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Lake Lucerne

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Lake Geneva

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Interlaken

Interlaken (town) – located 90 minutes (118 km) southeast of Zürich, Interlaken got its name due to its location between lakes Thun and Brienz in central Switzerland. The area around Interlaken presents a wide variety of attractions and activities, both during winter and summer. The nearby mountains attract climbers and hikers during the Summer, and […]

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Ginebra

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Golf Engadin St. Moritz

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Golf Club Crans Sur Sierre

Golf Club Crans Sur Sierre (Crans Montana) — Set on a plateau at 4,921 feet (1,500 meters) overlooking the Rhone Valley. Golfers face the highest peaks of the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc. The Golf-Club Crans-Sur-Sierre dates back to 1906 and is home to four courses, including the famous 18-hole Severiano Ballesteros, named after its creator, […]

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Friburgo

Fribourg (town) – located 90 minutes (153 km) southwest of Zürich, Fribough is a French-influenced Swiss town that’s immersed in medieval structures (such as the Cathedral of Freiburg, a 13th century house of worship that’s known for its extraordinarily beautiful stained-glass windows).   For art-lovers, a favored destination in Fribourg is the “Espace Jean Tinguely […]

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Davos

Davos (town) – located about 2 ½ hours southeast of Zürich, this Alpine town is known for being a popular winter sports resort, as well as being the annual site of the World Economic Forum (which brings together major business movers & shakers, international political leaders, intellectuals, and journalists to discuss the most pressing issues […]

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Chur

Chur (city) – located just over an hour southeast of Zürich is the Alpine town of Chur. one of the oldest city in Switzerland, Chur has been inhabited since at least 3000 BC. Chur is the capital of the canton of Graubunden (or Grisons in French). A Stone Age relics which was found here has […]