3 Things to Do and See in Switzerland This Spring

by Holly Riddle

May 26, 2019

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Switzerland isn’t just for skiing and chocolate. Visit the country this spring for amazing experiences you won’t find in any other destination.


Hike the Alps

Enjoy the beauty of the Alps without the snow when you hike the circular Alp Birehubel route. Located between the cities of Bern, Fribourg and Thun, you’ll get great exposure to the local landscape, wildlife (goats!) and friendly people.


Visit a Few Farms

If you take to the Alps in the summer, you may run into Swiss Alpine farmers who live in the area during the warmer months, producing regional products unique to Switzerland. Stop by a few, if you can make the climb, and enjoy not only the awesome views, but also the amazing and unique cheese varieties, including Formaggini and Zincarlin.


Kick Back and Relax

You don’t have to hike your entire trip to make your visit to the Swiss Alps worthwhile. Deep in the Valais Mountains, you can book a stay at Turtmann Hut for delicious regional food and a cozy stay you can enjoy until you’re ready to walk again. Indulge in the amazing views and get to know the locals you’ll meet during your stay.


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