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Snowshoeing in Switzerland

Explore a winter wonderland with a snowshoeing hike in Switzerland

Grab your showshoes and head into the Swiss Alps magical winter scenery. There is a world of snow-covered forests and trails to discover in the cantons of Valais, Fribourg or Vaud. Take your pick from our selection of trips below, book a certified guide and get ready for an unforgettable snowshoeing trip!
 
 
 
 
 

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What people are saying about these trips

Emma Brownlow-Smith

5.00

March, 2022

1+ winter day trips in Valais or Vaud

Very user friendly platform with timely responses from Explore Share representatives. The trip itself with Tom from Alps Adventures was awesome and ensure that we had an experience that was 100% what we wanted. Recommend both the platform and the guide. Thanks to all for arranging and delivering so well.

Lara Friedman-Shedlov

5.00

February, 2019

Hut to hut snowshoeing tours in the Swiss Alps

Raphael was a fantastic guide, extremely competent and organized, ready to deal with every contingency, and also a lot of fun. The trip exceeded our expectations across the board!


 

There are many reasons for choosing Snowshoeing in Switzerland

Switzerland boasts an absolutely gorgeous alpine scenery, made up of open fields and pretty valleys, snow-capped forests, stunning mountains and enchanting small villages and towns. Come discover the postcard-pretty landscapes of this winter wonderland!

 

Good to know:

Country Code

+41

Currency

Swiss Franc (CHF)

Best time to visit

December to March

Language

French, Italian, German, Romansh

Getting there

You can fly to Zurich and Geneva from all major European hubs. Easy access overland from neighboring countries: Italy, Germany, France, Austria and Liechtenstein

Weather

The weather varies throughout Switzerland during the winter and early spring, but on average, temperatures may range between -2ºC and 7ºC in the valleys. Higher up in the mountains temperatures are colder. There is plenty of snowfall throughout the winter, but also many sunny days

More info about Snowshoeing in Switzerland:

Switzerland offers plenty of beautiful locations for snowshoe walks, from the Jura Vaudois Nature Park in the canton of Vaud, a guided snowshoeing program in Toggenburg, near Zürich, or a several day hut-to-hut tour in the Swiss Alps. These are just few of the many stunning spots you can pick for your snowshoeing trip next winter!

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