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Snowshoeing in Switzerland: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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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!

Top snowshoeing trips | Switzerland

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FAQs: Snowshoeing in Switzerland

What should I know about Snowshoeing 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!

Why should I choose Switzerland for my Snowshoeing adventure?

Sublime alpine scenery

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!

An experience for everyone

Snowshoeing is a fun activity, suitable for almost everyone, as it requires virtually no experience. Snowshoes gently take you over deep blankets of snow, allowing you to experience pristine winter landscapes at your own pace, for a few hours or for the whole day.

Away from crowds

A snowshoeing tour allows you to get away from the crowds, exploring hidden snowfields and forests, getting a different perspective on some of the country’s most scenic spots during the winter. Enjoy the silent countryside, the crunch of snow under your foot on the dreamy winter landscape.

What can I expect from the weather in Switzerland?

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

Which language is predominantly spoken in Switzerland?

French, Italian, German, Romansh

What currency is accepted in Switzerland?

Swiss Franc (CHF)

How can I get to Switzerland?

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

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What’s the high season for Snowshoeing in Switzerland?

December to March

What people are saying about Snowshoeing | Switzerland



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!

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