Combe Grède

Combe Grède

A huge crevice vertically divides the ridge over St-Imier into two parts – the Combe Grède. The craggy cliff faces are inhabited by chamois and marmots, even pellegrine falcons and wood grouse can be seen. The 14-km-long and steep walk from Villeret through the Combe Grède direct to the Chasseral...more

Lac de Joux in the Vaud Jura

Lac de Joux in the Vaud Jura

Lac de Joux in the Vaud Jura is located at 1,000 metres in the valley of the same name (Vallée de Joux). The stark beauty and unspoilt nature of...more

Zurich museum on rails

Zurich museum on...

A historic railway in the middle of Zurich. It runs on the tracks of the...more

Aletsch - the Region Surrounding the Largest Alpine Glacier

Aletsch - the...

Incredibly immense, incredibly beautiful: the Large Aletsch Glacier is...more

Combe Grède

A huge crevice vertically divides the ridge over St-Imier into two parts – the Combe Grède. The craggy cliff faces are inhabited by chamois and marmots, even pellegrine falcons and wood grouse can be seen. The 14-km-long and steep walk from Villeret through the Combe Grède direct to the Chasseral is very demanding, takes a good 6 hours and should only be undertaken by experienced hikers. The start and end point can be reached using public transportation.

A huge crevice vertically divides the ridge over St-Imier into two parts – the Combe Grède.

Lac de Joux in the Vaud Jura

Lac de Joux in the Vaud Jura is located at 1,000 metres in the valley of the same name (Vallée de Joux). The stark beauty and unspoilt nature of the high valley and the lake attract countless visitors all year round; in summer mainly for water sports, biking and hiking and in winter for ice-skating and cross-country skiing. Set between Mont Tendre (1679 m) and the densely wooded chain of the Risoux, the Lac de Joux is the largest expanse of water in the Jura region. During the summer months you can take a boat trip round the lake.

Lac de Joux in the Vaud Jura is located at 1,000 metres in the valley of the same name (Vallée de Joux). The stark beauty and unspoilt nature of the high valley and the lake attract countless visitors all year round; in summer mainly for water sports, biking and hiking and in winter for ice-skating and cross-country skiing.

Zurich museum on rails

A historic railway in the middle of Zurich. It runs on the tracks of the Sihltal railway between Zurich central station or Wiedikon and Sihlbrugg and is the only place in Switzerland to offer engine-driving courses for novices on old electric locomotives. People who have been trained in this way provide useful support in maintaining and operating the historic vehicles.

Aletsch - the Region Surrounding the Largest Alpine Glacier

Incredibly immense, incredibly beautiful: the Large Aletsch Glacier is the Alps' mightiest ice flow. And the most popular, for it is easily accessible and is ideally situated for extensive hikes, winter sports and special nature excursions.

Incredibly immense, incredibly beautiful: the Large Aletsch Glacier is the Alps' mightiest ice flow. And the most popular, for it is easily accessible and is ideally situated for extensive hikes, winter sports and special nature excursions.