Switzerland

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Matterhorn

For the ultimate alpine experience, Switzerland is the place to be. Matterhorn, Jungfrau, Monte Rosa or Piz Bernina, these are just a few of the fifty peaks over four-thousand meters high. Famous massifs include Berner Oberland, Wallis (Valais) and Jura, and there are many, many more. Wintertime is for the skiing jet-set of course, but in summer, from July until September, hiking trails and mountain huts are open all across the country. Popular are the regions of Valais (Wallis) with the Jungfrau and the Aletsch glacier, Graubünden in the east, Tessin (Ticino) in the south, and Fribourg in the west.

There are 6 official national long distance hiking trails, and 53 regional long distance trails. This number is growing. European long distance trail E1, E2 (small tip), E4 and E5 pass through Switzerland, coinciding with national trails. The Swiss Alps are literally strewn with more than 150 excellent mountain huts for hikers to stay overnight and have a meal. In the height of summer the huts in popular regions can get crowded. Given all the information available on the internet, in guide-books and on maps, you can easily plan your own hiking itinerary from hut to hut, combining day-hikes into a multi-day itinerary ranging from an easy hike with kids to crossing glaciers in full gear for the experienced mountaineer.

In addition, no other country in Europe is so completely neat and orderly as Switzerland. Truly everything is well-organized, from cable cars to accommodation, from trail maintenance to waymarking, from maps and guidebooks to around the clock alpine rescue from the air. The Swiss Alpine Club even boasts the world's most futuristic mountain hut, the dazzling New Monte Rosa Hut, to be opened late in 2009. If it were possible to order fine weather in advance, the Swiss would surely be the first to offer this service.

