Category: Switzerland


Geneva is located on the banks of the Léman Lake, near the French boundary.  Known throughout the world for its wealth, it is one of the 5 richest cities in the…

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CERN in Geneva

Founded in 1953, the European Particle Physics Laboratory promotes the cooperation of European states for exclusively peaceful purposes in the field of nuclear and particle physics.  With its particle accelerators, the laboratory fosters research…

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Schaffhausen Falls

The Rhine Falls (RheinFall), also known as Schaffhausen Falls, are the largest waterfalls in Europe. They are located on the top of the River Rhine in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, a short distance from…

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Bern is the capital of Switzerland, the country’s political center. It was founded in 1191 by the Dukes of Zähringen. In 1353 Bern entered the Confederation Pact and was elected Federal City in 1848 The…

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Zurich is not only the largest city in Switzerland but also its economic capital.  The medieval old town, or Altstadt, is divided in two by the River Limmat and is crisscrossed…

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