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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 …

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 …

Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel, A Unique Family Experience

Whitepod eco luxury hotel

Whenever possible we try to stay in special, extraordinary and unique accommodation when out adventuring. This time we found a real gem high up in the Valais Alps in Switzerland. How do you like the sound of sleeping in a “Pod” or to be precise, in a Whitepod? When we discovered the Whitepod Eco Luxury Hotel on a photo on social …

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Switzerland Itinerary on a lesser Budget : 7 – 10 & 14 Days : +Maps

kids standing in front of mountain

I feel you’re thinking, “How on earth is it possible to achieve a Switzerland itinerary on a budget?” I mean, isn’t Switzerland notoriously hovering around the top of the most expensive countries list? Yes, it is! But there are ways of avoiding some expensive and popular areas and planning differently. In this post you will get the best information straight …

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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 …

How to Travel Switzerland on a Budget

family standing on top of mountain

Do you want to travel SWITZERLAND on a budget, but all you have ever heard is how insanely expensive it is? Let me help you here. I will show you how YOU and your family can… Breathtaking Alpine views, where the rich pay millions to have their houses built and railway journeys that make you feel like you’re in a …

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 …