Epic Europe



No matter what time of year, there are world-renowned events taking place in Switzerland and nearby, and we can give you access to any and all of them. From Art Basel, the ultimate expo of new contemporary artists, to the Montreux Jazz Festival, bringing the top jazz and rock musicians in the world to the shores of Lac Leman for over 40 years. Or for more classical music, the festivals in Lucerne, Verbier, and Zermatt bring in the best young performers and orchestras each summer. And to tie these events seamlessly into your bespoke itinerary in the Alps adds an unexpected element of culture and access to an already amazing trip.


For sports fans, the FIS World Cup ski races in Wengen are a must; the legendary Lauberhorn is the longest and most demanding downhill on the circuit, and a win cements your status as a hero for life. And the Omega European masters golf championships are held each year in Crans-Montana, one of Europe’s highest golf courses, with views from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn. And premiere-league football or ice hockey matches are easily accessible. For 110 years, the Salon International de l’Auto in Geneva has showcased the newest car designs, and is one of the most important of the year.


For more local cultural events, the Christmas markets in Basel each year are a great way to kick off the festive season as well as find unique gifts. Fasnacht, or Carnivale takes on a different meaning in nearly every part of Switzerland, but is not to be missed wherever you are. And the Fête Nationale, Switzerland’s celebration of Independence and the formation of the Swiss Confederation in 1291, is a special celebration throughout the country, from mountain-top bonfires and fireworks to parades and brunches on local farms. 

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    Epic Europe is a luxury experiential adventure travel operator based in the Swiss Alps.

    Epic Europe specializes in private bespoke itineraries for small groups. Experiencing the best of each region, from interacting with the local people and enjoying authentic regional food and wine, as well as time-honored traditions and festivals, to recreating in the alpine landscape, and truly understanding why the Alps are the birthplace of adventure travel. From custom ski, hiking, or cycling trips to building in city tours, cultural itineraries, or gastronomic discovery, these award-winning, multi-dimensional trips are tailored to our clients' wishes every time, and are not packaged tours. From Switzerland, Italy, and France's Alps, to world-class cultural cities and larger towns, Epic Europe can design a tailored adventure that fulfills your every need. 

    • "Hiking in the Alps has always been on my bucket list, but I wasn't sure that a typical trip was my style. Epic Europe designed a custom route for our group, staying in the best little inns and hotels, and we felt like we had the trails to ourselves. I will come back again and again to explore new trails with their guides every year that I can!" - R.B., NY USA
    • "Epic Europe has coordinated several corporate events for us over the past 5 years, and I cannot imagine a more professional operation to handle all of the details. From a team-building event for 50 people in a 17th-century castle atop a mountain pass, to marketing conferences and catalog shoots, their knowledge of the best locations in the Alps is second-to-none, and they are as good as it gets at being creative." - E.P., Lugano CH
    • "A day of heliskiing in Italy culminated with a sunset run off the Breuil saddle of the Matterhorn - one of the most thrilling runs of my life - and we left our tracks in a place where they remained for a week afterward, reminding us of the best day of skiing in our life!" - WG, CT USA
    • "I would have to say that Verbier and Zermatt might be the best places I have ever ridden a mountain bike, and I couldn't imagine going without the help of Epic Europe's guides. It was a dream trip for sure." - B.S., PA USA
    • "Our family spent last Christmas in Zermatt on a bespoke Epic Europe ski trip. The special thought and care that they put into our holiday made it our best yet." - L.M.; CA USA
    • "I have done trips in the Alps and surrounding regions with Epic Europe for the past 4 years, and every one has been unique and surpassed the last. The experiences that they deliver due to their personal relationships are a window into the real life in these incredible locations, and they share these friendships with us." - K.B., CT USA
    • "Epic Europe's custom road biking trip that they put together for my buddy's bachelor party was great - the right combination of killer rides, great hotels, and outstanding restaurants. Great guides, and overall a perfect trip." - A.S., London UK
    • “The team at Epic Europe created the most incredible trip for us, where everything came together seamlessly, and we never had to think about what came next - it just magically happened as if it was meant to be. That takes real talent, and they make it look easy." - B.N., WY USA


    Would you like more information, or to have us create a tailored trip for you? We would be glad to begin the design process for your ultimate experience in the Alps. 

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