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Basler Münster

The cathedral of Basel, the "Basler Münster".

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Chillon Castle

Chillon Castle is a medieval fortress located on a beautiful spot along Lake Geneva, with nice views over the lake. It’s close to the atmospheric town of Montreux and can easily be reached by public transportation and on foot.

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Maison Cailler

This chocolate factory and multi-media museum allows visitors to learn about the making of delicious Swiss chocolate.

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Gruyères

An atmospheric medieval town, known for its castle and the nearby cheese and chocolate factories.

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La Maison du Gruyère

This cheese factory and show dairy explains how the famous 'Le Gruyère AOP' cheese is made.

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Chocolate Train

Enjoy a one day train and bus trip from Montreux, visiting the cheese and chocolate factories near Gruyères.

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  • Attraction type: culinary tour, cheese;
    culture;
    culinary tour, chocolate;
    scenic trip, by train;
    scenic trip, by bus
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Montreux (South-West Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Jet d'Eau Geneva

This huge fountain is the landmark of Geneva.

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  • Attraction type: corona/COVID-19 friendly;
    culture, monument
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Geneva (South-West Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Swiss Museum of Transport

Interactive museum with cars, trains, planes and more modes of transport. Great for both adults and children.

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Castles of Bellinzona

Explore the three castles of Bellinzona, a UNESCO World Heritage site from the Middle Ages.

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  • Attraction type: corona/COVID-19 friendly;
    culture, museum;
    culture, monument;
    city tour
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Bellinzona (Ticino)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Münster Cathedral Basel

Imposing cathedral along the river Rhine.

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Swissminiatur

The miniature version of Switzerland. You can see many of its highlights in a few hours.

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  • Attraction type: culture, museum
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Lake Lugano (Ticino)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
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