With its mountainous landscapes, Switzerland is famous for its beauty, and is a popular destination for winter sports. However, its breathtaking alpine environment is also great in the warmer months for activities such as hiking, climbing and canyoning, which combines many activities including rappelling and swimming.
Every spring, snow melts and gives way to beautiful green meadows, waterfalls and crystalline rivers, streams and lakes. Canyoning in Switzerland allows you to explore the mountain’s crevices and folds to discover them from within.
Some of the most famous spots for canyoning in Switzerland are in Ticino, Valais and Trient. Each of these amazing locations is not only great for outdoor adventures, but also for their unique identity and culture. Therefore, canyoning in Switzerland is not just about nature and sports, but also about discovering some of the country’s most beautiful places, and experiencing everything they have to offer, including the local alpine culture, spas and cuisine.
In the summer, temperatures range from 18 to 28 °C, although depending on the altitude they may be a little cooler.
Switzerland has four official languages: French, Italian, German and Romansh.
There are many airports in Switzerland, the biggest international airport is in Zurich, followed by the airports in Geneva and Basel. There is also an extensive railway system and buses.
For canyoning, the best time to visit is the summer, in the months of June, July and August.
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