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 …

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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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 …

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 …

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 …

The Panorama Hike at Stanserhorn- with Kids

amazing view from the Stanserhorn

The Panorama Hike at Stanserhorn- with Kids The panorama hike at Stanserhorn offers breathtaking views of the Alps, alpine meadows and the lakes central Switzerland has to offer. Located in the Canton of Nidwalden near to the border with Obwalden, you can stand on the peak at 1,898 metres above sea level. I would say it is a lesser known …