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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Switzerland. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Switzerland is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Switzerland

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    1

    Berggasthaus Äscher

    Hiking Highlight

    Sensational Bergasthof in the middle of the stone of the Alpstein mountains milled in - must have seen. Also recommended is the way to the chapel "Wildkirchli" and then straight …

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    Stein am Rhein

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Known primarily for its beautifully preserved old town center, the town of Stein am Rhein is located east of the border between Germany and Switzerland. Summer and winter a wonderful backdrop for strolling and relaxing.

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    Daniela
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    3

    Uetliberg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Great view over the mountains!

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    4

    Creux du Van

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Creux du Van - Gran Canyon of Switzerland
    Notes: The impressive rock basin of the Creux du Van is the oldest nature reserve in Switzerland (since 1870) - lynx and …

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    charles
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    5

    Grosser Mythen

    Hiking Highlight

    From the summit you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view. If there is no fog, you can look over the Alps, Lake Lucerne and the surrounding villages and towns. Especially beautiful are the sunrises up here.

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    Johanna
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    6

    Säntis Gipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    The ibex can of course not be seen on the LENSE but on the L I S E N G R A G T.
    The Lisengrat is of course not …

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    7

    Hoher Kasten

    Hiking Highlight

    Hike as a circular hike highly recommended. Simply take the direct route from the Hohen Kasten to Brülisau. At about 2/3 of the way an innkeeper rents scooters with which one can drive into the valley.

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    Bergsicht
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    8

    Rheinfall

    Hiking Highlight

    The Rhine Falls is an impressive natural spectacle, especially after the snow has melted. The largest waterfall in Europe is 150 meters wide and 23 meters high. In summer, up …

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    9

    Rigi Kulm

    Hiking Highlight

    The highest peak of the Rigi is the Rigi Kulm (1,797 meters). You can ascend via various hiking trails, all of which are very beautiful, or take the Arth Rigi …

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    Johanna
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    10

    Fronalpstock

    Hiking Highlight

    Nice view, delicious food, good starting point or end point of the tightrope walk.

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    11

    Schauenberg

    Hiking Highlight

    You can discuss which mountain on Zurich soil is the most beautiful view, but this is one of the best.
    There is no train or car here, only the hiker or biker.

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    Matto
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    12

    Aareschlucht

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Where the river has dug itself into the limestone for millennia, one can now marvel at an impressive gorge. Around the 200 meters deep and barely a meter wide at …

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    13

    Niederhorn

    Hiking Highlight

    The 1,963 meter high Niederhorn is the southernmost peak of the Güggisgrats, which rises prominently above Lake Thun. From here you can enjoy a picturesque view of the lake and …

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    14

    Viamala Schlucht

    Hiking Highlight

    You can not miss the Viamala Gorge when you visit Graubünden. It's a place where you have to hold your breath for a moment. 300 meters into the depth, the …

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    15

    Monte San Salvatore

    Hiking Highlight

    According to the natives, Jesus stopped in Monte San Salvatore on his way to heaven to enjoy the picturesque view from there - hence the name: San Salvatore means "Holy …

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    16

    Rheinbrücke Stein am Rhein

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    The bridge itself is not an eye-catcher, but it offers a beautiful view of the Rhine. Take a quick breath, take photos and continue in the final sprint to Stein …

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    Daniela
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    17

    Stockhorn

    Hiking Highlight

    one of the first higher peaks of the Bernese Oberland if you come from Germany.
    offers a magnificent view of the mountains and the lakes (Thuner and Brienzer)

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    18

    Faulhorn

    Hiking Highlight

    The Faulhorn viewpoint offers an overwhelming view of all the mountain giants in the Bernese Oberland. In contrast, the view sweeps across the Prealps, the Emmental, Mitteland and the Jura …

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    19

    Schesaplana

    Hiking Highlight

    The arduous climb is rewarded with an unobstructed 360-degree panorama. By far the highest mountain of the Rätikon towers over its neighboring peaks by far. It is not for nothing …

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    Heidelberger Hütte

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Mountain bikers like to stop at the Heidelberger Hütte (2,264 meters). Be it to sleep in the hut, or to replenish the energy reserves for the strenuous climb to the …

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    Thorsten

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