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Mountain Walk with Swiss Cheese and Chocolate Tasting
WINTER EDITION Now that you are visiting Switzerland, a country of turquoise lakes, adoring cows, beatyful landscapes, strong traditions, and high mountains, it's a great opportunity to spend some time on the tasting of Swiss cheeses and chocolates with a local guide on 2 300 meters above see level (7 709 feets) surrendered by stunning views. On this trip: -First, I will welcome you with an energetic dose of information and TIPS about places worth seeing around in next days from an amazing viewpoint right on the cliff. -We're gonna walk up along Männlichen ridge which is very beatyful and picturesque. It will be around 40-minute uphill walk to the top of the Männlichen mountain (1km each way). From this point we can see Interlaken, Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen Valley, Jungfraujoch and many more world famous attractions. -After burning a few calories, I would like to show you my favourite spot. Which is perfect for our SWISS CHEESE TASTING with a spectacular mountain view and possibly sunset (only early season). According to the cheese map, we will discuss the origin of the most popular Swiss cheeses. Finally, it's time for Swiss CHOCOLATE tasting with 4 best and very different to each other kinds. The experience may be canceled due to conditions or insufficient participants.
Lausanne, The greenest city in Switzerland
Follow me on the Green Path. We cross from Lake Geneva to the heights of Lausanne, through its gentle and varied nature, from the flowering docks of Ouchy to Jorat woods north of the city. We will walk firstly from the station on a quiet path through the city and we can natter. When we arrive at the edge of the lake I will uncover its beauties, its shores and its parks, including the one of the Olympic. We will then proceed on the metro to the heart of Lausanne, meandering through the old town and its cathedral Notre Dame (the largest in Switzerland). We will continue our Green Path to the gardens of the Hermitage Museum and its exceptional trees. We follow the path through nature to Sauvabelin, where you can admire the landscape of the Arc en Lemanique. The ascent continues to the Observation Tower, 35m high, inspired by the plans of Leonardo da Vinci and offers a 360 ° view of Lake Geneva, the Swiss and French Alps, the Jura Mountains, the Vaud countryside, Montreux, Evian, etc... We will then follow the Sauvabelin lake to finish our hike with the farm animals. End of the tour at the Sauvabelin or Bellevaux bus stop then return to your home. Other things to note Minimum altitude: 375m Maximum altitude: 700m Approx. Walking time: 3h30 Easy paths Planned photo breaks No difficulty but it's hilly!
Paraglide over Verbier
Experience the thrilling sensation of soaring like a bird with a tandem parapente flight over Verbier. You don’t require any experience or level of fitness to paraglide with us….just sit back and enjoy the ride! Your pilots will be twin brothers Mike and Stu, who have been in the flying industry for more than 20 years and have over 24,000 flying hours between them! The twins are true professionals and have worked in every aspect of the paragliding industry including working as stunt pilots. Accredited by the FSVL, BHPA and OFAC, you could not be in more experienced hands! We are waiting to share our passion with you. RECOMMENDED BY: The Daily Telegraph, CNN, The Sunday Express, Condé Nast Traveler Magazine, and many other international publications Other things to note Please arrive 5 to 10 mins early.
Discover the ski resort four Valleys with a local person
Local ski partner and organization of other local activities such as wine tasting, gastronomy and discovering of touristic places. Program: - pick up at your hotel or apartment nearby the 4 Valleys ski resort - drive to the ski resort or place of activity - skiing together and discover the local spots - lunch in a nice restaurant - après-ski - drive back to your hotel or apartment You’ll enjoy a unique experience with a local that will show you the best ski slopes, best restaurants and best bars for the après-ski. I can adapt the itinerary according to your expectations. In case of a bad weather, a wine tasting with a great typical meal can be organized. Other activities can be proposed such as hiking, visit of thermal centers, surfing in Alaïa Bay (Sion), indoor skydiving in Realfly (Sion).
Sledding adventure with Chocolate degustation
WINTER EDITION On this trip: -As a tour guide, I'll tell you stories about the area and you will get tips on what to see in the next days. -We're gonna have amazing fun on sledging safari. I'll explain you how to safely steer the sledge with some sledding techniques. They can be fast! (up to 50mph) -We gonna discuss and try 7 the best swiss chocolates. Our sledge run is long and perfect for beginners, children, but also for those who like a bit of speed. So it's FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. It's a very fun way to see the true beauty of Swiss landscapes. Later we'll stop in a very scenic spot to start our culinary experience - SWISS CHOCOLATE DEGUSTATION: 7 best chocolates from diffrent brands. Our tour will end in Holenstein station as it's very easy to return to Grindelwald or Lauterbrunnen. Now that you are confired sledgers, you can go down this route again or take a faster run. Experience will take 2-3h. Bad weather? It can be done in different conditions. Route and meeting point may change. Tickets and sledge rental are not included. The experience may be canceled due to conditions or insufficient participants.
