Trekking the Swiss Alps

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By Karen Walker, Ryder Walker Alpine Adventures

Swiss National Tourist Office
For more information on the touristic destinations listed above, contact the Swiss National Tourist Office at their website. Contact the SNTO by phone (212) 757 5944 to request publications on Switzerland, hiking the Swiss Alps, a list of tour operators, and the very useful hotel guide, put out by the Swiss Hotel Association.
Swiss National Tourist Office

Swiss Hotel Association
SHA's interactive site allows you to request information on hotels of any category in any Swiss location. It provides all the information of the Hotel Guide on-line. The printed version is faster and easier to use.
Swiss Hotel Association

Swiss Rail
Swiss Rail's interactive site allows you to request fare and schedule information for routes between any destinations in Switzerland. Very Useful!

Adventurous Traveler Bookstore
The online source for Swiss Maps and books on hiking and trekking in the Alps. Some recommended book titles include Jonathan Hurdle's The Alpine Pass Route on the trans Switzerland trek, The Sierra Club's Footloose in the Swiss Alps, and the Lieberman's Hiking Switzerland the Swiss Way.

Published: 30 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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