Browsing the "Switzerland" Tag

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!

Bel Oiseau

22 August 2012 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Let’s get back to Lake Emosson, in the Canton of Valais, near Chamonix, for a walk much less renowned than the illustrious Cheval Blanc or Mont Buet: Bel Oiseau. Located at the end of the Barberine Valley and at the western end of Lake Emosso

Lac de Taney

6 July 2012 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Easily accessible, Lake Taney is a magnificent jewel nestled in the hollow of encircling peaks. Dominated by Grammont and Rocher de La Tache, and surrounded by small chalets, the place is ideal for a family hike where everyone will find its happiness

Cheval Blanc and Lacs d’Emosson

31 August 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Overlooking the beautiful site of Emosson, the Cheval Blanc, facing Mont Buet, is a superb plateau offering a 360 ° panorama over the entire Alps. Weather is primordial for this hike; It is necessary to benefit from a clear sky

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