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Accomodation along Via Jacobi (Switzerland) 2020

AleJudo

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Via Jacobi (August-September 2020)
Hi everyone! I am planning on walking the Via Jacobi between August-September (starting towards the end of August).
My biggest concern is: HOW FAR IN ADVANCE AM I SUPPOSED TO BOOK FOR EACH ACCOMODATION? I understand that booking each place day by day is pretty hard, not impossible though.
Does anyone have any other kind of advice? Anything could help me!
Thank you very much in advance!!!
 

Kitsambler

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Le Puy 2010-11, Prague 2012, Nuremberg 2013, Einsiedeln 2015, Geneva 2017-19
My biggest concern is: HOW FAR IN ADVANCE AM I SUPPOSED TO BOOK FOR EACH ACCOMODATION?
This is such a wonderful route and you will have a terrific experience! I can only speak to the pre-covid situation of previous years from personal experience. The Via Jacobi website has a downloadable lodging list, that includes both public accommodations, hiker refuges, and private homes. My experience walking in May-June several years ago was that the less expensive (and more convenient) accommodations book up quite early, leaving the more expensive options as the only choice. A month in advance was not too early.

This year, with the covid situation, I imagine the private-home lodgings would be fewer in number, if they are open at all. The Swiss association would be able to supply more current details.

Route info https://www.schweizmobil.ch/en/hiking-in-switzerland/route-04.html

Association site (German/French) https://www.viajacobi4.ch/
 

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i wonder if the Swiss would be open to tents along the Way
 
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