From the Rhine Falls to the Jungfraujoch

Between Basel, Lake Biel and the Bernese Oberland, an astonishing wealth of history is waiting to be explored. This route takes in world-famous sights such as the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen as well as some of the country’s lesser-known treats.

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From the Rhine Falls to the Jungfraujoch

Moments of Truth.

As both a popular holiday destination and a favoured stop for passing travellers, Ticino has countless tales to tell – as you discover along this historic route from Lake Maggiore over the Alpine passes into the Bündner Herrschaft region, to Chur, Klosters and Davos.

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Moments of Truth.

Vitznau Fortress (Festung Vitznau)

The artillery fortress was constructed in the cliffs of Rigi as part of the Gotthard defence during and for World War II. For many decades it remained a well-kept secret and was always ready for battle.

The artillery fortress was constructed in the cliffs of Rigi as part of the Gotthard defence during and for World War II. For many decades it remained a well-kept secret and was always ready for battle.