• Trips in Switzerland

    Hiking on WEG der SCHWEIZ, The Swiss Path

    WEG der SCHWEIZ, The Swiss Path, is a 35 km long hiking route along with Lake Uri. It is divided into three sections, from Rütli to Brunnen, but it is, of course, possible to walk any desired distance. It is even possible to start parts of the hike by taking a boat to one of the starting points. The path was constructed to celebrate the…

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    The Salginatobel Bridge

    IF CONCRETE is your thing, this is a must see! The SALGINATOBEL BRIDGE, a few minutes’ drive from Schiers, is the only Swiss World Monument. Being on the list together with, perhaps better known by most people, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Statue of Liberty in New York! The bridge, completed and opened in August 1930, was declared a World Monument in 1991…

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    PAXMAL

    The PAXMAL monument; if you cherish nature and peace; this is the right place. A peace monument in the Churfirsten mountains, outside Walenstadtberg, high over (1290 meters a.s.l.) the Walensee (Lake Walen) is an impressive work of art. It was built, single-handedly!, by Karl Bickel, a Swiss stamps graphic designer. It took him 25 years, from 1924 to 1949, to complete this astonishing place of…

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    LUZERN

    LUZERN has a lot to offer, the old city centre, the lake and a fantastic view to the mountains. And then the most visible of all, the Chapel Bridge – Kapellbrücke. Crossing the river Reuss is surely best done by this bridge, admiring the tower and the triangular paintings under the roof. The bridge and two thirds of the paintings burned in 1993, so the…