Classical music and comics art are being featured in the festival city of Lucerne until 9 April. Two top events – Lucerne Festival at Easter and the Fumetto International Comix Festival – attract countless visitors every year. Or spend this weekend browsing through the medieval market on the Obergütsch. Whether you’re a runner or a spectator, the 40th Lucerne City Run on, Read More

“La Suisse n’existe pas” (Switzerland does not exist) – is the key sentence Switzerland introduced itself at the World Exposition in Seville in 1992. The same applies to its food. Swiss specialties vary from Canton to Canton. What they all have in common is that they all are deeply rooted in their region, made from what, Read More

The canton of Vaud (Lake Geneva Region) is situated in the southwestern and French-speaking part of Switzerland between the lakes of Geneva and Neuchâtel, where good living comes naturally and holidays can be enjoyed to the fullest. Thanks to its proximity to Geneva airport and the excellent network of public transport facilities, the region, Read More

Located in a prime position in the heart of Europe, Geneva’s natural landscape consisting of the Rhône River, Lake Geneva and the impressive Alps is unparalleled. Here you can travel from the enchanting banks of the largest lake in Western Europe to the foot of Mont-Blanc, the highest mountain of the continent, in just, Read More

Switzerland just knows how to do winter right! Whether or not you ski, you’ll love the ski resorts and the beauty of the snow-covered mountains with all the “apres-ski” activities to keep you warm and happy. One of the areas that’s fantastic for skiing or snow-shoe hiking is the area of Jungfrau. Approached by rail from, Read More

On December 11th, 2016 the new Gotthard Base Tunnel services will commence punctually, enabling faster and more comfortable travel to Ticino, in particular for visitors north of the Alps. The “Ticino Ticket” project takes account of this historic moment, which banks on sustainable mobility, from which visitors can profit in the future. Because with, Read More

The wait is over! Following 17 years of construction work and months of testing, the Gotthard Base Tunnel is coming into operation on 11 December. The 57 kilometre twin-bore railway tunnel brings Lucerne and the Ticino closer together.  To mark the opening, traditional Italian panettone makers Pasticceria Loison and one of Lucerne’s longstanding family confectioners,, Read More

Vevey, Switzerland. December 2, 2016. UNESCO named the Winegrowers’ Festival (Fête des Vignerons) to its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage today. The landmark decision underscores the social and cultural significance of Switzerland’s canton of Vaud and its centuries-old wine festival. It is held only once a generation in the market square of Vevey, along the, Read More

The Christmas lights in Lausanne will be an event in their own right: Lausanne Festival of Light will take place between November 24 and December 31 of this year. This latest edition will feature ten artists from Switzerland, France, Germany and Finland who work with light, bringing it to life by means of projections, Read More

On June 1, Switzerland celebrated the opening of the Gotthard Base Tunnel – at 35 miles/57 km the longest train tunnel in the world. At a depth of more than 6560 ft/2000 m inside the Gotthard massif, trains will travel at up to 155 mph/250 km/h. And as an attractive alternative, travelers can make, Read More