Blog 2017-08-03T12:14:27+01:00

Fox Town Outlet

Foxtown is the biggest outlet shopping center in Switzerland. It is located near Lugano (Ticino) and therefore also very close to Italy.

The shopping center is open daily from 11am to 7pm. Many name brands sell clothing, shoes, accessories etc on […]

Public Holidays

In Switzerland starting with December 25 most people are off work until January 2. Kids enjoy a two weeks Christmas holiday. Everything is closed on the major dates of December 25 and 26 as well as December 31 and January 1. These dates are official public […]

First Snow

Sigriswil consists of a couple of villages just above lake Thun. It is a great destination for hikes and offers a wonderful view into the mountains and down the valley to lake Thun. A hanging bridge crosses a deep canyon. In summer there is a place […]

The Beatus Cave

High above lake Thun, near Interlaken, is the famous Beatus cave.

Beatus was an English Christian who travelled on pilgrimage to Rome in the first century AD. In Rome he met St. Peter and became a priest. He was sent to the […]

Gotthard Pass

Since the middle ages the connection of the North of Europe with the South has gone right through the Swiss mountains across the Gotthard pass. It reaches 2107m and used to be a treacherous small road for traders and pilgrims often traveling in caravans past deep […]