The quiet village of Kandersteg in Switzerland makes an ideal base for summer hiking and has the added advantage of a number of cable cars to get you high before you start walking.
Hotel Rosenlaui, in Switzerland's Bernese Oberland is as remote as can be with no wi-fi and bans phones in the common areas. Bliss.
Switzerland's Bernese Oberland region is home to Europe's most beautiful mountains and these have inspired some of Europe's most beautiful writing.
A pretty little town with plenty of British history and none of the pretensions of many other Swiss resorts. The ski area is a goodly size with lots of top to bottom runs and views of jagged peaks (not least the Eiger).
With its intense natural Alpine beauty, shores in three countries, Bronze Age dwellings and home to the Zeppelin, Lake Constance is a gem not to be missed.
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The gloriously theatrical mountains surrounding the alpine resort of Grindelwald are an inviting summer playground for hikers, adventurers and lovers of the great outdoors.
Standing on a platform perched 90m above the canyon, you’ll free fall 70m, before swinging between the vertical rocks of the canyon.
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The revolving restaurant located on the summit of the Schilthorn was featured in the 1969 Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”, and offers panoramic views of the Bernese Alps of Switzerland.