At Alps and Beyond, we work closely with you to design your ultimate dream vacation, based on your preferred style of travel. We specialize in high-quality, guided, hiking and walking tours in Switzerland and Italy. We focus on custom holidays, private trips, small groups. We emphasize only true authentic experiences, and work with knowledgeable local guides. We place an accent on natural scenery, local gastronomy, wine tasting, history, culture, unique activities, and boutique hotels. We take you away from the ordinary to surround you with the extraordinary. We make sure you return home with unforgettable memories!
2014 FEATURED TOUR
Enjoy a spectacular hiking tour amidst the colourful WILDFLOWERS OF THE BERNESE OBERLAND. Pleasant and invigorating day hikes lead us through one of the most spectacular alpine sceneries in Switzerland and in the Alps, across summer pasture and past serene alpine lakes. Take in splendid views of the Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, and the Bluemlisalp. Indulge in the creature comfort of select hotels in Meiringen, Grindelwald, Kandersteg, Adelboden.
NEW TRIP - EMILIA ROMAGNA
Join our HIKING IN EMILIA ROMAGNA, an exclusive tour, and a true culinary delight. Walking and hiking forays take us on a discovery of a unique region of Italy, still removed from the mainstream tourist map. Let you taste buds party on real Parmesan cheese and the best traditional Balsamic Vinegar. Visit the extraordinary town of Bologna, seat of the oldest western university, and home to freshly-made "tortellini" pasta. Hurry! Spaces are limited.
NEW TRIP - NORTHERN PIEMONTE
A real Mecca for walkers, hikers, and nature lovers alike. A concentration of fabulous food and renowned wines. A precious shrine of spirituality, culture and history. This is our HIKING IN NORTHERN PIEMONTE tour, in a nutshell. This extraordinary trip takes you into a lesser-known, off-the-beaten-path area of this fantastic region in Italy where mountains, secluded sanctuaries, geology and exquisite architecture blend into a fine and harmonious picture.