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FERPÈCLE: A stroll to the foot of the Mont-Miné Glacier

FERPÈCLE: A stroll to the foot of the Mont-Miné Glacier

FERPÈCLE: A stroll to the foot of the Mont-Miné Glacier Ferpècle – Valais – Switzerland, Mont-Miné GlacierI will let you discover another hidden Valais Gem, but only if you promise to keep this place a secret when you visit, and treat it with the greatest respect. This place is a little wonder that must absolutely be preserved. No one knows …

Fafleralp to Lauchernalp :: The Lötschental Panoramic Trail

the valley of Lötschental in Valais

Fafleralp to Lauchernalp ::  The Lötschental Panoramic Trail Panoramic Trail Fafleralp to Lauchernalp, SwitzerlandAlthough this hike is not a secret anymore and well known by many, it is still a classic not to be missed when visiting the Valais in Switzerland. With panoramic views over the Lötschental and the majestic Bietschhorn it is another must do when hiking in Valais. The …

The Panorama Hike at Stanserhorn- with Kids

amazing view from the Stanserhorn

The Panorama Hike at Stanserhorn- with Kids The panorama hike at Stanserhorn offers breathtaking views of the Alps, alpine meadows and the lakes central Switzerland has to offer. Located in the Canton of Nidwalden near to the border with Obwalden, you can stand on the peak at 1,898 metres above sea level. I would say it is a lesser known …

How to spend One Day in Zermatt with Kids

the matterhorn with kids infant

The Perfect day in Zermatt with Kids Who 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 costly. It does not have to …

Hiking to Lac de Salanfe – With Kids

chapel with mountain lake

A Hike to Lac de Salanfe with Kids Lac de Salanfe (Lake Salanfe) is a mountain dam (1,925 m) within a dramatic setting overlooked by the Dents du Midi and the dramatic Tour Sallière. Many mountaineers sleep at the auberge by the lake allowing for an early start the next day to accomplish a larger hike or even one of …

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 …

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 …