Best Hikes in Europe

Best Hikes in Europe: Our 20 Favorite Day Hikes

Julie Europe 14 Comments

Europe is one of our favorite places to go hiking. There’s no better way to explore the dramatic and varied landscapes here, from the snow-capped Alps to coastal trails to the remote, volcanic interior of Iceland. In this guide we list 20 of the best hikes in Europe, 20 amazing ways to explore this beautiful continent. About the Hikes on …

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise View

How to Visit Matterhorn Glacier Paradise …and is It Worth It?

Julie Switzerland 19 Comments

Does a trip to the highest cable car station in Europe sound thrilling to you? How about having 360° views across the Alps? If so, then put Matterhorn Glacier Paradise on your Swiss to-do list. Matterhorn Glacier Paradise is an alpine wonderland of ski slopes, panoramic vistas, ice carvings, and a unique view of the Matterhorn. On this visit, you …

Best things to do in Zermatt

How to Visit Gornergrat and Hike to Riffelsee & Riffelberg

Julie Switzerland 25 Comments

For one of the best views of Matterhorn, it’s hard to beat Gornergrat. A scenic, cogwheel train takes you from Zermatt to this alpine paradise. Once at the top station, you can simply enjoy the sweeping views of the Matterhorn and the Swiss Alps from the restaurant and terraces. Or, you can add on the short but stunning hike to …