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There are plenty of places to see and visit around St. Niklaus. Whether you love hiking or cycling, St. Niklaus 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 around St. Niklaus

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    Britannia-Hütte

    Hiking Highlight

    Little Allalin is definitely worth a visit. The view of the glacier and the entire valley is great
    More of a leisurely climb, not strenuous

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    Benedikt
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    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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    Turtmannhütte

    Hiking Highlight

    The Turtmannhütte was built in 1928 and has been regularly renovated ever since. In 2000, it was even expanded. It has room for up to 74 overnight guests, who are …

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    Johanna
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    The Weissmieshütten were built in 1924 and 1961. In the summer months, it is hosted, in the winter months, only an emergency room is accessible. This rewarding destination can be …

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    Wodi
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    This is currently (Oct. 2017) the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world. It is 494 meters long and 85 meters high. The suspension bridge was opened in July 2017. …

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    Wodi
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    Mattmark-Stausee

    Hiking Highlight

    The lake can be completely circumnavigated and you can take the post bus to the dam wall

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    pfälzer
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    🇨🇭Erlebnissweg Almagelleralp

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Very nice way. The path can also be well with children because everything is very well secured.
    With dogs, this stretch may be difficult!

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    Wodi
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    Restaurant Moosalpe

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Alone for the cream cuts

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    pfälzer
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    Downhill Zermatt-Täsch

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Wonderful, newly developed trail between Zermatt and Täsch. At about 1,500 meters, the descent is always accompanied by a unique view.

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    Roc de la Vache

    Hiking Highlight

    From Roc de la vache you can enjoy unforgettable views towards the Rhone valley and the many 3- and 4000s in the region, among others. the spectacular Weisshorn.

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    Ingo
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    Felskinn

    Hiking Highlight

    A slightly different "highlight": The already heavily lost glacier area around the rocky edge (3000 m) is a major construction site in summer. The cathedral, the highest pure Swiss mountain, …

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    Edelweiss Wiese

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Here on this small section you should keep your eyes open. With a little luck you will find the famous Edelweiss here.
    From the Kreuzboden (2400m) with its idyllic mountain …

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    In the 19th century, the Valais was structurally weak and was far from industrialization in other parts of the country and in Europe outside of Switzerland. In Visperterminen, as in …

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    Lac d’Arpitetaz

    Hiking Highlight

    Lac d’Arpitettaz is a small mountain lake on your way to Cabane d’Arpitettaz. If you dont fancy heading to the Cabane, you can also make a loop back to Zinal …

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    Phil
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    Hohsaas

    Hiking Highlight

    If you want to be comfortable and you only want to have a nice view, then take the mountain railway from Saas Grund to Hohsaas (3300 m, free for Saaser …

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    🇨🇭 Kapellenweg

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    A good way to hike from the Saas Valley to Saas Fee. The path leads over rocks past 15 small chapels. At the top you reach the big chapel "zum …

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    Hannig

    Hiking Highlight

    There are 3 different ways to Hannigalp. One of them is wider but can therefore be used as a winter path. You can also use the gondola lift. In winter, …

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    Mischabelhütte

    Hiking Highlight

    Modern cabin with 70 beds, next to the old hut with additional 60 beds. Perfect for climbing the Nadelhorn and its neighbor summit.

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    Tufteren

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Black wooden houses on stilts and round stone slabs, these are fascinating sights in the Upper Valais. Not everywhere have the small hamlets survived. Even today, Tufteren still offers the …

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    Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn

    Hiking Highlight

    The Matterhorn Gotthard Bahngesellschaft operates various routes in the center of the Alps. No easy task: Even during construction, the many tunnels and bridges were a real challenge. Today it …

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