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50 wonderful things to do this winter in Switzerland
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50 wonderful things to do this winter in Switzerland

Switzerland is a stunning winter destination. The Alps sparkle with pristine pistes, jaw-dropping vistas and glamourous snow sports while the cities twinkle with Christmas markets, ice rinks and more. Here's our guide to some of the coolest things to do and places to be this winter in Switzerland.

Switzerland’s incredible cable cars, gondolas and funiculars
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Switzerland’s incredible cable cars, gondolas and funiculars

Gazing into an icy chasm from a glass box strung on a wire? Travelling up the Swiss mountains can be scary, but let’s be honest, it's thrilling, too. And from cable cars to their smaller counterparts, gondolas, or even vertigo-inducing funiculars, Switzerland packs a punch when it comes to record-breaking modes of mountain transport. We’ve rounded up the most amazing, so clamber aboard for a hair-raising ride.      

Ten things to do for families in St. Moritz, Engadin
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Ten things to do for families in St. Moritz, Engadin

Famously chic, the region is also a fantastic family holiday resort

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Ten best things to do at The Omnia hotel, Zermatt
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Ten best things to do at The Omnia hotel, Zermatt

Discover amazine mountain scenery with these ten essential activities to do in Zermatt

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The best Swiss ski resorts
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The best Swiss ski resorts

Dive into Switzerland’s outdoor playground at some of these incredible ski resorts 

The best things to do in Switzerland

35 fun things to do in Switzerland
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35 fun things to do in Switzerland

Here's our list to just some of the unique sights, stunning scenery and great things to do in the country

The 21 top things to do in Geneva
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The 21 top things to do in Geneva

Get under Geneva’s skin and you’ll discover a huge array of great things to do

21 amazing things to do in Zurich
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21 amazing things to do in Zurich

Zurich seamlessly blends the indoor and outdoor - from club culture to architecture.

17 great things to do in Lausanne
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17 great things to do in Lausanne

Packed with history and culture discover some of the best things to do in Lausanne 

Travel and escapes

Romantic Switzerland: restaurants, hotels, spas and activities
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Romantic Switzerland: restaurants, hotels, spas and activities

We’ve put together the ultimate guide to romantic Switzerland.  Our ultimate list of restaurants, hotels, spas and romantic activities and things to do

Recommended Zurich hotels
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Recommended Zurich hotels

Top tips for accomodation in Zurich

Recommended Lausanne hotels
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Recommended Lausanne hotels

From upmarket to budget friendly

Atlantis by Giardino

Atlantis by Giardino

This seriously stylish five-star hotel offers an impressive list of top-class facilities 

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Ten things to do for families in St. Moritz, Engadin
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Ten things to do for families in St. Moritz, Engadin

There are all kinds of family-focused activities in the area, guaranteed to keep visitors of all ages more than happy. 

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Ten best things to do at The Omnia hotel, Zermatt
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Ten best things to do at The Omnia hotel, Zermatt

Even before you step inside The Omnia, you’ll be impressed. Set against the backdrop of beautiful mountain scenery and perched high above Zermatt, the hotel’s striking, stylish design announces that you’re about to set foot in somewhere pretty special. And once you’re inside, things just keep getting better. Many people visit Zermatt and The Omnia for the premium skiing around the region, and while this is undoubtedly a big draw, there’s also plenty more to take advantage of. In fact, there’s so much to enjoy at hotel and the surrounding area, it can be difficult to know where to start, which is why we’ve put together a list of ten essential activities to make the most of during your stay. To find out about more great features of the hotel and for booking information, visit the-omnia.com/en/hotel.

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Fun for family and children

Things to do with kids in this Autumn in Switzerland
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Things to do with kids in this Autumn in Switzerland

With the Swiss school holidays falling in October, it's a great time of year to explore these family-friendly museums, attractions, parks, cafes plus a few places to chill out and wind down in too.

Five fun family walks near Zurich
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Five fun family walks near Zurich

These local walks offer a great day out with with the family

Switzerland’s most exciting mountain attractions
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Switzerland’s most exciting mountain attractions

Put on your woolly mittens and check out these high altitude revelry. 

Zurich’s best museums and attractions
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Zurich’s best museums and attractions

An impressive array of striking monuments and pretty parks are among the top attractions to see during a day in Zurich. Museum culture is a key highlight of the city, with fine art especially well represented. Highlights include the massive historical collections in the Kunsthaus, as well as the contemporary art shows in the Kunsthalle and the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, while the Museum fur Gestaltung prominent for design. Museums come in all varieties here. Perhaps the most quirky Zurich museum of all is the Tram Museum, much beloved by kids, as is Focus Terra and its natural science exhibitions. If you want closer contact with nature there are many options. Zoo Zurich is a family favourite, while relaxing outdoor spaces include Chinagarten and Botanisher Garten Zoo. Check out our guide for information on all of these and many more.

Five great reasons to visit The Olympic Museum in Lausanne
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Five great reasons to visit The Olympic Museum in Lausanne

Get set for Tokyo 2020 by visiting Lausanne’s Olympic Museum. Here are five reasons why it’s a gold-medal day out

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Community

Get networking with the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce
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Get networking with the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce

Discover Swiss business trends and access new connections with the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce 

Living in Switzerland -  a guide for expats and international local residents
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Living in Switzerland - a guide for expats and international local residents

Some of our top tips to help you settle into your new life in Switzerland

Moving to Switzerland: British expat tips
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Moving to Switzerland: British expat tips

Dreaming of a life in Switzerland? Take the plunge! These expats give their best advice for embracing the Swiss lifestyle.

11 tips for when you first move to Zurich
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11 tips for when you first move to Zurich

Our top tips for getting started when you move to Zurich.

Ten tips for when you first move to Geneva
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Ten tips for when you first move to Geneva

How to get off to a good start in Geneva 

Stressing over office space? Here’s the solution
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Stressing over office space? Here’s the solution

Promoted content: Discover premium office spaces and meeting rooms with Ecos Office Centre in various Swiss locations

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