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Top 10 sights in Switzerland

Updated on November 15, 2023

1. Rheinfall

The Rheinfall in the canton of Schaffhausen is one of the three largest waterfalls in Europe. The width of the case is 150 meters and the height is 23 meters. Various events take place at the Rheinfall, there is the possibility of interesting city tours in the nearby city of Schaffhausen and the area around the Rheinfall also attracts many tourists with fascinating offers. Further, there is a variety of opportunities to discover new things. This includes boat trips and climbing in the rope park.

2. Matterhorn

The Matterhorn is the most fascinating thing about Switzerland for most tourists. It belongs to the mountain range of the Valais Alps and is one of the most famous mountains in the world. On the Matterhorn you can experience and discover many things. No matter if you want to go cycling, hiking or do winter sports. The Matterhorn offers many possible activities.

3. Lago Maggiore

Lago Maggiore, also called Langensee, is located in the canton of Tessin. Thanks to the climate and the palm trees, you feel like you’re on the beach. Lago Maggiore is the perfect destination for a city trip, a hiking trip but also for relaxing and swimming. Locarno is a city with Mediterranean charm and brings to life many cultural events, including the famous Locarno Festival.

4. Kunstmuseum Basel

The Kunstmuseum Basel is the oldest art museum in the world which is open to the public. It also has the largest art collection in Switzerland. In the art museum, you have the opportunity to see unique collections and exhibitions.

5. Swiss National Park

The Swiss National Park is located in the canton of Graubünden. It was founded in 1914, which makes it the oldest national park in Central Europe and the Alps. In the largest nature reserve in the country, you can experience unique nature experiences.

6. Pilatus

Mount Pilatus is located south of Lucerne and is 2132 m high. It offers endless activities and experiences. Whether summer or winter, young or old, there is something for everyone. On the Pilatus you can hike, experience insane adventures in the Pilatus rope park, paragliding and much more.

7. Chillon Castle

Chillon Castle, a medieval moated castle, is located in the canton of Vaud. Chillon Castle is the most visited historical building in Switzerland. The visit is suitable for children, families, groups, couples and of course for individuals.

8. Swiss National Museum

The Swiss National Museum was opened in 1898 and is the most visited historical museum in Switzerland. It comprises three museums of cultural history and a collection center.

9. Blausee

The Blausee is one of the most famous mountain lakes in Switzerland, although it has a small size. It is located in the Bernese Oberland and is easy to reach both by public transport and by car.

10. Chapel Bridge

The Chapel Bridge is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Lucerne and the second longest wooden bridge in Europe. Its length is 205 meters. The special thing about the Chapel Bridge is that it connects the old and new town.


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