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Discover Switzerland’s top-ranked ski resorts this winter
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Discover Switzerland’s top-ranked ski resorts this winter

Switzerland is spoilt for choice when it comes to great places to hit the slopes

The best of romantic Switzerland
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The best of romantic Switzerland

Get loved-up with our ultimate list of romantic restaurants, hotels, spas and activities

Inspiring ski-in and ski-out hotels across Switzerland
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Inspiring ski-in and ski-out hotels across Switzerland

Make the most of skiing in Switzerland with a ski-in and ski-out hotel 

Find out how to win at winter in the new issue of Time Out Switzerland, out now
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Find out how to win at winter in the new issue of Time Out Switzerland, out now

Discover our latest print issue of Time Out Switzerland.

Where to eat fondue in Switzerland
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Where to eat fondue in Switzerland

Dive into our guide to finding the best of the fondue season in Switzerland

The best of Switzerland

Where to find the best après-ski action this winter
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Where to find the best après-ski action this winter

The best bars for post-piste partying

The best restaurants with winter sun terraces in Switzerland
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The best restaurants with winter sun terraces in Switzerland

From traditional to avant garde with stunning views

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Cruise into Chinese New Year at Zurich Airport
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Cruise into Chinese New Year at Zurich Airport

Zurich Airport is giving visitors a taste of the Orient for six weeks 

Digital Design Days Geneva: creative business-boosting by day, partying by night
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Digital Design Days Geneva: creative business-boosting by day, partying by night

Digital Design Days (DDD) comes to Geneva 

Find out how to win at winter in the new issue of Time Out Switzerland, out now
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Find out how to win at winter in the new issue of Time Out Switzerland, out now

Pick up our winter issue and make the most of the season

World's steepest funicular railway opens in Stoos
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World's steepest funicular railway opens in Stoos

Way up there in the Alps a stunning railway line has opened, taking the title for 'world's steepest funicular railway' in the process.  The incredible feat of engineering is located in the Alpine resort of Stoos, in the north-east of the country, 45-minutes drive from Lucerne. It cost CHF52 million and was officially opened by Swiss President Doris Leuthard on 15th December, with the public getting their first experience of the mind-boggling new railway a couple of days after the opening. The line replaces an old system built in 1933 and runs from Schywz to the mountain village of Stoosexternal, which stands 1,300m above sea level. Designers at engineering firm ABB created the circular carriages so they can adjust their floors allowing passengers to remain stand upright while they climb towards the Alpine plateau at inclines of up to 110%. It's not the only funicular here in Switzerland, there are lots more spectacular high-rise attractions up in the mountains, some of which are listed here. instagram.com/_seilbahnench_       The train follows a 1,720m track, climbing or descending for 743m and it reaches speeds of up to 10m per second with the entire trip lasting around six minutes, costing CHF 22 for a return trip. Swiss Rail half price passes can be used. Children 6 – 15 are half price and those under 6 are free. Switzerland isn't short of exciting mountain attractions, in fact our guide here reveals many more Alpine treats.  President Leuthard opened the f

Zurich is 21st in Time Out's City Life Index survey which charts the world's most exciting cities
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Zurich is 21st in Time Out's City Life Index survey which charts the world's most exciting cities

Zurich came 21st in Time Out's huge City Life Index survey this year

The most expensive hotel room in the world is in Geneva
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The most expensive hotel room in the world is in Geneva

Geneva hotel room tops list

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The 21 best things to do in Switzerland
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The 21 best things to do in Switzerland

UNESCO-protected medieval town centres to world-class festivals - Swiss cities combine history and tradition with thriving contemporary culture. 

Inspiring ski-in and ski-out hotels across Switzerland
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Inspiring ski-in and ski-out hotels across Switzerland

Hop out of bed and on to the slopes at these stunning venues.

Discover your perfect winter hideaway in Switzerland
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Discover your perfect winter hideaway in Switzerland

The perfect spots to make the most of Switzerland’s most exciting season.

Discover Switzerland’s top-ranked ski resorts this winter
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Discover Switzerland’s top-ranked ski resorts this winter

Discover your favourite ski resort

Ten top things to do around St Gallen-Lake Constance
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Ten top things to do around St Gallen-Lake Constance

From lake cruises and eye-catching eateries