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Six Things to See and Do in Thun, Switzerland

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October 19, 2020 by Untours Staff

With its remarkable combination of history, setting, and culture, Thun is one of our favorite cities in Switzerland. Thun Castle overlooks the city and offers a wonderful view. As you walk the arcaded sidewalks of the old city, you’re constantly reminded of Thun’s medieval past. In its present, Thun offers regular open-air concerts on the…  

Springtime Blooms in Switzerland, May 2020 in Photos

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May 14, 2020 by Jessica Powers

UnTours Blog readers may remember a post last month from our UnTours Swiss colleague Jessica Powers. She is American born but lives in Switzerland, in Interlaken. Jessica reported on her impressions of Coronavirus planning and restrictions in their early days in the American west and in Switzerland. She also mentioned she enjoys social distance walking…  

Swiss Peaks: A Guide to the Best of the Alps

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October 21, 2019 by Untours Staff

There are few moments in life more memorable than standing on an alpine peak with the whole of Switzerland spread out before you. Anyone who has spent time on our Swiss Heartland or Oberland UnTours can attest to that. Lucky for us, the Swiss have created an amazing network of funiculars, cable cars, gondolas, and…  

The Gordon Family in Switzerland

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September 24, 2019 by Special Guest

The Gordons and Boicourts recently joined us in Meiringen, Switzerland, on our Swiss Heartland Untour. Three generations of their family stayed in one of our favorite towns in central Switzerland and made amazing memories together against the timeless backdrop of Alpine peaks, lush valleys, and clean blue lakes. It was a trip that will no…  

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…