Switzerland

Where Can I see an Alphorn being played?

Filed in Swiss Festivals, Swiss Mountains, Switzerland by on January 11, 2015 0 Comments
Where Can I see an Alphorn being played?

Photo credit MySwitzerland Where Can I see an Alphorn being played? A reader emailed NewInZurich last week to ask where he could go to see an Alphorn being played and if they are ever played in Zurich? He also asked why the Alphorn was invented. So we thought we’d share our findings … So what […]

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Happy New Year from Zurich – Photos from the Start of 2015

Happy New Year from Zurich – Photos from the Start of 2015

Photo © Geoff Pegler Happy New Year from Zurich – Photos from the start of 2015 Photo © Geoff Pegler From a country so particular about punctuality and timing, it never ceased to amaze me why the Zurich New Year Fireworks always failed to start on the stroke of midnight. You look at the London […]

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Art On Ice 2015 Celebrating 20 Years

Art On Ice 2015 Celebrating 20 Years

Photo © Geoff Pegler Art On Ice 2015 Celebrating 20 Years   Florent Amodio Photo © Geoff Pegler Art On Ice is back in Zurich, Lausanne and Davos for 2015 and this year it will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. The headline musical acts for this year’s show are Nelly Furtado, Tom Odell and Marc […]

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The Peak Walk by Tissot – Switzerland’s Hanging Mountain Bridge

Filed in Outside Zurich, Snow, Swiss Mountains, Switzerland, Travel by on December 21, 2014 0 Comments
The Peak Walk by Tissot – Switzerland’s Hanging Mountain Bridge

The Peak Walk by Tissot – Switzerland’s Hanging Mountain Bridge Pedestrian Hanging Bridge Les Diablerets Looking for something different to do in Switzerland? Fancy a trip out of Zurich into the mountains? How about visiting the world’s first hanging bridge connecting two peaks? It’s a spectacular attraction located in the Les Diablerets Glacier 3000 area. […]

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Montreux Noël – Swiss Christmas Market with a French Accent

Montreux Noël – Swiss Christmas Market with a French Accent

Photo © NewInZurich Montreux Noël – Swiss Christmas Market with a French Accent Photo © NewInZurich Montreux is a small town but it is well known for a couple of pretty big things. In Summer it’s the venue for the Montreux Jazz Festival which takes place for two weeks every July, attracting big names from […]

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Swiss Sports Awards 2014

Swiss Sports Awards 2014

Swiss Sporting Achievement 2014 Swiss Sports Awards 2014 The 2014 Swiss “Sports Awards” Gala ceremony, sponsored by Credit Suisse, took place last night at the TV Studios in Oerlikon in Zurich. Twenty athletes were competing for the title of “athlete” and “Sportsman of the Year”. Last year’s winners, Giulia Steingruber and Dario Cologna, were also nominated […]

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