Swiss Alps Hiking
Swiss Alps Hiking

hikes in Swiss Alps

Region in Switzerland
Swiss Alps Map

Our collection of stunning hiking trails will introduce you to the best walks of Swiss Alps. From iconic routes towards the famous Matterhorn, to secluded valleys that very few know about – you’ll find the greatest trails for you and your family walking holiday.

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The best hikes in Swiss Alps

Matterhorn Glacier Trail

01. Matterhorn Glacier Trail
Difficulty

3.9mi 558ft 2-3 h

The Matterhorn Glacier Trail (Nr. 26) takes you close to the Furgg Glacier and right… Read More

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Fründen Hut

02. Fründen Hut
Difficulty

6.4mi 3,461ft 5-7h

The Fründen Hut hike will take you around and above Lake Oeschinen, perhaps the most… Read More

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Eiger Trail

03. Eiger Trail
Difficulty

4.3mi 512ft 2-3h

The Eiger Trail skirts the north face of one of the most iconic mountains in… Read More

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Edelweiss Refuge Loop

04. Edelweiss Refuge Loop
Difficulty

6.3mi 2,805ft 2-4h

Zermatt is an area strewn with hiking trails that intersect on well signposted routes. This… Read More

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Daubensee

05. Daubensee
Difficulty

3.8mi 650ft 2-3h

Hiking around Daubensee Lake gives you a gentle work out with a great view of… Read More

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Aletsch Glacier

06. Aletsch Glacier
Difficulty

4.1mi 1,371ft 2-3 h

The Aletsch Glacier hike gives you a great view of the largest glacier in the… Read More

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Lac Bleu

07. Lac Bleu
Difficulty

1.6mi 843ft 1-2 h

Lac Bleu is claimed to be the clearest lake in the Swiss Alps. The hike… Read More

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Bachalpsee Hike

08. Bachalpsee Hike
Difficulty

3.7mi 843ft 1-2 h

Bachalpsee is a very easy hike with a fantastic view of snow-capped summits reflecting off… Read More

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Pierre Avoi

09. Pierre Avoi
Difficulty

2.2mi 758ft 2-3 h

Pierre Avoi is a mountain near the village of Verbier, located in the canton of… Read More

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Lacs de Fenetre

10. Lacs de Fenetre
Difficulty

4.1mi 1,969ft 2-3 h

Hiking to Lacs de Fenetre is a challenging workout that takes you to a viewpoint… Read More

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Yes, there are more than 10

Swiss Alps is so beautiful that we can not give you only 10 hikes. So here is a list of bonus hikes in Swiss Alps that you should take a look at as well

Pizzo della Casa

11. Pizzo della Casa
Difficulty

4.7mi 2,110ft 4 – 6 h

This is a challenging hike that starts out in Switzerland, crosses the border to Italy,… Read More

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Fontanet to Les Ruinettes

12. Fontanet to Les Ruinettes
Difficulty

3.9mi 331ft 2 – 3 h

The Fontanet to Les Ruinettes trail takes you through beautiful paths above Verbier village, which… Read More

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Arolla Glacier Trail

13. Arolla Glacier Trail
Difficulty

6.2mi 1,634ft 2-3 h

The Arolla Glacier Trail takes you to a viewpoint overlooking the glacier and surrounding mountains.… Read More

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Gotthard Pass to Hospental

14. Gotthard Pass to Hospental
Difficulty

5.9mi 128ft 3 - 4

Passo del Gottardo (Gotthard Pass) is the most important north-south alpine route in Switzerland. Hiking… Read More

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Lac Lioson

15. Lac Lioson
Difficulty

3.3mi 1,565ft 1 - 2 h

If you are staying in the Geneva or Lausanne area, Lac Lioson is a short… Read More

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Quille du Diable Glacier

16. Quille du Diable Glacier
Difficulty

3.0mi 262ft 2 - 3 h

The Quille du Diable hike traverses the Glacier de Tsanfleuron with great views of Oldenhorn… Read More

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Andermatt to Goschenen

17. Andermatt to Goschenen
Difficulty

2.9mi 112ft 1 - 2 h

This route takes you along a pedestrian trail that passes through interesting tunnels and over… Read More

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Thermal Canyon Walk

18. Thermal Canyon Walk
Difficulty

2.1mi 561ft 1 - 2 h

This walk is easy and takes you into the stunning Dala Gorge over the river… Read More

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