The most beautiful villages in Switzerland

The Association (Die schönsten Schweizer Dörfer) has the aim of protecting, promoting, and coordinating in a tourist network the Swiss municipalities that, meeting the criteria set out in the quality charter, are classified as such. Since 2017, the Swiss Association is a member of the International Federation of the “Most Beautiful Villages of the World” … Read more » “The most beautiful villages in Switzerland”


One hundred years ago, the Rhine was the largest salmon river in Europe. Since the 1950s, the Atlantic salmon in the Rhine has been extinct. The organisation is running together with the WWF the ‘Salmon-Comeback’ project. This project is not only about salmon. It symbolises the entire habitat along and in the Rhine. If salmon … Read more » “Salmon-Comeback”

Swiss Foundation for Landscape Conservation

The aim of the Foundation (Fondation suisse pour la protection et l’aménagement du paysage/stiftung Landschaftsschutz Schweiz) is to conserve, maintain and recognise valuable landscape in Switzerland. It pursues this goal by preserving, promoting and restoring the natural and cultural values of the landscape. (Source and further information: