Summer destinations: Villages

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  • Zermatt

    Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town's touristic development is closely linked to what is most probably the world's most famous mountain. The vacation destination is a car-free zone, has preserved its original character and offers nearly unlimited possibilities as far as excursions are concerned.
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  • Lenzerheide

    The idyllic, park-like countryside of the high valley of Lenzerheide provides the perfect setting for experience-packed and relaxing holidays. In winter a varied ski region awaits winter sports enthusiasts on both sides of the valley.
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  • Braunwald

    Braunwald is a family-friendly summer and winter holiday resort on a sunny terrace in the Glarus hinterland. The panoramic view to the south is dominated by the glaciated peak of the Tödi.
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  • Zernez

    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.
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  • Ascona

    Ascona is Switzerland's lowest lying town. It is located at 196 meters above sea level on the northern shore of Lago Maggiore, also called Lake Langen. Ascona is famous for its mild climate, its Old Town and a lake promenade which is dotted with street cafés and boasts a Latin ambience.
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  • Flims

    Flims is a popular Graubünden destination for families, bikers and hikers, and is considered one of the most varied holiday regions. It has plenty of hiking trails, mountain bike routes and bathing lakes for adventure and relaxation.
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  • Klosters

    Klosters offers a unique combination of a renowned mountain resort – the British heir to the throne Prince Charles is a regular guest – and the idyll of an unspoilt Graubünden village. The diverse range of activities on offer in summer and winter is well suited to families with children.
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  • Engelberg

    Engelberg-Titlis is the largest winter and summer holiday destination in central Switzerland. The attractive village with the famous monastery offers a wide variety of holiday activities for families, newcomers and those in the know. The many exciting options will make your stay an unforgettable mountain experience.
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  • Arosa

    The tradition-rich Grisons holiday resort of Arosa is located at the end of the romantic Schanfigg Valley at an altitude of about 1800 metres above sea level. With its impressive range of mountain peaks all around, Arosa Lenzerheide is just as attractive for extended hiking tours in summer as it is in winter, offering a great variety of snow sport activities.
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  • Davos

    Davos in Grisons is a place of superlatives: this holiday destination with international ambience is the largest resort in the Alps for mountain holidays, sport and conferences, at 1560 m the highest town in the Alps and a high-altitude health resort with a long tradition.
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  • Grächen

    Grächen – a fairytale. The mountain village is situated on a broad sun terrace, high above the Zermatt valley, at an altitude of 1,620 m. It extends a particularly warm welcome to families, and offers a lively programme that contrasts with the neighbouring resort of Zermatt.
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  • Horgen

    Horgen has been a traffic hub on the north/south axis since the year 1230. This long period of time has left its historical and economic imprint on our town. Today this important district town has 18,000 inhabitants and is a popular location for living and working. At the same time it is the regional recreation and excursion destination.
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  • Bürgenstock

    Two luxury hotels, Waldhotel - Healthy Living, a medical wellness centre, Residence Suites, business facilities and the peerless 10,000 m2 Bürgenstock Alpine Spa, all set against a breathtaking mountain landscape.
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  • Rasa

    The small Ticinese mountain village, located in Centovalli Valley, is part of the municipality of Centovalli.
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  • Château-d'Oex

    In both summer and winter, Château-d'Oex and Rougemont present a diverse range of holiday experiences and sporting activities. Wonderful mountainscapes and old decorated chalets are typical for the villages of the Pays-d'Enhaut.
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  • Alpnach

    Welcome to Alpnach alongside the beautiful Lake Lucerne and at the foot of the majestic mount Pilatus, rich in legend and dragon lore, and with the steepest cogwheel railway in the world.
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  • Verbier

    Verbier, the most cosmopolitan holiday resort in Valais, is situated on a sunny plateau and offers a unique panoramic view of the Mont-Blanc and the Combins massif.
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  • Bönigen

    The picturesque village is nestled between two mountain chains, at the lower shore of Lake Brienz with meadows and picturesque wooden houses, some of which date back to the 16th century.
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  • Payerne

    It could hardly be more impressive: the monumental former abbey church, dating from the 11th century, that dominates the medieval centre of Payerne.
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  • Les Diablerets

    Les Diablerets, an important centre for adventure sports, lies between Lake Geneva and Gstaad at an altitude of 1200 metres. Even in summer, the Glacier 3000 ski region in the heart of the Vaud Alps offers skiing and glacier enjoyment over an expansive area.
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  • Guggisberg

    Who doesn’t know the sad folk song of «Vreneli ab em Guggisbärg» and her ill-fated love? But anyone choosing Guggisberg in the Bernese pre-Alps region of Gantrisch as a holiday or excursion destination will have absolutely no reason to sound sad!
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  • Glarus

    Glarus, the smallest canton capital in Switzerland, nestles between mountains at the foot of the Glärnisch ridge. The mountain canton of the same name looks back over a long industrial history. Walkers, mountain climbers, cyclists and amateur geologists will discover a varied holiday region with plenty of interesting excursions.
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  • Bourg-St-Pierre

    The gateway to Italy, the village of Bourg-St-Pierre is bursting with history and charm, from its ancient buildings to its newly restored mill and the legacies left by former travellers.
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  • Filisur

    Filisur is a small, attractive mountain resort in the heart of Graubünden. As part of the Bergün Filisur vacation region, the village of 500 inhabitants is an ideal starting point for train rides on the UNESCO World Heritage route of the Rhaetian Railway.
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  • Les Paccots

    Welcome to a gastronomic adventure! The idyllic resort of Les Paccots, located between Vevey and Fribourg at an airy 1,000 m, has a variety of treats in store for food lovers.
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  • Mürren

    «My name is Bond, James Bond.» The agent who presented himself in such an unmistakeable way made a decisive contribution to the fame of the Schilthorn. The mountain with its breathtaking panoramic views is today one of the top attractions of the Jungfrau region. Lying at the foot of the Schilthorn, Mürren has nevertheless remained a cosy mountain village.
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  • Langnau i.E.

    The beautiful hilly landscape around Langnau in Emmental is characterised by lush meadows, quiet forests and breathtaking views of the tops of the Bernese Alps and the Jura mountains.
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  • Bad Zurzach

    The small spa town of Bad Zurzach is located in the picturesque Rhine landscape of Canton Aargau, which is dotted with spa resorts. The waterways and Saint Verena have shaped the resort town. Today the thermal baths, hiking and biking trails and the charming village center are major attractions.
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  • Beckenried

    The resort of Beckenried (435 m) is on the south bank of Lake Lucerne at the foot of the Klewenalp with views of the popular and famous Rigi mountain on the other side of the lake. Near to Beckenried, on the panoramic terrace high above the lake, lie the villages of Emmetten and Seelisberg. Cable-cars provide access to the family-friendly walking and skiing area of Klewenalp and Stockhütte.
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  • Kerenzerberg

    From spring through to autumn, the sports runs and tracks make accessible a wonderful walking area, with walking trails and hikes the extend right up to an Alpine altitude. The pistes are groomed and a small, family-friendly skiing area becomes available once the first winter snowfalls have settled.
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  • Savognin

    The old Graubünden mountain village of Savognin is a lovely area in which to walk during the summer. The winter sports arena with its especially wide pistes attracts skiers, carvers and snowboarders, but also offers non-Alpine skiers a wealth of diversity.
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  • Bremgarten AG

    The historic little town of Bremgarten is situated about 20km west of Zurich. Surrounded on three sides by the River Reuss, its pedestrianised Old Town is a cultural heritage site of national importance. The famous fairs attract thousands of visitors every year.
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