Berggasthaus Aescher-Wildkirchli. Photo by TC.
Berggasthaus Aescher-Wildkirchli. Photo by TC.


  • APPENZELL: To see some traditional Switzerland visit the village of Appenzell. There you can get local cheese, sausages and handcrafted souvenirs. You can also do great hiking trips around the Ebenalp area.
  • ASCONA: This town in the Italian part of Ticino has a charming promenade right at the beautiful Lake Maggiore. Take a walk along the lake and you can relax in the wellness hotel Parkhotel Delta nearby. (You can book it here.)
  • BASEL: The city where three countries meet. Stroll along the river Rhine and get inspired by the art museums. E.g the Foundation Beyeler is very famous for its high-class exhibitions and architecture by Renzo Piano, and the art museum Kunstmuseum got a new building with an impressive marble staircase inside by architects Christ & Gantenbein.
  • BERN: The capital gets a page of its own!
  • BLAUSEE: The "blue lake" is a little lake with small trails around it. You can eat fresh trouts from the trout farm in the hotel and also take the delicacies home.
  • CREUX DU VAN: The Grand Canyon of Switzerland. You can hike up or drive to the restaurant Soliat by car.
  • LAKE KLÖNTAL: Beautiful lake to take a walk around and have a swim in.
  • LUGANO: Enjoy an Italian feeling in Lugano and relax at the lake while eating ice cream. For an affordable accommodation: Montarina Hotel & Hostel. You can book it here.
  • ST. GALLEN: Pretty city with the beautiful cathedral and library Stiftsbibliothek. Try an original St. Galler Bratwurst sausage.
  • THERMAL BATH VALS: Baths designed by architect Peter Zumthor. You can spend a relaxing day in the spa facilities, stay in the hotel and stroll around the landscape.
  • ZURICH: This city gets a page of its own!