Where to walk in Switzerland
By Lorna Heatley
22 November 2017
Hiking is one of the most rewarding forms of exercise in the world, and what country is more made for this particular exercise than Switzerland?Read more
The village of Les Diablerets is located at an altitude of 3,937 feet (1,200 metres), between the chic mountain resort of Gstaad and the waters of Lake Geneva. It is surrounded by unspoilt nature at the foot of an impressive Alpine massif, capped by one of Switzerland's most beautiful glaciers. The imposing rock wall of the mountain massif that surrounds Les Diablerets was regarded as a dangerous and cursed place during the Middle Ages - the name of the village is derived from the French word 'diable', meaning 'devil'. The resort is a hub of winter sports activity, and in fact offers year-round skiing on the Glacier 3000 area above the village. There is also a network of 155 miles (250 kilometres) of walking trails in the area surrounding Les Diablerets.
A superb combination of memorable Christmas celebrations in one of our favourite hotels and unforgettable excursions by train as we climb on narrow-gauge and mountain railways to reach the dizzy heights of the frosted Alps.… see more
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