Hiking to suspension bridges
The connection between Belalp and Riederalp. For many decades, the Belalp – Riederalp trail passed only over the Aletsch glacier. Even small livestock was taken across...
Pleasant round hike over the high Piora plateau – with views of two picturesque mountain lakes and the famous Piora alpine cheese dairy along the way.
At Botta mountain station (3000 m), there is a flight of steps behind the house leading up to a viewing platform.
Trift Bridge is one of the most spectacular pedestrian suspension bridges of the Alps. It is 100 meters high and 170 meters long, and is poised above the region of the...
Have you ever stopped to think that right above Locarno there is a panoramic viewpoint that's very easy to reach, which offers spectacular sights from the lowest point...
Hiking along the water
A three hour hike on the Vineyard Trail from St. Saphorin to Lutry is filled with temptations. Terrace after terrace offers fabulous views over Lake Geneva. While...
Scorched by the sun and difficult to access, the steep Valais hillsides are often watered using the so-called "suonen", or irrigation channels. Dug into the ground,...