Switzerland's spa towns

Switzerland’s spa towns

Switzerland is well known for its scenic beauty and for centuries tourists from all corners of Europe and beyond have been flocking to its major attractions, but although most travelers end up doing some physical efforts, there are just as many travelers who come to this country in order to avoid effort in any form. It's possible to unwind and relax in Switzerland like nowhere else in Europe - provided that you visit Switzerland's spa towns. If you feel like doing nothing at all and just all... [ read more ]

Tourist activities at the resort of Arosa

Tourist activities at the resort of Arosa

The summer and winter resort of Arosa is one of those places in Switzerland that obtained the “Families Welcome” award. The “Arosa JUNIOR Club” is a really good opportunity for parents to offer their children an exciting program and you also have to know that there are several hotels that are focused especially on the needs of families, being part of the “AlpenClub Mickey Mouse Family Hotels”. Besides these special family and children activities, the resort offers you many events ... [ read more ]

The summer and winter resort of Arosa

The summer and winter resort of Arosa

Arosa is a popular mountain resort in Switzerland, located in the area of Graubünden, whose attractiveness, besides the beautiful scenery, is that it is the only ski resort that has direct access to the tracks as they are in front of the hotels. Arosa is located at an altitude of 1800 meters above sea level in the Valley of Schanfigg. The resort of Arosa is a perfect holiday destination both in summer and winter. It offers many winter sport activities, but if you prefer hiking, the resort of... [ read more ]

Winter sports in the surroundings of Bern

Winter sports in the surroundings of Bern

The capital of Switzerland is not internationalized in any way, unlike most European capitals. Bern is the result of the hegemony of the patrician families who have maintained leadership role for centuries. The result of this situation has led to a lower popularity, especially among European tourists, the accommodation facilities in Bern being at the level of the other major cities in Switzerland. The city has many restaurants, many doors are often "disguised" in the cellar entrances with sta... [ read more ]

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 ]

Top Swiss slopes: Chuenisbärgli, the Swiss Wall and the Mike von Grünigen Run

Top Swiss slopes: Chuenisbärgli, the Swiss Wall and the Mike von Grünigen Run

There is no real winter without a great amount of snow and a place where you can enjoy your favorite winter sports. In Switzerland there are numberless slopes and courses all over the country where you can slide down as many times you like. Visit a whole country of winter wonderland and bring your skis and boards with you. In the following article you can read more about three amazing slopes, namely the Chuenisbärgli in Adelboden, the Swiss Wall in Champéry and the Mike von Grünigen Run in... [ read more ]