The agglomeration of Basel is also known as Basiliensis Region, a cross-border region between South-Baden, Upper Alsace and North-West Switzerland. The issue of local or regional identity is still controversial, although economic boundaries are considerably less pronounced than 50 years ago. The organization TriRhena aims to intensify cross-border regional economic cooperation and promote participation on … Read more » “TriRhena”

Inventory of Swiss Traditions

The Swiss government has created six brochures presenting 167 living traditions of Switzerland in form of a map. The maps are illustrated.presenting 167 living traditions of Switzerland in form of a map. The overview covers all 26 (semi) cantons and various practices and themes, from clothing, music, Basel carnival, Swiss graphic design, Hornussen to the Vevey … Read more » “Inventory of Swiss Traditions”

Association of Castles of Vaud

The Association des châteaux vaudois represents monuments open to the public in the various regions of the canton. They bear witness to a rich common history, usually linked to that of the House of Savoy. Vaud has a rich and varied historical architectural heritage. Among the monuments are almost two hundred castles, towers, fortified houses … Read more » “Association of Castles of Vaud”