Places in Switzerland to visit in May

Are you looking for instagramable places in Switzerland to visit in May? Then our landscapes below 1500 metres will be full of green and spring-colours, and often surrounded by snow-topped mountains. Enjoy his little selection of photos which were made in May. Find all locations and get the directions on our map.

Hoher Kasten, Appenzell

In summer, it’s one of the busiest places in Appenzell. Therefore you may want to go here early in the year. Enjoy the views all over Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein.

Quinten, Walensee

Spring is probably the best time of the year at Walensee. Don’t miss the Seerenbach waterfalls on your hike from Weesen.

Soglio, Bregaglia

Meet the photographer @gian_giovanoli.

The Far East of Switzerland is always worth a detour. The chapel of Soglio goes well with the white peaks of Val Bregaglia. Find the photo spot on the map.

Lavertezzo, Ticino

Meet the photographer @chrisburkard

Crystal clear waters of Lavertezzo with its famed double arch bridge. It’s the most famed spot of Valle Verzasca, therefore visit in May before the tourists!

Lauterbrunnen, Bern

Where will you have your first picnic of the year? Why not do a hike above Lauterbrunnen.

Lac de l’Hongrin, Vaud

Meet the photographer @mountains_rocks?

If you like hikes to distant lakes in green landscapes: Lac de l’Hongrin is at 1255m. They say that the best access is on weekends.

Montreux in May, Vaud

Meet the photographer @sampolenzi

Flower power from Lac Léman with white tops of Dents du Midi.

Find more amazing instagramable views to explore here. For more ideas in Switzerland, head over to the map and use the filter “hikes”. For new photos from Switzerland, head over to Visit Switzerland on Instagram.

 

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