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The highlights of your journey to Switzerland

 
 
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Jungfraujochbahn

Railway to the "Top of Europe"
With the gauge rack railway to the highest railway station in Europa - the Jungfraujoch at 3471 m. The railway runs within a tunnel build into the mountain. It has two stations, where you can observer the great neighbouring mountains. At Jungfraujoch you have a fantastic view to the Great Aletsch Glacier.
> Jungfrau Railways
 
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Matterhorn

Switzerlands most famous mountain
The Matterhorn is with 4478m the seventh-highest peak of the Alps. The best view you have from Gornergrat. You can get there with a rack rail from the beautiful village Zermatt.
> Gornergrat
> Zermatt
 
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Basel

The City of Art and Faires
Close to the border of France and Germany, Basel is crossing by the Rhein and has a nice old city. In the town are about 40 museums. Every year take the popular faires "Art "and "Basel" (watches) place. Fasnacht every year in February or March starts with the "Morgenstraich" at 4 a.m. in the morning.
> Basel Tourismus
> Kunstmuseum Basel

> Museum Tinguely

> Fondation Beyeler

> Basler Fasnacht
 
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Bern

Capital of Switzerland and UNESCO World Heritage Site
The fabulous medieval city of Bern centre has been recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. There are many sights to seen: Zeitglockenturm, an clock tower with moving puppets, the Münster, a gothical cathetral, Bear Pits, which can be visited off the Nydeggbrücke, the federal parliament building, the administration building and the Botanical Gardens.
> Berninfo
 
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Geneva

The most international city of Switzerland
Located at the Lake Geneva, Geneva hosts more than 190 internation organizations, like the UN European headquarters, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). Sights in Geneva: The Flower Clock, the Art & History Museum and the International Red Cross, the Red Crescent Museum and the fountain "Jet d'Eau" (140m), situated in Lake Geneva
> City of Geneva
 
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Lugano

The South of Switzerland
Located at th Lake of Luganos Lugano has about 2300 hours of sun a year. A perfekt place for a pleasure holiday with lakes, moutains and museums.
> Lugano Tourimo
 
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Luzern

The Center of Switzerland
Located on the borders of Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee) close to Mount Pilatus and the Rigi. Sights: Kapellbrücke, a famous wooden bridge, Wasserturm, Jesuitenkirche, Franziskanerkirche, Nadelwehr, Spreuerbrücke, Museggmauer.
> City of Lucerne
 
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Zürich

Downtown Switzerland
Located at the Lake Zürich and surrounded by wooded hills. Sights: Centre Le Corbusier, Fraumünster, Masoala-Regenwaldhalle, Neumarkt, and Schipfe.
> Zürich Tourismus
 
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Rheinfall

Largest Fall in Europa
Located near Schaffhausen in Northern Switzerland, close to the German border. The waterfall is 150 m wide and 23 m high.
> Rhinefall
 
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Webcam / weather in Switzerland
Webcam Basel, Geneva, Region Jungfrau, Interlaken, Locarno, Lucerne,
St. Moritz
, Zermatt, Zurich, choose area
Swissmeteo - Weather Basel - Webcam Basel
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Water
Switzerland seen from the water
by Beat Presser
 
 
 

 
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