Family-friendly hikes

46 Results found

46 Results found
46 Results found
  • Trans Swiss Trail, Stage 2/32

    The Doubs is a moody, fascinating river. The hike along the south bank from St-Ursanne to La Charbonnière is almost always along nature trails, close to the shimmering, blue-green waters. Many dragonflies and birds inhabit the river banks.
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  • Muggestutz adventure dwarf trails

    Legends about the Hasli dwarves are deeply embedded in the tradition of the Haslital valley. The undisputed star is the oldest dwarf, Muggestutz, and the adventure trail from the Mägisalp to Bidmi is a way for young and old hikers alike to playfully discover his story in what promises to be an unforgettable experience.
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  • Itinerario etnografico Odro

    This alpine settlement that has been partly re-inhabited is situated at 1240 m on the slopes of the Piz Vogorno, between the village of Vogorno (Val Verzasca, 500 m) and the Alp Bardughè (1600 m). You can get to Alp Odro on a steep but well marked path.
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  • Wasserweg «Ils Lejins» Sils/Furtschellas

    Be ready to be impressed by the unique high Alpine lakes and flora of the Upper Engadin on this 2.5-hour circular hike to the six lejins (Romansch word for small lakes). Each of the crystal-clear mountain lakes contains the minerals and rocks after which they are named.
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  • Heuberg

    There is plenty here to delight mountain hikers, walkers, families, anglers and nature lovers alike. For adrenaline junkies, there is a speedy toboggan run at the gondola lift upper station.
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  • The historic Water Route

    A hundred kilometers of hiking trails follow the historic water channels ("bisses") around the sun-drenched resort of Nendaz. This route starts from the village centre and continues along the "Bisse du Milieu" (Middle Channel) to Planchouet, with its water catchments. Return to the village via the "Bisse Vieux" (Old Channel).
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  • In the valley of 72 waterfalls

    A total of 72 waterfalls gush down into the Lauterbrunnen Valley from the vertical cliff faces, some of which are as high as 400m. The roar and rush of these unique natural spectacles accompanies hikers on this picturesque trail from Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg.
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  • Trans Swiss Trail, Stage 5/32

    From the watch town to the granary of the Neuchatel region. Here the trail leads through a gorge, typical of the limestone Jura chain. Descent through a shady forest into the Val de Ruz. The valley is dominated by the Chasseral with its large antenna.
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  • Reiatweg

    Switzerland’s northern-most round hike leads through 4 villages of the Thayngen community in canton Schaffhausen. Grill place, restaurants & swimming promise an enjoyable round hike.
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  • Discovering Heidi’s world

    You can get to know and experience the famous story of Heidi on a hike in Maienfeld – and even walk along the trail with a buggy while being presented with the story of Heidi in a fun way. An experience for the young – and for the young at heart
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  • The Panorama Trail above Zurich

    The Üetliberg railway (with regular scheduled trains) takes summiteers to Zurich's "own" mountain, 871 meters high. The high-altitude hike following the train trip is also suitable for families; after visiting the restaurant terrace on the Felsenegg, the gondola lift is waiting to take walkers down to Adliswil, where the S-Bahn (train) runs back towards Zurich.
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  • From viewpoint to viewpoint

    The mighty and imposing Sissacher Fluh is the emblem of Sissach, dominating the valley below. The view from the rocky summit is magnificent, extending from the Vosges and the Jura right to the Alps.
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  • Unique moor landscape at Etang de la Gruère

    The highlight of this hike is the nature reserve of Etang de la Gruère, where a path takes you around Switzerland’s largest moor lake, and the acidic boggy soil provides the ideal conditions for unique flora and fauna to thrive.
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  • La Planie: panorama hike

    The holiday and skiing destination Verbier-Nendaz is served by numerous cable cars all the way to Mont Fort, its highest point at 3,328 metres. On this route, you can thus enjoy nature high above the tree line without having to cover any major differences in altitude.
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  • From the City to the Hills via the Canyon

    A multifaceted hiking tour: It begins in the heart of Solothurn and takes you through outlying areas to the romantic wilderness of a canyon blessed with a chapel and hermitage, and then on a gentle trail along the foot of the Jurassic Mountains to your destination, Grenchen, the watch city.
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  • Industriepfad, Stage 2/2

