Open Air Museum Ballenberg

Open Air Museum Ballenberg

Since the 1970s old farmhouses, stables, bakehouses or barns are no longer demolished when they are due to be replaced by modern buildings. Instead, the buildings are dismantled stone by stone, and rebuilt in the Ballenberg Open Air Museum. more

Grand St. Bernard - Pass and Saint Bernard Dogs

Grand St. Bernard - Pass and Saint...

The Saint Bernard dog is a special symbol of Switzerland. Everyone knows that the large and good-natured Barry saved the lives of lost...more

The Swiss National Museum

The Swiss...

Here, culture and public transportation rub shoulders. The National...more

Gd Hôtel Bella Tola & St-Luc

Gd Hôtel Bella...

Fabulously located historic hotel dating from 1859, with a view of the...more

Open Air Museum Ballenberg

Since the 1970s old farmhouses, stables, bakehouses or barns are no longer demolished when they are due to be replaced by modern buildings. Instead, the buildings are dismantled stone by stone, and rebuilt in the Ballenberg Open Air Museum.

Since the 1970s old farmhouses, stables, bakehouses or barns are no longer demolished when they are due to be replaced by modern buildings. Instead, the buildings are dismantled stone by stone, and rebuilt in the Ballenberg Open Air Museum.

Grand St. Bernard - Pass and Saint Bernard Dogs

The Saint Bernard dog is a special symbol of Switzerland. Everyone knows that the large and good-natured Barry saved the lives of lost mountaineers. The four-legged hero has always been bred at the Alpine Pass of Great Saint Bernhard.

The Saint Bernard dog is a special symbol of Switzerland. Everyone knows that the large and good-natured Barry saved the lives of lost mountaineers. The four-legged hero has always been bred at the Alpine Pass of Great Saint Bernhard.

The Swiss National Museum

Here, culture and public transportation rub shoulders. The National Museum houses Switzerland's most comprehensive collection of artifacts pertaining to its cultural heritage. The over 100-year-old building is reminiscent of a fairytale castle. On 1st August, new permanent exhibitions will open on both floors. The upper floor houses an extensive exhibition relating to Swiss history while a range of collections is on display on the ground floor.

The National Museum houses the largest cultural and historical collection in the country. Behind its over 100-year-old walls, history comes to life as visitors gain an insight into how previous generations lived, thought and felt.

Gd Hôtel Bella Tola & St-Luc

Fabulously located historic hotel dating from 1859, with a view of the Valais Alp 4000ers (peaks over 4 000 metres). Neatly renovated and with an elegant wellness facility added in 2004, the former chalet is now a stylish, luxurious gem with original furnishings.

Fabulously located historic hotel dating from 1859, with a view of the Valais Alp 4000ers (peaks over 4 000 metres). Neatly renovated and with an elegant wellness facility added in 2004, the former chalet is now a stylish, luxurious gem with original furnishings. Situated 1650m above sea level in the middle of an alpine hiking and skiing paradise. Authentic cuisine, excellent Valais wine list.