Attractions in Switzerland

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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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    Rheinfälle

    Hiking Highlight

    The Rhine Falls near Neuhausen am Rheinfall is a waterfall of the Rhine in Switzerland and is considered the largest waterfall in Europe.

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    3

    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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    4

    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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    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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    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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    Schilthorn

    Hiking Highlight

    The Schilthorn is 2970 meters high and thus the highest peak of the Bernese foothills, including breathtaking views. A moderate and a difficult path lead from two sides to the …

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    8

    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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    Taminaschlucht

    Hiking Highlight

    Only at noon, some light penetrates into this deep, narrow gorge, moist and cool it is at the bottom of up to 70 meters high rock walls at any time. …

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    10

    Trümmelbachfälle und Lauterbrunnental

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    With loud thunder and roar, the water rushes into the washed-out cauldron, while it gurgles and lathers constantly. The entire meltwater of the Jungfrau Glacier flows through here, up to …

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    Rheinbrücke

    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 pictures, and continue in the final spurt to Stein …

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    12

    Seealpsee

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful mountain lake in the middle of the Alpstein, with a panorama that could not have been created better on the computer.

    Free-roaming cows, bright green sparkling water, cheese dairy, Alphorn blower ...... heart what more do you want?

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    Holzbrücke in Diessenhofen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Very nice old wooden bridge over the Rhine. It is approved for car traffic.

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    14

    Hotel Seebenalp

    Hiking Highlight

    The nostalgic hotel is located in the middle of the beautiful Flumserberge, right on the Grosssee. Hikers can stay in comfortable double rooms as well as in cheaper camps. There …

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    Brienzer Rothorn

    Hiking Highlight

    Insanely great view towards the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau!

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    Rheinfall

    Bike Touring Highlight

    From here you have a nice overview of the Rhine Falls and the surrounding area, a bit away from the big tourist bustle.

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    Fantastically beautiful lake, framed by several two- and three-thousanders. By not too heavy climb, this is a destination for the entire family. You should wear sturdier footwear. Also gastronomy and boat rentals are available.

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    18

    Finstermünzbrücke

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Altfinstermünz on the route of the Via Claudia Augusta is an ancient fortification in the Finstermünzschlucht, on the border of Tyrol and Graubünden. The old tower is in the middle …

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    19

    Staubbachfälle

    Hiking Highlight

    Fantastic valley with numerous waterfalls. Alldings very overrun by tourists.
    In Lauterbrunnen you can also make other leisure activities, such as flying wingsuit. Here you can see many people.

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    20

    Rhine cycle path direction Schaffhausen - great views - beautiful old wooden bridge.

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