Archive for the ‘Switzerland’ Category
Are you a curious city explorer or a dauntless adventurer? Discover your personal Swiss style with Switzerland’s new Facebook app and enter for a chance to win tickets to make your Switzerland wish come true! Find your perfect Swiss excursion and try to get the two flight tickets from Swiss International Air Lines and two [...]
The Eiger North Face is one of the greatest north walls of the Alps. In the 1930âs the EigerÂ North Face was the âlast problemâ of the Alps. To conquer this famous wall was the dreamÂ of many mountaineers from all over Europe. The many tragedies and finally the successfulÂ climb are reason enough to celebrate the â75th [...]
The first Wagner Festival was held in ZĂźrich in 1853. This summer, a number of the city’s cultural institutions are devoting themselves to the years that Richard Wagner spent in ZĂźrich. The Festival, which takes up the theme of âWagner Hothouseâ, opens with a talk by the composer’s great granddaughter, Nike Wagner. This is followed [...]
Nothing beats the Schilthorn region when it comes to pure mountain life. FromÂ Schilthorn peak, visitors enjoy a unique panoramic view of an alpine landscape and theÂ UNESCO World Heritage site of the Eiger, MĂśnch and Jungfrau â just the right spot forÂ an unforgettable excursion, a conference with an exclusive touch or a great familyÂ celebration.
The world’s largest and most important Gold Grand Prix tournament takes place in Basel’s St. Jakobshalle in the middle of March 2013. Competitors in the Basel badminton tournament will be playing for crucial qualification points for the World Championships in China. Around 300 world-class players from 40 countries are expected to take part. Any badminton [...]
From February 11â15, 2013, a 15-member TV crew from China will be shooting part of the new production, âRemembering Lichuanâ, in ZĂźrich. Back home, this TV series is followed by millions of viewers and the actors are revered as superstars. This project is supported by the ZĂźrich Film Office.
âCarnival in Lucerneâ will be celebrated from 7 â 12 February, 2013. This is the most beautiful season of all for many natives of Lucerne. Bizarre characters with imaginative masks and costumes roam through Lucerneâs alleys during these days. Carnival musicians blast out the off-beat march and thousands of people dance and bring the winter [...]
This year the people of Switzerland go back to their roots and introduce you to their traditions and heritage. Switzerland is known as the ultimate destination for nature enthusiast. However, the majority of guests also enjoy the cities and encounters with Swiss people. A great way to meet locals is to participate in one of [...]
Since 1 January 2013 Zurich Airport has been offering passengers and visitors the opportunity to surf the Internet anywhere in the airport for 60 minutes free of charge every six hours,.-.whether via WiFi or at a fixed Internet station.Â Passengers who fly out in the morning and return in the evening can take advantage of another [...]
CSI Basel 2013 | 10 to 13 January 2013 The main event on Sunday of CSI Basel 2013 will be shown live by Swiss Radio and Television on SRF two. Now in its 4th. year, the biggest show jumping event in Switzerland has reached another milestone. The inclusion of CSI Basel in the SRF Sport [...]