mercredi 25 mars 2015

From the magic of winter to the joys of spring

Great ideas for Easter, top tips for enjoying Swiss cities – and how to make the most of the mountains in April.
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Dear youcef

Sunshine in the mountains, flowers in the valleys, smiles in the cities: there’s no better time to enjoy a refreshing break in Switzerland. At this season you can still make the most of winter while you enjoy the first signs of spring: snowdrops, birdsong and the soothing warmth of the sun ...

Switzerland boasts tremendous variety in a compact area: when it comes to holidays or short trips, you’re spoilt for choice. Our tips and those of our experts on Switzerland will help you plan the perfect spring break.

We wish you a very happy Easter!
Alex Herrmann
Switzerland Tourism, Director Americas

myTop10: Lucerne–Lake Lucerne Region

Our winter expert for the month of April is Albin Amstutz, a mountain guide in Engelberg who also runs the Gross-Titlis ski jump, the only Swiss venue on the Ski Jumping World Cup circuit. "Bini", as his friends call him, has the ultimate tips for outdoor activity fans who love winter.

The best pistes for spring skiing

Temperatures are rising: perfect for a sunny day on the pistes. Find the best snow conditions in Switzerland with a click of the mouse, thanks to our online snow sports report. Also available as an app.

Looking for inspiration for your Swiss trip?

Discover the magical Swiss winter with our free holiday publications. Packed with ideas and full of useful practical info, they'll help you plan the perfect trip. We still have a few copies left: can we interest you?
Maurice's urban oases

Zürich’s hidden gems

Maurice Maggi is an urban gardener, cook and big fan of his home city. He loves Zürich’s combination of manageable size and metropolitan style, its lake and rivers and its lush green spaces. Check out his insider’s tips.
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Top hikes in April

A spring in your step

Welcome the Swiss spring with a walk through natural landscapes bursting into life. These inspiring hikes reveal some of the country's finest scenery at one of the most delightful times of year.
Taste pure freedom
Design & Lifestyle Hotels

The fine art of travel

Eye-catching buildings by renowned architects, stylishly furnished rooms, carefully selected artworks: these hotels promise an unforgettable stay for everyone who appreciates original design.
Book an unforgettable stay

An authentic taste of Switzerland

“Swiss Tavolata” offers you the chance to taste delicious and authentic regional cooking as a guest in a farm or country home. Enjoy genuine hospitality, experience rural life and learn all about local traditions.

More nonstops to Zurich on SWISS

SWISS is increasing its nonstop service to Switzerland with added frequencies from its San Francisco, Miami and Chicago gateways. This is in addition to its already daily service from these gateways. From the US, SWISS also offers direct flights to Zurich from Boston, New York’s JFK (2x daily plus 1x daily to Geneva) and Newark.

Outdoor Adventures

The best way to explore Switzerland is on foot, bicycle or mountain-bike. Our natural environment offers an unforgettable outdoor experience. The hiking, cycling and mountain bike routes lead you through a land full of surprises.

Win a trip to Switzerland

Win an amazing vacation to Switzerland. Fly in style with Swiss International Air Lines, then tour the heart of Switzerland with a bike tour from including accommodations, breakfasts and dinners, luggage transfers and more.
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Easter recipe from Switzerland

Easter lambs

These seasonal treats look fabulous on an Easter breakfast table and also make a charming gift. Betty Bossi's Easter lambs are fun to make, easy to bake and taste fantastic.

Gate 1: 10-day Classic Switzerland

Join this escorted tour to experience the best Switzerland has to offer. Highlights include Lucerne, Brienz, Interlaken, Berne, Geneva, Zermatt, Lugano & more.
Save $600 p.p. with promo code STN600. Book by April 17, 2015.
January 30 – May 25, 2015

Henry Moore

Bern, Zentrum Paul Klee
For the first time in 25 years, a Swiss exhibition focuses on sculptures and works on paper by Henry Moore (1898–1986), one of the most important sculptors of the 20th century.
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