Udo unter freiem Himmel and Susanne Birnbacher went for a hike.
October 11, 2023
The Schwarzsee tourism hiking map, which we have chosen as a "guide" today, promises a lot of hiking fun around the legendary Schwarzsee on 12 different routes. The landscape around its banks is a real eye-catcher all year round. However, you rarely find peace and seclusion here. Especially since this… read more
Udo unter freiem Himmel and Susanne Birnbacher planned a hike.
September 30, 2023
September 24, 2023
In my opinion, the Ballenberg open-air museum above Brienz, with its authentic buildings from a bygone era in Switzerland, is one of the things that nature lovers like me who are interested in history must have experienced at least once in their lives. On around 66 hectares of land and over 13 themed… read more
September 16, 2023
Our hike today basically starts at the valley station of the Pfingsteggbahn. The historic gondola takes us up to the Pfingstegg mountain station in just under 5 minutes, accompanied by folkloric loudspeaker sounds. The view from the cabin, if it weren't blocked by tourists pulling out cell phones, is… read more
September 2, 2023
Why should you pay a visit to the town of Rheinfelden in Aargau? Well, because otherwise you would have missed one of the most beautiful medieval Rhine towns on the Swiss side. The small, cute old town with its winding, cobbled streets and alleyways, cozy squares and lovingly maintained house fronts… read more
Udo unter freiem Himmel and 2 others went for a hike.
August 25, 2023
Today we went to the beautiful Hallwil Lake. A “small” tour that can easily be extended and redesigned x times. Hallwyl Castle plays a central point in the hike. As one of the most beautiful and romantic moated castles in Switzerland, it has become a real tourist hotspot, similar to the Château Chillon… read more
August 21, 2023
Going on a cool gorge hike when the temperature is over 30° is never wrong. Our journey begins in the canton of Vaud. namely at the station "Croy-Romanmôtier", where the path leads us through the green "Canyon Nozon" and later to the medieval town of "La Sarraz" with its castle of the same name. Behind… read more
August 19, 2023
Because the weathermen predicted 35° heat for the coming day, we did what we should have done long ago. Namely the Taubenloch Gorge, between Frinvilier and Biel, pay a cooling visit. The naming of the gorge, which is influenced by the river Schüss, has different origins. In none of the cases does it… read more
July 28, 2023
Eguisheim. The pearl among French villages.
The approximately 1700 soul village of Eguisheim on the Alsatian Wine Route has now been voted the "most beautiful village in France" several times. Rightly so, it seems to us, because when we built the medieval winegrowing village, which was built almost in… read more
Many know the village of Kaysersberg in Alsace, mainly from the Advent season. Then when the famous Christmas markets are held in the Rhine area shortly before Christmas, which attract thousands of visitors from near and far every year. But Kaysersberg offers much more than just that Christmas tree feeling… read more