This is a wild and wonderful natural landscape just a few steps from the Old Town of Montreux.
The hike to the Gondo Gorge begins at Gabi/Gstein on the Simplon Road. The Stockalperweg, an ancient muleteer track, is also found here.
The power of water is impressively displayed in the Aare Gorge near Meiringen. Through the course of millennia the river has eroded a deep bed in the limestone. The...
A calm lake lies near the Oberalp Pass. This lake's water flows clear and fresh into the valley. The Tomasee (Lake Toma) is considered to be the source of the Rhine....
Moorlands come into existence at locations that are constantly moist, or during the summer months.
Besides the village of Ins, Kerzers, which is part of Canton Fribourg, may be called the capital of vegetable gardening. Hundreds of fields surround the town. Kerzers...
Leave the hectic pace of city life behind, throw everyday stress overboard, and enjoy the peace and quiet of the lake on board one of the three motor-powered cruise...
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...
The water of the river Doubs, which has been dammed up by landslide debris, forms the four kilometer long, but only 200 meter wide, winding Lac des Brenets. The 27...
With a height of nearly 300 meters, Staubbach Falls is the second highest waterfall in Switzerland. In the summer warm winds swirl the waters around, so that the Falls...
In the olden days, those that crossed the Gotthard Pass still had a long way to the plains far below. There was another barrier in Rodi in the Upper Leventina: the...
Benediktus Trail, Walen Trail and the Four Lakes Hike, 3 of the most exciting Alpine hikes in the Lake Lucerne region. Hike for approx. three hours each day along well...
In the Lauterbrunnen Valley there is a waterfall that crashes to the ground below in 5 cascades that are more than 400 meters high.