Randa

Randa

The village and its many hamlets was founded in 1290, but was first documented in 1305. Together with Täsch it belonged to the municipality of Naters until 1552, at which point it became part of the municipality of Visp. more

Ascona

Ascona

Ascona is Switzerland's lowest lying town. It is located at 196 meters above sea level on the northern shore of Lago Maggiore, also called Lake...more

Bischofszell - Baroque Town in Thurgau

Bischofszell -...

The city of Bischofszell lies on a terrace presiding over the confluence...more

Vitznau

Vitznau

Vitznau lies in an idyllic bay of Lake Lucerne at the foot of the Rigi....more

Randa

The village and its many hamlets was founded in 1290, but was first documented in 1305. Together with Täsch it belonged to the municipality of Naters until 1552, at which point it became part of the municipality of Visp.

The village and its many hamlets was founded in 1290, but was first documented in 1305. Together with Täsch it belonged to the municipality of Naters until 1552, at which point it became part of the municipality of Visp. The name Randa probably comes from the word "Rand" meaning border. The extended Baroque church, built in 1717, is a real gem.

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Ascona

Ascona is Switzerland's lowest lying town. It is located at 196 meters above sea level on the northern shore of Lago Maggiore, also called Lake Langen. Ascona is famous for its mild climate, its Old Town and a lake promenade which is dotted with street cafés and boasts a Latin ambience.

Ascona is Switzerland's lowest lying town. It is located at 196 meters above sea level on the northern shore of Lago Maggiore, also called Lake Langen. Ascona is famous for its mild climate, its Old Town and a lake promenade which is dotted with street cafés and boasts a Latin ambience.

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Bischofszell - Baroque Town in Thurgau

The city of Bischofszell lies on a terrace presiding over the confluence of the Sitter and Thur Rivers. The city won the Wakker Prize in 1987. Walks and extensive hiking tours that start in Bischofszell let visitors explore and enjoy the scenic riverine landscape.

The city of Bischofszell lies on a terrace presiding over the confluence of the Sitter and Thur Rivers. The city won the Wakker Prize in 1987. Walks and extensive hiking tours that start in Bischofszell let visitors explore and enjoy the scenic riverine landscape.

Bischofszell - Baroque Town in Thurgau
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Vitznau

Vitznau lies in an idyllic bay of Lake Lucerne at the foot of the Rigi. This holiday resort in central Switzerland is a popular starting point for numerous excursions around the lake, primarily however up the famous Rigi, lookout point and walkers’ paradise: a rack railway leads from Vitznau to Rigi Kulm.

Vitznau lies in an idyllic bay of Lake Lucerne at the foot of the Rigi. This holiday resort in central Switzerland is a popular starting point for numerous excursions around the lake, primarily and naturally, up the famous regional mountain.

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