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Via Jacobi Highlights

Discover the beauty and culture of Switzerland on a stress-free walking holiday on the Via Jacobi, hiking across its rolling green hills and lakes.
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6 days / 5 nights
March - October
From: 1,059€/person
Suitable for most active people with with good stamina and basic walking experience

Enjoy a more relaxed multi-day hike from Lake Constance to Lake Zurich

Explore everyday Swiss life around its northern lakes

Hike across farming pastures and through peaceful woodland paths

Visit some of the most beautiful baroque cathedrals and medieval abbeys

Admire the white Alps against the green hills

Relax in comfortable accommodations in historic towns on the way

Explore the fairytale like swiss country side

Explore the fairytale like swiss country side

Exploring the history of switzerland

Exploring the history of switzerland

Stormy clouds over the swiss countryside

Stormy clouds over the swiss countryside

The path will always have the backdrop of the snowy alps

The path will always have the backdrop of the snowy alps

The via jacobi starts at lake constance

The via jacobi starts at lake constance

View near the town of einsiedeln

View near the town of einsiedeln

You will cross lake zurich on the longest footbridge in the country

You will cross lake zurich on the longest footbridge in the country

Included in price

5 x accommodation with breakfast

Luggage transfer

Tour design and organization

A booklet with a detailed itinerary

GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app

24/7 service and support during your holidays

Introducing the Via Jacobi Highlights — a journey through the heart of Switzerland and discovering the hidden gems and breathtaking scenery of the country’s northern lakes.

This walking holiday offers a unique perspective on Switzerland, exploring the regions where most of its population lives. With the rolling green hills as your playground, you’ll experience the true essence of this magnificent country.

It’s part of Camino de Santiago or Way of St James, a pilgrimage route network leading to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. We chose the best days of its Swiss section, taking you from Lake Constance to Lake Zurich, exploring the stunning regions in between. Along the way, you’ll discover hidden gems, such as baroque cathedrals, historic monasteries, and delicious local cuisine.

The Via Jacobi Highlights offers a change of pace from the more strenuous Alpine hikes, taking you on a scenic journey through charming lakeside towns, pastures, and wooded areas. Everyone can experience the culture and beauty of everyday Switzerland while marveling at the stunning backdrop of the white Alps. Even off-season (available from March to October), when the higher mountain passes are fully covered in snow.

At Walking Holidays Switzerland, we strive to provide a hassle-free and delightful experience. To accomplish this, we handle all the logistics for you, including booking your accommodations, providing a comprehensive itinerary booklet, and GPS routes. Additionally, we are available for 24/7 support, so you can fully immerse yourself in your walking journey without any worries.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience the beauty of Switzerland like never before. Inquire now to learn more about the Via Jacobi Highlights and start planning your adventure today!


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For solo hikers or hikers who wish to meet other like-minded souls, and don’t want to stress about tour-planning and other annoying details. We’re going to find you a group of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts and take care of all the other details. The tour will be led by our guide, who’ll make sure everything runs smoothly, ensuring maximum hiking enjoyment.

Private Guided Group

Experience the great outdoors on a private guided tour tailored just for your group. It’s for those who want a hassle-free adventure and enjoy the flexibility of a small private group and not stress about the details of everyday planning. The guide will be fully at your disposal to make this experience as personalized as possible, maximizing enjoyment during and after the tour.


For travellers that want flexibility and independence. We organize the tours of your choice, but the adventure of getting around is all yours. You will get a fly & drive itinerary handout with activities, accommodations and travelling tips with full support of our team for any emergencies or concerns. You will take yourself around Slovenia, but we can arrange a car rental or even a campervan if you wish.


We handle itineraries, accommodations, and anything else you prefer not to deal with, so you can enjoy a carefree hike.

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