Measuring 23 meters tall, the Rhine Falls is Europe’s biggest waterfall and Switzerland’s top natural attraction. A lookout platform offers great views of the spectacle, while boat rides offer tours that get right up to the falls.
Go bungee jumping off the 220 metre tall Contra Dam in Ticino, as seen in the Bond film GoldenEye. Also known as the Verzasca or Locarno dam, the spot is a popular attraction for 007 fans and is the highest bungee jump spot in the world. So if you want a license to thrill, be sure to reserve in advance.
Located at Mount Titlis in the Engelberg region, this 100-meter-long pedestrian bridge is not for the vertigo-fearing faint hearted. Built between two cliffs at 3,000 meters above sea level, this marvel of engineering is the highest suspension bridge in Europe.
Take in the views alongside simple countryside routes or take up the challenge on mountain trails such as the Valais Alps to the Vaud Riviera route which can take up to 8 days to complete. Along the way you’ll see sights the castles of Sion.
Between the lakes, rivers, mountains and plains, there are tonnes of routes for you to choose from. Try hiking through Lauterbrunnen near Bern, where the dramatic landscape will awe and inspire. Or trek along the Swiss Cableway Experience with a panoramic cable car trip up to Engleberg.
Zoom down the mountains of Grindelwald at speeds of nearly 90kph via 800 metres of steel cable. The decent has you 50 metres high in the sky and four people can whiz downhill from First to Schreckfeld at the same time.
Located 3,883 metres above one of Switzerland's best ski resorts, the Snowpark Zermatt offers a summer skiing adventure with the advantage of doing it in your beach wear.
Rising above Oeschinen Lake, this 750-meter-long toboggan run provides thrills, fun and adventure for all ages, as well as offering stunning views the surrounding Doldenhorn mountains.
Of all Switzerland’s modes of mountain transport, the Gelmer Funicular freaks us out the most. With a maximum gradient of 106 per cent – no, that’s not a typo – this rollercoaster-esque funicular is the steepest in Europe.
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