Gelmerbahn & Gelmersee – Hiking in the Beautiful Grimsel Valley

family crossing a bridge at Gelmersee

Gelmerbahn & Gelmersee HikeSome places simply look like they are cut out of a storybook, and the Gelmerbahn & the Gelmersee hike in the beautiful Grimsel Valley is one of these places. For us, without a doubt, the Grimsel Valley belongs to one of the most beautiful Valleys in Switzerland. Snow fields and snow-covered mountain peaks can be seen nearly …

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Pays-d’Enhaut – Château-d’Oex : A Family Weekend with Activities

Pays-D’Enhaut – Château-d’Oex, Things to do as a Family We did not know much about Pays-d’Enhaut – Château-d’Oex before we visited. We’d seen pictures of the annual hot air balloon festival that takes place in Château-d’Oex, but other than that, it was a magical unknown region. Therefore when Vaud Tourism asked us if we would be interested in promoting the area, …

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise in Zermatt – An Epic Family Experience

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise in Zermatt  If you ever wondered what it feels like to Step inside the World’s highest  Glacier Palace Stand on Europe’s highest viewing platform Marvel at 38 of the majestic 4000m mountain peaks Observe 14 glaciers that can be seen in three different countries Stand literally next to one of the World’s most famous mountains, The Matterhorn? …

World’s Highest Glacier Palace at Klein Matterhorn

kids in the worlds highest glacier palest

World’s Highest Glacier Palace at Klein Matterhorn If visiting the highest Glacier Palace in the world is on your bucket list, then head to Zermatt, book a ticket up to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise and enter a world of eternal ice. I have to be honest with you, I thought it might be a quick walk through and done, but …

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Ämpächli Elm : A Kid’s Paradise & Downhill Scooter

fatherland child on the downhill scooter trail in elm

The Ämpächli – A Kid’s Paradise We have been to quite a lot of mountain stations with playgrounds, but so far, the Ämpächli in Elm – A Kids Paradise in Elm – has by far impressed us the most. Carry on reading and judge for yourself. And you also find the Riesenwald Theme Trail up there. For more hikes in …

A Perfect Family Winter Resort in Switzerland – Villars-Gryon – Les Diablerets – Bex

a family in the perfect winter resort Villars-Gryon, Switzerland

A Perfect Family Winter Resort in Switzerland – Villars-Gryon – Les Diablerets Resort Villars-Gryon – Les Diablerets – Bex As we are lucky enough to live in a ski resort in Switzerland, we’re always a bit hesitant to try other ski resorts. Simply, because let’s face it, there is a fair share of gear that needs to be packed up …

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How to Spend One Day in Zermatt with Kids

the matterhorn with kids infant

A perfect Day in Zermatt with Kids The Perfect day in Zermatt with KidsWho does not know Zermatt and it’s famous Matterhorn? Probably everyone has at least heard of one or the other at least once. But you might also have heard that to get to Zermatt is quite a trip and on top of it, it can get quite …

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Family Skiing Les 4 Vallées, Swiss Alps (Video +Maps)

kid skiing

Family skiing in Les 4 Vallées ski domain features Up-market Verbier, Authentic Bruson, Natural La Tzoumaz, Homely Nendaz, Friendly Veysonnaz and Original Thyon. Pick one of these villages and you will be guaranteed a superb family skiing holiday in Les 4 Vallées. We know the 4 Vallées inside out, so all the information you will find in this Family Skiing Les …

Visit the Hammetschwand Lift from Lucerne – Bürgenstock

Hammetschwand lift

There is no doubt that Lucerne and its neighboring Cantons of Uri, Schwyz and Nidwalden and not to forget Obwalden are stunning, breathtaking and gorgeous. I had to add all three expressions as this is what we felt during our visit. We came for a 2-night stay in the city and had to choose carefully amongst all the attractions offered …

Activities for Families in Nendaz, Tracouet Station

Tracouet in Nendaz Switzerland

Activities for Families in Nendaz, Tracouet Lac Noir  I think once you have made the choice of visiting the Valais in Switzerland on your next holiday trip with your family we can presume you are an outdoor loving family. Great, then this is the right place for you. This particular post is all about a mountain station called Tracouet in …