Ideas for your Swiss urban adventure

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Their compact size means that Swiss cities embody quality of life and urban flair. You’ll find well-preserved historical centres, modern architectural masterpieces and a vast number of green spaces – all within easy reach.

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Baselbiet – Your Swiss region of choice? Switzerland Tourism, Beautiful Landscapes, Countryside, Urban, Adventure, Explore, Mansions, World, House Styles

Baselbiet | Schweiz Tourismus

Dieser Ausflug über einsame Strässchen im Baselbiet steckt voller Überraschungen.

10 urban classics in Switzerland Switzerland Tourism, Lucerne Switzerland, The Ch, Zoos, Urban, Adventure, Geneva, Architecture, World

10 urban classics | Switzerland Tourism

The Swiss Museum of Transport, Basel Zoo, the Château de Chillon… we’ve picked 10 classic city attractions in Switzerland you should get to know – or rediscover.

Discover the most enchanting Swiss masterpieces Switzerland Tourism, The Masterpiece, Ancient Ruins, Our Country, Modern Buildings, Contemporary Architecture, Lugano, Urban, Adventure

Architecture: Modern buildings | Switzerland Tourism

Modern buildings in Switzerland

Cool down during summer in Solothurn Outdoor Swimming Pool, Swimming Pools, Switzerland Tourism, Urban, River, Adventure, Architecture, World, City

Swimming in the River Aare in the Baroque town | Switzerland Tourism

Take a leisurely swim in the River Aare from Solothurn’s outdoor swimming pool through the most beautiful Baroque town in Switzerland.

Best aperitif bars in Switzerland Switzerland Tourism, Lausanne, Lucerne, Urban, Appetisers, Adventure, Zurich, Architecture, World

Aperitifs in the city | Switzerland Tourism

The Swiss love their aperitifs. What could be better than a drink and a few appetisers in cosy surroundings? Come and enjoy this much-loved tradition in one of Switzerland’s standout urban aperitif bars.

Discover Thun and its wonderful old town directly on the lake Thun Switzerland, Switzerland Tourism, Lake Thun, 12th Century, Old Town, Old Things, Castle, Urban, Adventure

Thun | Switzerland Tourism

The city of Thun, which is located at the lower end of Lake Thun, is the gate to the Bernese Oberland. The historic Old Town is situated about one kilometer from the shore of the lake, on the river Aare. There is a castle in the center of the Old Town that dates back to the 12th century and boasts a museum.

Discover Swiss cities and their rivers Switzerland Tourism, Crystal Clear Water, Most Beautiful, Europe, Swimming, Urban, Bern, Adventure, Architecture

The most beautiful rivers and lakes for swimming in Switzerland. | Switzerland Tourism

Switzerland is like a water resort for the whole of Europe. If you don’t believe me, take a look at our various unique lakeside and riverbank swimming facilities. Many of them are located right in the heart of the city. We have selected the most beautiful examples for you.

The small town of Olten will charm you Switzerland Tourism, Small Towns, Urban, River, Adventure, Architecture, World, City, Nature

Olten | Switzerland Tourism

The small town of Olten lies between Solothurn and Aarau at the southern foot of the Jura on the river Aare. Thanks to its central location in the Swiss Mittelland, the town is a popular venue for conventions and meetings. The unspoiled nature of the nearby Jura heights however also makes the area an attractive leisure region.

Bellinzona, a historic castles city in Switzerland Capital Of Switzerland, Switzerland Tourism, Fortification, Medieval Castle, World Heritage Sites, Castles, Skyline, Urban, Adventure

Bellinzona | Switzerland Tourism

Bellinzona is the southernmost capital of Switzerland. The skyline of the capital of Ticino is defined by the powerful fortifications, comprising three of the best-preserved medieval castles in Switzerland, which are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

St. Gallen, a cultural hotspot in Switzerland Switzerland Tourism, Old Town, Cathedral, Theatre Group, Urban, Theatres, Adventure, Architecture, World

St. Gallen | Switzerland Tourism

The compact metropolis of eastern Switzerland between Lake Constance and Appenzellerland has a charming, traffic-free old town. Colourfully-painted oriel windows are a town feature. The Abbey precinct with the cathedral and Abbey Library has been accorded UNESCO World Heritage listing.

Via Alpina: Budget et bilan de notre traversée de la Suisse à pied Budgeting, Adventure, Life, Balance Sheet, Adventure Nursery

Via Alpina: Budget et bilan de notre traversée de la Suisse à pied

Combien avons-nous dépensé durant notre Via Alpina? On vous dit tout sur le budget à prévoir pour traverser la Suisse à pied

Via Alpina: Budget et bilan de notre traversée de la Suisse à pied Adventure, Mountains, Architecture, City, Travel, Ideas, Balance Sheet, Arquitetura, Viajes

Via Alpina: Budget et bilan de notre traversée de la Suisse à pied

Combien avons-nous dépensé durant notre Via Alpina? On vous dit tout sur le budget à prévoir pour traverser la Suisse à pied

Via Alpina: Budget et bilan de notre traversée de la Suisse à pied Surfboard, Adventure, Architecture, City, Ideas, Balance Sheet, Switzerland, Arquitetura, Architecture Design

Via Alpina: Budget et bilan de notre traversée de la Suisse à pied

Combien avons-nous dépensé durant notre Via Alpina? On vous dit tout sur le budget à prévoir pour traverser la Suisse à pied

Via Alpina: Budget et bilan de notre traversée de la Suisse à pied Adventure, Mountains, Architecture, City, Travel, Swiss Alps, Balance Sheet, Switzerland, Arquitetura

Via Alpina: Budget et bilan de notre traversée de la Suisse à pied

Combien avons-nous dépensé durant notre Via Alpina? On vous dit tout sur le budget à prévoir pour traverser la Suisse à pied