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Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2005
  • Walks in the Engadine - Switzerland
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 100 day walks in the Engadine and its neighbouring valleys. They vary from gentle family rambles to adventurous high-level routes for the experienced mountain walker. Each route ranges from 2 to 10 miles long and covers a multitude of terrain from forests and meadows to cliff passes. Read more
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United Kingdom
2005
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United Kingdom
2005
  • Engadine Walks
  • Walks in the Engadine is accomplished walker Kev Reynolds’ Cicerone guide to the best walking opportunities in Switzerland’s only National Park. The guide covers the Engadine valley, tucked way in the south east-corner of Switzerland, and the location for some of the most sublime villages in the Alps. There are various walks past mighty peaks... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2005
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Netherlands
2005
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2012
  • The Swiss Alps
  • A comprehensive guidebook to every mountain area in the Swiss Alps. This handy resource includes information for walking, hiking, trekking, climbing and ski mountaineering. Access, accommodation and facilities in the valley bases and full information about Swiss mountain huts is included to help you make the most out of a trip there. Read more
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United Kingdom
2012
  • The Swiss Alps
  • A comprehensive guidebook to every mountain area in the Swiss Alps. This handy resource includes information for walking, hiking, trekking, climbing and ski mountaineering. Access, accommodation and facilities in the valley bases and full information about Swiss mountain huts is included to help you make the most out of a trip there. Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • Swiss Alps
  • This, the latest volume in Cicerone`s World Mountain Ranges series, is a unique planning resource for mountain activists in the Swiss Alps. Not a guidebook describing specific routes, rather it is a book that provides all the information needed for a variety of mountainous pursuits, be it walking, trekking, climbing or ski mountaineering.... Read more
eBooks.de
Germany
2012
  • Reynolds, Kev: The Swiss Alps
  • A comprehensive guidebook to every mountain area in the Swiss Alps. This handy resource includes information for walking, hiking, trekking, climbing and ski mountaineering. Access, accommodation and facilities in the valley bases and full information about Swiss mountain huts is included to help you make the most out of a trip there. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids The Swiss Alps | Kev Reynolds - Cicerone | Kev Reynolds
  • The Swiss Alps are home to the highest and most spectacular mountains in Western Europe. This stunning guidebook describes each mountain area throughout Switzerland – the peaks, passes, valleys and bases – to help you identify the best destinations to plan your trip. Questions such as ‘Where to walk, climb or ski?’; ‘What multi-day treks are... Read more
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United Kingdom
2009
  • Lake Geneva & Western Switzerland: Car Tours, Train Rides and Walks
  • Lake Geneva and Western Switzerland in the Sunflower Landscapes guide series; exploring the best walking and touring possibilities in the region or area. Detailed information about touring by hired car or public transport, as well as on foot, is provided, helping walkers to navigate and plan day-trips. Shorter strolls are also included as an... Read more
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Netherlands
2009
  • Wandelgids Geneva and Western Switzerland (Zwitserland) | Sunflower |
  • Wandelgids: vele dagtochten worden degelijk beschreven met openbaar vervoer informatie, goede routebeschrijvingen en kaartmateriaal. Tevens enkele autotochten. Deze gids staat goed bekend! Engelstalig A country blessed with a most dramatic and spectacular landscape. Mountains, glaciers, lakes, rivers, gorges, and waterfalls are plentiful... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Grindelwald - Wengen - Müren
  • Grindelwald area of the Bernese Oberland, with Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, Mürren and Interlaken, plus the peaks of Jungfau anf the Eiger at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional... Read more
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  • Bözberg
  • Swiss topographic survey at 1:100,000 from Swisstopo, highly regarded for it superb use of graphic relief and hill shading, presenting an almost 3-D picture of the country`s mountainous terrain. Coverage is available either as small size standard sheets – Nos 26 to 48, each covering 70 x 48 km / 43 x 30 miles approx, or as larger size maps -... Read more
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  • Lötschberg
  • Lötschberg areas of the Bernese Oberland, from Leuk and Visp to Frutigen and Lauterbrunnen, including Leukerbad, Kandersteg, Griesalp and Mürren at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special... Read more
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  • Val de Travers
  • Val de Travers area in the central part of the Swiss Jura from Ste-Croix and Yverdon-les-Bains to Neuchâtel, including most of the Lake Neuchâtel, at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special... Read more
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  • 4 Vallées - Vervier - Nendaz
  • Western Valais/Wallis, from Martigny and Champex to Sion and Grand Combin, including Osières, Sembrancher, Verbier and Nendaz at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as... Read more
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  • Oberalppass, Andermatt - Sedrun
  • Oberalppass: Andermatt - Sedrun area including Furka, Susten, Lukmanier and St.Gotthard passes, Disentis/Mustér, Airolo, Göschenen at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional... Read more
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  • Grimentz - Zinal - Val d’Hérens
  • Grimentz - Zinal - Val d’Hérens area at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in Hallwag’s... Read more
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  • Grimentz Wanderkarte 1 : 50 000
  • Val d´ Anniviers, Arolla, Grande Dixence, Evolène, Vercorin. Carte de randonnée pédestre. Wasser- un Wanderkarte Hallwag Outdoor Map. 1. Auflage, Laufzeit bis 2015. Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Swiss National Park
