The Drei Weieren (three ponds) on the slopes of the Freudenberg form a suburban recreation area with a total of five man-made ponds.
At 291 km, the Aare is the longest wholly Swiss river. It originates from the Oberaar glacier in the eastern Bernese Alps, flows through lakes Brienz and Thun, passes...
When the Rhine flows past Chur, it has already passed some of the most beautiful landscapes on its entire route to the North Sea. Hiking along the banks of the Young...
At the start of summer 2011, Schaffhausen implemented a nationwide first and now the Munot Town has a new boat stop by the Rhine.
Cool off after a strenuous hike or other sporting activity or simply have fun and bathe your arms and tread water in designated pools.
Take a look at the role of water in the history of the city. What are the possibilities and the risks for Thun, given its lakeside and riverside location? How has...
Although Winterthur is also referred to as the Eulachstadt, little can be seen of the city's stream. For the most part the Eulach stream was banished underground -...
The Mülenen Gorge is a narrow ravine south of the old town of St.Gallen. At the lower end of the valley - so the story goes – Saint Gall stumbled and fell among thorns.
The Gübsensee is a reservoir at the western end of St.Gallen. It is here that the Kraftwerk Kubel uses the steep gradient to drive the turbines.
In Bern there are more than 100 fountains, eleven of which still retain their original appearance.