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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.

Highest mountain roads of Switzerland:

NameElevation (m)CantonSurface
Hohsaas3.146m (10,321ft)ValaisGravel
Unterrothorn3.109m (10,200ft)ValaisGravel
Inferno Mürren downhill2.970m (9,744ft)BerneGravel
Col des Gentianes2.906m (9,534ft)ValaisGravel
Corne de Sorebois2.879m (9,445ft)ValaisGravel
Viderjoch2.876m (9,435ft)Graubünden/AustriaGravel
Greitspitz2.876m (9,435ft)Graubünden/AustriaGravel
Palinkopf2.863m (9,393ft)Graubünden/AustriaGravel
Grubengletscher2.862m (9,389ft)ValaisGravel
Parpaner Rothorn2.857m (9,373ft)GraubündenGravel
Heimischgarten2.770m (9,087ft)ValaisGravel
Col de Chassoure2.739m (8,986ft)ValaisGravel

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