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 …

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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 …