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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…  

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…  

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…  

Mountain Excursions to the Most Scenic Swiss Summits

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August 10, 2017 by Special Guest

For Alpine enthusiasts, a visit to Switzerland is pure paradise. It is also easily discovered and enjoyed, thanks to the extensive network of mountain railways, all accessible with the Swiss Travel Pass. The pass covers travel between cities and into the mountain villages around UnTours territory.   But sometimes, our guests want to venture to…