Switzerland

Scenic Circular Hike from Simplon to Spitzhörli

Header Simplon to Spitzhoerli

For many, the Simplon Pass is no more than just a beautiful gateway between Switzerland and Italy, but there’s more to it. The pass actually has many hiking trails to offer. Finding a suitable day hike was not as easy, due to the huge choice. Eventually, I did get to make my decision: The round-way …

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Aletsch Glacier: The Greatest Glacier in the Alps

Most people know the Swiss canton Valais for the Matterhorn, but believe me, there is so much more out there. One of my favourite highlights is the Aletsch Glacier. It’s the largest glacier in the Alps which of course promises some spectacular views! It’s 23 km long, situated partially in the canton of Bern, the …

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Idyllic Switzerland: From Ernen to Mühlebach

Today I want to introduce to you the hike between Ernen and Mühlebach. In fact, it’s only a short 30 min walk (one way), but it has quite a bit to offer: wonderful mountain views, two charming authentic Swiss villages and a suspension bridge.  Ernen and Mühlebach are both two picturesque villages which make you …

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Alpine Flower Spectacle at the Oberaar Glacier

If you ever have to travel between the Swiss cantons Bern and Valais, consider not taking the “quick” car transport at Lötschberg, but the slightly longer, ever so beautiful route over the Grimselpass. Not only can you enjoy the wonderful view, but you might even decide to take a detour and hike around while you’re …

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Lazy Hiking: Easy Loop Hike at Fafleralp

Who says a beautiful hike with breathtaking views has to be difficult? Sure, in most cases hard work gets rewarded with the best views, but there are some exceptions, such as the loop walk  from Fafleralp in the Lötschen valley (Lötschental).  The hike takes about 3-4 hours with a minimal elevation of around 300 m. …

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Hike for the Water-Lovers – From Binn to the Mässersee

The Binn valley in the Swiss canton Valais is beautiful but rather unknown. But only because the crowds don’t flock into the valley doesn’t mean it’s not a wonderful place which offers some great hikes – especially if you’re a fan of rivers, streams and waterfalls.  The most common hike is the one to the …

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Raron – Switzerlands newest hot spot?

You’ve never heard of Raron? This might be Switzerlands newest place to be! Well… For some maybe. It’s small, it’s beautiful and far away from where all the other tourists are. If you’re looking for the most jaw-dropping views, the highest peaks and the best after-ski bars, don’t waste your time and stop reading. Raron …

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Mediterranean vibes in Switzerland: Ticino

Switzerland is so small, but so packed with breathtaking nature and beautiful cities. Most people seem to come to Switzerland for Zürich, Luzern, Genève, Zermatt or the Jungfrau Region. These are already a lot of destinations for such a small country. But still there are some hidden gems, such as Ticino. Ticino is an Italian …

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