The Best DIY Switzerland Itinerary (On a Budget) - Even With Kids!

The Best DIY Switzerland Itinerary (On a Budget) - Even With Kids!

Can I travel to Switzerland on a budget? Switzerland is without a doubt one of the most expensive countries to travel to, so it makes sense that people regularly ask us if it is possible to travel to Switzerland on a budget.  Good news: Yes, you can! We traveled to Switzerland in July and had to start planning about 3-4 months in advance to make our two-week trip affordable, but it worked - and we kept our accommodations and adventures quite cheap! Switzerland is a adventure lovers dream, and the landscape is simply mind blowing. No wonder it has been the filming location for a number of hits such as a number of James Bond…

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland and the Powerful Trümmelbach Falls

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland and the Powerful Trümmelbach Falls

Trümmelbach Falls is a powerful waterfall located in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland.  Join us as we ascend the interior of this mountain cutting waterfall. Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland is one of the most iconic and picturesque places in all of Switzerland - and that is saying a lot considering how majestic this entire country is. Additionally, it is home to one of the most powerful and deadly waterfalls that we have ever witnessed - Trümmelbach Falls! It is a series of ten glacier-fed waterfalls inside the mountain that you can see from the inside via its own cave-like carving and due to a number of stairwells that were built in 1913 and maintained ever since. Trümmelbach is a natural UNESCO World heritage site as it is formed by glacier melt-water from Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau that form a powerful raging torrent that carries 20,000 liters of water per second through the caves.

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Paragliding in Kandersteg, Switzerland

Paragliding in Kandersteg, Switzerland

Are you ready to sail off the side of a mountain and glide around while taking in the most amazing views of Switzerland?  If so, you may want to try out paragliding.  It's not as scary as it looks!

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Canyoning in Interlaken, Switzerland

Canyoning in Interlaken, Switzerland

What’s it like to go canyoning in Interlaken, Switzerland? Rappel, slide and jump down rocks and waterfalls into the white water filled Saxeten canyon. This canyon covers every aspect of the sport and makes a great introduction to canyoning.

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Hiking in Switzerland - Three Valleys Hike in Kandersteg, Switzerland

Hiking in Switzerland - Three Valleys Hike in Kandersteg, Switzerland

Hiking in Switzerland is no joke. Our guides informed us that it was rated a 3 out of 5 on the difficulty rating and considered a Swiss "family-friendly" hike. I suppose that Swiss people are generally more fit than Americans and hiking up high altitudes is a common family activity.

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