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 …

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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 …

Activities for Families in Nendaz, Tracouet Station

Tracouet in Nendaz Switzerland

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 the village of Nendaz in Valais Switzerland. There …

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Things to do in Valais :: Swiss Alps with Kids

Things to do in Valais with Kids

The featured things to do in Valais activities for families can be changed and adapted in many ways so it is suitable for your outdoor loving family. Whether you have toddlers running around, younger kids that need to be motivated or even teenagers that need a bit more of an adventure day, all is possible and this is why we …

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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22 Switzerland’s scenic viewpoints :: reachable with ease

Egishorn - Aletsch Glacier

I am so excited to finally publish this amazing collaboration post. Since our beautiful little twins joined us, we had to put our passion for mountain hiking a bit on hold. Wherever we go on holiday I am searching the web for easy hikes suitable for toddlers and viewpoints that one can reach without a great climb. It is not …