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 …

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 …

Bisse de Chervé – Panoramic Hike in Nendaz

mountain dam lake view

We love a panoramic hike with differing terrain and views that leave you speechless. Another great panoramic hike in Nendaz Valais, our home terrain, is the accent Bisse de Chervé. It is an old Bisse and it is not carrying water anymore, but this should not deter you from hiking this amazing path. You will be rewarded with a diverse …

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 …

Hiking in Grimentz-Zinal Cabane du Petit Mountet

mountain petit cabane de Mountet in Zinal, valais

Up at Cabane du petit Mountet , Grimentz ZinalWhy we changed from a planned easy family walk to quite a strenuous alpine hike in Grimentz – Zinal ! That day we camped in Grimentz and the plan was to drive over to the Zinaltal (Valley) in Val D’Anniviers to get an idea for a future visit followed by a small …

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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 …

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 …

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How to Spend One Day in Zermatt with Kids

the matterhorn with kids infant

A perfect Day in Zermatt with Kids The Perfect day in Zermatt with KidsWho 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 …