Walking Holidays in Switzerland
The soaring peaks of the Alps form a spectacular backdrop for a lovely Swiss walking holiday. With its combination of deep, cobalt lakes, ancient glaciers, jagged mountains and half-timbered villages, Switzerland has been an inspiration for artists and writers for generations, and this small country still offers stunning landscapes and hidden valleys with a real sense of escape.
Leave your cares far behind as you are captivated by some of the world's most amazing vistas in the Bernese Oberland and beyond, whilst you breathe the fresh mountain air. Or challenge yourself with a spectacular trek in the Alps all the way up the Matterhorn or across Teodulo Pass. For a more leisurely stroll, Switzerland’s stunning countryside has plenty of great choices, ranging from fields of wildflowers and picturesque azure lakes, such as Davos and Lucerne, and quaint mountain villages: you are simply spoilt for choice of what stunning views you can enjoy and which peaceful setting you wish to relax in.
Truly a walker’s paradise, the diverse landscapes of Switzerland offer visitors of all levels of ability a wide range of opportunities for a memorable holiday and depending on your preference, there are guided and self-guided options for walking holidays to enjoy Switzerland’s stunning scenery.
Using our journey planner, you can find out how easy it is to travel by train from London to Switzerland, and featured below are some of the country's top walking holidays that you can easily reach by train.