Things to Do

Your guide to the best events, festivals, sights and attractions across Switzerland

Ten cool spots for a summer swim
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Ten cool spots for a summer swim

Get ready to make a splash at some of the best badis, beaches and pools around the country

5 great things to do in Pontresina this summer
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5 great things to do in Pontresina this summer

Ibex-spotting, lake-bathing, glacier-hiking – this charming mountain village has enough going on to keep everyone happy.

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

Our experts’ pick of the essential experiences from around the country.

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

Here’s what to do and where to do it in Zurich.

15 fantastic things to do in Bern
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15 fantastic things to do in Bern

Here’s the best of Bern, all in one place.

The best things to do in Switzerland

The best pools, rivers and lakes for swimming in Switzerland
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The best pools, rivers and lakes for swimming in Switzerland

Whether you're looking to swim yourself fit or simply take a refreshing dip, nothing beats a swim in the open air. 

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

50 ways to have the best summer in Switzerland
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50 ways to have the best summer in Switzerland

From secret lakeside beaches to riveting river frolics - our definitive list for the things to do in the Swiss heat.

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

Discover great ways to enjoy the Ascona-Locarno region this spring

Travel and escapes

5 great things to do in Pontresina this summer
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5 great things to do in Pontresina this summer

Situated in the impossibly picturesque Engadine region, Pontresina is full of natural beauty, wildlife and opportunities to get away from it all – if you want to, that is, or you can take advantage of the many outdoor activities, cultural opportunities and first-class eating and drinking spots that the village also boasts. Essentially, whatever you’re looking for in a holiday, whether it’s for a few days or – even better – much longer, you’re sure to find it here. Summer is the perfect time to visit Pontresina, with more great stuff going on than ever. But with so much to do, how do you decide what to spend your time on? To get your started, we’ve picked out five fantastic things that’ll let you make the most of the season, but remember that you’ll find tons more ideas for summer activities and trips at Pontresina.ch.

Get to know Ascona-Locarno in 2019 with our comprehensive guide
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Get to know Ascona-Locarno in 2019 with our comprehensive guide

The beautiful Ticino region is bubbling over with culture, entertainment, culinary excellence and Mediterranean ambience. Here’s the low-down on the area’s essential experiences and hotspots.

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

The top 10 Switzerland hotels
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The top 10 Switzerland hotels

Discover these unmissable hotels

Four reasons to visit Landquart Fashion Outlet this summer
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Four reasons to visit Landquart Fashion Outlet this summer

Just 60 minutes from Zurich, this premium outlet is home to over 100 stores offering discounts of up to 70 per cent

Fun for family and children

Botanischer Garten - Zurich
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Botanischer Garten - Zurich

Take an early morning stroll across the vast grounds or just sit and relax for a while on a sunny afternoon. 

The best pools, rivers and lakes for swimming in Switzerland
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The best pools, rivers and lakes for swimming in Switzerland

Summer is truly underway in Switzerland when people start to take to the rivers, lake “beaches” and badis (public bathing areas at the lake) in their droves. So whether you're looking to swim yourself fit or simply take a refreshing dip, nothing beats a swim in the open air. Luckily, Switzerland has loads of options for front-crawlers and pool-posers alike, many of which are located in the middle of the city, making it easy to beat the heat in minutes.   

Where to go camping in Switzerland
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Where to go camping in Switzerland

Whether you want to sleep under canvas, in a caravan or even a circus wagon, Switzerland has a huge range of camping experiences. We've rounded up a few of our favourites to help you start planning for this summer.

Zurich's best badis
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Zurich's best badis

Here's our pick of some of the best spots to swim in Zurich and on the Zurichsee when the mercury rises this summer.

Bains des Pâquis - Geneva
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Bains des Pâquis - Geneva

This public swimming baths right on Lake Geneva is a popular social meeting place for Genevois of all ages

Switzerland's best markets
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Switzerland's best markets

Looking for a flea market? Find beautiful flower stalls or trendy food markets in our pick of Switzerland's best markets.

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.