Switzerland Features

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Switzerland Features

  • Top Things to Do in Switzerland

    Of course. Alternatively called Il Cervino (Italian) or Le Cervin (French), this is Switzerland's trademark, drawing crowds every year. The pedestrian-only... Read more

  • Top Experiences in Switzerland

    From Miles Davis to Prince and everyone in between, this world-renowned festival hosts both jazz fixtures as well as up-and-coming pop acts... Read more

  • Quintessential

    If you want to get a sense of contemporary Swiss culture and indulge in some of its pleasures, start by familiarizing yourself with the rituals... Read more

  • If You Like

    La Cuisine? Die Kochkunst? La Cucina? Like the patchwork that is Switzerland, fine Swiss food is a culinary trifecta drawn from three countries:... Read more

  • Understanding the Swiss

    Though they're proud, sober, self-contained, independent culturally and politically, disdainful of the shabby and the slipshod, painfully neat... Read more

  • Flavors of Switzerland

    Although fast food has made definite inroads in Switzerland, it's still a country deeply rooted in seasonality and fresh produce—it's been locavore... Read more

  • Lodging Primer

    From luxurious palace-hotels that are home to well-off internationals to comfortable bed-and-breakfasts with eager hosts ready to meet your every... Read more

  • Switzerland Today

    After centuries of poverty, with fathers sending sons abroad as mercenaries (resulting in Swiss Guards at the Vatican, for example) and citizens... Read more

  • Best Hikes

    Hiking is practically a religion for the Swiss, and it's easy to see why: more than 37,000 miles of marked and maintained trails braid across... Read more

  • Money-Saving Tips

    Switzerland ranks as one of the most expensive countries in the world, but that doesn't mean you have to mortgage your home or sell a kidney... Read more

  • Scenic Journeys

    Bernina Express. The highest Alpine railway crosses some of Graubünden's most famous bridges and viaducts. The leg from Chur to St. Moritz is... Read more

  • Speaking the Language(s)

    The Swiss are champions of multilingualism: at least one foreign language is mandatory in most schools from the primary level. And lucky you:... Read more

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