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Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in Switzerland is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 20 to choose from, it can be tough to know which peak to proceed with. That’s why we’ve collected the best peaks and summits in Switzerland for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 20 peaks in Switzerland

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    1

    Uetliberg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Great view over the mountains!

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    Vladislav
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    2

    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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    3

    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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    toggi
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    4

    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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    5

    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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    6

    Fronalpstock

    Hiking Highlight

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

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    7

    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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    8

    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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    9

    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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    10

    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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    11

    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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    12

    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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    13

    Monte Brè

    Hiking Highlight

    Bird's eye view of Lugano, panoramic view over the lake and the Alps.

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    Wolfgang
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    14

    Monte San Giorgio

    Hiking Highlight

    The 1,097 meter high summit of San Giorgio is a wonderful vantage point: The view sweeps over the curved Lake Lugano and the surrounding mountains. The Monte Or Giorgio is …

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    Tamara
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    15

    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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    Stephanie
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    16

    Le Chasseral

    Hiking Highlight

    Great view of the three lakes, Murtensee, Bielersee, Neufchatelsee and Alpenpanorama!

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    Kika
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    17

    Allalinhorn

    Mountaineering Highlight

    To breathe the air of 4,000 without exposing yourself to unspeakable physical strain? The Allalinhorn calls! Up to 500m below the summit brings you the Metro Alpin-Bahn of Saas Fee, …

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    Stephanie
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    18

    Rochers de Naye

    Hiking Highlight

    Unfortunately, this day was too cloudy. Years ago I have been there already and you enjoy a wonderful view.

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    Heidi
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    19

    Stanserhorn

    Hiking Highlight

    The Stanserhorn offers a fantastic panoramic view of the entire Alpine chain and the lakes of the Mittelland. You can especially enjoy this 360-degree view on the Stanserhorn circular route, …

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    Martina
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    20

    Monte Tamaro

    Hiking Highlight

    The Tamaro is with its 1,960 meters, although not extremely difficult to climb summit, but you can justifiably call it an extreme vantage point. It is one of the few …

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    Johanna

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