Situated at the base of the Simplon Pass in the Swiss Canton of Valais is the small town of Brig which dates back to the Bronze Age. Here is the perfect departure point for many adventures around alpine Switzerland as well as into Italy. My Bernoise friend arrived about the same time as my train […]
Lake Geneva hosts the world’s most important and most elegant side-wheel paddle. Once a year in spring, the public gets a unique opportunity to see the entire fleet together.
The next parade will take place on Sunday, May 24th 2015 in Rolle, between Lausanne and Geneva.
The Jungfraujoch is certainly among the highlights for every visitor to Switzerland. It is a mountain pass situated at 3’471 m (11’388 ft) between the Mönch Mountain at 4’107 m (13’474 ft) and the Jungfrau Mountain at 4’158m (13’642 ft) in the Bernese Alps which are in the Swiss cantons of Bern and Valais. The Jungfraujoch belongs to the UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site of Jungfrau – Aletsch – Bietschhorn.