From St. Saphorin in a diverse route going uphill and downhill through the vines to Lutry. Indeed, it is on the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces where bon vivants get into top gear.
Over 150 mountain huts, operated by the Swiss Alpine Club SAC, invite visitors to enjoy the unique experience of the natural world, extensive hiking tours and romantic overnight stays. The SAC huts offer simple and cozy accommodation for alpinists, climbers, hikers, families and nature lovers against the backdrop of spectacular mountain scenery.
The highest and most beautiful peaks of the Swiss Alps can be seen in the impressive mountain panorama on the Europe Route. The Mischabel group, the Weisshorn and of course the world famous Matterhorn compete for the favour of the observer. Only once does the path drop down to the floor of the valley, between Gspon and Zermatt. Otherwise the path snakes it’s way, sometimes in a daring manner along the steep sides of the Saaser and Matter valleys. Places such as Saas Fee, Grächen and Zermatt lie directly on the route. Five days of top class mountain walking.
The two-day guided hiking tour is a highlight of the unique mountain world of the UNESCO World Heritage region Swiss Alps Jungfrau – Aletsch. The Aletsch Glacier hike leads across the great Aletsch Glacier, which at 23 kilometers length and a surface area of 80 square kilometers is the longest and largest glacier in Western Europe.