Ziteil – Europe’s highest shrine

Ziteil – Europe’s highest shrine

The first recorded pilgrimage to Ziteil (2434 m above sea level) took place in 1580.more

Heiliggeistkirche (Holy Ghost Church)

Heiliggeistkirche (Holy Ghost Church)

The 18th-century Holy Ghost Church stands on the site occupied by its predecessor, which was commonly called the "Spitalkirche," or Hospital...more

Schweizerisches Landesmuseum (Swiss National Museum)

Schweizerisches...

Exhibits ranging from Swiss prehistory to regional costumes and art fill...more

Excursion: Lake Geneva Cruises

Excursion: Lake...

There is no better way to enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Geneva than...more

Ziteil – Europe’s highest shrine

The first recorded pilgrimage to Ziteil (2434 m above sea level) took place in 1580.

The first recorded pilgrimage to Ziteil (2434 m above sea level) took place in 1580.

Heiliggeistkirche (Holy Ghost Church)

The 18th-century Holy Ghost Church stands on the site occupied by its predecessor, which was commonly called the "Spitalkirche," or Hospital Church. Constructed in the 13thcentury, the former church was operated by a monastery which also cared for Bern's poor and sick in a nearby infirmary and pauper's home.

The 18th-century Holy Ghost Church stands on the site occupied by its predecessor, which was commonly called the "Spitalkirche," or Hospital Church. Constructed in the 13thcentury, the former church was operated by a monastery which also cared for Bern's poor and sick in a nearby infirmary and pauper's home.

Schweizerisches Landesmuseum (Swiss National Museum)

Exhibits ranging from Swiss prehistory to regional costumes and art fill the halls of the Swiss National Museum. But Christian travelers will want to visit the 16th- and 17th-century historical rooms, with special emphasis on Zürich's Reformers.

Exhibits ranging from Swiss prehistory to regional costumes and art fill the halls of the Swiss National Museum.

Excursion: Lake Geneva Cruises

There is no better way to enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Geneva than plying the waters on a Lake Geneva Cruise. Admire tiny Swiss towns, terraced vineyards, three dozen ports and their storybook castles and cathedrals, all against a backdrop of the purple mountains. Spend your time relaxing in the sun, shooting photographs or enjoying a gourmet meal, anything is possible on Lake Geneva.

There is no better way to enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Geneva than plying the waters on a Lake Geneva Cruise. Admire tiny Swiss towns, terraced vineyards, three dozen ports and their storybook castles and cathedrals, all against a backdrop of the purple mountains.