👁️ The 9 Most Beautiful Views of Western Switzerland in 2020
👁️ The 9 Most Beautiful Views of French-speaking Switzerland
- 1 Most beautiful views of French-speaking Switzerland
- 2 Viewpoints classification
- 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Attractions
- 4 Locations
Most beautiful views of French-speaking Switzerland
French-speaking Switzerland offers very beautiful landscapes that can be enjoyed during an activity thanks to the Alps and the Lake Geneva basin.
La Torpille’s attractions are classified into four categories at the sight level. As soon as a star is present, the view is already pleasant.
No view, for example when visiting a museum in town or an activity without clearance.
One star ⭐
Nice regional view but with little distance.
Two stars ⭐⭐
Very nice view with a nice clearance.
Three stars ⭐⭐⭐
Magnificent view with a clearance of several tens of kilometers.
La Torpille shows here only the most beautiful views, i. e. the views with three stars. It should be noted that there are other magnificent views in French-speaking Switzerland but they are not linked to a specific activity and are therefore not included in the list below.
Chaumont Panorama Tower
- 🔗 Chaumont Panorama Tower
- 📍 Neuchâtel – NE
- 💲 Payant
The Chaumont concrete tower allows you to find yourself above the treetops and enjoy an extraordinary 180-degree panoramic view of the entire Alpine range. An impressive number of peaks at more than 4,000 metres are visible, starting with the most famous ones such as Mont-Blanc, the Matterhorn and the Eiger.
The panorama tower is accessible by funicular from the lake or directly by car.
A drone video on the Chaumont tower.
- 🔗 Mont-Gibloux Tower
- 📍 Mont-Gibloux – FR
- 💲 Free of charge
Access to the Mont-Gibloux antenna’s panoramic terrace is free of charge and is done by a collimated staircase along the concrete mast. You can then enjoy a 360-degree view of the Swiss plateau and the pre-alps. The terrace is closed in winter.
The tower is accessible by foot in 45 minutes from the car park.
A drone video on the Mont-Gibloux tower.
“Peak Walk” Glacier 3000
- 🔗 Glacier 3000
- 📍 Ormont-Dessus – VD
- 💲 Paying cable car
At an altitude of nearly 3,000 metres, the summit of the Scex Rouge offers, after crossing the “Peak Walk” suspended footbridge, a magnificent 360-degree view in the heart of the Alps.
Glacier 3000 is accessible by two cable cars from the Col du Pillon.
A video about “Peak-Walk”.
Moléson panoramic terrace
- 🔗 Moléson funicular and cable car
- 📍 Moléson – FR
- 💲 Paying funicular and cable car
Moléson is the mythical mountain of Gruyère in the pre-Alps of Fribourg. You can enjoy a magnificent 360-degree view.
The summit of Moléson is accessible by foot or by cable car.
A video at the top of the Moléson.
Summit of the Rochers-de-Naye
- 🔗 Rochers-de-Naye Train
- 📍 Montreux – VD
- 💲 Paying train
The summit of Les Rochers-de-Naye, which can be reached in 15 minutes from the rack railway station, offers a magnificent 360-degree view of the Alps and the pre-alps. The place offers an unusual view of the Lake Geneva basin with a position almost from the end of the lake.
A video about the Rochers de Naye.
Little train of Verticalp (Emosson)
- 🔗 Verticalp
- 📍 Finhaut – VS
- 💲 Not free of charge
The little train of Emosson is the second of the three Verticalp attractions, the visitor can enjoy an extraordinary view of the Mont-Blanc massif.
Departure from Verticalp accessible by car or by Mont-Blanc Express train.
A promotional video on Verticalp.
Winter sled and accrobranche in Vercorin
Shortly after the intermediate stop of Sigourelaz of the Crêt du Midi cable car, at the level of the stable transformed into a refreshment bar, a very nice view over the Valaisan Alps at the north of the Rhône Valley and the east of the Val d’Anniviers can be enjoyed.
A drone video on Vercorin.
Geneva’s Jet d’eau
- 🔗 Geneva’s Jet d’Eau
- 📍 Geneva – GE
- 💲 Free
The Geneva’s Jet d’Eau is the symbol of the city since the end of the 19th century. It is located in the magnificent bay of Geneva (rade de Genève), along which you will not miss a walk during the day or in the evening. You will also enjoy the view of the French mountains surrounding Geneva as well as the old town with the cathedral.
A drone video on the Geneva’s Jet d’eau.
- 🔗 Olympic Museum
- 📍 Lausanne – VD
- 💲 Not free of charge
The Olympic Museum is located on the shores of Lake Geneva. The visitor will not fail to walk along the quays of Ouchy and enjoy the beautiful view of the lake and the French Alps.
A video about the Olympic Museum.
To find the locations of activities with a nice view, click on the links below::
- ⭐⭐⭐ Mapping of activities with 3 stars of view
- ⭐⭐ Mapping of activities with 2 stars of view
- ⭐ Mapping of activities with 1 star of view