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Self Guided Walking Holidays in Switzerland
Walking holidays are the perfect way to explore the stunning scenery of Switzerland , from the famous mountain peaks to its lakes and small, charming villages. On a walking holiday with Inghams, you can explore independently by day, but each evening you will be back in time for dinner and a relaxing drink with fellow travelers.
Discover Switzerland's Best Walking Resorts
Switzerland is a paradise for those interested in exploring the great outdoors. Walking through high-level meadows and along trails that wind on snowy peaks, you'll find yourself surrounded by the country's natural beauty as you head to charming villages such as Sempach and Andermatt, resting places hidden by towering walls of rock amid a rainbow of colour from wildflowers. Discover our favourite resorts for walking in Switzerland.
Zermatt is nestled between glaciers and iconic mountain peaks. You’ll be surrounded by some of Europe’s highest mountains as well as historic homes dating back more than 500 years. For easy access to alpine trails, there is a convenient network of mountain trains and cable cars to carry you high above the treeline.
Kandersteg is an attractive alpine village with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The main street is lined with inviting cafés and restaurants, and small shops selling local produce. The walking possibilities are excellent, with trails leading to beautiful mountain scenery in all directions.
Immerse yourself in the cool blue glacier-sculpted peaks and mountain scenery of Saas Fee. Enjoy endless walking possibilities, with free use of most resort lifts and local buses to easily explore the area. For the more adventurous, visit the Rope Park right next to the Alpin Valley station, boasting the largest zipwire in Europe.
The town of Davos lies in a beautiful Alpine valley, and is a treasure for those who appreciate the beauty of the Swiss countryside. Walkers have access to a vast supply of trails through traditional Swiss villages, past dramatic views and abundant wildlife. Whilst in Davos take a trip to the Show Dairy or cool off in a mountain lake.
Recommended walks in Switzerland
As one of the world's top walking destinations, there is something for everyone in Switzerland. From dramatic mountain trails, to valley walks through Alpine pastures, to gentle strolls around a lake. With the famous Swiss Rail taking you to the start point of these walks and back again you have the freedom to walk at your own pace.
5 Lakes Hike
Enjoy a walk in the UNESCO-protected Dolomite mountain range and admire the famous Sassolungo mountain. Once at the top mountain station continue on to the 'stone city' below Sassolungo. Walk through the high mountain pass, Passo Sella, and enjoy the panoramic views of the Dolomites and Seiser Alm.
Monte Moro Pass
If you want to trek high into the mountains, you can reach the Swiss-Italian border via the Monte Moro ‘smugglers’ pass from the Mattmark Dam, or head up high to 3000m from the top of the Felskin and across to the Britannia Hut for some incredible views.
Blumenweg Flower Trail
The Zermatt Flower Trail is a lovely walk through rocky hills and flower-filled fields leading to an adventure playground and picnic area with a view of the Matterhorn. Along the way, you'll discover interesting facts about the flowers on display.
Our top Switzerland hotels
Centrally located in Zermatt, this modern hotel offers an inviting bar, lounge and restaurant as well as a spa area (complimentary to hotel guests) and sun terrace.
This beautiful hotel is surrounded by the Southern Tyrolean mountains. Enjoy the luscious gardens, spa and delicious local cuisine on offer.
You'll enjoy uninterrupted sea views from most areas of this hotel including your private balcony, the pool and terrace. They also offer a free shuttle to and from the centre of Amalfi.
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