Switzerland
  • An Alpine Adventure: Aboard Switzerland's Grand Train Tour

    An Alpine Adventure: Aboard Switzerland's Grand Train Tour

    On a leg of the Grand Train Tour between Lucerene and Interlaken, I'm constantly spellbound by the scene passing by. So far, our train has hugged snow-capped mountains dotted with cows and sped between ramrod-straight thickets of trees, only to round a sharp bend that drops us in even more aching beauty. Add to the mix tiny stone churches and smattering of chalets gathered at the edge of a placid lakes and you've got Switzerland's Grand Train Tour. 

  • Romance, history and comfort in Switzerland

    Romance, history and comfort in Switzerland

     

    There’s no question that Switzerland holds a long-standing and solid reputation for its world-class hospitality and services. From budget accommodation options to five-star luxuries, your stay in Switzerland will always inevitably be of a very high standard.

  • Fall in Love with Switzerland's Most Romantic Pools

    Fall in Love with Switzerland's Most Romantic Pools

    From spectacular scenery and nostalgic train rides to cosy Alpine chalets and fondue by the fireplace, everything the heart desires for a romantic holiday is in Switzerland. No holiday is complete without a pool with a view, of course, where you can both relax after the day’s activities and soak in more of the surrounding beauty. 

  • Free Books and Beer on Swiss Trains

    Free Books and Beer on Swiss Trains

    Free books and beer – what more could you ask for? In Switzerland, this is now the reality for passengers travelling on the Swiss Travel System. 

  • Discover How to Make the Most of Switzerland

    Discover How to Make the Most of Switzerland

    At 41,000 square kilometres, about two-thirds the size of Tasmania, it’s blissfully possible to see the diversity of Switzerland in a relatively short time. Linda Moon joins Tourism Switzerland’s Grand Tour to check out the best sights of the country…

  • Zip-Line from a Swiss Mountain

    Zip-Line from a Swiss Mountain

    There's a brand-new attraction in the Jungfrau region of Switzerland called the Grindelwald First Cliff Walk Summit Trail and it's a doozy. Here, you can zip-line for 800 metres, jump on a scooter to explore the rocky range or dangle precariously on a rope bridge on the First Walkway, giving yourselves vertigo by looking down at the sheer rock face. 

  • 007 Walk of Fame Opens

    007 Walk of Fame Opens

     A new 007 Walk of Fame has opened at Schilthorn, the 2,970m-high summit above Mürren in Switzerland.

  • Switzerland Introduces Highest Whisky Trek in the World

    Switzerland Introduces Highest Whisky Trek in the World

    Whisky lovers rejoice – you can now enjoy the stunning surrounds of Switzerland's historical Appenzell on a whisky trek 2,502m above sea level, discovering the traditional methods of whisky production.

  • Celebrating the Matterhorn

    Celebrating the Matterhorn

    On 14 July it will be 150 years since the first people stood on the summit of what is probably the most photographed mountain in the world, the Matterhorn.

  • Celebrating 150 Years of Winter Tourism at Switzerland's Matterhorn

    Celebrating 150 Years of Winter Tourism at Switzerland's Matterhorn

    Switzerland is known as being the original birth place of winter tourism, and it's now celebrating 150 years of that tradition.

  • Fall in love in Switzerland

    Fall in love in Switzerland

     

    It's 5.30 on a summer morning in Switzerland, and we're standing in a paddock as the sun starts to climb above the surrounding mountains and hills. In front of us, a hot air balloon is slowly inflating, and when all preparations are completed, we step into the reassuringly sturdy basket and slowly begin to rise through the clear, chilly air. 

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