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    The scenic route: how to get around

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    Whenever I return to Switzerland, for work or leisure, or a bit of both, the thing I always look forward to most of all is travelling around the country. There’s no need to hire a car. Every corner of every canton...

    St. Gallen: the football city with tradition

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    In the VIP suite at St. Gallen’s kybunpark stadium, overlooking the pristine pitch below, Matthias Hüppi...
    27 May 2019

    Basel: urban art and five-star luxury

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    Established in 1681 as an ‘inn for gentlemen’ and rebuilt in 1844 as one of Switzerland’s...
    27 May 2019

    Lucerne: through the eyes of Turner

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    Lucerne’s Kunstmuseum celebrates its 200th birthday this year, and what better way to mark this anniversary...
    27 May 2019

    Lugano: a slice of Italy in Switzerland

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    Filippo Rossi loves a challenge. When he’s not reporting from warzones, he unwinds by running ultra-marathons...
    27 May 2019

    Geneva: the whole world on a plate

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    ‘I’ve always dreamt of opening a steak house in Geneva,’ says Swiss chef Philippe Chevrier. ‘For...
    27 May 2019

    Lausanne: the culinary jack-of-all-trades

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    At the Brasserie de Montbenon, over a plate of perch fresh from the lake, washed down...
    27 May 2019

    Bern: the chilled-out capital where time stands still

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    In most capital cities being a bicycle courier is a stressful occupation, but in Switzerland’s pretty...
    27 May 2019

    Montreux Riviera: the mother of all wine festivals in Vevey

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    Light, delicate and fruity — Swiss wine is one of Switzerland’s best-kept secrets, and the main...
    27 May 2019

    Winterthur: Compact, cultural and charming

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    Arriving in Winterthur on a commuter train from Zurich, you’d never guess this compact city is...
    27 May 2019

    Zurich: art and the city

    In association with Switzerland Tourism    Outside the University of Zurich, a short walk from the city centre, there’s a mural of...
    27 May 2019