De Lausanne à Lavaux par son merveilleux chemin panoramique
LES VIGNOBLES EN TERRASSES DE LAVAUX de part en part, mon paradis sur Terre. À quelques minutes de Lausanne avec le train. La région du Lavaux c’est une oasis nichée entre Montreux et Lausanne, un lieu où le temps est suspendu. Pourtant située entre deux villes, le calme y est roi. De parts et d’autres, ni ville, ni agitation. Campagne rustique, et là, soudain, le paradis sur Terre. A peine entrés dans ce recoin, vous vous sentirez comme dans un monde à part. Cette surface qui s'allonge sur 19km et a été aménagée en vignobles il y a des centaines et des centaines d’années. Toujours présentes aujourd’hui, ces vignes sont connues à travers le Monde entier. Elles forment une immense terrasse au dessus du lac Léman dans lequel elles plongent à pic. Ce panorama est un des plus époustoufflants qu'il vous sera donné de voir. Pour la petite histoire , en 2016 et 2019, le célèbre journal le New York Times l’a classé 25ème puis 9ème sur 52 des lieux à visiter au Monde, sans compter que le Lavaux est en plus inscrit au Patrimoine Mondial de l’UNESCO! Le Lavaux c’est également quelques villages très pittoresques aux rues très étroites, aux façades originales et hautes en couleur. Cela ajoute un charme fou à la région. Rivaz, un des plus joli petit village médiéval du pays, sera notre destination. ATTENTION RENDEZ-VOUS À 08:15 Retour en train à Lausanne
Montreux from a different perspective
Our hike's destination is Grammont - a peak in the Chablais Alps, directly across the lake from Montreux. Grammont is also the site of 'Taurendunum event', when in 563 AD a massive landslide caused a tsunami on Lake Geneva. The first part of the trail takes us from the small mountain village of Miex to the milky-blue waters of lake of Taney. On its shores there is an alpine inn, which is a perfect stop for a snack or a drink. The toughest part comes next. For about 2 hours, we will be going only uphill with the path first starting as a paved road and gradually transforming into narrow path. We will cross alpine pastures used by shepherds to graze the cattle during the summer. Conquering the summit, we will be rewarded with a breath-taking view of the Swiss Riviera and Lavaux Vineyard Terraces (UNESCO World Heritage Site), unseen from elsewhere. For the way down, we will take a barely used trail that will take us through the dense forest on the southern slope of Grammont. We will end our journey in picturesque town of Le Bouveret, where you will take a boat back to Montreux. Other things to note I will plan the hike in accordance with local weather forecast and adjust the itinerary if necessary. Public transport and boat tickets not included. The length of this hike is 20.03 km (12.45 miles) with a total ascent of 1'229 m (4'032 feet).
Wine tasting, walking tour and fondue to do yourself
Discovery of the Domaine Bertholet cellar then a walk in the vineyards of Villeneuve with fondue on the way This walk is by ITSELF but is organized by Domaine Bertholet, a family farm of winemakers and winemakers for 4 generations. The experience starts at the Domaine Bertholet cellar in the center of the village of Villeneuve (Grand-Rue 36) with a visit to the cellar with the winemaker and the tasting of 3 wines (about 60 min.) Then we will give you the map of the walk and the key to the capit in the vineyards. A regular climb will take you to Villeneuve's more or less sloping vineyard. After a small hour's walk (rather steep and know how to read a map... for the course), you will access the capite in the vineyards where you can prepare yourself and alone your fondue (according to the recipe) accompanied by the white wine "Chasselas" from the Domaine. From here you will enjoy, while eating and enjoying a good glass of wine, a beautiful view of the lake beyond the vineyard. When the heart tells you, you'll reach the checkout in 3/4 hour. Other things to note The start of the experience is either at 10: 30 a.m. for lunch or at 4: 30 p.m. for evening meals (allow at least 3: 00 a.m.) *Possibility to go for a walk without tasting *This experience can be hosted for more than 6 people upon request
Off the beaten track in Interlaken
We will start off by taking the train to the village of Wilderswil. If you are not familiar with the region, please let me know and I will help you plan your route. We will follow the hiking trail along the Saxetenbach river through the Sytiwald forest. This trail is barely frequented by the locals or tourists, so you will get to immerse yourself completely in the mystical alpine forest domain. Once through the forest, we will arrive in the secluded Saxettal valley with Saxeten village at the center of it. This village is a breath of fresh air from the tourist Meccas of Interlaken and Lauterbrunnen. If you want to properly visit the village or buy local freshly made cheese, please count a detour of 1h - 1h30. After Saxeten we will continue hiking up through the forest to Abendberg - an abandoned hotel. From there we will enjoy one of the best views of Lake Brienz before going back down to Wilderswil. This is a mountain hiking trail, so good shoes are absolutely necessary. This is a round-hike and it will end at the same point where we started. I will plan the hike in accordance with local weather forecast and adjust the itinerary if necessary. If you are feeling confident, we may also take a slightly longer trail. The length of this hike is 19.46 km (12.09 miles) with a total ascent of 1’001 m (3’284 feet).
