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Top 10 Free Switzerland iPhone Apps

Just in time for the gender biased launch of the new iPhone 4 in Switzerland, we have compiled the Top 10 Switzerland related apps which I believe add real value to your iGadget! Just click on the respective headers and you will be taken to the iTunes store.

Bell Barbeque
BBQ a Swiss bratwurst in real time! Simply blow into the mic to stir up a flame and use your fingers to flip your brat!

Swiss Radio
Wherever in the world you may be, this wonderful app will let you listen to Swiss radio stations for free!

Comparis Shopping
Check out what's on sale before heading to the store! Categories include "beverages", "food" and "non-food", and sales from all the major chains are included.

Zurich City Guide
This app allows you to discover Zurich's sights, sounds and eats from the convenience of your palm.

Swiss Events Calendar is my favorite resource for events. When you're on the go, consult this app for nearby art galleries, concerts, folk festivals, museums and sporting events.

Swiss Hiking
As long as there is a cellular signal where you are going, this incredible app will provide you free hiking maps for the Swiss Alps.

Swimming Weather
Lake and pool temperatures are no longer a matter of guessing!

PeakFinder Alps
Augmented reality on the iPhone! Find the name of any Swiss mountain by running this app and pointing your iPhone's camera in that direction. Magically, labels for all the peaks visible on the screen will appear...

Memento Swiss Puzzle
This free puzzle game infused with a healthy dose of "Swissness" made the list because it is so lovely. Did I mention it's free?

Honorable Mention: Swiss Train Schedule (SBB)
Here's an app which appears on most "Top iPhone Apps" lists because it is very useful for anyone using public transportation. In fact, I have it running constantly to figure out how to get from point A to point B...

How about this unconventional, hands-on breakfast app called "my Brett"? I love the concept!

Last but not least, a shout-out to HowdyHeidi for their inspiration! Do you know of any other apps which did not make the list but should have? Please let us know in the comments...

Dimitri Burkhard

As the founder, editor, and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of Swiss Travel Communicators. Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.


  • Great list! I didn’t realize that comparis was for more than insurance.

    More free apps. Helvetiq (Swiss Knowledge Quiz), Wemlin (Zürich tram schedules w. gps to locate you and help you make connections), Cineman (all the movies). Free app soon: dVise a study aid for revising German for those planning to take the ZD. I think Zuritipp has an app too.

    • Thanks for sharing these useful apps with the community! Wemlin, for one, appears to be very useful if you get lost and don’t know your way back!

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