At the crossroads between France, Germany and Switzerland, the “Dreilandereck” is a unique region that brings together three countries, three languages and three cultures: one of the most beautiful regions in Europe! This easy and quiet bicycle route without borders, on beautiful cycle paths, will allow you to discover a superb nature between mountains and vineyards. This trip will also delight the gourmets who will be able to taste exceptional local products accompanied by wines from the best vineyards on each stage. Highlights include the cities of Freiburg, Colmar, Mulhouse and Basel and the amazing architecture of the city of Neuf-Brisach, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Mont Blanc is enthroned majestically amidst the highest peaks of the Alps. If you want to hike around this massif, you will be venturing onto one of the most beautiful long distance trails in Europe. You will be greeted with high passes, dreamy hamlets and cozy mountain inns, where you can gear up for the challenges awaiting you. Mont Blanc tour is one of the biggest classic trails for hikers from all corners of the world, all of whom come in search of the same thing: exquisite mountain panoramas, peace and unspoiled landscapes. This tour will surely enrich you and you will take something back.
Aostatal, Val Ferret and Courmayeur. The places that you will pass in this leg of Tour Mont Blanc read like the best-of’s of the mountain world. There is no dearth of alpine beauties in this tour either: mighty glaciers glitter in the sun and quiet mountain lakes lie dreamily in meadows carpeted with flowers. Those who have completed Tour Mont Blanc know why the Alps have such exquisite appeal – there is hardly any walking trail in the mountains that is more beautiful than this one.
The trip starts in the beautiful village of Martigny in Switzerland. From here you follow Tour Mont Blanc past the alpine hotspots Chamonix and Courmayeur. You conquer countless mountain passes, enjoy the views on sparkling glacial lakes and are enchanted by the views of the wide mountain valleys. This journey leads through three countries and shows the most spectacular peaks of Europe at close range. Tour Mont Blanc is one of the biggest adventures one can experience in the Alps.
The Jura Crest Trail is considered the classic among national long distance trails. Signs of the route, starting at Zurich and ending just before Genève, began as early as 1905. It links two major Swiss towns and as the name suggests, leads over the Swiss Jura heights. This makes a sweeping arc towards the northwest, so those hiking this trail go a little round the bend – and over the language boundary!
Lined by churches, monasteries and chapels, this hiking tour offers a unique experience on historical paths through varied cultural landscapes. Switzerland’s most beautiful lakes, chapels and churches are strung like pearls along the Via Jacobi. The high peaks of the Central Swiss Alps and the Bernese Oberland will guide you on your way from Einsiedeln to Interlaken.
The long distance walking trail of Via Albula Bernina leads along the UNESCO world heritage train line of the Rhaetian Rail. It runs as close as possible to the Albula and Bernina line and provides every now and then fascinating views that open out onto the 100 year old work of art in the magnificent alpine landscape. The first part of this walking trail brings you to Thusis and Albula Valley to Engadine with the world-famous skiing destination St. Moritz. You continue past the Bernina pass to Val Poschiavo and end your trip at the city of Tirano in Italy