“Walking Is Man's
 Best Medicine.“


Step-by-step and day-by-day

with over 60,000 kilometers of possibilities. Sabbaticals Over Switzerland provides customizable, short-term “sabbaticals” with a focus on nature.


The Sabbatical

Two-week Itinerary Example

Arrival plus
Swiss Wellness

2-3 Days 

Customized Hiking

7-10 Days

Time to reflect 

(Optional Coaching Sessions)

2-3 Days

Transport to airport
Return Home

Final Day

Photos and Videos

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a first-hand experience must be priceless.

While you are planning your Sabbatical Over Switzerland, take time to look through our lense to get a glimpse of what is in store for you. 

Summer Sabbatical

Refresh! Redirect! Rejuvenate! with a
summer hiking sabbatical.

Winter Sabbatical

Refresh! Redirect! Rejuvenate! with snowshoes
during a winter hiking sabbatical.

Featured Photo

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Sunset on Lake Zug

Flat Stanley's Sabbatical

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Flat Stanley went SoSwiss
with Thomas! 

See Flat Stanley's
Photo Book

About Us

Thomas Planzer, founder 


Thomas has learned from experience that unloading the mind and widening the heart ultimately leads to more success on both personal and professional levels. He created Sabbaticals Over Switzerland in order to fulfill dreams—yours and his. Thomas combines knowledge gained from hiking throughout his home country and traveling around the world with his passion for connecting with people. Thomas does what he believes in and believes in what he is doing. He is excited to share the power of nature and the beauty of Switzerland with others and is ready to customize a sabbatical just for you.


This is definitely a win-win experience for my family and my business. Thanks, Thomas, for the many adventures and the ever-lasting memories.


Walter R.

16-time Sabbatical Participant 

Experiencing a Mini-Sabbatical with Thomas as my guide brings me closer to the best parts of Switzerland. I feel safe and he paces the hikes to maximize my energy. I have seen landscapes, quaint villages, alpine huts, and gorgeous views that I would never have discovered on my own. There's always something new around every corner! 


Karen M.

I’m happy for everyone who has the privilege of experiencing this unique way of recharging their batteries. Being immersed in nature for several days in a row restores my mental power plant. I’ve come up with some fresh business ideas while on a mini-sabbatical with Thomas.


Hansueli W. 

Founder, Stars and Stripes American Bar & Restaurant


Have we peaked your interest?

Thomas Planzer
Chamerstrasse 172
6303 Zug
 004141 534 25 64 

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