Walking in Switzerland and Austria with Your Grandchild
Explore an ancient castle, ride a historic train and witness some of Europe’s most spectacular views as you and your grandchild walk and discover the alpine wonders of Switzerland.
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Program No. 22105RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

Come to the land that inspired the ‘Sound of Music,’ as you and your grandchild walk on centuries-old hiking trails amid green hillsides and snow-capped peaks. Learn about the majestic Alps, historic castles and the secrets of glaciers, as you immerse yourselves in centuries of tradition and an enduring way of life. Yodelayheehoo!
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Walking up to 4.5 miles daily on varied terrain. Elevations up to 9,770 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore Castle Tarasp, a Romansh castle surrounded by picturesque hamlets.
  • Walk and learn about the classic Swiss tale, Heidi.
  • Ride gondolas, funiculars and historic trains as you take in some of Europe’s most spectacular views.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 10-15.
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Karin Mattli
After completing her marketing degree, Karin worked for several U.S. travel companies in Switzerland before moving to Santa Rosa, California in 2000. Over the following fourteen years she led many groups of visitors to Mexico, Canada and the US. Karin was promoted to operations manager, training and supporting her team, in addition to working on sales in Europe. In 2015 she moved back to her home country of Switzerland and now leads visitors to Europe.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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