The picturesque Engadine village of Zernez is the gateway to the Swiss National Park, Switzerland’s biggest nature preserve. But Zernez is also an ideal starting point for journeys of discovery in the Engadine and the Switzerland – Italy - Austria three-country-triangle.
The Simplon Pass links Brig (Valais) with Domodossola in Northern Italy. Now generally open in winter, it was used as early as the Stone Age, though until the 17th century it was mainly traversed by smugglers and mercenaries as the narrow Gondo Gorge was considered impassable, even by Roman Era architects.
Saas-Grund, the “Hiking Pearl”, has guaranteed snow in winter and a host of activities in summer. This pleasant holiday destination offers a huge range of exciting experiences for all ages. The inspiring mountain surroundings provide an ideal setting for quality time with the whole family.
Vevey is one of the “Pearls of the Swiss Riviera”. Its lakeside location with breathtaking views of the Alpine panorama, its extraordinarily mild climate, the vineyards, numerous excursion destinations in the region and proud paddlewheel steamers on the lake characterise this town by Lake Geneva.