Goodbye Ueli

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On the death of the great Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck. Read More

Flying under water

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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. Read More

1 August gives a new wing to the National Museum Zurich

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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. Read More

Estival Jazz kicks off summer in southern Switzerland

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For almost 40 years now, “Estival”, the Ticino jazz festival, has been considered as one of the world’s most high-profile festivals of its kind and the most important free music event in Europe. Read More

Seeing Switzerland through the eyes of a Swiss photographer

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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? Read More

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