Europe's famous long distance trek around Mont Blanc on our 10-day guided hiking holiday through 3 countries.
The Swiss Alps evokes impressions of lush green valleys, white snow capped mountain peaks, glaciers, waterfalls and icy-cool fresh water streams tumbling down the valleys, with wooden chalets and Swiss flags. It is just that and much, much more.
Situated centrally in the Alps, neighbouring France, Italy, Liechtenstein, Germany, and Austria. The Swiss Alps is about 180 miles long (290 km), more or less the length of the country, from west to east, accounting for over 60% of Switzerland's overall territory; the remainder occupied by the Swiss plateau and the Jura. There are 48 of the official four-thousand metre Alpine peaks (13,123 ft) in the Swiss Alps.
Join us on one of our exciting 6 or 9-day hiking tours in the Pennine Alps the Bernese Oberland, taking in the Swiss Peaks of the Matterhorn, the Eiger, the Jungfrau, and many more.
The Swiss Alps is located along the continuation of the European Alpine mountain chain, which runs through France, Switzerland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria, and into Slovenia. From the Mont Blanc massif it occupies the Southern and central part of Switzerland, running continuously through more or less the west-east length of the country for about 180 miles (290 km). The Swiss Alps account for over 60% of Switzerland's overall territory; the remainder occupied by the Swiss plateau and the Jura.