10 different ideas where to go in Switzerland in August

August is a busy month at the most famous places in Switzerland… you might want to visit places far off the big crowds. Scroll down for instagrammable ideas and inspiration captured by great photographers and travellers. The following photos were made in August and featured on Instagram Visit Switzerland.

Gotthard: take the old road instead of the tunnel!

Find more instagramable Swiss roads here.

Isenthal in Uri is far off the big crowds

Recharge your batteries at Älplisee above Arosa
Enjoy the deep views of Rougemont, Vaud
Visit new places in Lucerne in August

Not the Harry Potter castle. This is the famed Château Gütsch with its own little funicular above Lucerne.

 Find more nice urban photo spots in Switzerland here.

Lake Lucerne as seen from Fronalpstock.

Tick off your bucket list: Landwasser viaduct.

Find more Swiss train views here.

Feel tropical vibes from Valle Maggia, Ticino.
Hike to Mount Säntis (2505)

Not much can beat a hike along the Alpstein ridge all the way up to Säntis.

If you don’t want to hike all the way up then take the cablecar from Schwägalp

Sion, you’re très charming.

Find more photo spots of Swiss romantic villages here.

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