Asides from its renowned Swiss watches and chocolates, Switzerland is also a fascinating mountainous country famous for its ski resorts, hiking trails, numerous lakes, and its other key attractions. You will also find some stunning villages in this beautiful city. Here are 9 amazing villages you should visit in Switzerland

1. Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland -

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Lauterbrunnen ('many fountains') is set in one of the most impressive valleys in the Alps. It features rocky cliffs, gigantic rock faces, peaks, and the roaring, 300m-­high Staubbach Falls. The village is blessed with over seventy thundering waterfalls, secluded valleys, colourful alpine meadows, and lonely mountain inns. This explains why it is one of the most significant nature conservation areas in Switzerland.

The clean air, the long hours of sunshine (especially in winter) are some endearing characteristics of Lauterbrunnen. In this village, paragliding, river rafting, or canyoning are some of the great activities to try out. At the same time, walks on the Eiger Trail will avail you of beautiful sights to enjoy.

Address:Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauterbrunnen

2. Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland -

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A village in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district, Grindelwald is located at 1,034 m (3,392 ft) above sea level in the Bernese Alps. The village is surrounded by mountains Faulhorn, Schwarzhorn, Wetterhorn, Agassizhorn, Fiescherhorn, Mönch, Eiger, Männlichen and others. Although heavily forested in some areas, this small village area is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. At the same time, the remaining areas are too rocky for vegetation or covered with glaciers.

Address:Grindelwald, Switzerland
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grindelwald

3. Wengen, Wengen, Austria -

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Situated in the Bernese Oberland region, this Alpine village is known for its timber chalets and belle époque hotels, climbs, and nearby Sphinx observation deck with breathtaking views of peaks and glaciers. Although only accessible via underground paths, South of Wengen is the Trümmelbach glacier waterfalls. The car-free holiday resort has no doubt retained all the character of a picture-postcard mountain village.

Address:6835 Wengen, Austria
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wengen

4. Zermatt, Zermatt, Switzerland -

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In southern Switzerland's Valais canton, the Idyllic Zermatt is another mountain resort renowned for skiing, ice-skating, climbing, and hiking. The car-free village lies below the iconic, pyramid-shaped Matterhorn peak. Bahnhofstrasse, its main street, is lined with boutique shops, hotels, and restaurants and a lively après-ski scene.

Address:3920 Zermatt, Switzerland
Website: https://www.zermatt.ch/en

5. Adelboden, Adelboden, Switzerland -

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Known for the ski resort of Adelboden-Lenk, host of the FIS Ski World Cup, this traditional mountain village has a church that dates from the 15th century. Spectacular are the Engstligen River formed by several Alpine streams and also the Choleren Gorge.

Address:3715 Adelboden, Switzerland
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelboden

6. Mürren, Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland -

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Located at the foot of the Schilthorn peak, this renowned village is nearby Lauterbrunnen Valley and its subterranean, glacial Trümmelbach Falls. The traditional Walser mountain village at an elevation of 1,638 metres (5,374 ft) above sea cannot be reached by public road. The village also features a view of the three towering mountains: Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau.

Address:Mürren, 3825 Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%BCrren

7. Andermatt, Andermatt, Switzerland -

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Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. One of the many trails in Andermatt is the path leading to Devil's Bridge, which spans the sheer gorge of Sch & llenenschlucht. Lined on the village's narrow streets are traditional chalets, housing the folk museum - Talmuseum Ursern.
Located at Ursern Valley in the heart of the Swiss Alps, Andermatt is the perfect destination for nature lovers and outdoor sports enthusiasts.

Address:6490 Andermatt, Switzerland
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andermatt

8. Lungern, Lungern, Switzerland -

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On the eastern shore of the Lake of Lungern and at the foot of the Brünig Pass, the village of Lungern lies 750 metres (2,460 ft) above sea level in the highest part of the canton of Obwalden. The highest village of the Sarneraa-Valley, in a basin open only to the north, Lungern is surrounded on all other sides by steep and woody inclinations and rocks.

Address:6078 Lungern, Switzerland
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lungern

9. Engelberg, Engelberg, Switzerland -

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Engelberg is no doubt a breathtaking alpine village in central Switzerland. Trails weave up Mountain Titlis, and ski runs zigzag down, giving the village a spectacular view. Among other stunning phenomena, Trübsee, a glacial lake, lies nearby the village.

Address:Engelberg, Switzerland
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engelberg


These villages are home to natural phenomena that have over the years become attractions, bringing people together at various seasons. Also, most of them are designed to help you have a fun and memorable tour, with various unique activities on your next travel tour.