Swiss Mountains

First Cliff Walk by Tissot at Grindelwald-First

First Cliff Walk by Tissot at Grindelwald-First

. First Cliff Walk by Tissot at Grindelwald-First For thrill seekers and mountain lovers, the ‘First Cliff Walk by Tissot’ located near Grindelwald is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend excursion. NewInZurich visited this summit attraction in the Jungfrau region of Switzerland and our group was accompanied by a wonderful guide, Roland […]

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What’s On in Zurich Late June 2016

What’s On in Zurich Late June 2016

What’s On in Zurich Late June 2016   See the latest What’s On in Zurich for July 2016 here Blues’n’Jazz 2016 at Rapperswil 24th – 26th June the annual Blue’n’Jazz Festival in Rapperswil kicks off on Thursday 24th June and ends on Sunday 26th when there will be free entrance on Sunday for everyone. Find out […]

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The Gotthard Rail Tunnel – History in the Making

The Gotthard Rail Tunnel – History in the Making

  The Gotthard Rail Tunnel – History in the Making   On 1st June 2016 a new high speed railway tunnel was unveiled in Switzerland – the new Gotthard Rail Link or Gotthard Base Tunnel. This impressive feat of engineering also made history since the new tunnel is the longest rail tunnel in the world. […]

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Great Skiing at Flims and Laax in Switzerland

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Great Skiing at Flims and Laax in Switzerland

Great Skiing at Flims and Laax in Switzerland   Fancy some great skiing not too far from Zurich? Have you visited Flims and Laax? There’s been a lot of new snow recently and the mountains are beckoning! You can’t go wrong by taking a trip to Flims and Laax. Together with Falera, Flims and Laax […]

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What’s On In Zurich Mid to End November 2015

What’s On In Zurich Mid to End November 2015

What’s On In Zurich   Mid to End November 2015   Zurich Christmas Lights Thursday, November 19th And Shopping Sundays  the Christmas lights in Bahnhofstrasse Zurich are switched on at 6 pm on Thursay 19th November and around 150 shops stay open until 10 pm for Night Shopping. Check also the dates of the Shopping Sundays and […]

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Zermatt Celebrates Matterhorn 150th Anniversary

Zermatt Celebrates Matterhorn 150th Anniversary

  Photograph © Robert Bösch, Mammut und Erdmannpeisker Photo courtesy Zermatt Tourismus Zermatt Celebrates Matterhorn 150th Anniversary   On 14th July 1865, British climber Edward Whymper and his team made history by conquering the summit of the Matterhorn. At 4,478 metres this imposing mountain is world renowned (there is even a cake named after it […]

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