Multicultural and Cosmopolitan Switzerland News

The Ceneri Base Tunnel

On Friday 4 September, the tunnel (Ceneri Basis-Tunnel) was opened at Monte Ceneri in the canton of Tessin. This tunnel completes the NEAT (Die NEue AlpenTransversale) project, the largest and most expensive infrastructure in the country. On 13 December, 06.00 AM, the first train will run from Lugano to the north.  The tunnel is 15.4 … Read more » “The Ceneri Base Tunnel”

Origin’s Cultural Campus

One project of the Origen Foundation (Fundaziun Origen) from Riom (canton of Graubünden) has barely begun, or the next is already emerging. The relocation of six metres from the Weisse Villa (white villa) in Mulegns to make way for a widening of the motorway has been successfully completed. The Foundation has also built a theatre … Read more » “Origin’s Cultural Campus”

Swiss Source of Rejuvenation

What do Winston Churchill, Konrad Adenauer, Dwight Eisenhower, Charles de Gaulle, Miles Davis, Pablo Picasso, Marlene Dietrich or Marilyn Monroe have in common? All have visited the hotel-clinic La Prairie in Montreux for shorter or longer periods. There are many Grand-Hotels and hospitals in Switzerland. However, a combination of these two is a peculiarity. The principle … Read more » “Swiss Source of Rejuvenation”