The out & ABOUT Blog

Welcome to our blog. We capture and report on exciting stories, background information, moods and impressive pictures from our tours and treks! Our aim is to show Switzerland in all its diversity, from nature to culture, tradition and history. These are impressions that unfold to the left and right of the path and that make being out and about so exciting.

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Valle di Muggio

Valle di Muggio – a slow adventure in Ticino

The Valle di Muggio offers a particularly beautiful combination of colorful nature and rich culture, wonderful views and exciting insights, unforgettable walking adventures and delicious culinary delights. Discover the Valle di Muggio, a destination for walkers who enjoy slow adventures!



The Four Headwaters Trail connects the main valleys and thus stories of life and people from the past and present and leads through incredibly fascinating, partly wild, partly gentle nature. – True to the motto: “The principle of all things is water”, as the Greek philosopher and mathematician Thales of Miletus (625-545 BC) wrote.

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The Walker’s Haute Route

The Walker’s Haute Route is the most traditional alpine trek. From Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn, the Walker’s Haute Route connects the two mountaineering metropolises of Chamonix and Zermatt over more than 200 km and eight alpine hiking passes, past imposing glaciers, turquoise-blue mountain lakes and with views of the highest mountains in the Alps.

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Via Alpina: Kandersteg – Montreux

The third part of the Via Alpina leads to the Simmental and Saanenland valley into French-speaking Switzerland and to the finish line and grand finale on the shores of Lake Geneva in Montreux.This is where the Via Alpina Switzerland ends after 20 stages and almost 400 km.

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Via Alpina: Altdorf – Kandersteg

Engelberg, Grindelwald, Wengen and Mürren. The heart section of the Via Alpina runs from central Switzerland to the Bernese Oberland and visits some of the world-famous places in the Swiss Alps. Under the spell of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, the route leads over imposing Alpine passes to Kandersteg.

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The first part of the Via Alpina leads from Vaduz over a little-known, sometimes lonely stretch of land to Glarnerland and Altdorf. The mountains and nature are all the more fascinating and, in addition to the views, exciting insights await you from day to day.

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Via Alpina Switzerland

Discover the Via Alpina, the most famous long-distance hiking trail across the Swiss Alps from Vaduz in the far east to Montreux on Lake Geneva in the far west of Switzerland. The No. 1 hiking route, which is actually signposted as No. 1, leads over 14 alpine passes in around 20 stages and over almost 400 km right through Switzerland.


Private Guiding

Would you like to share your special trekking experience with your friends or family? We also offer all our tours as private guided tours or we can create your own individual route.