Lake Lugano

Lake Lugano

Big Lakes – Lake Lugano in Southern Switzerland reaches out its arms into Italy and is surrounded by numerous mountains offering panoramic views. Thanks to the mild Mediterranean climate, there are even citrus fruits and palm trees growing here. Take a boat ride to sample...more

Cruise on the River Aare

Cruise on the River Aare

Families – In Solothurn, Switzerland’s most beautiful baroque city, climb aboard for a...more

Chaumont – above the lake

Chaumont – above...

Excursions – This unique funicular mountain...more

Bern Bear Park

Bern Bear Park

Bern Highlights – The bear pit, Bern's emblem, has been...more

Lake Lugano

Lake Lugano – Lake Lugano in Southern Switzerland reaches out its arms into Italy and is surrounded by numerous mountains offering panoramic views. Thanks to the mild Mediterranean climate, there are even citrus fruits and palm trees growing here. Take a boat ride to sample all that the region has to offer: charming little fishing villages, tourist attractions such as the “Swiss Miniature” Park and flower-filled parks.

Lake Lugano is at the southernmost tip of the Tessin, the holiday region south of the ridge of the Alps, and it reaches its arms out into Italy. Thanks to the mild Mediterranean climate, there are even citrus fruit trees growing here, and visitors can sunbathe under palm trees.

Lake Lugano
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Cruise on the River Aare

Families – In Solothurn, Switzerland’s most beautiful baroque city, climb aboard for a unique river cruise to Biel on the Aar river. Also available in the opposite direction.

We board the "Siesta", a semi-catamaran in Solothurn, Switzerland's most beautiful Baroque-style city. On the picturesque cruise to Biel one passes the unique Stork Colony at Altreu, the charming country town of Büren and the Jura mountains. (Cruises mid-May to mi-October).

Cruise on the River Aare
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Chaumont – above the lake

Excursions – This unique funicular mountain railway carries you up Mount Chaumont, inviting you to explore the Jura landscape. It is an impressive 15-minute ride up to an altitude of more than a thousand metres, from where you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the Three Lakes area.

The mountain ridge between Lake Neuchâtel and Val de Ruz valley is Neuchâtel’s home mountain, a great vantage point, hotel mountain, story-telling mountain narrating the history of the earth, and great place for Jura hikes.

Chaumont – above the lake
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Bern Bear Park

Bern Highlights – The bear pit, Bern's emblem, has been transformed into a large bear park. Opened on 25 October 2009, the new bear park boasts an environment in which the bears can climb, fish and play – but there is also an area into which they can withdraw for privacy. The terrain is about 6,000 m2 in size and stretches from the current bear pit down to the banks of the Aare River. A walkway runs through the middle of the terrain down to the riverside path on the banks of the Aare, making it possible for visitors to enjoy a fascinating insight into the life of bears. With the help of infrared cameras, the bears can also be observed at night.

The Bern Bear Pit is an attraction that is known far beyond the borders of Switzerland. Since 2009 the bears of Bern also have a modern 6,000 square meters park at their disposal that they can reach via a tunnel.

Bern Bear Park
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