Exciting ways to spend the Swiss national holiday
Get ready to take part in the longstanding celebration complete with fireworks and live music performances around the country.
The Hello Switzerland Festival Guide
The definitive guide to Swiss music festivals for every type of music lover or party animal. Or find family friendly music events all over Switzerland! Which ones do you love most?
The best openair cinemas in Switzerland
Bonviva presents the best open-air cinemas in Switzerland – there's something for everyone!
Your perfect weekend getaway in the Canton of Vaud
We've put a series of activities together for you, both for all tastes and all weather conditions. Whether you prefer cultural discoveries, wandering medieval cities, hiking mountain summits,...
Hiking with kids in Switzerland
Hooray for Switzerland for making hiking so easy. The trails are well-marked and well-maintained. Cable cars swoop you to the top, where you get maximum views for the least effort.
Top 10 spots to go swimming
In summertime, when the mercury rises to the top of the thermometer, the best place to cool down is in one of the many rivers, lakes, swimming holes and water parks. Here are some of Hello...
Hotel Chesa Rosatsch: Home of Food
Explore Celerina, in the Upper Engadin region of Switzerland. You just may never come home after spending a week exploring the beautiful region.
Summer Time in Schwyz
Feel the fire of freedom in the region of Schwyz this summer. Whether you wish to quench your thirst, get down with nature or are looking to create some memorable family moments – the central...
Enjoy the great outdoors!
1000 peaks, 150 valleys and 615 lakes. Graubünden is a place where everyone can enjoy a summer holiday in pure and undisturbed harmony.
Hiking to the most Beautiful Swiss Film Locations
Countless movie classics have been shot in Switzerland: from Alpine Fire to recent productions such as Tandoori Love, Grüninger's Fall, and Star Wars.
August Offers a Buffet of Music in Basel
The jazz festival "Em Bebbi sy Jazz" has been held since 1984 on the first Friday after the Basel school summer holidays. Visit 31 venues (including open airs) and enjoy over 500 musicians.
Cohesion in the family
The family as an unbeatable team – who wouldn't like that? Especially once the children are older. But is there a recipe for strengthening such team spirit? We spoke to one family that has mastered...
Top venues for following the European Championship
Footballing wizardry, cold drinks, and a good atmosphere – public screenings are quite simply fun! We have found the top venues in Switzerland for watching the national team's matches, from Bern to...
Welcome to the adrenalin mecca
Are you looking for a bit of adventure? Then it's time to head to Interlaken - the top destination for adventure sports.
The Dolce Vita lifestyle
Discover Ascona-Locarno - holidays for everyone. You can explore, be active, relax, and enjoy great food - whatever you like!
It's child's play
Many of Bern's playgrounds (or Spili in the Bernese dialect) offer much more than just sandboxes, swings and merry-go-rounds. As Querida Long discovers, the fun never ends for kids in the capital.
Introduction to Paragliding in Switzerland
We all saw those dreamy images: Paragliders soaring through the skies and floating above the mountains, appearing so magnificent and out of reach. Humans turned into birds, experiencing that...
Switzerland's capital city for those young and young at heart
Students from Lebermatt High School have put together some great suggestions to kick off summer in Bern style. Mike Tomsett rounded up the best tips.
Summer Camp for Chernobyl Kids - Kinderlager Tschernobyl
Ukrainian children continue to suffer the consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that occurred in 1986. Learn about how an expat/Swiss volunteer group hosts Ukrainian children at an annual...
Swiss hiking - Land of storybook bridges
Whether you are a hiking aficionado or simply a leisurely walker who revels in the scenic outdoors, Swiss suspension bridges offer an unforgettable experience. Here is an overview of seven...
One of the most beautiful parts of Europe, the Ascona-Locarno region is the ideal destination for your holiday break.
Geneva walks and hikes - Go big in the country
If you've come from a larger country to Switzerland one of the surprises of this diminutive nation is that you can swap the city for the countryside in a matter of minutes – and Geneva is no...
Adventures in entrepreneurism
Salaries in Switzerland are some of the highest in the world and unemployment is low. Yet expats relocating to Switzerland are not always guaranteed a suitable job. Neil Parmenter, a British expat,...
Living the high life
With Basel's temperate climate there's outdoor eating and drinking options aplenty, and the city's rooftop haunts are the perfect place to see out the summer. Basel Editor Kate Orson gives us some...
First Swiss festival season
One from the German side, one from the French. One a cozy local festival and the other, one of the largest open airs in Switzerland. The Gurten and Paléo festivals complement each other nicely.
The other side of Geneva
The Jet d'Eau, the English Garden with its flower clock, the Olympic Museum, CERN - everyone knows these famous landmarks. But go up into the old city, and you'll see hidden treasures that are...
Beyond the cheese
La Gruyère, between Fribourg and Montreux, has a lot to offer.
Stories from the Rhine
Schaffhausen, the capital of Canton Schaffhausen, is a few miles upstream from the Rhine Falls. The city came into being because ships travelling from Lake Constance to Basel could not pass over...
Wooed by food
Lausanne's Swiss restaurants cater for visitors and residents alike. Find out about some of the most enticing dining options Lausanne has to offer.