vendredi 29 mai 2015

La Côte-d'Or aux trophées de l'innovation

L'appli « Bourgogne Rando Vignes » participe aux trophées de l'Innovation 2015 organisés par l'Echo touristique.

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mercredi 27 mai 2015

A trip full of contrasts – from St. Moritz via Lugano to Zermatt

From Mediterranean charm to the mighty Matterhorn, with lively tips for enjoying the great outdoors.
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Dear youcef

In this newsletter, the Grand Tour of Switzerland takes us over Switzerland’s most dramatic mountain pass roads through spectacular landscapes full of contrasts.

The route leads from the picturesque Graubünden region to sunny, Italian-speaking Ticino – the perfect spot for enjoying La Dolce Vita, Swiss-style. Despite the almost Mediterranean climate, the natural wonders of the Alps are close by: mighty glaciers and traditional villages in the Valais await you after a thrilling drive along scenic mountain pass roads full of twists and turns. The whole route leads through glorious Swiss scenery that will enchant you from beginning to end.

The journey is the goal – on our Grand Tour of Switzerland.
Alex Herrmann
Switzerland Tourism, Director Americas

Unforgettable impressions

Some of the highlights of the Grand Tour that you shouldn’t miss lie along the section from Graubünden to the upper Valais. How about visiting one of Switzerland’s sunniest viewpoints, one of the most twisting mountain pass roads or the mightiest glacier in the Alps?

Discover Switzerland by train

Of course, you can also explore Switzerland’s highlights by public transport. Get a taste of the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland now as you embark on a virtual version of the spectacular journey.

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Mario Timbal’s sunny south

Pure pleasure in and around Locarno

Palm trees and other Mediterranean plants give this town a special charm. Enjoy an ice cream on the shores of Lake Maggiore, stroll through the picturesque alleys of the Old Town, explore the magical Maggia valley: just some of the insider tips from Mario Timbal, manager of Locarno’s celebrated film festival.
More insider tips
Binntal Nature Park, Valais

Valley of hidden treasures

The wild and beautiful Binntal, a side valley of the upper Rhône, is a paradise for hikers and nature lovers, known for its minerals and gems. It’s one of the most unspoilt valleys in the Alps and well worth exploring – not least for the lovingly preserved villages and hamlets.
Natural beauty
For outdoor enthusiasts

The best hotels for active holidays

These welcoming hotels are all located in the heart of Switzerland’s greatest outdoor playground: the unspoilt natural landscape. You’ll find a wide variety of activities on their doorstep, from mountain biking and hiking to rock climbing and swimming in Alpine lakes. Take your pick to create your perfect adventure break!
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Win a high-quality watch from Bucherer

Enter our competition now and you could be the lucky winner of a superb watch from Bucherer – the time-honoured Swiss supplier of exclusive watches and high-quality jewellery.

SWISS offers additional frequencies from the USA to Switzerland

Swiss International Air Lines is offering additional non-stop frequencies from the U.S. to Switzerland from its Chicago gateway and, as of July 4 through Aug 23, additional flight from its San Francisco gateway. The national carrier of Switzerland is known for its hospitality and excellence onboard.

America’s Favorite Paring Knife

Receive a free "Little Vicky” serrated edge paring knife with any Victorinox cutlery purchase! Use promo code SWISSGIFT. Offer expires June 30th 2015, valid only in US.
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Grand Tour Recipe of the Month

Saffron risotto from Mund

This tasty recipe unites the section of the Grand Tour between Ticino and the Valais in one traditional dish. The sunny Ticino region is home to the most northerly plantations of risotto rice in the world, while Switzerland’s only cultivated saffron comes from the village of Mund. A marriage made in heaven!

Customize your own Grand Tour

Embark on this Grand Tour of Switzerland with Travel Bound and customize it with your choice of hotels and excursions. Book it now and receive a free Airport Lounge Pass in Geneva or Zurich. 9 days from USD1622.

At your fingertips

You’ll have your own personal travel guide for the Grand Tour always at hand thanks to the new waterproof map from Hallwag, Kümmerly+Frey. Pictures and text in four languages make this map your ideal companion. Hot tip for the summer: enjoy a 20% discount up until 15 July 2015 by using the code STHKF2015.
29 May to 4 October


Lucerne–Lake Lucerne Region
Central Switzerland is celebrating 200 years of tourism and hospitality – with a giant floating water lily on Lake Lucerne. This original venue will host a series of concerts, theatre performances and other thrilling events throughout the summer.
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