The Via Alpina is "The Classic" of Swiss long-distance hiking. In 20 daily stages it leads through the Alps of northern Switzerland. 14 Alpine passes as well as a wide variety of alpine culture, flora and fauna make the hiker's heart beat even faster. The Via Alpina is an intense mountain hike in the middle of a postcard world, the Swiss Alps.
Via Alpina - Stage Rochers-de-Naye - Montreux
From Rochers de Naye with its marmots, the path continues along a steep ridge before descending to Montreux.
Hiking by the book in Switzerland
Have you decided to discover Switzerland on foot for several days? Here you will find a lot of important information about safe and enjoyable hiking in Switzerland.
Why trekking in Switzerland?
It's quite simple: if you hike further, you'll discover more of Switzerland. It doesn't matter whether it's a two-day hike with an overnight stay in a hotel or a demanding multi-day hike with nights in a hut. There are many possibilities and reasons to hike several days in Switzerland.
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