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Zentrum Paul Klee: A Modern Art Mecca Outside Bern

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May 7, 2019 by Andrea Szyper

Paul Klee may be Switzerland’s most famous artist. As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, it seems a fitting time to visit the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern.  One of the 20th century’s most influential artists, Klee was an abstract expressionist painter who studied color and took inspiration from music, his global travels,…  

Love Letter to Meiringen, Switzerland

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February 1, 2019 by Untours Staff

Meiringen is a charming Alpine town. Ringed in snow-capped peaks and filled with charming shops, picturesque chalets, and inviting restaurants, it is one of our most popular hometowns on the Swiss Heartland Untour. Meiringen and the Hasli Valley have a remarkably history. This was one of the most important trade routes through the Alps for…  

Great Swiss Rail Journeys: The Luzern-Interlaken Express

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October 3, 2018 by Untours Staff

Sometimes in life, and especially on vacation, the journey is its own reward. This is especially true in Switzerland! The train ride on the Luzern-Interlaken Express is a perfect example, linking two spectacular destinations. Passing through UnTours’ Swiss Heartland villages, it also happens to take in some of the country’s most impressive Alpine panoramas, turquoise…  

To the Berner Oberland! An Untours Foundation supporter shares his amazing Swiss photos

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July 17, 2018 by Special Guest

Untourist Kemp Plugh first fell in love with Switzerland on a Swiss Untour. He has returned to Switzerland many times since, capturing the landscape with his keen eye and photography skills. In those years, he has also become a regular supporter of the UnTours Foundation, donating annually. Here he shares some of his best landscape…  

Swiss Delight: Cruising Lake Lucerne

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April 11, 2018 by Special Guest

Swiss guests on the Heartland or Oberland UnTours will certainly visit the town of Lucerne during their stay. And Lake Lucerne is one of its star attractions. There are many ways to explore it. Whether on a historical steamboat, a comfortable yacht, or a modern catamaran, guests can glide over the waters of Lake Lucerne…  

The Mt. Rigi Steam Train, A Swiss Untour Highlight

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March 21, 2018 by Andrea Szyper

We can’t get enough of Switzerland around here, even 43 years after we ran our first Untour there. The beauty of the Swiss Alps is a perennial wonder, and the Swiss Travel System is our favorite way to explore the area, using lift, boats, and especially trains to take in the most dramatic mountain and…  

Swiss Alpine Wildflower Walks Over Engelberg

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January 16, 2018 by Untours Staff

Nestled in the mountains south of Luzern, handy to our Swiss Heartland and Oberland UnTours, the traffic-free village of Engelberg is surrounded by pure countryside and several mountain lifts. It’s packed with activities aimed at families, but placid enough for anyone.    Here are a few hikes in the area that are accessible to most…