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. more

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Museo Nazionale

The national St.Gotthard-Museum on the summit of the Gotthard Pass is worth a visit. After all, it is Europe's highest museum.

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Museo Nazionale
Badrutt's Palace Hotel

Badrutt's Palace Hotel

This luxurious hotel has been appreciated by celebrities and royal families alike since opening its doors in 1896 – Alfred Hitchcock, for example,... more

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.

Museo Nazionale

The national St.Gotthard-Museum on the summit of the Gotthard Pass is worth a visit. After all, it is Europe's highest museum.

Generally, museums are in big cities, or at least in highly visited villages, but hardly are they ever on a 2,100-meter-high mountain pass.

Badrutt's Palace Hotel

This luxurious hotel has been appreciated by celebrities and royal families alike since opening its doors in 1896 – Alfred Hitchcock, for example, was one of its loyal guests.

Opened in 1896 by the Badrutt family and still owned by them, this hotel has a legendary reputation. 157 guest rooms including 37 suites enjoy views of the Alps. Delicious meals are served in "Le Restaurant" (15 Gault Millau points), the grand dame of the 6 first-class restaurants. Completely renovated beauty and wellness centre, exclusive shopping gallery, kids club and recreational services for teenagers.