  • Switzerland’s National Park, map No. 459T,, at 1:50,000 in a special hiking edition of the country’s topographic survey, published by Swisstopo in cooperation with the Swiss Hiking Federation. The map covers an area from the Lower Engadine Valley in the west to Glaruns/Glorenza on the Italian side of the border, and includes Zerner, Ofenpass,... Read more
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  • Winterthur - Tösstal
  • Winterthur – Tösstal area at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in Hallwag’s hiking... Read more
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  • Winterthur 1 : 50 000
  • Tösstal, Hörnli, Irchel, Glattal, Kyburg, Frauenfeld. Wanderkarte 41 Hallwag Karten Hallwag Outdoor Map. 1. Auflage bis 2011, Laufzeit bis 2015. Read more
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  • Gruyère - Charmey - Le Moléson
  • Gruyère - Charmey - Le Moléson area at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in Hallwag’s... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Goms - Aletsch
  • Goms - Aletsch area of the Bernese Oberland at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in... Read more
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  • Marchairuz
  • Map No. 1241, Marchairuz, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 1241 Marchairuz | topografische kaart Bundesamt 25.000 |
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een deel van Zwitserland. De topografische details van deze kaarten zijn onovertroffen; de werkelijkheid is perfect weergegeven op deze kaart van uitzonderlijk hoog niveau. Ze zijn geschikt voor alle soorten gebruik: voor eenvoudige wandeltochten in simpel terrein tot zware bergtochten en beklimmingen van de... Read more
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  • Serneus
  • Map No. 1177, Serneus, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic relief... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 1177 Serneus | topografische kaart Bundesamt 25.000 |
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een deel van Zwitserland. De topografische details van deze kaarten zijn onovertroffen; de werkelijkheid is perfect weergegeven op deze kaart van uitzonderlijk hoog niveau. Ze zijn geschikt voor alle soorten gebruik: voor eenvoudige wandeltochten in simpel terrein tot zware bergtochten en beklimmingen van de... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Gruyères
  • Map No. 1225, Gruyères, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic relief... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 1225 Gruyères | topografische kaart Bundesamt 25.000 |
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een deel van Zwitserland. De topografische details van deze kaarten zijn onovertroffen; de werkelijkheid is perfect weergegeven op deze kaart van uitzonderlijk hoog niveau. Ze zijn geschikt voor alle soorten gebruik: voor eenvoudige wandeltochten in simpel terrein tot zware bergtochten en beklimmingen van de... Read more
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  • Nesslau
  • Map No. 1114, Nesslau, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic relief... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 1114 Nesslau | topografische kaart Bundesamt 25.000 |
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  • Hinterrhein
  • Map No. 1254, Hinterrhein, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic... Read more
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  • Guggisberg
  • Map No. 1206, Guggisberg, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 1206 Guggisberg | topografische kaart Bundesamt 25.000 |
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  • Melchtal
  • Map No. 1190, Melchtal, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic relief... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 1190 Melchtal | topografische kaart Bundesamt |
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een deel van Zwitserland. De topografische details van deze kaarten zijn onovertroffen; de werkelijkheid is perfect weergegeven op deze kaart van uitzonderlijk hoog niveau. Ze zijn geschikt voor alle soorten gebruik: voor eenvoudige wandeltochten in simpel terrein tot zware bergtochten en beklimmingen van de... Read more
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  • Orsières
  • Map No. 1345, Orsières, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic relief... Read more
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  • Hochdorf
  • Map No. 1130, Hochdorf, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic relief... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 1130 Hochdorf | topografische kaart Bundesamt 25.000 |
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  • Nufenenpass
  • Nufenenpass area, map No. 265T, at 1:50,000 in a special hiking edition of the country’s topographic survey, published by Swisstopo in cooperation with the Swiss Hiking Federation. Cartography, identical to the standard version of the survey, is highly regarded for its superb use of graphic relief and hill shading to provide an almost 3-D... Read more
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France
  • 265T - Nufenenpass
  • Itinéraires pédestres, itinéraires de montage et itinéraires alpins regroupés en une seule carte pour vos activités de plein air autour de Nufenenpass Read more
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Netherlands
  • 265T Nufenenpass - Wandelkaart Topografische kaart Zwitserland | Bundesamt |
  • Deze kaart is onderdeel van de 1:50.000 serie van de topografische kaarten van de Zwitserse topografische dienst, die in 78 delen het hele land bestrijkt. Deze kaarten zijn beroemd en gewaardeerd om het geweldige kleurgebruik voor reliëf en hoogte door schaduwwerking. De kaarten geven bijna een 3-D beeld van het landschap. De hoogtelijnen... Read more
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  • Montreux
  • Map No. 1264, Montreux, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic relief... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 1264 Montreux | topografische kaart Bundesamt Zwitserland |
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  • Ilanz
  • Map No. 1214, Ilanz, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic relief... Read more
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  • Gotthard Railway Axis Once & Today Swisstopo Map
  • The history of the Gotthard Tunnel presented by Swisstopo, the country’s survey organizations, on extracts of three maps from 1865/1873, 1882 and 2016, plus extensive notes (English included) illustrated with drawings and photos on various aspects of the new Gotthard Base Tunnel opened on 1st June 2016.On one side are the three map extracts.... Read more
