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Put a spring in your step with the new issue of Time Out Switzerland, out now
News

Put a spring in your step with the new issue of Time Out Switzerland, out now

Spring has finally arrived and we’re wholeheartedly embracing it.

Are you living in Europe’s best city for millennials?
News

Are you living in Europe’s best city for millennials?

It turns out that certain Swiss cities are marvellous for millennials...

Outdoor fashion show Loufmeter is heading back to strut Bern's streets
News

Outdoor fashion show Loufmeter is heading back to strut Bern's streets

The seventh edition of Bern’s open-air fashion show returns in May.

Discover eight great street food festivals
News

Discover eight great street food festivals

From gourmet burger trucks to vegan vans, don’t miss these four-wheeled foodie events.

See not just stars, but a whole galaxy at this year’s Paléo Festival
Music

See not just stars, but a whole galaxy at this year’s Paléo Festival

The Nyon music event has unveiled a big-screen interactive experience.

Great reads

Zurich and Geneva Remain The World’s Most Expensive Cities

Zurich and Geneva Remain The World’s Most Expensive Cities

A new survey has revealed some top-dollar findings.

Ten amazing things to do in Ascona-Locarno this spring
Things to do

Ten amazing things to do in Ascona-Locarno this spring

16 eerie pictures of Switzerland’s secret bunkers
Things to do

16 eerie pictures of Switzerland’s secret bunkers

Hidden beneath the country’s surface is a vast network of military bunkers and fallout shelters.

Five facts about the Swiss art of yodeling
Music

Five facts about the Swiss art of yodeling

Yodele yodele hee hoo! Yodeling has never been so hip.

Check out Switzerland’s 11 UNESCO World Heritage sites
News

Check out Switzerland’s 11 UNESCO World Heritage sites

Have you visited them all yet?

Keep busy

The best events around Switzerland this spring
News

The best events around Switzerland this spring

The coolest cultural happenings going on across the country.

The best things to do in Switzerland this spring
Things to do

The best things to do in Switzerland this spring

There’s a Swiss spring jaunt with your name on it.

Make a Grand getaway to the five-star Victoria-Jungfrau this spring
Hotels

Make a Grand getaway to the five-star Victoria-Jungfrau this spring

This luxury five-star oasis is the perfect place to enjoy a spring getaway.

POV video shows how good the view is on this mountain toboggan ride
Attractions

POV video shows how good the view is on this mountain toboggan ride

When it comes to high altitude amusements, Switzerland has you covered.

The best Swiss art galleries and museums
Art

The best Swiss art galleries and museums

Browse an eye-popping array of world-class Swiss art galleries and museums.

Weird Switzerland

Ten quirky Swiss festivals
Things to do

Ten quirky Swiss festivals

Ever burned a snowman or wrestled a herdsman? Here’s your chance.

Ten of the wackiest Swiss laws

Ten of the wackiest Swiss laws

The country wouldn’t be the same without its idiosyncratic rules. 

Bern’s quirkiest fountains
News

Bern’s quirkiest fountains

From a child-eating ogre to a jousting musketeer, here are our favourite water features.