The Crossroads of Basel

Basel, Barfusserplatz with view of Leonard Church. Photo RES

The city of Basel represents and confirms at a micro level the identity of Switzerland.  This crossroads of rivers, roads, and mountain passes connect Italy, Germany, France and Austria, Northern and Southern, Western and Eastern Europe. The Celtic tribe of the Rauraci lived in the region when the Romans arrived in the first century BC. … Read more » “The Crossroads of Basel”

Swiss Source of Rejuvenation

Montreux, Clinique La Prairie. Bild/Photo:

What share Winston Churchill, Konrad Adenauer, Dwight Eisenhower, Charles de Gaulle, Miles Davis, Pablo Picasso, Marlene Dietrich or Marilyn Monroe? They stayed at the hotel-clinic La Prairie in Montreux for shorter or longer periods. There are many Grand-Hotels and hospitals in Switzerland. A combination of these two is exceptional, however. The principle is to provide … Read more » “Swiss Source of Rejuvenation”

Swiss Made Culture in Crans-Montana

Maienfeld. Schloss Brandis,Graubünden/Les Grisons/Grigioni/Grischun

The Association Swiss Made Culture in Crans-Montana aims to highlight the country’s cultural, linguistic, economic and democratic richness. Switzerland is situated in the middle of Europe but is relatively unknown. Swiss citizens do not always speak the other languages of their country, or they do not know other cantons very well. Swiss Made Culture aims … Read more » “Swiss Made Culture in Crans-Montana”