Category: Family Hiking Trip

A weekend full of fun and beauty in this quiet valley in western Switzerland including a speedy alpine coaster, mountain scooters, dramatic river gorges, dark mine tunnels, and impressive cliffs.
A fun-filled weekend for families on the Montreux Riviera, with flower hikes, walk through the famous terraced vineyards, a boat ride, panorama views from a mountain top and beautiful sunsets over the lake. Details for all our activities in this post.
Itinerary for a spring family weekend in Ticino Switzerland including a lake cruise, hiking, bikes rides, climbing parks and lots of gelato.
During the fall break, we spent a long weekend in the Aosta valley in northern Italy, hiking with fall colors and mountain views, visiting castles, walking on ancient Roman roads and aqueducts, and tasting delicious local foods. Here’s a summary of everything we did with links to more information.
This summer we visited the lovely Yverdons-les-Bains in western Switzerland, where we hiked to a beautiful cliff ridge, explored the largest cave system in Switzerland, cooled off in the lake with pedalos, relaxed at the thermal baths and wandered the charming old town.
Enjoy Switzerland the easy way by riding a gondola straight to an amazing viewpoint overlooking the Aletsch glacier. For a full day of fun, add on an easy stroll around an alpine lake and an exciting scooter ride down the mountain.
Trip report from our fall break hiking the “fells” in the Lakes District in northern England, with rugged but gorgeous scenery quite different from Switzerland. Here’s our itinerary and trail maps if you want to follow in our footsteps.
Our family spent a fun weekend in Nendaz, a quiet alpine village in southwest Switzerland. We liked that Nendaz caters to families, with theme trails for children with activity booklets, fun playgrounds, and family-friendly amusements. Plus the hiking was super beautiful.

Hi! I’m Tanya and our family has been living & hiking in Switzerland since 2005, collecting dozens of fun hikes and activities for all ages and abilities. More about us…

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