Things to Do

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

Switzerland has loads of options for front-crawlers and pool-posers alike, many of which are located in the middle of the city.  

Essential Swiss city experiences in summer
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Essential Swiss city experiences in summer

When the sun’s out there is a scramble for the lake set swimming areas followed by a lengthy visit to a Med-style bars, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the urban pulse.

Switzerland’s top 10 attractions
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Switzerland’s top 10 attractions

Discover these great attractions and essential experiences in Switzerland

The 20 best things to do in Switzerland
Things to do

The 20 best things to do in Switzerland

Finding things to do in Switzerland isn’t hard. It may be tiny, with a population of just eight million, but Switzerland's cities pack in a lot of sights, culture and activity. 

Find the perfect hotel for your Swiss summer staycation
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Find the perfect hotel for your Swiss summer staycation

Whatever you’re looking for in a holiday, there’s a hotel just for you. Here is our selction of unique Swiss hotels for your summer in Switzerland

The best things to do in Switzerland

The 20 best things to do in Switzerland
Things to do

The 20 best things to do in Switzerland

Don't miss these top attractions in Switzerland

The 15 best things to do in Geneva
Things to do

The 15 best things to do in Geneva

Discover the best sights and experiences in the city

The 15 best things to do in Zurich
Things to do

The 15 best things to do in Zurich

The vistas Zurich presents are a good enough reason in themselves to visit but there's plenty of things to do in Zurich too.

The top 5 things to do in Lausanne
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The top 5 things to do in Lausanne

Lausanne is a slow burn – it takes time to get to know it, but once you do you’ll realise exactly how many things to do there are here. 

Fun for family and children

E-bike hire
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E-bike hire

Switzerland's popular e-bikes or pedelecs have a bit of extra va-va-voom. 

Limmat-Schifffahrt Boat Trip
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Limmat-Schifffahrt Boat Trip

The flat boats with their panoramic glass roofs offer a different view of Zurich - from the bottom up. 

Pully-Plage
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Pully-Plage

This outdoor swimming complex in the village of Pully is worth the bus ride. The complex also boasts ping-pong tables, beach-volleyball courts, an area for sun loungers and plenty of grassy space for sunbathing. 

Freibad Ka-We-De - Bern
Sport and fitness

Freibad Ka-We-De - Bern

With a 30m swimming pool, a wave pool, 10m waterslide and kids pool, this is a fantastic family destination 

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.

Travel and escapes

Take a trip on the new afternoon Glacier Express
Travel

Take a trip on the new afternoon Glacier Express

The luxurious Glacier Express is one of the world’s great railway journeys - discover its new afternoon trips

Recommended Geneva hotels
Hotels

Recommended Geneva hotels

Some great places to stay in Geneva

Recommended Lausanne hotels
Hotels

Recommended Lausanne hotels

Some of the top places to stay in Lausanne

Recommended Zurich hotels
Hotels

Recommended Zurich hotels

Top tips for accomodation in Zurich

Uncover incredible Ibiza this summer with Germania
Travel

Uncover incredible Ibiza this summer with Germania

Take a flight from Zurich with Germania and discover our pick of the best things the island has to offer this summer season

Community

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