Switzerland is famous for its Swiss Alps and plays the proud host of nearly all of the highest peaks in Western Europe. These stunning peaks have attracted climbers and tourists for hundreds of years. No wonder the Alps is such a popular hiking and trekking destination.
Many of these incredible peaks are famous throughout the world for their sheer beauty and iconic shapes. These highest peaks are Dufourspitze, or Monte Rosa as it is widely known (4,634 m), the Dom, which is the highest peak lying entirely within Switzerland (4,545 m), the Liskamm (4,527 m), the Weisshorn (4,506 m) and the most famous of them all are The Matterhorn (4,478 m) and Mont Blanc (4,807 m) which is located on the French-Italian border, although it’s eastern flanks are located entirely within Switzerland.