Where could we go as a small family of three this summer that was more rewarding than sand and sea? Where would give us city-dwellers and commuters much-needed replenishment and lungfuls of pure, fresh air? Oh, and where would we lose the big summer crowds? And so we found ourselves drawn to the Swiss Alps.
Wengen is located in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. It perches high above the Lauterbrunnen valley, where mighty cliff faces plunge vertically for hundreds of meters. Waterfalls free fall from hanging valleys into the lush pastures below. It was no surprise when I heard the area inspired JRR Tolkien’s middle earth
On 26th August, Zermatt in Switzerland hosted its annual Ultraks Mountain Race, a gruelling run of either 19.5km, 30km, or 49km around the mountains and valleys. A challenge which was happily taken up by two brave Inghams Lakes and Mountains guests Judith and Michael Oakley, who travelled to Zermatt in order to take part in
When guests arrive in Lake Como the last thing on their mind is to leave the lake and visit Switzerland. However, with Lake Como at the northern-most edge of Italy’s Lombardy region, we are perfectly placed for an unforgettable journey through the Italian mountains into Switzerland. Here, you can enjoy one of the highest railway
Mike and Liz, the Inghams representatives in Zermatt this summer, were lucky enough to witness the completion of the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world, the Charles Kuonene suspension bridge. A jubilant crowd of about 400 people attended the official inauguration, which took place near Zermatt, on Saturday 29 July 2017. The bridge measures
There is no better place to get active in the Alps than among Switzerland’s unrivalled, dramatic scenery. From the mountain peaks to the shores of crystal-clear lakes, Switzerland is the perfect destination for a peaceful yet invigorating getaway. And with its many hiking trails and sightseeing spots, it is an ideal location for passionate walkers.
All around Lake Lucerne are a great many activities and excursions available for all the family to take part in and enjoy. Below I have detailed some of the highlights, for those who enjoy an active element to their holiday. Mount Pilatus This is probably the most famous mountain by the lake. Aside from its
Returning to Grindelwald this summer I felt like I was coming home. Switzerland, and particularly Grindelwald, is easily the most welcoming and accommodating place I’ve ever been to, which is why I couldn’t say no to another summer here. Even after spending six months here last summer, I still feel like I’ve only just scratched