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2,604 Articles of interest in Switzerland

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  • Lake Zug

    Lake Zug (German: Zugersee) is a lake in Central Switzerland, situated between Lake Lucerne and Lake Zurich. It stretches for 14 km between Arth and the Cham-Zug bay. The Lorze as the main feeder river empties its waters into the lake at its norther…

  • Julier Pass

    The Julier Pass (Romansh: Pass dal Güglia, German: Julierpass, Italian Passo del Giulia) (el. 2284 m) is a mountain pass in Switzerland, in the Albula Range of the Alps. It connects the Engadin valley with the rest of Graubünden. At its summit, the …

  • Bernese Jura

    Bernese Jura (French: Jura Bernois) is the name for the French-speaking area of the Swiss canton of Bern, and from 2010 one of five administrative divisions of the canton.

  • Battle of Dornach

    The Battle of Dornach was a battle fought on 22 July 1499 between the troops of Emperor Maximilian I and the Old Swiss Confederacy close to the Swiss village of Dornach.

  • Aletschhorn

    The Aletschhorn (4,193 m (13,757 ft)) is a mountain in the Alps in Switzerland, lying within the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, which has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

  • Vaillant Arena

    Vaillant Arena (Eisstadion Davos) is an arena in Davos, Switzerland. It is primarily used for ice hockey and is the home arena of HC Davos. It holds 7,080 people, of which 3,280 are seated.

  • Polybahn funicular

    The Polybahn, also known as the UBS Polybahn, is a funicular railway in the city of Zürich, Switzerland. The line links the Central square with the terrace by the main building of ETH Zürich, which was formerly called Eidgenössisches Polytechnikum, …

  • Montagnola

    Montagnola is a small Swiss village in Collina d'Oro municipality. Located in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, it is close to the border between Switzerland and Italy. It looks over Lake Lugano and the city of Lugano upon it.

  • Lindenhof hill

    The Lindenhof hill is a moraine hill and a public square in the historic center of Zurich, Switzerland, site of the Roman and Carolingian era Kaiserpfalz around which the city has historically grown.

  • Brissago Islands

    The Brissago Islands (Italian: Isole di Brissago) are a group of two islands located in the Swiss part of Lake Maggiore close to Ronco sopra Ascona and Brissago.

  • Federal Department of Finance

    The Federal Department of Finance (FDF, German: Eidgenössisches Finanzdepartement, French: Département fédéral des finances, Italian: Dipartimento federale delle finanze) is one of the seven departments of the Swiss federal government. The departmen…

  • Battle of Laupen

    The Battle of Laupen was fought on June 21, 1339 between the Bern and its allies on one side, and Freiburg together with feudal landholders from the County of Burgundy and Habsburg territories on the other. Bern was victorious, consolidating its pos…

  • Saint-Maurice d'Agaune

    Saint-Maurice d'Agaune (or Saint-Maurice-en-Valais) is a Swiss monastery of canons regular in Saint-Maurice, Canton of Valais, which dates from the 6th century. It is situated against a cliff in a section of the road between Geneva and the Simplon P…

  • St. Jakobshalle

    St. Jakobshalle is an arena in Münchenstein, near Basel, Switzerland. It is primarily used for indoor sports and concert events. The St. Jakobshalle holds 9,000 people and was built in 1976. It is the home of the Davidoff Swiss Indoors men's tennis …

  • Schynige Platte railway

    The Schynige Platte railway (German: Schynige Platte Bahn, SPB) is a mountain railway in the Bernese Oberland area of Switzerland, which connects the town of Wilderswil, near Interlaken with the famous wildflower gardens of the Schynige Platte.

  • Kandersteg International Scout Centre

    The Kandersteg International Scout Centre (KISC) is an international Scout centre in Kandersteg, Switzerland. The centre provides lodges, chalets and campsites covering 17 hectares of land. It is open to Scouts year round, as well as to non-Scouts f…

  • Furka Base Tunnel

    The Furka Base Tunnel is a Swiss rail tunnel on the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn's Furka–Oberalp line. It connects Oberwald, at 1,369 metres (4,491 ft) above sea level) in the Canton of Valais, with Realp, at 1,538 m (5,046 ft) in the Canton of Uri. The…

  • Windrose Air

    Windrose Air Jetcharter GmbH is an airline based in Schönefeld, Germany operating business and private charter services, cargo and air ambulance services.

  • Ufenau

    Ufenau is an island located, with the neighbouring island of Lützelau, in Lake Zürich in Switzerland between Freienbach (0.9 km away) and Rapperswil (2.5 km away).

  • Trümmelbach

    The Trümmelbach Falls (In German: Trümmelbachfälle) in Switzerland are a series of ten glacier-waterfalls inside the mountain made accessible by tunnel-lift and illuminated.

  • St. Moritz (Rhaetian Railway station)

    St. Moritz is a railway station in St. Moritz, Switzerland. It is the southern terminus of the Albula Railway line from Chur. Hourly services operate on this section of the line. There is also an hourly service on the Bernina Railway line from St. M…

  • Schaulager

    The Schaulager is a museum in Newmünchenstein, a sub-district of Münchenstein in the canton of Basel-Country, Switzerland.