Snowshoe adventure and fondue in the Swiss Alps
This snowshoe trail is a beautiful loop of 4 km, and takes place in the cute little village of Murren. During our hike, we will have the most impressive views from the Lauterbrunnen valley, and from the famous mountain trio of Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau. We will meet at Murren BLM train station, jump on our snow shoes and go on a stunning hike for about 2.5 hours around beautiful forests and snow-covered landscapes. After our hike, we will walk through Murren’s tiny little centre, and head down to Gimmelwald, a traditional farming village, where we will enjoy the best fondue from the swiss alps. Walking down to Gimmelwald will take us 45 minutes approximately, or a 5 minutes gondola ride is also possible. The tour will be planned according to fitness levels and weather forecast, so the itinerary will be adjusted if necessary. We can do longer-shorter hikes in same or different areas upon request, and meet up location can be changed depending on group requests. The length of the hike is 4 km (2.5 miles) with a total ascent of 240 m (800 feet). Good physical condition is required.
FlywithFlo Paragliding near Lucerne Switzerland
We will take off from Mount Niederbauen for a Panorama flight (10-20 minutes) in Emmetten. If it's possible we will try to flight over the peak of Niederbauen. From there you have an amazing view over the lake Lucerne and to Gotthard, the main reach of the Alps. We can choose other take offs like Engelberg or Biehlen. It always depends on the wind for this day. There are a lot of different landing and takeoff places around. This is the reason cause Swiss is one of the best countries for paragliding and "hike and fly" tours. We can take off and land almost everywhere if the landowner allows it. The basic requirement for the start is that the passenger is able to walk a few steps because we have to accelerate for the start in order to take off. The landing is relatively easy, as the pilot and passenger straighten up and take a step before touching the ground. After landing there is the possibility to have a look and purchase photos and videos (cost 30 franks extra) made during the flight by the pilot. Other things to note: Costs for cablecar, parking, transfer are NOT INCLUDED to the price. Paragliding is not an extreme sport in Swiss by the opinion of the insurance. The possibility to get hurt is much lower than with skiing or driving a motorbike. There are more than 14000 active pilots in Switzerland.
Cellar tour and wine tasting
Welcome to Domaine Bertholet in Villeneuve! Domaine Bertholet is a family farm of winemakers and winemakers for 4 generations. We work in integrated production (in an ecological way) just over 3 hectares of vines in traditional culture. Our wines are guaranteed without any cut or shingle. All the wines we sell are called Chablais controlled origin. We are members of the Vaudois section of the Swiss Wine Association and winemakers, which means we grow our own grape, raise our wines and sells them. Our wine shop is made up of oak lightbulbs and barrels, enamelled tanks, and borsaris. You will have the chance to visit the cellar with the producer with explanations about the estate and the wine production process. You will end with a friendly moment with a tasting of 4 wines from the Domaine. You will not leave empty hands since the winemaker will offer you a souvenir bottle of about a value of about 15 Fr. Other things to note Child price up to 15 years old : Free (includes visit and 1 non-alcoholic beverage)
Guided herbal walk Zermatt
*Special edition on July 23th and July 29 2023* Disconnect / Reconnect - Herb Walk & Movement Class Duration 4 Hours - 09:00 - 13:00 Join the weekly herbal walk by OUT. in the forest, a true learning journey for all nature lovers! Get guided through the beautiful surrounding forest paths and learn to recognize, ethically harvest and process a broad range of edible and medicinal plants. Comfortable clothing, a bottle of water, sunscreen or an umbrella are all we need to have a wonderful time. Accessible to all beginner hikers.
Exciting discovery tour through Bern! 令人興奮的伯爾尼探險之旅
I know Bern, the capital of Switzerland, inside and out. It is a wonderful city with a lot of charm and there is really a lot to discover. This is also the reason why I would like to show the guests the absolute TOP sights of the capital: On foot we explore the beautiful old town and visit the Cage-Tower, the magnificent Bundeshaus (our parliament), watch the computer-controlled water-fountain, walk over a 40m high bridge (Kirchenfeldbrücke) with a fantastic view, admire the Zytglocken-Tower with the impressive Bell-Play, the impressive church (the Münster cathedral), the former poor quarter of Bern, the Bear-Pit (where real bears live), the Aare (this is the river that flows around the city), the Tramdepot (a restaurant where you can drink a variety of different beers) and maybe, if we still have time, the Rosengarden (a big park with lots of flowers and roses and a fantastic view of Bern)! But that's not all: As a "Bern expert" I know many mysterious places and stories like nobody else...read on! Other things to note Good shoes (e.g. sneakers. NO flip-flops), because we walk approximately 3 km. Sun protection (hat and sun cream). Rain protection.
Paragliding Luzern / Lucerne
- Shuttle service from Lucerne or Stans to the flight area, on request. - Equipping of the guests, clothing adapted to the season, we provide this free of charge. - Ascent to the launch site. - Preparation of the paraglider / Short and clear briefing about the start and flight procedure. - Take off, fly (during the flight we take photos and videos), land gently and safely. - Handing in the photos and videos directly to the mobile phone, price CHF 34.- - Return transport to the agreed place. Other things to note Guests who are heavier than 100 kilos, please contact the . We look forward to the flights.