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7 Short Hikes to explore in Switzerland


Switzerland is one of the most developed countries in the world, with the highest nominal wealth per adult and the eighth-highest per capita GDP. It ranks at or near the top in several international metrics, including economic competitiveness and human development.

ArnenseeArnensee, 3784 Gsteig bei Gstaad, Switzerland

Arnensee is a beautiful lake in Canton of Berne. It is the best place for hiking, fishing, and swimming in the canton.

Col de Jaman
Col de JamanCol de Jaman, 1824 Montreux, Switzerland

The Col de Jaman is a mountain pass that connects Montreux in the canton of Vaud to Montbovon in the canton of Fribourg.

Dent de Vaulion
Dent de VaulionDent de Vaulion, 1337 Vallorbe, Switzerland

Dent de Vaulion is less well known than other Jura peaks in the canton of Vaud. During the warmer season, the Dent de Vaulion is a popular destination for numerous hikers with its breath-taking view from the summit.

La Dôle
La DôleLa Dôle, 1276 Gingins, Switzerland

The Dôle summit is a major focal point in the natural heritage of the Jura. The summit of La Dôle rises to an altitude of 1677 meters. From its summit, you can enjoy a stunning view of the Mont Blanc,Lake Geneva region, Mont-Jura and Lake of Les Rousses.

Mont Tendre
Mont TendreMont Tendre, 1147 Montricher, Switzerland

Mont Tendre is the highest point of the Swiss Jura. The summit will offer you a magnificent 360° panoramic view from the Alps to the forest of Risoud. It is also the most isolated mountain in the canton.

Rochers de Naye
Rochers de NayeRochers de Naye, 1820 Veytaux, Switzerland

A mountain overlooking Lake Geneva, Rochers-de-Naye straddles the range separating the lake from the valley of the Sarine.

Tour d'Aï
Tour d'AïTour d'Aï, 1854 Leysin, Switzerland

The Tour d'Aï is a beautiful mountain in the western Bernese Alps, overlooking Leysin in the canton of Vaud. The mountain itself has some parts that you can only climb up with the help of the ladders fixed to the rock. From the top, there are amazing views of the Bernese alps as well as Lake Leman and Lake Geneva.

Map of Short Hikes to explore in Switzerland