Via Alpina

The Via Alpina is perhaps the most famous thru-hike in Europe. This path is a network of five trails through the Alpine countries. In total, the trails are more than 5000 kilometers long and you can walk 342 stages. Because there are so many options, there is always a perfect long-distance hike for you, depending […]

Alpine Passes Trail

The Alpine Passes Trail, or the Alpine Pass Route in Switzerland, is a trail for mountain lovers. You hike 38 sections from St. Moritz to St. Gingolph in the Southern Alps near Lake Geneva. You cross the Graubünden, Ticino, and Wallis regions, only to end in Vaud. During the hike, you cross 32 mountain passes […]

Walkers Haute Route

Matterhorn

Anyone considering hiking a long-distance hike in Switzerland will come across the Haute Route. For many people, it’s the most beautiful trail in the Alps. The original route starts in Chamonix, where you have views of the highest mountain in Western Europe: Mont Blanc (4808 meters). After 227 kilometers, 11 mountain passes, 28,000 altimeters, and […]