Walking Holidays in Switzerland
Our Switzerland walking holidays offer some iconic walks including different versions of the classic Tour du Mont Blanc, as well as hiking in the areas of Bernese Oberland, Zermatt, Arolla and Engadine – from leisurely walks and overnights in comfortable hotels to strenuous but rewarding hut-to-hut treks.
Walk at a leisurely pace through the southernmost part of Switzerland from the impressive castles of Bellinzona through lively Lugano and on to Mendrisio, the highlight being the beautiful Lake Lugano.
Starting from Lausanne at Lake Geneva, the Swiss route goes across the Alps to Aosta in Italy. The path reveals amazing Alpine sceneries, cultural heritage and history, the highlight being the Great St Bernard Pass. This section of the Via Francigena is, without doubt, one of the most spectacular pilgrims’ paths in Europe!
A spectacular experience awaits you on the Aletsch Glacier Panorama Trail. This walking holiday offers intoxicating panoramas – even without having a glass of the famous Valais wines! The trail follows the Lötschberg embankment and past small streams and over suspension bridges brings you towards the Great Aletsch Glacier.
Take in the best sections of the Alpine Pass Route from Meiringen to Lenk. This is a challenging but a rewarding trek, offering views of the famous Bernese Oberland trio of the Jungfrau, Mönch and Eiger; the added comfort of daily luggage transfers and staying in comfortable hotels in private rooms on all nights makes it a perfect Alpine adventure.
The Jura Crest Trail is the oldest long-distance hike in Switzerland. This itinerary takes in some of the best sections of the trail, offering endless mountain panoramas and accommodation in nice hotels. The numerous mountain restaurants and métairies are ideal for sampling local specialities.
The High Valley of Engadine is called “the Pearl of the Alps” for a reason. It offers endless high-mountain sceneries with turquoise blue lakes and small valleys leading to sparkling glaciers and idyllic villages scattered along the course of the river Inn. You will pass Silvaplana and St. Moritz and marvel at the glistening glaciers of the nearby Bernina range.
Considered one of the world’s most iconic trails, this is a demanding but non-technical trek which explores the best parts of the Alps between Arolla and Zermatt, filled with breathtaking Alpine scenery. You will spend the nights in comfortable private rooms and we will transfer your luggage between hotels on all walking days.
Our Tour du Mont Blanc Highlights in Comfort walking holiday will lead you from France to Italy and Switzerland, taking in the best sections of the Tour du Mont Blanc circuit while we transfer your main luggage. Overnights are in nice 3 or 4-star hotels and mountain lodges with private rooms on all nights. In the evenings, you will enjoy delicious French, Swiss and Italian meals.
On the Tour du Mont Blanc Highlights itinerary you will walk in the standard counter-clockwise direction and use lifts and public transport to skip some parts of the complete trail so that you can take in the very best sections of the Tour du Mont Blanc within 6 days of walking. In the evenings, you will enjoy delicious meals and overnights in traditional mountain huts.
Mont Blanc is by no doubt one of the most beautiful massifs of the Alps, and the Tour du Mont Blanc has become one of the most iconic walks in the world. On this itinerary you will walk the complete tour in the classic counter-clockwise direction and stay in comfortable private en-suite rooms on all nights, all luggage transfers included.
On our Tour du Mont Blanc from Les Houches itinerary you will walk almost the full tour (skipping the asphalt sections). The tour takes 12 days (10 walking days) to complete. In the evenings, you will enjoy the camaraderie of fellow Mont Blanc hikers and take in simple but delicious meals and overnights in traditional mountain huts and small 2 and 3-star hotels.
Walk the Tour du Mont Blanc from Les Houches through France, Italy and Switzerland, staying in comfortable private hotel rooms on most nights. The tour takes 12 days (10 walking days) to complete. It is the perfect Alpine trek for those who are seasoned trekkers but still prefer the comfort of hotel accommodation.
The trip starts in the beautiful village of Martigny in Switzerland. From here, you walk the Tour Mont Blanc route via Courmayeur, following in the clockwise direction the eastern part of the complete tour to Bourg Saint-Maurice while staying in comfortable private en-suite rooms on all nights, all luggage transfers included.
The trip starts in the beautiful village of Martigny in Switzerland. From here, you walk the Tour Mont Blanc route via Chamonix, following in the counter-clockwise direction the western part of the complete tour to Bourg Saint-Maurice while staying in comfortable private en-suite rooms on all nights, all luggage transfers included.