Though stunning above the surface, this river only reveals its true beauty underwater: Number one on the Diviac list of 10 unbelievable freshwater dives – the Verzasca River.
The birth of the Swiss Confederation, conventionally dating back to a distant 1291, is celebrated in Switzerland every 1 August. This year, the city of Zurich is celebrating the anniversary in a special way, by inaugurating its renovated national museum.
The Swiss cross comes to mind, the Swiss army knife, the Alps, cheese of course, or perhaps fine chocolate: but what is typically Swiss? What characterises the country and its people, and connects the various regions despite their different languages?
Passion is a must, as is the patience to allow things to grow, giving them the space and time to develop without changing their character: in essence, winemaking is the result of an intact relationship.
If your native language is not German you will hardly know Rivella, but if you’re Swiss you are most likely to have at least one bottle in the fridge and that the brand evokes pleasant memories of summers days spent in the mountains.