CERN is the major research organisation also known as the European Organisation for Nuclear Research. As an unmistakable point of orientation, the Globe of Science and Innovation represents a symbol for our planet, night and day.
At 800 hectares, the terraced vineyards of the Lavaux form Switzerland's largest contiguous vineyard area with terrace after terrace offering magnificent views.
Lucerne lies on the river Reuss, at the end of Lake Lucerne, framed by impressive mountains. The city has been a stronghold of tourism since 1840, thanks to the well-preserved Old Town with its Chapel Bridge and Water Tower.