Most important buildings and museums in Bern

Most important buildings and museums in Bern

The English poet Dorothy Wordsworth, visiting Bern in 1820, was impressed by the houses she saw. She says that there is a wonderful order, a permanence and seriousness in this city that strikes you from the beginning and does not lose effect. The houses are all the same shade of gray and made ​​of stone. They are large and sober, but not stiff or cramped into one another. You can start your journey with a visit of the Munster. Here is the largest late Gothic cathedral in Switzerland. The ... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Bern

Tourist guide to Bern

Bern is the capital of Switzerland and is located in the southeastern part of the country. Bern Oberland extends to those spas situated at high altitude. The region is characterized by all three types of landscape in Switzerland: lower areas, hills at the foot of the mountains and massifs mountains. The Canton of the Bernau Oberland reflects, in a rapid sequence, the basic economy of these regions. As you travel further south, the industry becomes less important, and agriculture and tourism e... [ read more ]

The Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

The Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

The Chapel Bridge, called the Kapellbrucke in German, is a covered wooden bridge that stretches diagonally across the Reuss River in the city of Lucerne in central Switzerland. Named after the nearby St. Peter Chapel, the bridge is unique because it contains a series of interior paintings dating from the seventeenth century, although many of them were destroyed, along with the most part of the centuries-old bridge in a fire in 1993. Subsequently restored, the Kapellbrücke is the oldest wood... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the Resort of Thyon

Tourist guide to the Resort of Thyon

Thyon is a spectacular mountain resort in the Lower Valais, being part of the “Four Valleys” skiing area. It has a breathtaking view of the Alps along with the 4000 m high peak of the majestic Matterhorn and Dent Blanche. The Resort of Thyon streches from the altitude of 1500 m to 2100 m, with three different levels of accommodation places. The lowest level is at 1600 meters with charming traditional wooden houses, the second one is at 1800 meters with apartments and hotels and the top le... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the resort of Beckenried

Tourist guide to the resort of Beckenried

Beckenried is a beautiful resort in Switerland, lying at the base of the Klewenalp. It has a great view of the spectacular Rigi Mountain, because it is located opposite to it on the shore of the Lucerne Lake. From the resort you can start trips to the beautiful villages of Emmetten and Seelisberg that are located on a terrace above the lake or to the Klewelanp or the Stockhütte, which are perfect for walking in the summer and ski in the winter, being in the same place family friendly. These ... [ read more ]