Pizol – single summit and five lakes

Pizol – single summit and five lakes

From mountain train to mountain train, from lake to lake - the Five-Lakes-Hike on Mt Pizol is a classic and is considered one of Switzerland's most beautiful high Alpine tours. Pizol means high peak in Romansh but these days there is luckily a...more

First – more than a dream

First – more than a dream

There are only a few places in the Alps where the glaciers reach as deeply into the valley as in Grindelwald. The best view is obtained on the First vantage point (2167 meters), which can be reached by means of an entertaining gondola ride.more

Chaumont – above the lake

Chaumont – above...

This unique funicular mountain railway carries you up Mount Chaumont,...more

Schynige Platte – romantic rail

Schynige Platte –...

Since 1893 the cogwheel train has been transporting nature lovers and...more

Pizol – single summit and five lakes

From mountain train to mountain train, from lake to lake - the Five-Lakes-Hike on Mt Pizol is a classic and is considered one of Switzerland's most beautiful high Alpine tours. Pizol means high peak in Romansh but these days there is luckily a modern aerial cable car that brings one up to the 2227-meter-high summit.

Two gondola railways make their way up from Bad Ragaz or Wangs to the edge of the forest, from where you enjoy far-reaching views over the Rhine Valley to Lake Constance – and chairlifts carrying you to the Pizol ridge if you wish to venture further afield.

Pizol – single summit and five lakes
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First – more than a dream

There are only a few places in the Alps where the glaciers reach as deeply into the valley as in Grindelwald. The best view is obtained on the First vantage point (2167 meters), which can be reached by means of an entertaining gondola ride.

First – more than a dream
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Chaumont – above the lake

This unique funicular mountain railway carries you up Mount Chaumont, inviting you to explore the Jura landscape. It is an impressive 15-minute ride up to an altitude of more than a thousand metres, from where you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the Three Lakes area.

The mountain ridge between Lake Neuchâtel and Val de Ruz valley is Neuchâtel’s home mountain, a great vantage point, hotel mountain, story-telling mountain narrating the history of the earth, and great place for Jura hikes.

Chaumont – above the lake
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Schynige Platte – romantic rail

Since 1893 the cogwheel train has been transporting nature lovers and hiking enthusiasts from Wilderswil near Interlaken to the Schynige Platte, the starting point of beautiful hiking tours and mountain trails. Next to the mountain station you will find the Alpine Garden, which specializes in local flora.

Already the journey with a nostalgic cog railway and open carriages is an adventure in itself - and the higher you climb, the better the breath-taking views of the mountains that open up all around you.

Schynige Platte – romantic rail
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