Things to do on holiday in Switzerland

Switzerland is just like the picture postcard you imagined, from quaint houses to the formidable peaks of the Swiss Alps.

There's far more to the country than its idyllic image though, and we have sought out the advice of those in the know to help you discover it. Insider experts on all topics will help guide you to the best venues for discovering Swiss life in summer and winter, no matter what your dream holiday looks like. We hope you are inspired!

Best restaurants in St. Moritz // St.Moritz +

Where are the best places to eat in St. Moritz? Our local expert MPS Puri, owner of the luxury Nira Alpina hotel, shares his top tips for wining and dining in t...

Verbier resort guide // Verbier +

Verbier resort guide: inspiration for your holiday in summer and winter in this top Swiss Alps resort....

Xavier de le Rue's Verbier // Verbier +

Xavier de le Rue's Verbier snowboarding paradise: ride like a pro and challenge yourself to some of the best free-riding lines in this top Swiss Alps resort....

Geneva luxury shopping guide // Geneva +

Top shops in Geneva: find out what our shopping expert recommends with our guide to the best places to find luxury goods, designer fashion and the latest trends...

Zermatt resort guide // Zermatt +

Zermatt resort guide: inspiration for your summer and winter holidays in this top Swiss Alps resort....

Best ski schools in Zermatt // Zermatt +

Guide to ski schools in Zermatt: whatever your level, find out where the best schools are to improve your technique and skills on the slopes....

Cheese please: Zermatt's best fondue places // Zermatt +

Which are the best fondue restaurants in Zermatt? Find out with our handy guide to the top 10 fondue restaurants in this famous Swiss Alps resort....

Best kosher restaurants in Switzerland // Zurich +

Looking for great food that’s in line with your religious requirements? In Zurich and Geneva, you’ll find some great places serving delicious kosher food. T...

Best halal restaurants in Zurich // Zurich +

Excited about coming to Switzerland but worried about eating well and in-line with your halal diet?...

Zermatt's best gourmet restaurants // Zermatt +

How do you choose a restaurant after a day of snow and skiing and Swiss sights? Take a look at our handy list for a few indulgent ideas. ...

Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival 2013 // Berne +

Experience the best sports competition in Switzerland and enjoy exclusive hospitality with a VIP ticket to the Muni-Arena at the Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Fest...

Family-friendly things to do in Flims-Laax-Falera // Flims +

Family-friendly days out in Flims-Laax in winter and summer. Make the most of this beautiful mountain region....

Top 7 Swiss attractions // Interlaken +

Enjoy dreamy holidays in Switzerland with our selection of the 7 places you cannot miss when in the country....

Top 7 tourist attractions in Bern // Berne +

Switzerland's capital city, is an enchanting, fairy-tale destination with beautiful sights and history around every corner. Discover it with our top 7 highlight...

Top 7 tourist attractions in Lucerne // Lucerne +

Lucerne is a serene town that is a joy to explore: here are our seven highlights....

Zumthor Therme Vals // Vals +

I recently visited the Zumthor Therme in Vals – what an experience! It was actually my second visit – and this time it was so much nicer… so I thought I w...

Hotels during Art Basel // Basel +

Left it to the last minute to find accommodation at Art Basel 2015 in Switzerland? Leave it to us!...

Germany’s secret weapon for UEFA EURO 2016 // Lake Maggiore +

This luxurious wellness resort in Lake Maggiore will host the world champions–and Group C favourites–before heading off to France....

Value Added Tax (VAT) Refund in Switzerland // Switzerland +

Easy to understand - what possibilities exist to get a refund - how much money will be refunded - what are the dangers - what are the benefits....
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