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On this page you will find the stories of our tours and all the unusual destinations and places we visited during our travels in Switzerland. From a touristical standpoint, Switzerland is commonly divided into geographical macro-areas. Each macro-area is defined by common landscape types, natural characteristics, language or culture: Basel & Aargau, Bernese Highlands, Bernese Lowlands, Central Switzerland, Grisons, Jura and the three lakes, Lake Geneva, Northeast Switzerland, Ticino, Valais, Zurich region. Whether you are a couple, single or part of a large family, let yourself be inspired by reading our stories!

Destinations in Switzerland

Stein am Rhein, a medieval jewel on Lake Constance

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Stein am Rhein is a small medieval jewel nestled on the shores of the Rhine River in the Lake Constance region. Here's what you need to know to spend a...

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Stein am Rhein, a medieval jewel on Lake Constance

Zibelemärit, Bern’s traditional onion market

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The Zibelemärit, a traditional onion market that enlivens Bern on the fourth Monday in November, is one of the city's most awaited events. Here's what you need to know before...

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Zibelemärit, Bern’s traditional onion market

Discovering Schaffhausen and the Rhine Falls

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Schaffhausen, in northeastern Switzerland, is a perfect destination for a weekend or a day trip. Let's explore this fascinating city and the impressive Rhine Falls, the largest waterfalls in Europe....

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Discovering Schaffhausen and the Rhine Falls

A day in Rapperswil-Jona and Ufenau on Lake Zurich

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Rapperswil-Jona is a charming town in the canton of St. Gallen, on Lake Zurich. This area is perfect for a spring or summer weekend, when the rose gardens bloom in...

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A day in Rapperswil-Jona and Ufenau on Lake Zurich

Swiss Carnival: three events (and cities) not to be missed

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Carnival is one of the most popular event in Switzerland. After the forced break in 2021 due to the pandemic, here's a list of the 3 must-see events (and cities)...

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Swiss Carnival: three events (and cities) not to be missed

Walking tour in Ticino: the three castles of Bellinzona

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Bellinzona, the capital of Ticino, welcomes you with a friendly spirit, the warm colors of its historic city center and its medieval fortifications, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in...

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Walking tour in Ticino: the three castles of Bellinzona

Geneva, 8 must-see attractions for a weekend trip

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Geneva is an elegant and sophisticated, modern and ancient city that will surprise you with its ability to perfectly combine a medieval soul with a modern attitude. We were here...

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Geneva, 8 must-see attractions for a weekend trip

The LILU Lucerne light festival is on stage!

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Every year in January, Lucerne hosts a bright festival of lights! An opportunity not to be missed to get to know the city and its charm even during the cold...

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The LILU Lucerne light festival is on stage!

Lucerne, the city of lights in the heart of Switzerland

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Located on Lake Lucerne, Lucerne is a must-see for any visitor to Switzerland. The town has many must-see attractions and a vibrant cultural life. In this article we list unmissable...

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Lucerne, the city of lights in the heart of Switzerland

Christmas in Zurich, tradition and modernity

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Zurich is modern and cosmopolitan, welcoming and open, but has not forgotten its traditions and the most authentic Swiss spirit. For this and many other reasons, Christmas in Zurich is...

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Christmas in Zurich, tradition and modernity

Lugano, a Christmas with a Mediterranean heart

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Lugano perfectly combines a Swiss soul and a Mediterranean heart. But during the Christmas season, Lugano hosts an evocative and rich Christmas market and transforms Parco Ciani, one of the...

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Lugano, a Christmas with a Mediterranean heart

Basel, a wonderful Christmas market in Switzerland

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Located just across the border, Basel has a cosmopolitan and international character. But at Christmas time, the city is simply home to the largest and most atmospheric Christmas market in...

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Basel, a wonderful Christmas market in Switzerland

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