First timers at 70 to Swiss Alps - planning help

First timers at 70 to Swiss Alps - planning help

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Decardinal
Decardinal
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Jun 30, 2018 - 12:12 PM

My husband and I are going to the Swiss Alps for the first time at age 70. We were both long time Rocky Mountain hikers but will be happy to do light to moderate hiking to see nature during the day with cozy accommodations in the evening. Looking for suggestions on how to start planning and where to go for a week's visit.

Lucas
Lucas
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Jun 30, 2018 - 3:23 PM in reply to Decardinal

Hi Decardinal and welcome to MySwissAlps!

Have you decided when you are traveling to Switzerland? Have a read here first if you are still deciding: https://www.myswissalp s.com/besttimetovisit

The most popular region for mountain trips and hiking is the Jungfrau region. You can read about where to stay and what you can do there here: https://www.myswissalp s.com/jungfrauregion
The popular town around here is Wengen: https://www.myswissalp s.com/wengen.

Also, for trip planning tips look here:
https://www.myswissalp s.com/plantrip/doityou rself
and for general and useful information on Switzerland, look here:
https://www.myswissalp s.com/aboutswitzerland

Lastly, you'll want to look at rail passes: www.myswissalps.com/tr ain/ticketspasses & for help on choosing the best pass for you (once you've set your daily itinerary) https://www.myswissalp s.com/train/ticketspas ses/practical/choosera ilpass

I hope that helps get you started, let us know if you have more questions!

Decardinal
Decardinal
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new member
Jun 30, 2018 - 4:32 PM

Thanks for this good info.

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