Swiss traditional Easter dishes

Swiss traditional Easter dishes

Switzerland celebrates Easter similarly as many European countries. It is traditionally a celebration of rebirth and welcoming spring. Families and friends gather together and enjoy a wonderfully and deliciously prepared meal. Among the traditional Swiss dishes we find naturally lamb and ham, fresh fruits and vegetables, savory and sweet flavors and beautiful floral decorations on the table. Chocolate eggs and other sweets are also indispensable parts of the Easter menu and since the Swiss ar... [ read more ]

Celebrating the Easter holiday in Switzerland

Celebrating the Easter holiday in Switzerland

Like every country in the world Switzerland also has its own fashion of celebrating Easter. In many places the Easter Bunny and the Easter eggs play an important role during the Easter holiday and it is so in Switzerland as well. Eggs are essential part of the Easter decorations and you might want to look out for runaway rabbits speeding across the streets. Sadly this important celebration has become extremely commercialized in the last years, maybe even decades putting Good Friday and Ea... [ read more ]

Top 5 activities and locations in Fribourg region

Top 5 activities and locations in Fribourg region

Visit the wonderful region of Fribourg, a world where all seems to be turned upside down. On the northern part you’ll see mild, Mediterranean lakesides, while the south offers you cold, chalk cliff summits. It is a world where opposites somehow co-exist: there are two languages, three different holiday regions, Pre-Alpine traditions and modernity, all being present in a very small territory. When you are on holiday in Fribourg you can experience how life was in Heidi’s time but at the sam... [ read more ]

Romont, the capital of Stained Glass

Romont, the capital of Stained Glass

The city of Romont is a lovely Swiss city which is a treasure chest for all artists who like to handle jewels of colors and light. Visit Romont and harness upon the opportunity to discover the art of stained glass. You can explore the town on foot, strolling around, on bicycle or if the weather goes bad you can drive around the city and view all the astonishing art work. Visit the churches, chapels and even farmhouses. Enjoy the amazing display of color and light with a green setting in the ba... [ read more ]

Cultural attractions in Romont

Cultural attractions in Romont

This beautiful city is located in western part of the country, more precisely in the Fribourg region of Switzerland. Some call Romont the Swiss capitol of stained-glass windows because of the many churches which are situated around the region. Romont was founded in 1240 by the Peter II, count of Savoy. The name of the city comes from the Latin term “rotundus mons”, which means the round mountain. Romont is surrounded by defensive walls which gives the town a medieval atmosphere. There ar... [ read more ]

Visiting the city of Lucerne

Visiting the city of Lucerne

Lucerne is a beautiful city in Switzerland situated on a lake with the same name: Lake Lucerne. With scenic mountains in the background Lucerne makes a perfect holiday location in any season of the year. Visit the several attractions and sights around the area, take home a souvenir for you loved ones and buy or just have a look at the finely worked out Swiss watches. Enjoy a lovely weekend or a whole week holiday on the lakeside of Lucerne and take an excursion to the Rigi, Stanserhorn or Pil... [ read more ]

Visiting Schwarzsee – sights and activities

Visiting Schwarzsee – sights and activities

Schwarzsee is a beautiful resort which makes a perfect location for a happy holiday. Around the “black lake” there are several locations and opportunities for fun and entertainment. Here you and your family can join in many activities. There are lots of organized trips and excursions for children and adults as well. Spend a fabulous time here at Schwarzsee with the Alps in the background. Go hiking, to the playground or visit the waterfall. Follow Heidi’s footsteps in the mountains, take... [ read more ]

Best family fun activities at Schwarzsee

Best family fun activities at Schwarzsee

At ‘black lake’ everyone will find something fun to do. No sad faces or bored faces can be noticed in this location for there are so many fun activities to do that there will be no time to be unhappy or getting bored. Schwarzsee is the perfect place for a family outing. Try out all kinds of activities. Some of them might be unusual but the more out of the ordinary is the activity, the more fun you get. You can go barefoot or visit a natural reservation, go to the adventure park or roar awa... [ read more ]

Best activities for children in Switzerland

Best activities for children in Switzerland

Children are always full of energy and they seem to never run out of it which is the reason why sometimes it is a challenge to find fun activities for them that will not get them bored. On your holiday to Switzerland you will have several opportunities to entertain your children. These activities involve not only fun but improves the children’s skill set and while having a good time they will also have to chance to learn new things. There are plenty activities for all age groups. You can cho... [ read more ]