12 Easy Hikes with Kids in Valais, Switzerland

Bisse de Levron, Verbier

The canton of Valais in the south part of Switzerland is a mecca for hikers. Home to many 4000m peaks, glacier crossings and the famous Haute-Route connecting Chamonix /France with Zermatt the choice is immense and sometimes maybe a bit overwhelming. Good to know before you start reading the list: Some of the hiking in Valais is along a “Bisse” Panorama …

Family Hike in Valais along a Theme Trail – La Tzoumaz

Family Hike in Valais

Maison de la Foret – La Tzoumaz Maison de la Foret – La Tzoumaz Situated on a small plateau overlooking the Rhone Valley with views leaving you in awe, awaits a little gem. Looking like a house in a children’s fairy book, the “Maison de la Forêt” – the forest house – itself is an attraction and a worthwhile stop …

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The Hidden Valley of Derborence – Hiking Guide

Lac Derborence Valais Switzerland

Are you ready to discover a hidden piece of paradise on earth? Then this is exactly what the Valley of Derborence is. A hidden gem of the Valais and I would even be as bold as saying of Switzerland. If you, like we are, love being away from it all and feeling totally absorbed in the Nature then this hiking guide …

Family Walk in Crans Montana – Bisse des Miriouges

Family walk along the Bisse des Miriouges

We love this easy family friendly walk because it can be done any day any time. Far from the hustle and bustle of the Crans-Montana resort, this shady path takes you through a forest to the pretty little lake Miriouges. An easy family walk and best of it all it is push chair friendly. As it is a rather shady …

A Family Hike at la Grande Dixence Dam – Valais

A Family Hike at La Grande Dixence-Dam, Valais Switzerland

This is another impressive approach route. I love when the journey to a hike is as stunning as the hike itself. Driving along the Hérémence valley from the valley floor near Sion is spectacular. We really feel how small we are the nearer we’re driving to the end of the road and the start of the massive Grande Dixence Dam …

Easy Hike around Lake Sanetsch – in Valais

Lake Sanetsch in Valais Switzerland :: Easy Hikes In Valais

A pass that feels so rough, untouched yet amazingly beautiful and an area you simply cannot miss. No matter your intention whether it be a family friendly hike around the Lake Sanetsch, relaxing in the natural environment or simply just planning a drive up to Lake Sanetsch in Valais for the view, please put Sanetsch Pass and the beautiful Lake …

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Oeschinen Lake :: Switzerland’s Best & Easy hike with kids

Stunning view from the Oeschinensee in

Experience an unforgettable Swiss mountain lake hike with kids to one of the most renowned and stunning mountain lakes in Switzerland. Situated above the town of Kandersteg in the Canton of Bern, lying within powerful dramatic mountains – some covered with the eternal snow- you will find this magical mountain lake. The lake and its surroundings are part of the …

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Tseuzier Lake – Best family friendly hike with little kids

Lake view

The Valais has so much more to offer than Zermatt which is of course a must visit destination when in Switzerland. But most international tourists enter Valais from Interlaken and head straight to Zermatt. Followed by an overnight or maybe two and leave again with the Glacier Express up to St. Moritz. Voila the Valais is ticked. What a shame …

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Swiss Altitude Adventure to 3330m – with your kids

The perfect View at 3330m - Mont Fort - Valais - Switzerland

View from the Mont Fort Summit 3330m over to the Grand Combin – Valais – Switzerland View from the Mont Fort Summit 3330m over to the Grand Combin – Valais – Switzerland and jump up and down at Col des Gentianes 2950m / Get the view without the sweat. This jam-packed activity day has many stages involved, and each and …