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Located in the heart of the Alpine mountain range, Switzerland is undoubtedly a mountainous land par excellence. The diversity of the landscapes is beyond comprehension and will forever mark the memory of the hiker in search of a change of scenery. Among the most famous destinations are the peaks of the Valais and its many lakes and waterfalls, the origin of the Rhone. Further north, the hiker can try the summits of the Jura, with in particular the Chasseron, the Dôle or the Creux du Van. Finally, further south, the Alps are once again found with the Graubünden Mountains, in particular the Swiss National Park, which shows a landscape immaculate with all human intervention. Climbing up the Rhine, you reach the border peaks of Austria and Liechtenstein with magnificent views of the Rhine Valley and the Appenzell peaks. In short, an unforgettable experience awaits the hiker!



Augstmatthorn via Harderkulm

4 October 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Le Augstmatthorn est une cime mythique des alpes bernoises. Du haut de ses 2136 m d’altitude, le Augstmatthorn domine le Lac de Brienz en contrebas et offre un des plus beaux panoramas des Alpes


What are the Best Hikes around Geneva?

11 September 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

You live in Geneva or you are only visiting for a few days and you want to go hiking? The summits surrounding the town of Calvin offer magnificent panoramic views of Lake Geneva, the Jura and many of the peaks of Haute-Savoie. In this article


Creux-du-Van

7 May 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Creux-du-Van is a rocky cirque located in the Massif du Jura in the canton of Neuchâtel. 1.4 km wide and approximately 200 m high, the Creux-du-Van is one of the most picturesque sites in French-speaking Switzerland with its impressive walls sculpted by the erosion caused 18,000 years ago


Aletsch Glacier

5 September 2018 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in the south of Switzerland, in the canton of Valais, the Aletsch glacier is the largest glacier in the Alps. Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2001, the Aletsch glacier will not leave the hiker indifferent in view of its characteristics : 81.7 km2 of surface, 22.6 km in length, 900 m in


Col du Pigne via Cabane de Moiry

31 July 2018 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in the Val d’Anniviers in the heart of the Valais, under the imposing Pigne de la Lé, the Col du Pigne is the subject of a hike that will surely remain in the memory of the walker in search of breathtaking landscapes. The route starts at the Moiry Dam at 2250 m above the village of Grimentz


Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge

20 August 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge (or Charles Kuonen Hängebrücke in German) is located in Randa in the Valais Alps and is a must-see on the Europaweg trail from Grächen to Zermatt. The bridge is 494 meters long and weighs 58 tons and is the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the


La Dôle

24 April 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Recognizable by its white ball at its summit containing a radar for aviation and a weather station, La Dôle, whose toponym denotes a "slope dominating a hollow" remains a classic of the Jura mountains. The panorama offered at the summit gives the right


Le Grammont

27 August 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located at the end of Lake Geneva in the heart of Chablais, Le Grammont is part of these walks whose memory remains the most predominant as the landscapes discovered are grandiose. Passing first by the picturesque Lake Taney, the route then rises towards the Col des Crosses


Col des Combes

30 August 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located between Dent de Broc and Dent du Chamois, the Col des Combes remains a belvedere of choice on the summits of Fribourg such as Moléson or Entre Deux Dents, but also the snowy peaks of the Bernese Alps


Gorges de la Jogne

3 August 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Let's have a little excursion to the Canton of Fribourg for a typical family hike: the Gorges de la Jogne. The itinerary, following against the current the eponymous river, is accessible, playful and full of surprises for the whole family since many tunnels


Trient Glacier

2 July 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

I propose an excursion in Switzerland for an easy walk that allows observing the Trient Glacier. The trail follows along the Bisse du Trient for about four kilometers. A “bisse” is an artificial


Pizol, Bad Ragaz – Wangs

10 February 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Pizol ski resort is located in the Canton of St. Gallen, in Wangs and Bad Ragaz villages on the Liechtenstein border. It takes its name from the eponymous summit culminating at 2844 m southwest of the ski resort



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