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2,604 Articles of interest in Switzerland

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  • Brünig Pass

    The Brünig Pass, at an altitude of 1,008 m (3,307 ft), connects the Bernese Oberland and central Switzerland, linking Meiringen in the canton of Bern and Lungern in the canton of Obwalden.

  • Basel Institute for Immunology

    The Basel Institute for Immunology (BII) was founded in 1969 as a basic research institute in immunology located at 487 Grenzacherstrasse, Basel, Switzerland on the Rhine River down the street from the main Hoffmann-La Roche campus near the Swiss-Ge…

  • Au peninsula

    The Au peninsula is located in the Swiss Lake Zürich at the municipality Au between Wädenswil and Horgen in the Canton of Zurich.

  • Albula Pass

    Albula Pass (Romansh: Pass d'Alvra or Pass da l'Alvra, German: Albulapass) (el. 2315 m) is a Swiss mountain pass in the canton of Graubünden. It lies in the Albula Alps, on the watershed between the Albula, tributary of the Rhine and the Ova d'Alvra…

  • Agaunum

    Roman Agaunum, the modern Saint-Maurice in the canton Valais in southwesternmost Switzerland, was a minor post confined between the Rhône and the mountains along the well-travelled road that led from Roman Genava, modern Geneva, over the Alps by the…

  • Écône

    Écône is an area in the municipality of Riddes, district of Martigny, in the canton of Valais, in Switzerland.

  • Zürichberg

    The Zürichberg is a wooded hill rising to 679 metres (2,228 feet), overlooking Lake Zürich and located immediately to the east of the city of Zürich in Switzerland, between the valleys of the Limmat and the Glatt rivers.

  • Zimmerberg

    Zimmerberg (el. 769 metres (2,523 ft)) is a mountain and a region located in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Wasserkirche

    The Wasserkirche ("Water Church") of Zürich, first mentioned as ecclesia Aquatica Turicensi around 1250 and as wazzirkilcha in 1256, is a church built on a small island in the Limmat, situated between the two main churches of medieval Zürich, the Gr…

  • Thur (Switzerland)

    Thur is a 131-kilometre (81 mi) long river in north-eastern Switzerland. Its source is near the mountain Säntis in the south-east of the canton of St. Gallen. In this canton it flows through the Toggenburg region and the town Wil. After Wil it flows…

  • Sihl Valley

    Sihl Valley (German: Sihltal) is a river valley and belongs to the Zimmerberg-Sihltal region located in the district of Horgen in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland. Commonly Sihltal is used as the name of the lower Sihl valley, i.e.

  • Reichenbachfall funicular

    The Reichenbachfall funicular (German: Reichenbachfall-Bahn; RfB) is a funicular in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss canton of Berne. It links Willigen, near Meiringen, with the uppermost of the Reichenbach Falls, famous as the site of the a…

  • Piz Corvatsch

    Piz Corvatsch is a mountain in the Bernina Range of the Alps, overlooking Lake Sils and Lake Silvaplana in the Engadin region of the canton of Graubünden. With an elevation of 3,451 m (11,322 ft), it is the highest point on the range separating the …

  • Mattertal

    The Matter Valley or the valley of St. Niklaus (German: Mattertal or Nikolaital) is located in southwestern Switzerland, south of the Rhone valley in the canton of Valais.

  • Les Avants

    Les Avants is a village in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It is located in the municipality of Montreux, in the east of the canton, in the district of Vevey.

  • Lake Sils

    Lake Sils (German Silsersee, Romansh: Lej da Segl) is a lake in the Upper Engadine valley, Grisons, Switzerland. It takes its name from the village of Sils im Engadin. The lake lies at an altitude of 1,797 metres above sea level, between Maloja Pass…

  • Gemmi Pass

    Gemmi Pass is a high mountain pass across the Bernese Alps connecting Leukerbad (on the south) in the canton of Valais with Kandersteg (on the north) in the canton of Bern. The pass itself lies within the canton of Valais, at a height of 2,270 metre…

  • Doubs (river)

    The Doubs (French pronunciation: ​[du]) is a 453 kilometres (281 mi) long river in eastern France and western Switzerland, left tributary of the Saône.

  • Caumasee

    Caumasee (Romansh: Lag la Cauma or Lai da Cauma) is a lake near Flims, in the Grisons, Switzerland. It is one of the lakes on the Flims Rockslide deposits. The lake is fed from underground sources.

  • CIG de Malley

    Centre Intercommunal de Glace de Malley (abbreviation CIG de Malley and CIGM) is an Indoor arena in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of the HC Lausanne.