Try the Alphorn in the Alps – Youth Hostel Special

You are looking for the ultimately Swiss experience? Try playing the alphorn in the alps! Our tours start from Zürich and bring you to the most beautiful places in the mountains, far away from mass tourism. In its natural habitat, I initiate you to the art of alphorn blowing.

As I enjoy working with young travellers, I’m happy to make the following special offer to the guests of Youth Hostel Zürich Wollishofen:

    Suggested Destinations for an Alphorn Day

    Älggialp

    Älggialp

    A very green alp and a beautiful lake in the geographical center of Switzerland.

    0-1h

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    Bannalp

    Bannalp

    On the beautiful alp with its clear mountain lake we find numerous places to play the alphorn.

      30′-1h30”

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    Fronalp

    Fronalp

    We drive to a restaurant with an amazing view. From there we look for places to play the alphorn.

    0-2h

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    Furggelen

    Furggelen

    A hike offering many opportunities to play the alphorn on the way to a nice little restaurant.

    3h

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    Glattalp

    Glattalp

    Spectacular sceneray with great echo makes this excursion one of my favourites.

    15′-1h30′

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    Halsegg

    Halsegg

    The restaurant with its nice view is perfect for practicing the alphorn, a lazy day or a sunset trip.

    0-15′

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    Mythen

    Mythen

    An easy day trip with a beautiful view on the Mythen and the mountains of Central Switzerland.

    0-1h

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    Oberblegi

    Oberblegi

    A spectacular mountain lake with many great places to experience the sound of the mountains.

      2h

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    Rossalp

    Rossalp

    We play the alphorn on this hike to a little restaurant with a beautiful view over the lake of Zürich. Great for watching the sunset at the end of a late alphorn day.

    2h

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    Seebenalp

    Seebenalp

    After a pleasant stroll from Flumserberg, we play the alphorn on the shore of two nice little mountain lakes.

    2h

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    Taalalpsee & Spaneggsee

    Taalalpsee & Spaneggsee

    Talalpsee mountain lake is accessible by minibus and great for swimming and playing the alphorn. Option to hike to the Spanalpsee.

    0-3h

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    Zwäcken

    Zwäcken

    A great option for a lazy or late Alphorn Day. sunset view. Many good spots for playing the alphorn.

    20′

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    Zwüschetmythen

    Zwüschetmythen

    One of the most famous alphorn spots in Central Switzerland right between the two Mythen mountains. Easy and sportive options

      45′

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    Contact

    Benno Weber
    Staubstrasse 1
    8038 Zürich, Switzerland

    Phone

    +41 76 295 17 03
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