Switzerland

Photos of Cow Parades Alpabfahrts & Alpabzüge

Photos of Cow Parades Alpabfahrts & Alpabzüge

  Photos of Cow Parades Alpabfahrts & Alpabzüge It’s that time of year when the cows come down the mountains after a long Summer enjoying the pastures on high. There is huge anticipation and a great atmosphere as crowds gather round to welcome the cows back into the fold. Children and adults alike are dressed […]

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Swiss National Day August 1st – Happy Birthday Switzerland!

Swiss National Day August 1st – Happy Birthday Switzerland!

If it’s your first time in Switzerland for August 1st you’re in for a treat. You may have noticed the shop windows overdosing on red and white for the past month and you can find the Swiss flag on almost everything from a paper napkin to t shirts to mugs and cow bells (now’s quite […]

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Swiss Earthquake – did you feel the earth move in St Gallen?

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Swiss Earthquake – did you feel the earth move in St Gallen?

Photo of the geothermal bore hole project near St Gallen Photo © Keystone You may have read in the newspaper or seen on the news that there was an earthquake in Switzerland this weekend.  It took place on Saturday 20th July and measured 3.6 on the Richter scale at a depth of 4 metres. It […]

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Red Ball Project Lausanne, Switzerland 3rd – 9th July

Red Ball Project Lausanne, Switzerland 3rd – 9th July

Have you heard about the Red Ball Project? Conceived as the brainchild of American artist Kurt Perschke this giant red ball appearing in well known cities is designed to add a creative, fun way to consider art and an opportunity for you to unleash your own imagination. The Red Ball Project has already visited major […]

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Summer Events in Zurich and Switzerland

Summer Events in Zurich and Switzerland

Lots of great events on in Zurich and Switzerland throughout the Summer! Here are a few to get you started:   Seeuberquerung in Zurich – Scheduled for this Wednesday 3rd July.  Due to take place between 3pm and 6pm and registration starts at 2pm.The route is approximately 1,500m between Mythenquai and Tiefenbrunnen. For more information […]

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Swiss Chocolate Factories You Can Visit

Swiss Chocolate Factories You Can Visit

Swiss Chocolate Factories You Can Visit    Did you know that here are a number of chocolate factories in Switzerland that you can visit? Some of them offer self guided tours, others run organised tours, workshops and tastings. Confiserie Honold Offers Selected Dates In Zurich you can attend workshops at the Lindt Factory (see below) […]

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