23 Viewpoints to Explore in Switzerland

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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.

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Viewpoints to Explore in Switzerland


A beautiful mountain which was located on the north side of the Emminental alps. It is one of the beautiful trekking destinations and also famous for its views from the summit.


The mountain above Leysin and Aigle is famous for Kuklos, a revolving restaurant accessible by cable cabin from town.

Col de Bretaye

Bretaye is a mountain pass located above Villars. The pass is connected to Villars by the Bex-Villars Bretaye railway, which is the second-highest railway in the canton.

Col de la Croix

The Col de la Croix pass is the highest point of the road linking Villars to Les Diablerets and is 1,778 meters above sea level. It is also one of the most important transit points for migratory birds crossing the Alps.

Col des Mosses

Col des Mosses is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.452m above the sea level, located in the canton of Vaud, in Switzerland. The Col des Mosses is also on the Alpine Pass Route hiking trail and is a winter sports center.

Col du Marchairuz

The Col du Marchairuz is a Jura pass in Canton Vaud. The pass is in the middle of the Parc jurassien vaudoid (regional park) with an altitude of 1447 m.

Dent de Jaman

The Dent de Jaman is a mountain above Montreux, situated north of the Rochers de Naye.

Le Chasseron

The mountain Le Chasseron lies at 1,607m in the Jura mountains of the Canton of Vaud.

Le Soliat

Le Soliat is a beautiful mountain of the Jura, overlooking Lake Neuchâtel. The summit offers a magnificent view of lakes and other mountains.


The historical site of the Roman castle. Currently, there is very little of it remains, and it serves as a recreational space, a green oasis, and automobile free space in the old historic city center. Its elevated position makes it a favorite point for tourists to get an overview of the geography of old Zürich.


Uri’s Maderanertal is surrounded by rocky summits and glaciers but is softened by its grassy pastures, waterfalls, and wild berries. This is why this alpine valley is famous among tourists and the views from the summit are breathtaking.

Mount Pilatus

Consists of several peaks, of which the tallest stands 2,128 meters above sea level. The top can be reached through railways and cable cars.


The Oberbauenstock is a mountain of the Urner Alps, overlooking Lake Lucerne in Central Switzerland. Its 2,117-metre-high summit is located on the border between the cantons of Nidwalden and Uri. It is one of the beautiful places in this area and it also offers some stunning views of this area.

Piz Badile

A beautiful mountain that was part of the Bregaglia range in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. The name Badile means spade or shovel. It is because of its shape this mountain got this name. It was one of the quiet risky trekking destinations and also It hives a nice view from the top of the mountain.

Piz Badus

A beautiful and adventurous mountain which was located in the border of the cantons of Uri and Graubünden. There is also a lake in this area. Adventure lovers can explore this area and is also suitable for sight seeing.

Planetenweg Uetliberg

The Planetenweg consists of scaled models of the planets (1: 1 billion), and the distances between the planets are also to scale. You can hike from one planet to the other through amazing views of Zurich city on one side and rural scenic Switzerland on the other.


The Rosenstock is one of a line of mountains situated between the Klausenpass to the south and the Riemenstaldnertal to the north. The area offers varied possibilities.there are many hiking routes and also it offers so many views of this area.

Scex Rouge

It is one of the main peaks of the Diablerets, a huge ice-covered mountain near the western end of the Bernese Alps. The Scex Rouge is connected from the Col du Pillon (Vaud) by two aerial tramways and from Reusch (Bern) by three, all operated by Glacier 3000.

Signal de Bougy

The Signal de Bougy is the peak heights of Aubonne in the canton of Vaud, long known for the exceptional view it offers on the Lake Geneva and the Alps. This 110-hectare park is a children's paradise. Playgrounds, shows, many outdoor and indoor activities, a wildlife park.

Tour d'Aï

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.

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