The Jungen Alp in St.Niklaus- Valais – Great Picnic Place with Lake & Views

family at a mountain place Jungen Alp marvelling at the view

The Jungen Alp above St.Niklaus in Valais : Great Picnic Place with Lake & ViewsWhen I discovered the Jungen Alp virtually on a friend’s Instagram post, I knew immediately that I would have to bring my family up here. If you are a fan of jaw dropping mountain vistas, a relaxing and comfortable picnic spot and an area where the …

13 Best Things to do in Zermatt – The Ultimate Guide for First Time Visitors

family standing at Riffelberg with view to the Matterhorn

Best Things To Do In ZermattZermatt, yes the pretty idyllic mountain village tucked away in the Matter-Valley in the Swiss Alps. I am sure you have heard of it, and if not of Zermatt village, then for sure about the mighty Matterhorn. The Matterhorn is that mountain that dominates the skyline, creating one of the most unique alpine landscapes in …

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, …

Moiry Lake & Moiry Glacier Hike

view of Moiry dam

Moiry Lake & Moiry Glacier Hike Deep in Val d’Anniviers above the pretty little village of Grimentz you will find the Moiry Valley. Known for its beauty, and for many mountaineers and climbers the entry door to some spectacular Alpine Mountain Routes. But the beauty of Moiry is its accessibility. Everyone can visit this area, whether it is just for …

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 …

“Der Riesenwald” Giant Forest – Theme Trail in Elm

father with child looking through a peak finder

Riesenwald in Elm The “Riesenwald” in Elm – Giant Forest – is an adventure theme trail about the legend of Martin’s Hole, a 22 x 19 metre sun-rock window high above the valley. The story is that the Shepherd Martin drove a giant away and threw him his stick. The stick made a huge hole in the rock wall through …

Arolla – Marmot Trail – Sentier des Marmottes

family standing at a photo post on the marmot hike in Arolla

Arolla – Marmot Trail Today we’re taking you on a special hike to introduce Mio the little Marmot, who lives on a Marmot trail in Arolla at the end of Val d’Herens. Situated in the Canton of Valais, this Marmot trail not only offers amazing mountain views, it is also super educational as it explains the life of Mio and …