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Walking Gentle Paths of the Swiss Countryside

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Program #13401RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Alice from Dexter, NY Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 06/16/14 - 06/29/14
The program was all that I had hoped it would be. I learned a lot about Switzerland and the people and enjoyed both. My fellow pariticipants were also delightful. The "walking the Swiss countryside" was like a dream come true. I hated to leave.

Virginia from Bellingham, WA Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 05/20/13 - 06/02/13
Loved this program! Location, accommodations and food in Appenzell and Engelberg were great. Our leader Katrin was warm, knowledgeable and enthusiastic; an excellent leader. Weather was rainy, rainy, but scenery and walks were amazing. Enjoyed our walks with local instructor's, their knowledge of their areas and upbeat personalities. Highly recommend this program!

David from Bellingham, WA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/20/13 - 06/02/13
We enjoyed our trip to Appenzell and Engelberg with Katrin as leader. The group was small and cohesive even with the damp weather. Scenery, accommodations and food were very good. Walking was approx. 3-5 miles per day usually in 2 segments, steady pace but not rushed. Local guides were knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Field trips to local attractions were enjoyable. Highly recommend this trip.

Sheldon from Amherst, MA Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 05/20/13 - 06/02/13
Wonderful tour, well organized with terrific hikes and activities. Hotels and meals were superb. Katrin and the local guides were wonderful as well. We had rainy weather for all but 2 days but still enjoyed the scenery and hikes. On the 2 gloriously beautiful days, Katrin rearranged the schedule so that we could take advantage of the great weather and we went up Mt. Titllis then among other great outdoors activities those 2 days.

Sally from Wheaton, IL Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 09/10/12 - 09/23/12
This program was our first international trip and it was wonderful. Nice variety of experiences that included lots of hiking, riding trains & cable cars, eating delicious & local food, visiting museums, churches & monasteries and enjoying the group's company. The leaders were competent and organized. The hotels were clean & their staff was efficient and helpful. We would recommend to hikers who enjoy beautiful scenery. Sally & Rolland

Rolland from Wheaton, IL Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 09/10/12 - 09/23/12


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