooding a section of the upper Sihl Valley.The lake feeds the Etzelwerk power station, which is located 5 kilometres to the north-east in Altendorf on the upper section of Lake Zürich and which supplies electricity to the Swiss Federal Railways. Its concrete dam is 33 metres high and 124 metres m long.

Tags Reservoir
Download Download See more

More information and contact


Address 8846, Switzerland

Coordinates 47°7'24.687" N 8°47'8.853" E

Sygic Travel - A Travel Guide in Your Pocket

Download for free and plan your trips with ease
Enter your mobile phone number to receive a direct link to download the app:
Or just search for \"Sygic Travel\" in App Store or Google Play.
Sygic Travel Maps The world's first map app tailored for travelers
Use the app Not now