Furka Pass

Furka Pass, a road for James Bond

Furka Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.431m (7,976ft) above the sea level, located in one of the snowiest regions in Switzerland. It’s one of the world's most iconic, exhilarating and exciting drives, through the Swiss Alps. The pass was immortalized by the Aston DB5 / Ford Mustang car chase in James Bond's Goldfinger. 

Albula Pass

The curvy road to Albula Pass is an absolute must

Passo dell'Albula is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.306m (7,565ft) above the sea level, located in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. The pass is open from June to October.

Old road to Grimsel Pass

The challenging old road to Grimsel Pass

Grimsel Pass Old Road is an old cobblestone road located in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

Gotthard Pass

The amazing mountain road to Gotthard Pass

Passo del San Gottardo is a high mountain pass located in southern Switzerland, at an elevation of 2.110m (6,922ft) above the sea level. 

Susten Pass

Susten Pass, a road with 25 bridges and tunnels in the Alps

Susten Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.264m (7,428ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Uri and Bern cantons of Switzerland.

Sanetsch Pass

Sanetsch Pass is worth the white-knuckle drive

Col du Sanetsch is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.242m (7,356ft) above the sea level, located in Switzerland. The pass, in the western Bernese Alps, links Gsteig (canton of Berne) and Sion (canton of Valais). Despite the information published in wikipedia (it says the road has a dead end), the road to the pass from Sion goes further to the Lac de Sanetsch, for 5,5 km.

Grimsel Pass

Grimsel Pass, a 5 stars road in the Swiss Alps

Grimsel Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.164m (7,100ft) above the sea level located on the boundary between Bern and Valais cantons of Switzerland. The road is usually closed between October and May, due to the high snowfall on the pass.

San Bernardino Pass

The curvy road to San Bernardino Pass was built in 1770

Passo di San Bernardino is a high mountain pass at an an elevation of 2.065m (6,775ft) above the sea level, located in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

Oberalp Pass

Oberalp Pass, an iconic road in the Swiss Alps

Oberalp Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.044m (6,706ft) above the sea level, located on the border of the cantons of Graubünden and Uri in Switzerland.

Great Saint Bernard Pass

Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard, one of the most famous roads in the Alps

Great St Bernard Pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.469m (8,100ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Switzerland and Italy.

Nufenenpass (Passo della Novena)

Nufenen Pass is one of the highest paved roads of Switzerland

Nufenenpass (Passo della Novena) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.485m (8,152ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Valais and Ticino cantons, in Switzerland. At this elevation it's one of the highest paved roads of the country.

Inferno Mürren downhill

Inferno Mürren downhill, a slope of 60%

In the theatre of Alpine scenery, the Inferno Mürren downhill is one of the most dramatic and challenging 4 wheel experiences on Earth. Located in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, the downhill ski track is 14.9km long on a slope of up to 60% over ice, loose rock, mud, broken asphalt, grass and gravel. The route is in dreadful condition and demands 100% concentration.

Umbrail Pass

Umbrail Pass is an iconic Alpine road with 35 hairpin turns

Umbrail Pass is an international high mountain pass at 2.506m (8,221ft) above the sea level, located on the Swiss-Italian border. At this elevation the road to the summit is currently the highest paved road in Switzerland.

Highest roads of Switzerland

Highest roads of Switzerland

Located in Western and Central Europe, Switzerland, is the most mountainous country in Europe and remains one of the most popular travel destinations on the planet. The country hosts about 20% of the Alps. Approximately 100 peaks are close to or higher than 4.000 meters (13,125 feet) above sea level.

Chluse Gorge road

A wild balcony road through the Chluse Gorge

Chluse Gorge Road is an extremely narrow road through the Chluse Gorge, near Kandersteg, in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is located along the valley of the River Kander, west of the Jungfrau massif.

Maloja Pass

Maloja Pass is a curvy road in the Swiss Alps

Maloja Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.819m (5,967ft) above the sea level, located in the Maloja district of the Swiss canton of Graubünden, right next to Italian border.

Julier Pass

Julier Pass is one of Switzerland’s most scenic roads

Julier Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.287m (7,503ft) above the sea level, located in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

Belchen Tunnel

Belchen Tunnel, haunted by the ghost of an old lady

Belchen Tunnel is a tunnel in Switzerland, part of the A2 motorway from Basel to Chiasso. The ghost of an old lady is known to haunt this Swiss road. It's one of the Top Haunted Roads in the world.

Fluela Pass

Fluela Pass is a lovely drive in the heart of the Swiss Alps

Flüela Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.391m (7,844ft) above the sea level, located in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. Since the Vereina Tunnel opened in 1999, the road is no longer open all year.

Lago del Narèt

Lago del Narèt is a steep road in Switzerland

Lago del Narèt is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2.310m (7,578ft) above the sea level, located in in the district of Vallemaggia in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

Col de la Croix de Coeur

Col de la Croix de Coeur, a steep road in Switzerland

Col de la Croix de Coeur is a high mountain pass located in the municipality of Riddes (Switzerland) at an elevation of 2.174m (7,132ft) above the sea level.

Alte Axenstrasse

Alte Axenstrasse road: stay away if you're scared of heights

Alte Axenstrasse (Old Axenstrasse) is the name of an engineering masterpiece in the canton of Uri in Central Switzerland. The road is totally closed to vehicles.

Panoramastrasse Oberaar is a fun ride if you enjoy narrow twisty roads in the mountains

Panoramastrasse Oberaar is a fun ride if you enjoy narrow twisty roads in the mountains

Panoramastrasse Oberaar is a very scenic paved high mountain road, with a length of 5,8km, climbing up to Oberaarsee, a reservoir in the Grimsel area, in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

Ofenpass

Ofen Pass, a scenic mountain road in Switzerland

Ofenpass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.149m (7,051ft) above the sea level, located in the most eastern corner of Switzerland, in the canton of Graubünden.

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