Swiss Mountains

A Trip To Schynige Platte Jungfrau Region

A Trip To Schynige Platte Jungfrau Region

. A Trip To Schynige Platte Jungfrau Region A trip to the Schynige Platte is a great excursion if you’re visiting the Jungfrau Region. Last week we stayed at the Grand Hotel Victoria Jungfrau and took one of the final excursions of the season on the exquisite Schynige Platte Railway from Wilderswil to the top. With […]

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Hiking In the Toggenburg Region of Switzerland

Hiking In the Toggenburg Region of Switzerland

. Hiking In the Toggenburg Region of Switzerland A Hike to Gamplüt   There is fabulous hiking to be had all over Switzerland and some of the most interesting trails can be found just an hour away from Zurich. The beautiful region of Toggenburg is well known for skiing and Winter sports, but offers a whole […]

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Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions & Cow Parades in Switzerland

Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions & Cow Parades in Switzerland

Photos © P. Wilders . Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions & Cow Parades in Switzerland     Whatever you want to call them, Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions, Désalpes or Cow Parades – the traditional Swiss custom when the cows come down the mountains is a highlight of Autumn in Switzerland. Not only are they colourful, joyful […]

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What’s On in Zurich Beginning of September 2017

What’s On in Zurich Beginning of September 2017

. What’s On in Zurich Beginning of September 2017   The Rundfunk Festival at the Landesmuseum ends 1st September  listen to the music and enjoy! The Rundfunk Festival continues in the grounds of the Landesmuseum in Zurich until 1st September. Enjoy! More info here. Viadukt Night & Scottish Theme at the British Cheese Centre 1st September the […]

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6 Circular Walks Around 60 Minutes From Zürich

6 Circular Walks Around 60 Minutes From Zürich

. 6 Circular Walks Around 60 minutes From Zürich   September and October are perfect months for hiking in Switzerland as the days can be mild and many of the mountain lifts stay open until the end of the school holidays or ‘Herbstferien’, around the middle of October. There are lots of maps and websites […]

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Alpine Chic and Wellness at Bergspa Hotel La Val Brigels

Alpine Chic and Wellness at Bergspa Hotel La Val Brigels

. Alpine Chic and Wellness at Bergspa Hotel La Val Brigels   Beautiful Graubünden Bergspa Hotel La Val is situated in the picturesque surroundings of Graubünden. Just two and a quarter hours by train from the centre of Zurich, or a couple of hours drive, the hotel lies on a high plateau above the town […]

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