Schwyz as the capital of the eponymous canton and the source of Switzerland's name is steeped in myths. The Old Town and the local museums mirror the history of the Confederation. According to legend, the city was founded by two Alemannic brothers.
With its collection of 160,000 items in some 80 languages, the Martin Bodmer Foundation is among the largest private libraries in the world.
Fondation Gianadda in Martigny is an internationally renowned cultural foundation with multi-faceted aspects. The museum offerings range from archaeological exhibits, a vintage car and sculpture park to art collections and concerts.
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 Königsfelden, which is well known for its unique glass windows (that date back to the 14th century), is located in the middle of these ruins.