Castles of Bellinzona

With its castles, walls, towers, battlements and gates, this impressive fortress is a source of wonder and amazement. more

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Alpinum Schatzalp – Alpine Flower Garden

High-altitude flowers from the Pyrenees, New Zealand, China, Nepal or Tibet also grow in Switzerland. In the botanical garden Alpinum Schatzalp,... more

Alpinum Schatzalp – Alpine Flower Garden
Lake Toma - Source of the Rhine

Lake Toma - Source of the Rhine

A calm lake lies near the Oberalp Pass. This lake's water flows clear and fresh into the valley. The Tomasee (Lake Toma) is considered to be the... more

Castles of Bellinzona

With its castles, walls, towers, battlements and gates, this impressive fortress is a source of wonder and amazement.

With its castles, walls, towers, battlements and gates, this impressive fortress is a source of wonder and amazement.

Castles of Bellinzona
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Alpinum Schatzalp – Alpine Flower Garden

High-altitude flowers from the Pyrenees, New Zealand, China, Nepal or Tibet also grow in Switzerland. In the botanical garden Alpinum Schatzalp, 3500 plant species and flower varieties from the world's high mountain regions bloom from June to September.

High-altitude flowers from the Pyrenees, New Zealand, China, Nepal or Tibet also grow in Switzerland. In the botanical garden Alpinum Schatzalp, 3500 plant species and flower varieties from the world's high mountain regions bloom from June to September.

Alpinum Schatzalp – Alpine Flower Garden
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Lake Toma - Source of the Rhine

A calm lake lies near the Oberalp Pass. This lake's water flows clear and fresh into the valley. The Tomasee (Lake Toma) is considered to be the source of the Rhine. And it is only here that the river that flows through four countries can still be crossed with a single step.

A calm lake lies near the Oberalp Pass. This lake's water flows clear and fresh into the valley. The Tomasee (Lake Toma) is considered to be the source of the Rhine. And it is only here that the river that flows through four countries can still be crossed with a single step.

Lake Toma - Source of the Rhine
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