    An interesting Swiss teaching trail is found right at the doorstep of Zurich. The "Industrial Trail Zürich Oberland" leads on a 30-kilometer tour (hiking the tour in several stages is easily done) - past a plethora of industrial plants from the early stages of industrialization, including the recently opened Textile Machinery Museum in Neuthal.
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  • Vue des Alpes circular hike

    Visitors who manage to tear themselves away from the giant 700-metre toboggan run at Vue des Alpes can walk south-westwards across the partially wooded Jura ridge to the hotel on the saddle of the Tête de Ran.
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  • Trans Swiss Trail, Stage 1/32

    The Jura hike connects the historical towns of Porrentruy and St-Ursanne. The Ajoie is known for its rolling hills and vast plains. By contrast, Clos du Doubs, where the picturesque town of St. Ursanne is located, is a deeply cut valley.
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  • Lieselotte on Männlichen Mountain

    Finally Lieselotte’s holidays are here. The famous cow from the small village in Westfalia had to take a long trip for this. She went all the way to the Bernese Oberland. Go ahead and join Lieselotte and her friends, the chickens, on their very first hike in the Alps.
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  • Zermatt five-lake trail

    The five-lake trail is a magnificent hiking tour through the mountains of Zermatt: three of these mountain lakes reflect the Matterhorn. Offering unique views of the many peaks, the hiking route is extremely diverse.
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  • Trans Swiss Trail, Stage 6/32

    Val de Ruz is proving ideal hiking country. Striking, the numerous village fountains and massive church towers. Engollon has the only murals in Canton Neuchâtel which date back to before the Reformation. Descent to Neuchâtel, with superb views.
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  • Arosio: Chestnut Path

    Malcantone, the gently curving, densely overgrown, domed hilly landscape, that curves up from Lake Lugano to Monte Lema, derived its livelihood for centuries mainly from one product: the chestnut. The ancient chestnut groves still exist today and are well maintained. Thick, gnarled trees, rising from a yellow-brown carpet of ferns, transform the mountain valley into a park landscape.
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  • Emmenuferweg, Stage 1/3

    The trail leads along the bank of the Emme, a rivulet, from Littau to its sources behind Sörenberg. The entire trail along the bank of the Emme is easy to hike. Only between Schüpfheim and Flühli are there some steep stretches.
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  • Zürcher Weinland Weg

    Through the wine country of the river Thur to the sunny slopes of Cholfirst. During this varied hike from the village of Andelfingen to the village of Dachsen, morainic hills with unique views and fertile wine land are discovered on foot.
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  • Thurgauer Rebenweg

    This hike with its many views offers a unique view of the Thurtal and the distant Alps throughout its entire length. In this vineyard region, you will hike alongside the well-known Iselisberg to the Kartause Ittingen in Warth, a Carthusian monastery and cultural centre of international importance.
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  • Wildenmannlisloch Weg

    It starts off with the most adventurous part – the ride on the Holzkistenbahn cable car from Starkenbach to Strichboden. From here, this simple route with its gentle undulations continues for two hours on the Toggenburg alpine path to Alp Sellamatt all the while keeping below the zigzagging Churfirsten peaks and passing the mysterious Wildenmannlisloch, where small cave lovers will find something to interest them.
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  • Blauburgunderland Panoramaweg

    The hiking trail up in the heights that leads through the heart of Schaffhausen's Blauburgunderland. The route goes along a mountain ridge that extends to the southeast. The focus of this route is the Mediterranean-like views of the vineyards of Blauburgunderland.
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  • Trail Loop – will keep your children on the go

    Toggenburg with its extended network of hiking and walking trails, mountain railways and restaurants ranks as one of the most beautiful hiking regions in Switzerland. This walking trail meanders through soft green meadows and dense forests. It is a paradise for children where fun is guaranteed on the Sound Trail, in the forest and at the playgrounds.
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  • Trans Swiss Trail, Stage 3/32

    A climb to the high plateau of the Franches Montagnes and peaceful countryside. Dark forests and scattered farmsteads surrounded by horses, cattle and sheep. In between, villages with mustard-coloured houses. Saigneléger is the regional centre.
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  • Lake Obersee – Lake Klöntal

    Lengthy hike through the Obersee Valley and over the Längenegg Pass (1,814 metres) to Klöntal Valley. From Lachengrat (highest point of the hike), the peaks of the Glärnisch massif seem close enough to touch. The view of Lake Klöntal rewards you for your efforts and entices you to take a refreshing dip in the lake.
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