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Unique places of interest in Switzerland

Pilatusbahn

From the series “The Most Dangerous Railroads in the World”
The Pilatus railway (Pilatusbahn in German) is located in Switzerland and is the steepest railway in the world. It was opened in 1889. The line runs from Alpnachstad to the top of Mount Pilatus, it takes 30 minutes to bridge the difficult and dangerous distance. On the final section of the route the train passes through the narrow tunnel, at the exit from which passengers can immediately see the edge of the cliff.

Train traffic along rocky breakages lasts a few minutes, once reliable fencing and embankment on some sections of the road collapsed a long time ago, the tracks thus protrude slightly over the edge of the fragile cliff. The famous engineer Eduard Locher has worked on the project. It is his invention of the cogwheel system that is used throughout the world nowadays. With the help … Read all

Gotthard-Strassen tunnel

From the series “The Greatest Tunnels in the World”
One of the world’s longest tunnels is the Gotthard Road Tunnel. It is 17000 metres long. The underground motorway under the Lepontine Alps has specially been built to connect two major cantons – the northern Canton of Uri and the southern canton of Ticino. The construction began in 1969 and has been lasting for 11 years. Trips through the tunnel are easy and comfortable. The lighting system is carefully designed.

Those motorists who wish to go for a ride through the longest tunnel in Switzerland should definitely pay attention to the observance of the speed mode. The maximum tunnel’s speed limit is 80 km/h. Besides, a distance of 150 metres between the vehicles is advised. Fright transport is the major hazard in the tunnel, as traffic flows are very intense. The last major … Read all
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Aura of Switzerland in photographs

Traditions in Switzerland

Zurich
Switzerland is the most stable and secure country in the world, as far as managed to maintain a neutral position in the key global disputes for many centuries. It is also home to the best quality watches and the tastiest chocolate in the world. Many will agree that Switzerland is amazingly beautiful country and the city of Zurich is its pearl. Zurich - it's traditions and fashion trends, it's untouched nature and strictness of old quarters, it's reliable banks and stormy university parties. … Read more
Zermatt
The Swiss are very freedom-loving, patriotic, and punctual people. Many leading reviewers consider Zermatt the best Alpine ski resort. Despite the huge number of visitors here, the locals remain true to themselves and their habits. They don't learn anything from foreigners. Every citizen is proud of their small homeland and the country as a whole. Citizens are sure that Switzerland has the most reasonable laws, the best nature, and the most beautiful people. No one can convince them of this. … Read more
Geneva
Perhaps, multinationality is one of the most striking features of local residents. During a simple walk in the city travelers can hear French, German and even Italian languages. However, some traits are common to all indigenous people, irrespective of their religion and main language. They are very hardworking and adore order. Many say that the locals are very secretive. They do not like talking about work and personal life. Moreover, they will never show their wealth and, especially, will … Read more
Interlaken
Interlaken is a city that easily fits the title of a “gem of the Swiss Alps”. Indeed, this city has a truly mesmerizing beauty. That is the reason why so many famous people have always liked it. It is so easy to feel envious to local people because it looks like they have nothing to worry about since they live in an Eden. That is why there is nothing strange in the fact that locals are very cute and friendly people. They share their good mood and cheerfulness with every person they meet. At … Read more
Luzern
Lucerne is an ancient town in Switzerland with unique cultural traditions which history literally is written on the ancient buildings. During the tour over the historical part of the city the travelers will notice an interesting feature of the architecture as many buildings are decorated with fresco paintings and depictions. These serve not only as decorations but each fresco painting contains the story of the building and its construction. Thus a usual excursion tour through the streets of the … Read more
Basel
Basel is a cozy and attractive city that has won the hearts of millions of travelers. Most tourists visit the city during various carnivals and festivals. The majority of these national holidays of Basel can be proud of their long history. One of the most famous festivals is the Carnival of Basel (the Lenten Carnival), which is celebrated by the locals during the first seven days of Lent. On this time of a year all main streets and squares of the city turn into bright and lively markets. … Read more
Locarno
Locarno is a distinctive Swiss town known to many travelers thanks to the annual film festival taking place here. Today, it is one of the most significant in the world. For the first time, the film competition was held in Locarno back in 1946. The main prize for which festival participants compete is the Golden Leopard. A leopard has been depicted on the emblem of the city for many years, so the main attribute of the festival is very symbolic. ithin the framework of the festival, more than … Read more
Saas-Fee
Almost all the interesting events in Saas-Fee are related to sports. This is not surprising, because this is one of the few places in Switzerland where you can ski on a glacier all year round. The opening and closing of the ski season in the Saas valley attract several tens of thousands of people annually due to its popularity with tourists. Events related to Catholic holidays are popular. For example, guests from all over the world come to the village for the Schnee-Gaudi snow party on … Read more

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