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  • Val de Ruz
  • Map No. 1144, Val de Ruz, in the topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:25,000 from Bundesamt für Landestopographie (swisstopo), covering the whole country on 247 small format sheets, with special larger maps published for popular regions including some titles now available in hiking versions.Highly regarded for their superb use of graphic... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 1144 Val de Ruz | topografische kaart Bundesamt 25.000 |
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Self Guided Walking Tour of the Val d'Anniviers
  • A self-guided walking tour of Switzerland's Val d'Anniviers. Stretching south from Sierre in the Rhone Valley to the Matterhorn the Val d’Anniviers is filled with snow capped peaks, perfectly preserved alpine villages and wild flower filled meadows. This walk through the Val d’Anniviers follows the Tour of the Val d’Anniviers from Sierre to St... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Highlights of the Tour du Mont Blanc in Comfort Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided trek focusing on the best sections of the Tour du Mont Blanc staying in hotels. Since The Tour du Mont Blanc was inaugurated as a GR in 1952 it has gained a reputation as one of the world’s classic treks. This route around Mont Blanc through France, Switzerland and Italy explores takes in the very best sections of the Tour du Mont... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Bernese Oberland: The Bear Trail
  • A self-guided walking tour along Bernese Oberland's Bear Trail. Enjoy classic Swiss alpine walking beneath the Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau as you explore the Bernese Oberland. Picture-postcard Wengen, Grindelwald and Meiringen nestle amongst the high peaks of this stunning region as you follow one of Switzerland’s most popular long distance walks. ... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Tour du Mont Blanc Trek in Comfort Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided trek staying in hotels following the Classic Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. Our Classic Tour du Mont Blanc in comfort covers the majority on the Tour du Mont Blanc over 8 walking days. Perfect for those who prefer their trekking in comfort you stay in hotels and refuges with private rooms. Your trek... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Walker's Haute Route - Chamonix to Arolla
  • Trek the Western Section of the Walker's Haute Route from Chamonix to Arolla. Walk the western section of the Walker’s Haute Route from Chamonix to Arolla. Wonderful views of the Mont Blanc Massif and classic Alpine Walking. The Walker’s Haute Route is an iconic high level walk that links the famous towns of Chamonix and Zermatt. This... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Highlights of the Tour du Mont Blanc (Huts) Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Walk the highlights of the Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. Since de Saussure first walked around the Mont Blanc Massif in 1767 the Tour du Mont Blanc has built on its reputation as one of the world’s classic treks. Our 7 night Highlights Tour du Mont Blanc trek explores the best of this classic trek over six days of... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Grindelwald Trail Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • A self-guided walking holiday in the foothills of the Swiss Alps. Experience the rich, green alpine scenery of the Bernese Oberland on this fantastic walking holiday through the foothills of the Swiss Alps. The mighty peaks of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau surround you as you meander along forest tracks past mountain villages rich in local... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Tour du Mont Blanc Trek (Huts) Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided walk following the Classic Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. Our Classic Tour du Mont Blanc starts and finishes in Les Houches and covers most of the TMB apart from the two sections in the Val Veni around Courmayeur and the section from Ferret to Champex in the Swiss Val Ferret. It includes the start through... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • St. Moritz & The Engadine Valley Walking Tour
  • A self guided walking holiday in Switzerland's Engadine Valley. An easy walking tour through the beautiful Engadine Valley, visiting Switzerland’s first and only National Park, St. Moritz and the pretty alpine village of Pontresina. The alpine valley of the Engadine offers the perfect introduction to easy walking in Switzerland. Explore... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Complete Tour du Mont Blanc (Huts) Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided walk following the Classic Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. The Complete Tour du Mont Blanc starts and finishes in Les Houches and covers every step of this classic Alpine trek through France, Italy and Switzerland. For the serious walker with a sense of aesthetic there really is no other option for the Tour... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • High Trail to the Matterhorn
  • A self guided walking holiday along high trails of the Swiss Alps. The Matterhorn is one of the highest mountain peaks in the Alps, its dramatic pyramid peak stands proudly at 4478m. Discover the beauty of this wondrous mountain as you walk along the haute route from Brig down to Zermatt on our self guided walking holiday. Follow the trail... Read more
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United Kingdom
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  • emputt 2016-02-16 01:35:28
  • Long distance hike in end of May/June?
  • Hi there,

    I am from the USA and am looking to do a long-distance hike in the end of May through early June, was thinking of doing about 21 days (give or take) and covering anywhere from 100-375km in that time (upper end would have to be an easier trail to cover the distance in my allotted time) and was initially looking into Europe (particularly Germany) but am really up to go anywhere in the world.

    What I want from it:
    - Stunning scenery - ideally GREEN landscape/rolling hills/mountains/forests to rivers to castles, etc etc.
    - Scattered small villages along the trail (they don't have to be every night but maybe every 3 nights at least?)
    - Not super overpopulated

    Any help would be much appreciated! Thank you!!
    Emily
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