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Steve's Nendaz top 5

Steve's Nendaz top 5

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If you're looking for a luxury break and that classic Swiss backdrop, Nendaz is the way to go. Steve did the legwork for your, making a BIG sacrifice and testing out all the area has to offer t...

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Best Aare swimming spots in Bern

Best Aare swimming spots in Bern

Swimming in Switzerland’s stunningly blue lakes and rivers is a quintessential summer experience. A swim in the Aare river, which snakes through Bern, provides a particularly scenic experienc...

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Swiss by Design

Swiss by Design

From Ricola sweets to graphic design, architecture, cuckoo clocks re-imagined, army knives and ultra-modern mountain huts... there’s more to Switzerland than just a pretty face.

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Life's a beach!

Life's a beach!

From yoga on the lakeshore to an exhilarating river rush... Dive into an outdoor summer of fun with the WRS team!

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Nendaz shines!

Nendaz shines!

From Alp horns and a family treasure hunt to the thrills of downhill biking – Nendaz is summer in Switzerland. But the famous meadow and mountain resort of the Valais has an extra card up its...

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Electrical storm over Jura causes power outage at WRS

Electrical storm over Jura causes power outage at WRS

This morning's power outage at World Radio Towers was caused by last night's electrical storm over the Jura.

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5 facts you didn’t know about the Swiss Guard

5 facts you didn’t know about the Swiss Guard

Every 6th of May the Swiss Guard, which protects the Pope in Vatican City, swear in their newest members. How much do you know about this elite, flamboyantly dressed Swiss regiment? We’ve don...

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Monts Jura opens their 1km toboggan - Caroline tells all

Monts Jura opens their 1km toboggan - Caroline tells all

Caroline from Monts Jura gives us a run-down of the activities already open at Monts Jura. To keep an eye on their weather conditions, check out www.monts-jura.com/en/ To listen to WRS, tune in ...

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Véronique Fellay is keen to dispell Verbier myths

Véronique Fellay is keen to dispell Verbier myths

Véronique Fellay and her family work hard to rid the Verbier myths. At VFP Immobilier, they've been keeping an eye on property prices for many years. Check out their website at www.vfp.c...

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Sandy MacLaren talks summer jobs in Verbier

Sandy MacLaren talks summer jobs in Verbier

Sandy MacLaren from European Snowsport is in the studio talking about tennis, yes tennis! For more from Sandy, check out his blog www.europeansnowsport.com/ski-school-verbier/verbier-snow-report...

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Marcus Bratter - owner of Hotel Nevaï, Mouton Noir and Farm Club

Marcus Bratter - owner of Hotel Nevaï, Mouton Noir and Farm Club

Marcus has a small handful of establishments in Verbier, the Hotel Nevaï and internationally renowned Farm Club are amongst them. We find out more from the man behind them. For more from WR...

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Joel Sciboz - director of Verbier Tourism - talks about the effect of the strong franc

Joel Sciboz - director of Verbier Tourism - talks about the effect of the strong franc

Joel Sciboz is the director of the Verbier Tourism office. He talks us through what’s coming up, what happens over the summer, what they’re doing to draw people over to Verbier despite ...

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Vincent Russier is in training at Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées, which opens soon

Vincent Russier is in training at Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées, which opens soon

Vincent is currently in training at the Hotel Nendaz 4 Vallées. There's lots to do but he stops by to tell us how it's all going. If you'd like to stay at the hotel, see their bo...

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Virginie Barras on why she loves Nendaz

Virginie Barras on why she loves Nendaz

Virginie Barras, Marketing Director for the 4 vallées ski area, used to work for Montreux. It's geographically pretty close, but the jobs are worlds away. She talks us through what drew ...

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Freerider Richard Amacker explains all

Freerider Richard Amacker explains all

Richard Amacker, is a worldclass skier and a freerider. His favourite place to train is Nendaz and here he is, for the season. He explains more about the sport itself and why he chose Nendaz. For m...

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Joshua Egerton set up his own gardening business to stay in Nendaz all year round

Joshua Egerton set up his own gardening business to stay in Nendaz all year round

Raphael Nanchen is one of three guys organising Polaris Festival; an electronic music festival, up a mountain. It’s a great line-up and a chance to dance throughout the day, then head to the ...

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Sébastian Epiney loves nature and loves Nendaz

Sébastian Epiney loves nature and loves Nendaz

It’s nice to hear what made the Director of the Tourism Office, choose Nendaz over other hotel resorts. We’re finding out what makes it special and what’s going on. When you he...

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Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées - Marc Landert and Nelio De Silva

Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées - Marc Landert and Nelio De Silva

Marc Landert, General Director, & Nelio Da Silva, Food & Beverage Manager, at Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées join us on air to receive our praises for an excellent hotel AND to tell us abou...

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Premier Alpine Centre - Patrick Schlup

Premier Alpine Centre - Patrick Schlup

Patrick Schlup set up the Premier Alpine Centre as a one-stop shop for your Nendaz needs; finding a place to stay, a ski guide and your equipment rental all in one stop, as well as finding the even...

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Cyril Lanfranchi - the founder of Nendaz Freeride

Cyril Lanfranchi - the founder of Nendaz Freeride

Cyril Lanfranchi is the founder of Nendaz Freeride. The big event takes place in March which sees both skiers and snowboarders heading to the slopes to demonstrate speed and showmanship. stay...

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A happy Sandy reports in direct from the mountains in Verbier

A happy Sandy reports in direct from the mountains in Verbier

Sandy from European Snowsport reports in from the mountains in Verbier to tell us about the fun in the sun (and on the snow), whilst the weather is mild, but the snow is ready! Let the season begin...

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Digging Deep

Digging Deep

The CHF1.5 billion-plus CEVA rail project is on track to link 45 stations in the Geneva region by 2019, upgrading the city to Europe’s urban railway “club”. 

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120 cheese fondues await you

120 cheese fondues await you

If you would like to know what happens when 120 restaurants, chefs and individuals battle it out to be crowned the maker of the world's finest fondue, then look no further... Mondial de Fondue ...

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Mondial de Fondue - Christoph Von Platten

Mondial de Fondue - Christoph Von Platten

It sounds like a dream! 120 different fondues to taste plus wine tasting and fun for all the family. Christoph Von Platten talks us through the Mondial de Fondue event taking place in Tartegnin thi...

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