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Top 10 places to visit in Switzerland

Top 10 places to visit in Switzerland

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Whether you're just visiting or moving to Switzerland, there are many top Swiss attractions. Visit these top 10 places in Switzerland to experience the best of Switzerland's tourism.

Expat groups in Zurich

Expat groups in Zurich

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Expatica’s selection of expat groups in Zurich.

Major museums in Switzerland

Major museums in Switzerland

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Expatica offers a selection of top museums in Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Basel and Zurich to help you discover the many sides of Switzerland.

Laugh your head off at the Montreux Comedy Festival in Switzerland on 4 December

Laugh your head off at the Montreux Comedy Festival in Switzerland on 4 Dec...

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Do you need a short break from expat life? Have a roaring good time at the Montreux Comedy Festival – one of the best festivals in Switzerland where the best comedians in the world gather in Montreux on 4 December. [Contributed by Montreux Comedy]

Not a scientist? Not a problem: The Swiss 'citizen science' lab

Not a scientist? Not a problem: The Swiss 'citizen science' lab

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When you open politics to the public, you get direct democracy. But what happens when you open science to the public? Switzerland's invites the public to help develop science.

14 little-known Swiss places that are unmissable

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In honour of the 1,000th edition of the 'bible' to art monuments and architecture in Switzerland, here is a selection of the top 14 Swiss places you have to visit.

Five facts to know about Swiss wrestling

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Every three years Switzerland gears up for a wrestling festival of unparalleled proportions – and tickets are like gold dust. Get prepared for 'Schwingfest' 2016.

Diccon Bewes: The Goetheanum, a building like no other

Diccon Bewes: The Goetheanum, a building like no other

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You won't find a single 90-degree angle in Switzerland's architectural marvel, The Goetheanum, located a train ride from Basel.

1 August 'Brunch on the Farm' for Swiss National Day

1 August 'Brunch on the Farm' for Swiss National Day

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Kerrin of MyKugelhopf visits a traditional farm in St Gallen to experience the concept 'Brunch on Farm' held every Swiss National Day.

10 tips on how to eat healthy on flights

10 tips on how to eat healthy on flights

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Helpful advice for frequent expat travellers who want to keep their healthy eating habits while travelling on an airplane and stay away from some less than appetising plane food.

On the trail of Swiss settlers in Kentucky

On the trail of Swiss settlers in Kentucky

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A project has been launched to build bridges between Einsiedeln, Switzerland and Louisville, Kentucky – the destination of many 19th-century Swiss immigrants.

The terrifyingly beautiful reasons to visit Chamonix in the French Alps

The terrifyingly beautiful reasons to visit Chamonix in the French Alps

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Chamonix makes the perfect French Alps getaway with many top things to do in the quaint village before embarking up the French Alps and the towering Mont Blanc.

Switzerland's park legacy of one man’s fantasy

Switzerland's park legacy of one man’s fantasy

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The Bruno Weber park near Zurich is the legacy of the Swiss artist's fantasy that he dared to share with the world.

Unique Swiss sports: Hornussen, where the Nouss flies

Unique Swiss sports: Hornussen, where the Nouss flies

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At first glance the Swiss sport of Hornussen appears like a mixture of golf and baseball but it is much more – this typically Swiss sport has a history dating to the 16th century.

The top 10 Swiss theme trails even lazy kids will like

The top 10 Swiss theme trails even lazy kids will like

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Hiking in Switzerland is a national past-time for family and friends, with many top Swiss theme trails to attract even the laziest child hikers.

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