Switzerland

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Switzerland, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Outdoor Adventures in Bern, Switzerland.

15/09/2020 by .

Hiking the Swiss Alps in Kandersteg

15/06/2020 by .

An Insider’s Guide To Geneva

21/04/2020 by .

In many ways, Geneva is the world’s conscience and the world’s think-tank. Hosting over 10,000 conferences a year, Geneva is the clean, ethical and safe city where the world goes to talk, think, shop … and eat chocolate.

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White Turf, St. Moritz Switzerland

05/03/2020 by .

Horse racing on ice sounds like a recipe for disaster, yet the fact it’s organised by the Swiss gives me confidence.

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St. Moritz Gourmet Festival, Switzerland

27/02/2020 by .

My flight to Zurich is delayed because of early morning fog but at least that means it’s not too early to take advantage of the business class champagne. SWISS also serves up some choice cold cuts, enough to get me in the mood for the St. Moritz Gourmet Festival. It’s held every year at the end of January and this 27th edition will be an all-female affair.

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A family campervan roundtrip from England to Croatia

27/01/2020 by .

TripReporter’s regular testing family, Carole and Jason and their young boys Evan and Andy went on an exciting road trip with their VW campervan through ten countries, 2,920 miles and nine campsites.

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Summer Activities in Verbier, Switzerland

02/09/2019 by .

Verbier, along with other ski resorts, is keen to attract visitors in the summer as well as the winter, and they’ve devised a special offer for every guest staying overnight in one of their hotels. They call it the Verbier Infinite Playground (VIP) Pass and you can travel for free on cable cars and postal buses plus there’s reduced or free entry to many activities.

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Fête des Vignerons, Vevey

13/08/2019 by .

I’m baking under a brutal midday sun watching 6,000 performers act out the story of winegrowing. It’s a two and a half hour celebration on the scale of an Olympic opening ceremony, it only takes place every twenty-five years and I’m loving every second of it.

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Lilu Light Festival, Lucerne

01/02/2019 by .

It’s like a 60’s time warp – I’m inside one of the largest and lavish churches of the German late renaissance, staring up to the heavens and my ears are being assaulted by a deafening sound system echoing around the vaults.

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Skiing in Verbier

11/12/2018 by .

Verbier should carry a government health warning, something like ‘You come here at your own risk’. Risk of what! Well, your wallet for a start, then your health, then your ego.

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