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9 Scenic Hiking Spots in Switzerland

One of the best destinations in the world with spectacular hiking trails.
A destination famous for Alpine sceneries, Switzerland is a paradise on earth.
The countryside is dotted with wooden chalets, rolling meadows and quaint towns, but as you explore beyond the townships, you find yourself staring at a wonderful assortment of natural beauty.
Switzerland’s captivating highlight is the Alpine mountain stretch, which offers undulating terrains with snowcapped peaks and gorgeous valleys.
For nature lovers and adventurers, Switzerland has myriad of options to guarantee memorable moments.
One of the most famous outdoor activities to experience are the hiking trails that meander through the stunning ambiance of Switzerland.
Hiking in Switzerland is one of the best ways to stop and admire the Swiss natural splendours at your own pace. Check these breathtaking scenic spots in Switzerland.
Explore the beautiful scenic views of Mount Rigi on an 8-km long hiking trail that is apt for families and friends. This panoramic nature trail offers amazing views of Lake Lucerne and Lake Zug.
Mount Rigi Panorama Trail
This stunning valley brims with incomparable gorgeous hiking trails that it feels wrong to pick and mention just one nature trail. An expedition on foot in Engelberg Valley takes you through some of the marvelous sights of Switzerland.
Engelberg Valley
Home to the majestic Titlis mountain range, Engelberg Valley offers simple strolls in nature to challenging hikes. Some of the hiking trails in Engelberg valley to check out are Marmot Trail, The Engelberg-Untertrübsee-Trübsee trail, 4 Lakes Walk and Trübsee Lake trail.
Set foot to reach this beautiful lake surrounded by wildflowers and green meadows. An easy trek that starts with a cable car ride from Grindelwald to First and then trekking down to the Bachalpsee Lake.
Bachalpsee – Grindelwald First Hike
Zermatt is one of the most beautiful towns to visit in Switzerland. It also offers scenic hikes that are easy to experience and a great way to spend time in spectacular sceneries of Swiss.
Zermatt-Five Lakes Walk
The Five Lakes Hike takes you through the breathtaking sceneries of serene mountain lakes - Moosjisee, Grindjisee, Stellisee, Grünsee, and Leisee. The looming Matterhorn peak can be viewed on the hike, while its grandeur is reflected in three of the lakes.
This magnificent hiking trail winding through the serene glacial valley is a refreshing experience. Dotted with over 70 gushing waterfalls, Lauterbrunnen hike is one of the most scenic hikes in Switzerland that one should experience.
Lauterbrunnen Glacial Valley 
Appenzell Alpine Trail
The Swiss Flower Route
This alpine hike takes you through the undulating terrains of Mount Säntis. Wander through the off-beaten path sheathed in verdant forests, rocky trails, marvelous mountain backdrops and pastoral countryside dotted with cottages and Swiss wooden chalets.
A wanderlust’s paradise –Oeschinensee is perhaps Switzerland’s best-kept secret. Tucked away in Kandersteg, this hiking trail is not an easy hike, but the view once you reach the lake is absolutely marvelous.
Oeschinensee Panorama Hike
Looking for a challenging hiking adventure? Give Eiger Trail a try.
One of the famous hiking trails in Switzerland, this trail set in the famous Jungfrau region in Bernese Oberland offers exquisite views of Lauterbrunnen Valley, Mürren and Grindelwald.
Eiger Trail
A high mountain pass that overlooks pine tree forests, crystal clear lakes and impressive snow-covered mountain peaks.
Fuorn Pass
Set forth to explore nature like never before. The Swiss alpine settings offer the perfect antidote to rejuvenate your soul.

 Sreedevi Nair

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