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Brissago Islands in Switzerland

Our visitor's guide to the Brissago Islands in Ticino

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The lowest altitude in Switzerland is also one of the most tropical places. At just 193.5 meters above sea level, the Brissago Islands in Ticino...
Chef Stefan Wiesner - Gasthof Rössli Entlebuch

We found the essence of nature deep in the Entlebuch Valley

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Deep in the Entlebuch, Chef Stefan Wiesner (a.k.a. The Wizard) has invited us into his mystical world of art, alchemy, botany and culinary skills...
Saas Valley Alpine Experience

Why the Saas Valley is the ultimate Swiss Alps experience

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Most of us know Zermatt with its famous Toblerone mountain. But just around the corner, a wild valley hides an adventure wonderland: the Saas Valley...
Wild Swim Switzerland - Lake Caumadconvertini/Flickr

Psst! Here are 9 Swiss rivers and lakes for wild swimming...

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From crystal rivers to opal lakes, Switzerland offers some of the best wild swimming in Europe. Here are 9 Swiss rivers and lakes we love for wild swimming...
Blausee Switzerland

Psst! Here are some lesser known places in Switzerland...

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Geneva, Interlaken, Montreux and Zermatt: No doubt they are among Switzerland's tourism hot spots. But there are countless places off the beaten track...
Zurich Kugelbrunnen Ball Fountain

Zürich's Ball Fountain - A Natural Phenomenon

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A remnant of the Phänomena science exhibit, the Kugelbrunnen (“ball fountain”) has been quietly rotating at Zürichhorn since 1984...

Spectacular Night Sky: Northern Lights in Switzerland!

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Some weeks ago, I could not believe my eyes when I read an article about the Aurora Borealis! Can you imagine that Northern Lights are actually visible from Switzerland?