Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Basel

Vitra Campus

Showcasing the works of the adjoining, eponymous high-end furniture manufacturer, Vitra Campus comprises the dazzling Vitra Design Museum (of Guggenheim Bilbao architect Frank Gehry fame), the Vitra Haus and new-in-…
Top Choice Bridge in The Vaud Alps

Peak Walk by Tissot

On clear days the views from this world-first peak-to-peak footbridge are heaven-sent; think legendary Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn, plus Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The 107m-long walk, between View Point Peak and S…
Top Choice Mountain in Jungfraujoch

Jungfraujoch

Two million people a year make the once-in-a-lifetime trip to Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest train station at 3454m. The train that chugs up from Kleine Scheidegg ramps up the drama as it delves into Eiger's icy hea…
Top Choice Castle in Bellinzona

Castelgrande

Rising dramatically above the Old Town, this medieval stronghold is Bellinzona’s most visible icon. Head up Salita San Michele from Piazza Collegiata, or take the lift, buried deep in the rocky hill in an extraordin…
Top Choice Chateau in Montreux

Château de Chillon

From the Montreux waterfront, fairy-tale Chemin Fleuri (Floral Path) – a silky smooth promenade framed by flowerbeds positively tropical in colour and vivacity – snakes dreamily along the lake for 4km to the magnifi…
Top Choice Museum in Lausanne

Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts

Located in the Palais de Rumine where the Treaty of Lausanne was signed in 1923, safeguards the city’s Fine Arts museum, though in 2019, it will be relocating to Plateforme10. Works by Swiss and foreign artists, ran…
Top Choice Glacier in Upper Valais

Aletsch Glacier

The Aletsch Glacier, at 23km, is the longest glacier in the European Alps and a Unesco World Heritage site. It stretches from Jungfraujoch (3466m) in the Bernese Oberland to a plateau above the Rhône Valley. While m…
Top Choice Waterfall in Meiringen

Reichenbachfälle

Gazing over the mighty Reichenbach Falls, where the cataract plunges 250m to the ground with a deafening roar, you can see how Arthur Conan Doyle thought them perfect for dispatching his burdensome hero, Sherlock Ho…
Top Choice Museum in Vevey

Alimentarium

Nestlé’s headquarters have been in Vevey since 1814, hence its presence in the form of this museum dedicated to nutrition and all things edible, past and present. Boring it is not. Its displays are clearly meant to …
Top Choice Research Centre in Geneva

CERN

Founded in 1954, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, 8km west of Geneva, is a laboratory for research into particle physics. It accelerates protons down a 27km circular tube (the Large Hadron Collider, t…