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Your Swiss Bucket List: All the Towns, Mountains, and Lakes to See in Switzerland

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July 31, 2015 by Rachelwortmann

It is no secret that here at UnTours we love Switzerland. It’s where UnTours started over 40 years ago with the Heartland and Oberland programs, also where we have expanded to Ticino. Switzerland truly has it all: beautiful mountain landscapes, rich traditions and culture, gorgeous lakes, and outstanding train service. With borders touching Austria, Germany,…  

Switzerland for Free: The Best 7 Free Things in Switzerland, and Another 480 More…

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April 17, 2015 by Andrea Szyper

Switzerland has always had a reputation for being expensive, but it isn’t universally true! Staying in an Untour apartment and living like a local will show you that Switzerland is affordable and family friendly. So why the reputation? Could it be Switzerland’s international association with luxury goods that fuels the myth? (Think chocolate, fine watches and high…  

Family Fun in the Swiss Oberland

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December 23, 2014 by Untours Staff

What could be a better place for family travel than Switzerland? And our Swiss Oberland Untour, tucked into the most beautiful stretch of the Berner Oberland, offers something to delight everyone in your party, the young and the young at heart.   Alpine peaks: All of these are special in their own way, but some…  

How a Childhood Trip to Europe Shaped Who I’ve Become

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December 19, 2014 by Sonia

As the youngest member of the UnTours team (I won’t tell you by how many years), my childhood memories are in a bit closer reach than some of my colleagues here in our office. While others tell tales of trips taken with their children, I reminisce about those taken while I was growing up…along with…  

Top 10 Untours for Family Travel

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November 18, 2014 by Andrea Szyper

Family photo courtesy of Carl Peters Each of our UnTours has something for everyone. It is hard to narrow it down to 10, but here are our favorite spots for a multigeneration vacation. 1. Swiss Heartland and Swiss Oberland You mean the photo isn’t enough? Then consider the endless hiking trails, mountain peak vistas, picturesque…  

Margaret & Charles Oliver, Untourists of the Week: Sunrise on the Wetterhorn

Heartland Oberland Switzerland Untourist of the Week

September 9, 2014 by Mtaussig

1. What is your favorite UnTours memory? Waking up in Meiringen to crystal blue skies and seeking the sun rise on the Wetterhorn Mountain. Chalet Margrit—where they stayed 2. How is taking an Untour different from other ways of travelling? An Untour gives a traveler a chance to get settled and to feel “at home”…