Viewpoints

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60 Results found
60 Results found
  • Photo Spot Lake Constance – Untersee Region

    Feel like an emperor as you survey the highly agreeable vista. More exactly: like Napoleon III. Established in medieval times, Arenenberg estate was in the hands of the Bonaparte family between 1817 and 1906. The great and the good of the time would come to the imperial court to pay their respects and take in the views of Lake Constance. The household here was organised along the lines of Parisian life, with salons, dinners, theatre and strolls through the gentle Thurgau countryside.
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  • Photo Spot St. Beatus Caves

    In the St. Beatus Caves by Lake Thun near Interlaken. Explore around one kilometre of safe and well-lit walkways inside the mountain. Discover stalactites and stalagmites that have been formed by nature over millions of years as you immerse yourself in this unique underground world. A visit to the Cave Museum is a chance to learn more about this natural wonder, with an audio guide telling you all you need to know about caves and caving.
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  • Eggishorn circular trail

    Eggishorn circular trail and viewpoint – a 360° panorama of the Great Aletsch Glacier, at an altitude of 2,869 metres. The nine lounges offer you a unique choice of places to sit and relax, with amazing views over the glittering world of eternal ice and the impressive giant mountains all around.
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  • “Il Spir” Observation Platform

    After the retreat of the last glacier 10,000 years ago, the Rhine River started to break through the rock masses of the Flims Rock Slide. The river’screated the nature spectacle of the Ruinaulta (Upper Rhine Gorge).
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  • Water Tower

    The Baldegg water tower is both a water reservoir and an observation tower. A spiral staircase with 181 steps leads up to the viewing platform which offers a 360-degree panoramic view across the Mittelland region to the Black Forest and from Mt. Säntis to the Jungfrau in the Bernese Oberland.
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  • Stockhorn – and striking Horn

    It’s not hard to pinpoint the distinctive head of rock at the entrance to the Bernese Oberland – but the fact that you can stand pretty much on top to enjoy views direction Thun, Aare Valley and Bern as far as Jura is known to few.
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  • Wisenberg Tower

    The Wisenberg Tower is located at over 1000 meters above sea level and a striking landmark in the area. It offers beautiful panoramic views across the Basel and Mittelland regions.
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  • The Rhine Falls

    To stand high above Europe's largest waterfall, feeling the roar and vibration of the water over one's entire body - this can be experienced at the Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen. By ship one can reach castles, the Rhine Falls Basin and even the mighty rock in the midst of the waterfall.
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  • Hiking on Mount Pilatus

    Lucerne’s Pilatus mountain (2,118m above sea level) boasts some of the most spectacular views in Switzerland. From the summit, you can see across the Central Swiss Alps and the Jura all the way to France and the Black Forest in Germany.
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  • Bachtel

    Today's Bachtel lookout tower was built in 1986 and is 75 meters high. A viewing platform at 30 meters above ground offers beautiful views of Lake Zurich, the Linth Plain, the foothills of the Alps and the Alpstein mountain range.
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  • Beringer Randenturm

    Four observation towers jut out from the dense woodland surrounding Randen mountain: standing at 26 meters, the Beringer is the second highest of the Randen towers. The view stretches from Klettgau to the Alps.
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  • Belchenflue vantage point

    The highest point on the Belchenflue at 1,099m above sea level offers incomparable views over the Black Forest, the Vosges and the Alps. For the Celts, the Belchenflue was a marker for determining the positions of the sun, while in the First World War, it served as a key observation point for the Hauenstein fortification.
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  • T.V. Tower Mont Pèlerin

    The Mont Pèlerin Television Tower is 122 meters high. It is Switzerland’s only television tower that is also an observation deck, which is accessible by elevator.
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  • Cardada Observation Platform

    The “Passarelle” is a landscaped bridge suspended between the crowns of trees rooted in the forest below. At its end, a viewing platform is suspended in the empty space, offering its visitors a 180-degree-panoramic view of Lake Maggiore, the Centovalli and the Maggia Valley.
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  • Eschenberg Tower

    The 30-meter Eschenberg Tower is located in the middle of the Eschenberg forest. In good weather, those without fear of heights are able to enjoy sweeping views from the top, ranging from the Alps to the Black Forest.
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  • Blast off to the stars

    The cities, the mountains, the lakes – have you already seen all that Earth has to offer? If so, then come up to the Sattenlegi and discover the heavens above through our telescope.
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  • Uetliberg

    The Uetliberg with its summit at the Uto Kulmo 871 metres above sea level towers above the roofs of Zurich. From the top you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the city of Zurich, Lake Zurich and the Limmat Valley up as far as the Alps.
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  • Liestal Observation Tower

    When the weather is clear, the 30-meter Liestal observation tower with 150 steps offers unparalleled views across the hills of the Jura all the way to the peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The Vosges mountain range and the Black Forest are visible to the north in the direction of Basel.
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  • Esterli

    The Esterli Tower was built in 1974 by the local civic community. It replaces the tower built in 1905. The Esteri Tower is 49 meters high and consists of 19 concrete pipe elements. A staircase with 253 steps leads to the viewing platform, which is 45 meters above ground level. The platform is located at 602 meters above sea level.
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  • Exploration of medieval Fribourg

    The intact walls surrounding the city and over 200 unique Gothic facades impart incomparable mediaeval charm to Fribourg. The old town is best explored on foot, like an open-air museum.
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  • Wil Tower

    The lookout tower was built in 2006 and is located on Hofberg, the highest point of the town of Wil. It was constructed entirely of wood with striking x-shaped supports and a 189-step double spiral staircase leading to the viewing platform.
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  • Pfannenstiel Tower

    The Pfannenstiel Tower was renovated in the summer of 2013 and has a turbulent history: The steel lattice tower was originally built on Bachtel mountain in 1893. Since it was not suitable as an aerial mast, it was reconstructed on the Pfannenstiel in 1992.
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