The Most Instagrammable Destinations in Switzerland

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Boasting scenic lakes, snow-capped peaks, and charming mountain villages with traditional Swiss chalets, Switzerland is one of Europe's most photogenic destinations.

Every year, the country attracts millions of visitors who want to admire and photograph its breathtaking scenery. And whether you come here in winter or summer, you will find numerous spots to liven up your Instagram feed.

Below, check out some of the most Instagrammable destinations in Switzerland.

1. St. Moritz

Offering a mix of incredible nature, picturesque mountain towns, and fun outdoor adventures, St. Moritz is the place to go if you want to feature Switzerland's stunning ski slopes and scenic winter hiking trails. The swanky resort town has a reputation for being the playground for the rich and the famous, with seriously epic snowy landscapes perfect for Instagram.

Nestled in the Swiss Alps, St. Moritz is a renowned destination for winter fun, offering top-notch winter sports facilities that attract thousands of visitors worldwide. Blanketed in thick snow, it provides the perfect setting for that Instagram-worthy winter holiday.

Once you get to St. Moritz, you'll feel the swanky vibe of the ski resort, where you'll come across hikers and ski enthusiasts wearing chic fur coats as they play on the slopes. Aside from skiing, the town offers numerous other activities, such as snowshoeing, ice skating, and cross-country skiing.

Those who prefer to enjoy St. Moritz leisurely can indulge in relaxing treatments at one of the spas with world-class amenities. You'll also find fancy restaurants to dine at, including Michelin-starred ones. Indeed, St. Moritz is a magical place and an absolute dream for many holidaymakers, especially Instagrammers.

2. The Swiss Alps

The Alps are arguably one of Switzerland's most Instagrammable sites, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes of famous mountain peaks and rolling valleys clothed with cotton grass. While the mountain region is awash with winter sports enthusiasts, it can offer many other things other than skis and snow. Instagrammers will find plenty of captivating viewpoints to take postcard-perfect photos. In addition, the Alps are home to many luxurious resorts with windows overlooking spectacular mountain views.

As one of the world's tallest mountain ranges, the Alps boast several awe-inspiring mountains. Many people would come here to catch a glimpse of Mont Blanc and capture stunning photos of the famous mountain. Matterhorn is another popular mountain in the Alps, which lies along the border of Switzerland with Italy. Its recognisable pyramid peak will look great on your Instagram feed.

Book a stay in a luxury resort surrounded by breathtaking views to make the most of your visit to the Swiss Alps. Depending on your preferences, you will find an accommodation perfect for you. You can stay at cosy chalets or five-star hotels. When it comes to dining options, you'll have numerous choices. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the world's best restaurants, specialising in local and international gourmet cuisine.

3. Blausee

Featuring distinct colours and crystal-clear waters from the subterranean springs, a photo of Blausee Lake will be perfect on your Instagram feed. While it already looks stunning in photos, you have to go and see it for yourself, and you'll find that photos do not even do justice to how gorgeous the place is!

Aside from being easily accessible, Lake Blausee has many facilities to offer. Unlike the other lakes in Switzerland that require several hours of hiking, Lake Blausee is much easier to access. In addition, entry to the lake is very reasonable.

Lying in the middle of a 20-hectare nature park, Lake Blausee is one of Switzerland's most famous mountain lakes. It's also one of the most picturesque lakes in the country, with a landscape moulded by the rockslide that formed the lake.

Given its spellbinding beauty, Lake Blausee is a popular destination for visitors to Switzerland, especially those looking for picturesque spots to highlight on their Instagram. Those fond of walking will find scenic trails near the lake and some picnic spots to enjoy snacks with family and friends. Make the most of your visit by staying at a luxury hotel with a spa, witting directly along the lakeshore.

4. Zermatt

Home to the iconic Matterhorn, Zermatt is one of the most Instagrammable spots in Switzerland. Aside from the famous mountain, Zermatt also boasts stunning Alpine scenery, world-class ski resorts, and picturesque villages. While it looks magical in winter, its beauty shines even more in summer when the mountain town transforms into a stunning paradise of lush greenery, luring hikers and photo enthusiasts.

Those seeking fun adventures in Zermatt will find plenty to enjoy, regardless of the season. In winter, it's a popular destination for skiers and those fond of snow sports. When you visit in the summer, you can try canyoning, river rafting, hiking, kayaking, and more. There are also an abundance of summer camps for kids in Switzerland to have their own hiking or kayaking adventure.

Given Zermatt's stunning scenery and fresh air, it offers the perfect setting to relax and unwind. In the summer, you can enjoy a refreshing dip in one of the outdoor pools surrounded by breathtaking mountain views. Indulge in a relaxing treatment at one of Zermatt's finest spas.

5. Grindelwald      

Considered one of Switzerland's most beautiful villages, Grindelwald is the perfect place to feature on your Instagram. And there are many stunning sights to shoot in the centre, which is dominated by majestic mountains and has numerous breathtaking viewpoint spots.

Grindelwald is a famous ski resort town and the largest in the Jungfrau region, so there are plenty of luxury chalet rentals to choose from to rest your wary head after a day of adventuring. It lies along the Swiss Bernese Alps, bordered by the Wetterhorn and Eiger mountains. If you're looking to capture picturesque spots for Instagram, you will find plenty in Grindelwald.

Girndelwald's location in a high valley offers spectacular views of snow-capped peaks, including the renowned Jungfrau mountains. As an all-season destination, the town is bustling with skiers in winter and lures avid hikers in summer. But regardless of the time of your visit, you'll find plenty of postcard-perfect spots for that envy-inducing Instagram shot. The pristine natural beauty of this Alpine town is one of Switzerland's biggest draws for visitors.

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