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...
Europe's largest subterranean lake that can be sailed upon lies between Sion and Sierre. The water grotto is easily accessible and there is a boat tour for viewing it....
Vindonissa, located in what is today called Windisch, was an important Roman legion's camp. The ruins of the camp are open for viewing. The monastery church of...
The museum includes the castles of Lenzburg, Wildegg, Hallwyl, Habsburg, the monastery of Königsfelden as well as as the Legionnaire's Path. Each of these monuments is...
The world famous Victorinox Swiss Army Knife has a long and fascinating past. This history is the focus of the newly opened Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center in Brunnen.
Learn about the secrets of making cherry schnaps.
The historic edifice was constructed in the 11th century and is one of the most important water castles of Switzerland. It is located at the northern end of Lake...
If brooks and rivers run only sluggishly above ground, hydropower is nearly impossible to harness. That is why the inhabitants of the valley of Le Locle began to use...
Seen from outside, the building is elliptical in shape, with a slanting roof and black and white stripes. The interior has a dizzying checkerboard design in the same...
The Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research Weissfluhjoch/Davos carries out important research and reports on snow conditions.
Sion, called Sitten in German, is the capital of the Canton of Valais. The Old Town, which lies between the hills of Valère and Tourbillon, dates back to the Middle...