In this category, you will find all kinds of cool facts about Switzerland. From Swiss world records to a quiz about Switzerland or simply random facts about Switzerland, it’s all right here! For instance, did you know that Switzerland has 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites? Or that Zürich has more than 1200 public water fountains?

Mondaine Station Clock Sunset

No signs of aging for the 75-year old Swiss Railway clock

Surely you have noticed that the Swiss Railway clock is unique. Exactly 1.5 seconds before every new minute, the second hand...
Swiss Music Mixtape

This Swiss music has defined entire generations - take a listen!

Switzerland is not exactly known as a music factory. But Swiss music defines entire generations, so turn up the speakers and take a listen!
Abbey of St. Gall

Here are Switzerland's 12 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

No doubt that a place under the protection of UNESCO must be a cut above the rest. Here are Switzerland’s UNESCO World Heritage sites...
ZüriBahn Cable Car - ZKBZKB Zürcher Kantonalbank

What the much-awaited ZüriBahn cable car will look like

Just imagine the panoramic bird's-eye view of beautiful Zürich and the Alps from the sky, 80 meters above the lake...
Corippo in Valle Verzasca, Switzerland

Tiny Corippo to become Switzerland's first scattered hotel

"CORIPPO - POPULATION 12." This welcome sign might as well be posted at the entrance of this tiny hemlet in Switzerland. Tucked away on the lush...
Switzerland Quiz - Swiss Inventions

How well do you know Switzerland? Take our new Swiss quiz!

Switzerland is the origin of numerous famous inventions, pioneering ideas and leading businesses. Who knew that a long list of inventions, from...
Mr and Mrs Switzerland - Interesting Stats about the Swiss

35 interesting statistics about the Swiss

According to our romantic beliefs, the average Swiss is either a Heidi or a Peter type. Statistics paint a slightly different picture...
Swiss World Record - Do Not Disturb Signs

More Swiss world records that come with bragging rights

We've covered Swiss world records before, yet you've asked us for more! From the smallest Whisky bar to the tallest wine bottle in the world, the Swiss have...
Swiss Automaton by Junod

Inside the secret world of Swiss automatons (they're vintage yet sci-fi!)

One man in Switzerland is continuing a lost art. François Junod is a wizard in the secretive field of automatons. His machines can be programmed to do...