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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  • Bischofszell

    The city of Bischofszell lies on a terrace presiding over the confluence of the Sitter and Thur Rivers. The city won the Wakker Prize in 1987. Walks and extensive hiking tours that start in Bischofszell let visitors explore and enjoy the scenic riverine landscape.
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  • Randa

    The village and its many hamlets was founded in 1290, but was first documented in 1305. Together with Täsch it belonged to the municipality of Naters until 1552, at which point it became part of the municipality of Visp. The name Randa probably comes from the word "Rand" meaning border. The extended Baroque church, built in 1717, is a real gem.
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  • St-Cergue

    Saint-Cergue is located at 1041 m at the entrance to the Col de la Givrine, to the east of the impressive Jura peak of La Dôle. Its situation, high above Lake Geneva, offers wonderful wide views of the whole alpine chain as far as Mont Blanc. The main attractions of this resort are the peaceful landscape of the Jura and the fresh, scented air of the extensive forests.
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  • Guarda

    Guarda in the Lower Engadine is so beautiful a village that it was awarded the Wakker Prize. It also received the distinction «Of national importance». One of its stately houses inspired Alois Carigiet when he drew the home of Schellenursli.
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  • Orsières

    At an altitude of 900 metres, Orsières is home to a number of architectural treasures, the undisputable jewel in the crown being the church and its bell-tower.
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  • Sierre

    Siders (French: Sierre), pleasantly situated on a number of hills and nestling among vineyards, is a small town in the Valais blessed with a great deal of sunshine. Wine-growing and cultural events are both of great importance here. Thanks to its central position, Siders is also an ideal starting point for lots of excursions.
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  • Sarnen

    Surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and the beautiful lake with the same name, Sarnen is the perfect holiday destination.
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  • Silvaplana

    Silvaplana is the lively, young “Trendspot“ in Engadin. Surrounded by pristine nature and embedded in the wide Upper Engadine Lake landscape, the recreational paradise has become an international destination for sports enthusiasts.
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  • Leuk

    Leuk-City and Susten: two villages, one community - right in the heart of Valais. On average there are 3,500 hours of sunshine, an ideal precondition for growing grapes for the production of excellent wine, for rare plants, and for more than 130 species of birds.
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  • Brontallo

    Thanks to projects to enhance the landscape and regional development, Brontallo today shines in all its glory; welcoming visitors to authentic beauty, charm, culture and an overall enchanting landscape.
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  • Indemini

    In Indemini, the houses are all built of local grey gneiss rock, with slate roofs and wooden outbuildings. This typical Ticino village with its twisty alleyways is in a quiet, almost lonely location behind the hills of the Gambarogno south of Lake Maggiore.
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  • Feldis / Veulden

    Beautiful, rural, natural: The small mountain village of Feldis, located on a sunny terrace at the heart of Graubünden - an oasis of tranquility set amid a majestic high Alpine backdrop.
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  • Grindelwald

    The Eiger village of Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland lies embedded in a welcoming and green hollow, surrounded by a commanding mountainscape with the Eiger north face and the Wetterhorn. This mountainscape and the numerous lookout points and activities make Grindelwald one of the most popular and cosmopolitan holiday and excursion destinations in Switzerland, and the largest ski resort in the Jungfrau region.
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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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  • St-Gingolph

    This village, a hop and a skip from the Franco-Swiss border and perched on the south bank of Lake Geneva, boasts the longest beach on the lake (8 km).
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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