9 Easy Panoramic Hikes in Switzerland

Panoramic Hikes

Discover Switzerland’s stunning landscapes through 9 easy panoramic hikes that offer unforgettable experiences. Lace up your boots, grab your camera, and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Swiss Alps!

1. Lucerne Region: Rigi Panoramic Trail

View from Mount Rigi
View from Mount Rigi

2. Central Switzerland: Bürgenstock Felsenweg

Hammetschwand Lift Burgenstock
Hammetschwand Lift on Burgenstock

3. Zurich Region: Uetliberg Panorama Trail

Uetliberg
Uetliberg

4. Bernese Oberland: Männlichen to Kleine Scheidegg

Männlichen Kleine Scheidegg
Männlichen to Kleine Scheidegg

5. Bernese Oberland: First to Bachalpsee

Bachalpsee
Bachalpsee Lake

6. Graubünden: Muottas Muragl Panorama Trail

Muottas Muragl

7. Valais: Gornergrat to Rotenboden

Rotenboden Riffelberg
Rotenboden – Riffelberg

8. Lake Geneva Region: Promenade de Montreux Riviera

Montreux Lake
Montreux Riviera

9. Ticino: Monte Brè Ridge Trail

Monte Brè
View from Monte Brè
  • Length: 6.4 km
  • Time: 2 hours
  • Link: https://www.montebre.ch/en/hike-around-bre/
  • Highlights:
    • Scenic ridge walk overlooking Lake Lugano and the surrounding mountains
    • Mediterranean flair with lush vegetation and charming villages
    • Accessible by funicular from Lugano
    • A taste of the Mediterranean in the heart of Switzerland

Written by Ashley Faulkes
As a twenty-year resident of Switzerland, I am passionate about exploring every nook and cranny of this beautiful country, I spend my days deep in the great Swiss outdoors, and love to share these experiences and insights with fellow travel enthusiasts.

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