Articles: Explore Switzerland

Crans-Montana: the sunniest balcony of the Swiss Alps

Crans-Montana: the sunniest balcony of the Swiss Alps

Marina Moeller explores Crans-Montana with her family and finds it jammed packed with activities in all seasons. 

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24 hours in Locarno

24 hours in Locarno

Mid Morning Mix

I love Ticino. It still amazes me that in a country as small as Switzerland I have access to so many varying regions within a 2-3 hour drive. Visiting Locarno has become a favorite getaway whe...

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7 places to discover in the Montreux Riviera

7 places to discover in the Montreux Riviera

The Montreux Riviera on the shores of Lake Geneva stretches from Vevey to Montreux and is in my (perhaps biased) opinion one of the most beautiful parts of Switzerland. 

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123Cross - Olympic and Sprint triathlons in Verbier

123Cross - Olympic and Sprint triathlons in Verbier

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123Cross offers olympic level and sprint distance cross triathlons and duathlons this coming weekend (3rd September 2017)in Le Châble, near Martigny in open lakes and through woodland. The...

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10 Swiss Foods You Should Try (Other than Chocolate and Cheese)

10 Swiss Foods You Should Try (Other than Chocolate and Cheese)

What are your favorite Swiss foods? It’s a question that I’m always asking people. Quite often I hear “fondue” or “raclette” as the response, but at the sam...

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7 great things to do in and around Lucerne

7 great things to do in and around Lucerne

Lucerne lies at the heart of central Switzerland. With its picturesque wooden bridge, its baroque Jesuit church and its pretty painted houses, it is a major Swiss tourist attraction. It is also a g...

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The Seaside Festival on the lakeside

The Seaside Festival on the lakeside

Mid Morning Mix

  This year is the inauguration of a brand new music festival welcoming big names. Emili Sandé, Status Quo, Manfred Mann's Earth Band and The Hooters are just a few of the ban...

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Au Pays des Enfants; a family festival

Au Pays des Enfants; a family festival

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Au Pays des Enfants is a family festival across Chateau d'Oex, Rougemont & Rossinière. It's really easy to travel between the three and explore this incredibly beautiful part of ...

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Circus Chnopf - 'Panik!' tour

Circus Chnopf - 'Panik!' tour

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Circus Chnopf's 'Panik!' tour is underway and continuing around Swiss cities and villages until mid-September. Dave Sieger, Production Manager, describes the show's style as '...

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6 great activities around Interlaken

6 great activities around Interlaken

Interlaken is a very popular Swiss holiday destination, located between the beautiful emerald lakes of Thun and Brienz. From the town center, you have the most incredible views  on  ...

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WeHike - a hiking community

WeHike - a hiking community

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Photo taken at: Faulhorn and Männlichen   WeHike is a Swiss startup, created by friends who were passionate about hiking and creating communities of like-minded people. WeHike ...

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Welcome to the fabulous Gurtenfestival!

Welcome to the fabulous Gurtenfestival!

Mid Morning Mix

Summer is the time for music in Switzerland! Gurten Festival, running from the Wednesday 12th until Saturday 15th July, will be taking place in the beautiful capital of Bern, up on the famous Gu...

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Dig It! Sturdy petunias (3 July 2017)

Dig It! Sturdy petunias (3 July 2017)

Dig It!

With all this hot weather, many plants in hanging baskets and containers have been suffering and wilting. If you have lost some plants and are looking for some replacements, or haven't plant...

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A magical train journey to a little-known Italian part of Switzerland

A magical train journey to a little-known Italian part of Switzerland

Ciao! Parli Italiano? Where do they speak Italian in Switzerland? If your answer is Ticino, you’re only partially right.

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8 spellbinding places to visit in Ticino

8 spellbinding places to visit in Ticino

Ticino is the southern-most Canton of Switzerland and (almost) exclusively Italian-speaking.

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Climbing the Breithorn, Zermatt

Climbing the Breithorn, Zermatt

A Swiss alpine experience: climbing a 4,000 metre peak. 

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ART SEEN - Towering sculptures and irises in bloom at the Château de Vullierens

ART SEEN - Towering sculptures and irises in bloom at the Château de Vullierens

ART SEEN

What:                       Art in the Open Air Where:                    Jardins des Iri...

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483km complete and 13km to go - running Switzerland with Izyaslav Koza

483km complete and 13km to go - running Switzerland with Izyaslav Koza

Mid Morning Mix

Izyaslav Koza is a high endurance runner who is currently running across the entire length of Switzerland. This will be the sixth country that he's run across, having previously tackled the Uni...

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'Give It All' for UNICEF - cycling in Crans Montana on June 10

'Give It All' for UNICEF - cycling in Crans Montana on June 10

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Your commitment makes the difference!! Sign up and fundraise: www.unicef.ch/en/cycling-for-children

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ART SEEN - Controversial art from Balthus at the Gagosian

ART SEEN - Controversial art from Balthus at the Gagosian

ART SEEN

Balthus at the Gagosian Gallery in Geneva: a glimpse into the work of an enigma

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Bernese Alps Hidden Gems

Bernese Alps Hidden Gems

What does the most famous detective in the world Sherlock Holmes have in common with sweet egg-white meringues? 

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Camping with kids in the Berner Oberland

Camping with kids in the Berner Oberland

Intimidated by the idea of a camping trip with the whole family? These campgrounds in the Berner Oberland are a great place to start.

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Hidden treasures of the canton Vaud

Hidden treasures of the canton Vaud

From the beautiful vineyards of Lavaux to Charlie Chaplin. 

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Baslerfasnacht celebrations begin

Baslerfasnacht celebrations begin

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Basel Fasnacht kicked off this morning at 4am with a parade of lanterns and lights at 4am.

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