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SwissBasel Carnival

Basler Fasnacht

www.fasnachts-comite.ch

A city goes wild. The “drey scheenste Dääg” (three most beautiful days) are the undisputed highlight of the year for many Basel residents.

SwissOld Town

Old Town Fasnacht

www.basel.com

In hardly any other city do 15th century buildings complement internationally renowned modern architecture. Narrow alleyways and hidden squares with over 180 fountains... simply beautiful!

SwissBasel Zoo

Basel Zoo

www.zoobasel.ch

The perfect place to relax and discover over 600 different species. The enclosures – most of the adapt on the newest standard – allow observing and learning about the animals.

SwissLucerne Festival

Lucerne Festival

www.lucernefestival.ch

One of the leading international organisers of classical and contemporary music festivals

SwissOmega European Masters

Omega European Masters

www.omegaeuropeanmasters.com

The Omega European Masters is the Swiss stop on professional men's golf's European Tour held at Crans-Montana in Valais since 1939. A spectacular mountain-golf scenery.

SwissWeltklasse Zürich

Weltklasse Zürich

www.weltklassezuerich.ch

Large-scale international athletics events, it is sometimes referred to as the one day Olympics. Part of the IAAF Diamond League.

SwissStreet Parade

Streetparade

www.streetparade.ch

Around 30 Love Mobiles brightly decorated trucks carrying vast music systems, DJs and party people – drive at walking pace through the crowds around the lakeside in Zurich. The most colourful techno parade in the world fascinates hundreds of thousands of dance fans.

SwissBahnhofstrasse

Bahnhofstrasse

www.bahnhofstrasse-zuerich.ch

Exclusive shopping street heading to Paradeplatz the Swiss finance center.

SwissNational museum

Landesmuseum

www.nationalmuseum.ch

Largest cultural-historical collection of objects in the country.

SwissWhite Turf

White Turf St. Moritz

www.whiteturf.ch

International guests, jockeys & horses on the frozen Lake of St. Moritz: Spectacular horse races and a magnificent scenery on the Engadine mountains!

SwissRabadan Carnival

rabadan karneval

www.rabadan.ch

Bellinzona is famous for its carnival Rabadan (noise). For a few days, more than 150’000 people joyfully celebrate in the streets.

SwissEstival Jazz

Estival Jazz

www.estivaljazz.ch

International artists play jazz, blues, pop, soul, rock and world music in Lugano and Mendrisio with some free open air concerts

SwissJungfrau Aletsch

Jungfrau-Aletsch

www.jungfraualetsch.ch

The First UNESCO World Heritage in the Alps

SwissCathedral St. Pierre

Cathedral Saint Pierre

www.saintpierre-geneve.ch

Cathedral

SwissPanoramic-Express

Panoramic-Express

www.goldenpass.ch

From Montreux to Lucerne in a panoramic coach. Three railway lines will take you from Lake Geneva towards the Alpine summits and then on down to Lake Lucerne, the birthplace of Switzerland.

Swiss3 world records

3 world records

www.saas-fee.ch

3 world records on 3500 above sea level: biggest ice pavilion. highest revolving restaurant, highest underground train

SwissIce climbing

Ice climbing

www.iceclimbingworldcup.ch

In January the Ice climbing world championships take part with breathtaking action and legendary parties since over 10 days

SwissChillon Castle

Chillon Castle

www.chillon.ch

Chillon Castle is the most visited historical monument in Switzerland. Its location between the mountains and the lake is absolutely magical!

SwissLake St.Léonard

Lake of St.Léonard

www.lac-souterrain.com

The biggest underground lake of Europe

SwissFestival Hérens

fighting cows in the Valais

www.finale-cantonale.ch

The International Festival of the Hérens breed in Aproz. Unique in the world: The fighting cows in the Valais

SwissOlympic Museum

Olympic Museum

www.olympic.org/museum

Olympic Museum Lausanne

SwissHigh moors Gruère

High moors at Gruère

www.juratourisme.ch

Nature reserve covers more than 120 hectares. The peat bog or upland moor extends over 56 hectares and has a nine-metre layer of peat accumulated over 12,000 years. Classified as a marshland of national importance.

SwissFribourg Cathedral

Fribourg Cathedral

www.stnicolas.ch/

Magnificent gothic cathedral of St-Nicholas. In 1924 it was designated the cathedral of the Lausanne-Geneva-Fribourg Catholic diocese. The cathedral boasts many artistic treasures!

SwissTrift Bridge

Trift Bridge

www.grimselwelt.ch

The Trift bridge, with a span of 170m, is the longest swing bridge in the Alps. It takes a bit of courage, but the view from the bridge across the lake and up to the glacier makes it worthwhile.

SwissFurka Mountain Railway

Furka Mountain Route

www.dfb.ch

A great adventure is a trip on the steam trains in the high alpine region of the Rhone Glacier. Ride in historical trains and marvel at the alpine landscape and the restored steam technology of the last century.

SwissOld Town of Bern

Old City of Bern

www.bern.com

The capital of Switzerland. 6 km of limestone buildings and medieval arcades, its Renaissance fountains and its beautiful cathedral surrounded by picturesque rooftops, truly a gem of medieval architecture in Europe.

SwissHouse of Parliament

House of Parliament

www.bundeshaus.ch

Seat of the Swiss government and the parliament. The palace features numerous symbolic renderings of Swiss history. 38 artists from throughout Switzerland are responsible for the building's decorations.

SwissPaul Klee

Paul Klee gallery Bern

www.zpk.org

Zentrum Paul Klee (designed by Renzo Piano) has been presenting to the public the world's most important collection of works by Paul Klee (1879-1940).

SwissOnion Market

Onion Market

www.bern.com

Traditional folk festival with over 50 tons of onions artistically woven into braids

SwissChaux-de-fonds

Chaux-de-fonds

www.neuchateltourisme.ch

Chaux-de-fonds, UNESCO world heritage Watchmaker houses and Le Corbusier architecture to discover along the streets.

SwissSt. Peter's Island

St. Peter's Island

www.biel-seeland.ch

St. Peter's Island, kingdom of Jean-Jacques Rousseau An island of peacefulness in the middle of the lack of Bienne.

horsesSwissJura horses

Jura horses

www.jurabernois.ch

The jura horse; Franche-montagne. Beautiful horse-riding tour with rustic horses in a preserved natural landscape.

SwissTinguely Museum

Tinguely Museum

www.tinguely.ch

Built after plans by the Ticinese architect Mario Botta, houses the greatest collection of works by Jean Tinguely (1925 – 1991), one of the most innovative and important Swiss artists of the 20th century.

SwissKunstmuseum Basel

Museum of Art

www.kunstmuseumbasel.ch

In Basel you will find art in numerous museums. There are nearly 40 museums from Historical to Contemporary with world renowned exhibitions. The Kunstmuseum Basel is regarded as one of the oldest publicly accessible art collections in the world.

SwissTitlis-Rotair

Titlis-Rotair

www.titlis.ch

Up at the peak there’s only one season. And that’s winter. Of all the highlights in Central Switzerland, TITLIS is the big one – and the only glacier in the entire region that is actually accessible. Breathtaking panorama guaranteed to take you higher!

SwissMt. Pilatus

Mt. Pilatus

www.pilatus.ch

2132 possibilities above sea level

SwissLake Lucerne

Lake Lucerne

www.lakelucerne.ch

Spectacular cruises

SwissMuseum of Transportation

Museum of Transportation

www.verkehrshaus.ch

Most popular museum in Switzerland. Here you can explore distant galaxies, a pristine wilderness or the history of mobility. More than 3000 objects spread over 20,000 m² of exhibition space testify to a moving history in the truest meaning of the word. Have fun on your voyage of discovery!

SwissCastle of Bellinzona

Castles of Bellinzona

www.bellinzonaunesco.ch

Most important witness of the medieval art of fortifications in the alpine area. Part of UNESCO World Heritage with the three castles of Bellinzona, Castelgrande, Montebello and Sasso Corbaro

SwissMonte Brè

Monte Brè

www.montebre.ch

A panoramic oasis of peace above Lugano with a restaurant and a panoramic terrace to admire Mt. Rosa, the Bernise and Valais Alps, as well as the entire region.

SwissMonte San Giorgio

Monte San Giorgio

www.ticino.ch

1097 m from the shore of the lake and part of UNESCO's World Heritage. Known for its geological treasures (fossils) conserved within the rocksites.

SwissZurich Zoo

Zurich Zoo

www.zoo.ch

3800 animals out of 360 species. Specialities: apes, elephants, lions, tigers, bears, penguins and large rainforest exhibit. Switzerlands biggest Zoo easily accessible by tram from Zürich main city.

SwissScience Center Technorama

Science Center Technorama

www.Technorama.ch

Technorama Swiss Science Center. The interactive exhibits at Technorama invite you to touch, to try, to play and to understand - a true feast for all your senses.

SwissRhine Falls

Rhine Reihnfall

www.rheinfall.ch

Largest Falls in Europe, offer the visitor a spectacular sight! A boat ride to the famous rock in the middle of the Falls and the short walk to the top, is an unforgettable experience for every visitor.

SwissMunot Fortress

 Munot Schloss Fortress

www.munot.ch

Schaffhausen’s landmark, has proudly been overlooking the town for over 400 years. The town's landmark attracts both tourists and locals and hosts open-air movies, children's festivals, dance events and a wide range of other events.

SwissSwiss National Park

Swiss National Park

www.nationalpark.ch

Extending over 170 km2, the Swiss National Park is the largest protected area in Switzerland and the country's only National Park.