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  Ascona
Ascona lies in a spectacular sunny bay on Lake Maggiore. It’s one of the best loved and most exclusive tourist destinations...
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  Benedictine Abbey in Einsiedeln
In the newly restored Benedictine Abbey you will find the Lady Chapel with the Black Madonna. Those who love nature and sports...
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  Bern - The Capital of Switzerland
In 1191, the year in which the city of Bern was founded, Count Berchtold V of Zähringen commanded nobleman Cuno von Bubenberg to...
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  Brig - Brig is worth a journey all year long
Briga dives - the fortunate Brig The capital of the German-speaking part of Valais has a healthy and dry climate, one of the region´s...
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  Geneva
The first traces of human civilization in Geneva, discovered on the shores of Lake Léman, date from around 3000 BC. The hill of...
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  Grimenz
Val d’Anniviers is a valley which runs from Siders towards the south. Stargazers can visit the observatory François...
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  Grindelwald
A valley in the Bernese Oberland, and one of the chief resorts of tourists in Switzerland. It is shut in on the south by the precipices...
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  Gstaad
GSTAAD – twinned expertly with Cannes – is an odd place. You’d think, from the high profile of its name, that...
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  La Chaux-de-Fonds
La Chaux-de-Fonds, the traditional watchmaking town, is the highest town in Europe and lies 1,000 metres above sea level. It is also...
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  Lausanne
Lausanne, the capital of Canton Vaud, lies on Lake Geneva in the French-speaking area of Switzerland. It is Switzerland's fifth...
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  Lucerne - The heart of Switzerland
An hour south of Basel and Zürich, and boasting invigorating mountain views, lake cruises and a picturesque old quarter, LUZERN...
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  Lugano
Lugano is the biggest city in Ticino, the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. However, it is not the cantonal capital. (The capital...
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  Maienfeld, Village and house of Heidi
She often walked to Rofels and on the Alp Ochsenberg above Maienfeld (nowadays called Heidialp-Cottage). She could not help but be...
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  Montreux - Where the Jazz Festival takes place
Only history can explain the area of Montreux and the town with its rich aspect. The large avenues, business centers, hotels, gardens...
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  Saas Fee
Lying in the next-door valley to Zermatt, SAAS-FEE is often overlooked, mostly because it doesn’t have any train access. However,...
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  Schaffhausen with Munot fortress
The imposing Munot Fortress, Schaffhausen's landmark built by its citizens from 1564-1589, towers above the medieval town of Schaffhausen....
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  Sion
The town is dominated by the famous hills of Valeria and Touribllon. The cathedral accommodates a rare yet famous gem, the world's...
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  Solothurn
Solothurn, Switzerland's most attractive Baroque town, marries Italian magnificence with French charm and with the down-to-earth Swiss-German...
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  St. Gallen
St. Gallen is the capital of the canton of the same name, in north eastern Switzerland. It lies in a valley between two ranges of...
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  St. Moritz - The must place to be
St. Moritz (San Murezzan to the Romansh-speaking natives) has been an international resort for as long as anyone can remember. In the...
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  Stein am Rhein
Stein am Rhein is a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland. The town has a well-preserved mediæval centre,...
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  Winterthur
Winterthur is the second largest town in Canton Zurich. It lies on the river Eulach, about 28 km (17 miles) north east of Zurich....
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  Zürich - The largest town in Switzerland
Numerous lake-side settlements from the Neolithic and Bronze age have been found, such as those in the Zürich Pressehaus and Zürich...
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  Zermatt
A mountain village at the head of the Visp valley and at the foot of the Matterhorn, in the canton of the Valais, Switzerland....
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