Albishorn, Hochwacht, Felsenegg and Üetliberg are the names of the best-known vantage points on the Albis chain – conveniently connected to one another with hiking and walking trails. You may enjoy views over the city of Zurich to the Üetliberg, over the lake of Zurich across to the Säntis, Speer and Glärnisch as well as central Switzerland with the Rigi and Titlis on the ridge hike.
A five-minute journey with the one and only public cable car in the canton Zurich takes nature lovers from Adliswil to Felsenegg, a vantage point over the Albis chain. At over 800 m altitude, here you enjoy breathtaking views over Lake Zurich and the distant mountains.
Countless foot and hiking paths along with an excursion restaurant leave everyday hectic far behind you. The valley station may be reached on foot in just about 10 minutes from the Adliswil railway station.
A “Planet path” leads from Uetliberg to Felsenegg, which reflects the distances in the solar system. Every meter of the path corresponds to a distance of 1 million kilometers. The fascinating 2-hour hike takes you from the sun past the eight planets as far as the dwarf planet Pluto.
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Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge.
The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned.