Summer is the time for hiking and swimming and there's no shortage of wild lakes, rivers, big and small throughout Switzerland. Check out our top picks below.
Spectacular Hiking Trails
These are our top picks, three spectacular long distance trails to suit reluctant hikers, as well as passionate ones.Let's go!
Basel Art & Culture: must see and do
Let's discover the best art and culture spots in Basel, current exhibitions and other things to do to experience the best of Basel this summer.So exciting, let's go!
Dreamy Mendrisiotto: Ticino’s best-kept secret
When you think of Ticino, you instantly feel the Italian vibe and hear the palm trees rustling. Let's go beyond the surface - quite literally - and discover more about this fascinating region.Sounds dreamy, let's go!
Ride on a panoramic train
Get aboard Switzerland's most famous scenic train from Zermatt to St. Moritz. The iconic Glacier Express awaits.All aboard the Glacier Express
How to have an amazing summer in Vaud
Whether you are intent of discovering the best wines in Switzerland, intrigued by the history and canton Vaud’s many exquisite castles, wish to cruise across the waters on a paddle boat or happy hiking, you will fall madly in love with everything you see in Vaud.Beautiful, show me!
Best Lausanne summer spots
Find out the absolute best summer spots and activities in the gorgeous city of Lausanne. Tried and tested by our very own Bruce Anderson.So exciting, let's go!
Discover the real Switzerland at Ballenberg Swiss Open-Air Museum
If you're looking for the true soul of Switzerland, this is where you'll find it.Amazing, show me!
Free 'Discover Switzerland' Welcome Pack
Order your free 'Discover Switzerland' Welcome Pack from Switzerland Tourism. It contains essential travel information so you can enjoy exploring the best of Switzerland.Yes, I want it
Here are some great tips from our archives and a few beautiful stories to inspire your summer travels: