Piz Corvatsch and Furtschellas
Two mountain railways above the beautiful blue lakes of upper Engadine – diverse heights and truly diverse adventure: from the Corvatsch, Alpine views of the Biancograt ridge on the Piz Bernina; on Furtschellas, a hiking paradise with six mountain lakes.High-alpine views across to the Biacograt and a hikers’ paradise with 6 lovely mountain lakes.
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The near-perfect pyramid shape of this mountain has inspired many an artist to depict it, including Ferdinand Hodler (1909), Paul Klee (1915) and Cuno Amiet (1926). It takes just 30 minutes to reach the 2,362m summit of the pyramid on the funicular railways from Mülenen.
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Mild temperatures even in winter, a breath-taking view year-round: those are just some of the highlights of a snowshoe hike in the Cardada Cimetta. From the local peak of Locarno, one can see both the lowest-lying area of Switzerland, Lake Maggiore, as well as the country’s highest mountain, Monte Rosa.
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At 2.970 metres, the Schilthorn attracts visitors with a magnificent 360-degree panoramic view of the “Swiss skyline” including Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and a delicious meal in the revolving restaurant Piz Gloria.
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Maker of weather, dragon's lair, home to giants and grave of rulers: Lucerne's very own mountain, Pilatus, is one of the most legendary places in Central Switzerland. And one of the most beautiful. On a clear day the mountain offers a panoramic view of 73 Alpine peaks.
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To see Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, France and Italy all at the same time - this can be accomplished from the 2,502-meter-high Säntis. The highest mountain of the Alpstein region is the starting point and destination for mountain tours, hikes and ski trips.
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Matterhorn - Symbol for Switzerland
The Matterhorn and Switzerland are inseparably linked to each other. The pyramid shaped colossus of a mountain, which is very difficult to climb, is said to be the most-photographed mountain in the world. The Klein-Matterhorn ("Little Matterhorn"), which can be reached via a funicular, lies adjacent to the Matterhorn.
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On the Top of Europe: A visit to the Jungfraujoch puts a jewel in the crown of any visit to Switzerland.
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With the cog railway from Vitznau and the cable car from Weggis, the car-free Rigi Kaltbad is the place to relax. The Mineral Bath & Spa ensures a refreshing body sensation. The sunset at the viewing pulpit "Känzeli" is just fantastic!
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