In France, you can conquer Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the French Alps, explore the Jura Mountains, and discover the unique beauty of the Pyrenean lakes. Put your snowshoes on to traverse the Les Vosges massif, prepare your backpack for a long horizontal trek or, why not, a vertical one, on a unique via ferrata adventure. In addition to its breathtaking landscapes, such as the rocky needles of Chamonix and the snow-covered peaks of Les 3 Vallees, France also offers delicious cuisine to replenish the body after a long adventure, as well as a unique and vibrant mountaineering environment to meet like-minded people and share stories.
Switzerland is home to 22 glaciers, long rivers, and streams, many waterfalls, mountains and valleys, castles, churches, and medieval villages. There are also 12 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 2 Biosphere Reserves in this breathtaking country.
Bring strong arms and legs, and a pair of skis, and open the way in Andermatt, in the Bernese Oberland or in Arolla. Hike the Verbier-Zermatt Haute Route, and ascend emblematic peaks such as the Bishorn. Or, enjoy the high rocky walls of the Eiger, Jungfrau, and Monch on an unforgettable active holiday in the Alps.
The first words of the Austrian anthem are “Land of Mountains”, an invitation for adventure seekers! Regardless of the season, Austria has great mountaineering options. Hut-to-hut hiking tours are the most popular alternative during the summer, especially in East Tyrol where you can enjoy breathtaking views and spend the night in cozy huts. During the winter months, it’s the snow that beckons. Ski pistes are pristine, and skiers and snowboarders from all around the world gather for unforgettable powder adventures.
Heliskiing in Piedmont, hiking in the Dolomites, rock climbing in Sardinia or reaching the top of Monte Rosa are just some of the thrilling experiences you can enjoy in Italy. Of course, outdoor adventures fit perfectly with other Italian facets such as culture, art, and cuisine! Don’t miss the “Spaghetti Tour” from Cervinia to Gressoney, where you will not only discover amazing landscapes but also eat the most delicious meals. Find some of the best Italian guided tours below and start planning your adventure in the Italian Alps!
Outdoor lovers will find Germany to be the perfect destination for their rock climbing, mountaineering or mountain biking adventures. Additionally, during the winter, there are heliskiing tours to overfly the German Alps and enjoy extensive off-piste skiing tracks. Don’t miss the chance to discover this amazing location!
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