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Lucerne

city on Lake Lucerne, in central Switzerland

35km

47.05178.3073

Saint Gallen

Saint Gallen (St. Gallen, German: Sankt Gallen) is the main city of eastern Switzerland. For travellers, its main draw is the centuries old Abbey of Saint Gall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a world famous historic library. It's a place packed with listed heritage buildings and well-maintained museums. And if you are tired of all the urban highlights, Saint Gallen also serves as a gateway to the Appenzell Alps.

91km

47.41679.3667

Balzers

this town is home to a very beautiful church and castle

109km

47.0659.5

Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe is a city on the Rhine in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It is in the north of the Black Forest, close to the French border. Karlsruhe is famous in Germany for both hosting two federal courts and being a major hub for science and technology. With 300,000 people, Karlsruhe is the largest city within 60 km. It is not usually visited by tourists from abroad, but is a relaxed and pleasant city to work and study in.

122km

49.009448.39845

Strasbourg

commune in Bas-Rhin, France

126km

48.58333337.75

Schwetzingen

Schwetzingen is in Baden-Württemberg.

148km

49.38338.5667

Heilbronn

Heilbronn is a city with 117,000 inhabitants in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

151km

49.159.2167

Mannheim

Mannheim is a city in the northwest corner of the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany, at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers. It is close to Ludwigshafen.

156km

49.4888898.469167
Sights

Frauenbad Stadthausquai

public bath

166m

47.3681838.54194

Altstadt (Zürich)

district in the city of Zürich, Switzerland

209m

47.378.542

Bahnhofstrasse

One of the busiest and best-known shopping streets in the world. Highly refined. Certainly a must-see for every tourist in Zurich!

299m

47.371386118.53865

Tonhalle, Zürich

During the renovation of the Tonhalle concert house the internationally reknown classical orchestra, the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, plays at the intermediately built Tonhalle Maag concert hall. From season 2019/20, Paavo Järvi leads the orchestra.

344m

47.366111118.53777778

Lindenhof

The hill in the heart of the old town. A beautiful view of the city and one time location of a Roman fort.

354m

47.3738.5412

Tonhalle Orchester Zürich

Swiss symphony orchestra based in Zürich

359m

47.3660258.53765

Sechseläuten

630m

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Zürich Opera House

The Zurich Opera shows frequently changing productions of world famous operas with top artists. As with the Schauspielhaus, students get a big last-minute discount. The best seats costs Fr. 45 for students.

766m

47.3658.54694444

Schanzengraben Zürich

A small canal that used to be part of the city fortifications between Limmat and Sihl. From the main station, go to Gessnerallee, find the stairways down to the tiny creek, and walk all the way to the lake.

786m

47.371111118.53361111

Swiss National Museum

This is the place to go if you want to learn more about the history of Switzerland. There are permanent exhibitions on history, archaeology and art. Changing temporary exhibitions usually also turn around Swiss topics.

813m

47.379166678.53972222

Kunsthaus Zürich

Zurich's most famous art museum. The collection includes works from many Swiss artists, such as the sculptures of Alberto Giacometti or the paintings of Ferdinand Hodler. There are also major works from international artists on display. The museum is building a new extension, scheduled to open in 2020 and thus parts of the museum might be closed at any given time.

857m

47.370277788.54805556

Schauspielhaus Zürich

Zurich's Schauspielhaus is one of the most important theatres in the German speaking part of Europe. The Schauspielhaus has several locations, the most important one being the Pfauen. Students can get really cheap last minute tickets (10 minutes before the show) if they show their student ID. The best seats, if available, cost Fr. 20 that way.

976m

47.378.54916667

Chinese Garden, Zürich

This small but beautiful Chinese garden was offered to the city of Zurich by the Chinese city of Kunming as symbol of gratitude after Zurich helped Kunming with technical knowledge.

1.6km

47.3558.55194444

Langstrasse

quarter of the city of Zurich, Switzerland

1.6km

47.376269448.52667222

Fluntern Cemetery

cemetery with lots of famous people most notably James Joyce who lived in Zurich for quite some time, the writer Elias Canetti and a few nobel price winners are also buried there

3.6km

47.3838.571

Käferberg

mountain

3.6km

47.405338.52021

Zürich Zoologischer Garten

With the new Masoala Rainforest Hall, the Zoo is really worth a visit!

3.8km

47.3858.57305556

Uetliberg

mountain in the Swiss plateau

5.6km

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Irchel

elevation in the Canton of Zürich

14km

47.539444448.60722222

Rhine Falls

24km

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Lake Lucerne

30km

47.01948.4011

Lion Monument

Also known as the Lion of Lucerne, it is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France. The American writer Mark Twain (1835–1910) praised the sculpture of a mortally-wounded lion as "the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world."

34km

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Kapellbrücke

The Chapel Bridge, a landmark of Lucerne, is said to be the oldest wooden bridge of all Europe, built in 14th century as a protection for the city. It's amusing walking over it as you can see about 100 pictures of 12th-century city life and Swiss history. Join one of the walking tours going around! Parts of the bridge burned down on 18 August 1993, but within a few months it was rebuilt. The tower used as oubliette is still in original condition.

35km

47.051666678.3075

Engelberg

municipality in Switzerland

43km

46.821041948.40897611

Titlis

Swiss mountain of the Urner Alps

46km

46.77258.43722222

Schwarzhorn (Bernese Alps)

Regarded as one of the most stunning look-out peaks in the Bernese Oberland. Its summit can be accessed by a trail on the southern ridge.

73km

46.686305568.07566667

Bachalpsee

78km

46.669444448.02333333

Faulhorn

A not too hard hike up a valley and small mountain, with a pleasant small restaurant and hotel at the top.

79km

46.674888897.99966667

Eiger

mountain in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland

84km

46.57758.00527778

Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area

World Heritage site in the Switzerland

86km

46.58.03333333

Aletsch Glacier

The largest glacier of the Alps, it is more than 22 kilometres long and up to more than 900 metres thick, but is receding by as much as 100 metres every year.

87km

46.442222228.07722222

Sphinx Observatory

87km

46.54757.985

Jungfraujoch

mountain pass

88km

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Schynige Platte

The hike can be further lengthened to the plateau and end at a train station stop, quite near Interlaken.

88km

46.656111117.90694444

Bettmeralp

place in Valais, Switzerland

90km

46.383333338.08333333

Wengen

village in the canton of Bern, Switzerland

90km

46.67.91666667

Lauterbrunnen

village and municipality in the canton of Bern, Switzerland

92km

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Unterseen

town in the canton of Bern, Switzerland

92km

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Abbey library of Saint Gall

93km

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Abbey of Saint Gall

Church in St. Gallen, Switzerland

93km

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Riederalp

municipality in Switzerland

93km

46.383333338.03333333

Lake Constance

104km

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Castles of Bellinzona

complex of multiple built objects

104km

46.193138899.02241667

Bellinzona

capital city of the canton of Ticino, Switzerland

104km

46.195371119.02967639

Stadtcasino Basel

concerthall in Basel

106km

47.554444447.58944444

Hohtürli

mountain pass

107km

46.511111117.77

Oeschinen Lake

112km

46.498333337.72694444

Lugano Cathedral

Roman Catholic cathedral in Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland

113km

46.00468.9486

Monte Brè

There are numerous rustic trails that lead up from towns surrounding Mount Brè to its summit and the Funicolare Monte Brè. A trail map is available from the local tourist information.

114km

46.008558338.98647222

Chur

capital of the Swiss canton of Graubünden and lies in the northern part of the canton

117km

46.859.53333333

Kandersteg

municipality in Switzerland

117km

46.57.66666667

Gornergrat

mountain

135km

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Landwasser Viaduct

136km

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Matterhorn

mountain in the Pennine Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy

144km

45.976388897.65861111

Vaillant Arena

ice rink in Davos, Switzerland

149km

46.798611119.82638889

Spengler Cup

annual invitational ice hockey tournament held in Davos, Switzerland

149km

46.798444449.82638889

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Zurich

Switzerland
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland, with a population of some 400,000 in the city proper and 1.3 million in the metro area. Zurich is on Lake Zurich, where the lake meets the river Limmat, in the north of Switzerland. While Zurich is the country's financial centre and has the busiest airport, Berne is the Swiss capital.

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