Museums, castles, churches and more culture to enjoy in Switzerland

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The cathedral of Basel, the "Basler Münster".

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Jet d'Eau Geneva

This huge fountain is the landmark of Geneva.

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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: 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 the 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

The Ticino region in one day

Don't have much time, or looking for an introduction to the Ticino region? This one day trip to Lugano and Locarno makes sure you won't miss the best spots.

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  • Attraction type: natural site, mountain top, by funicular;
    natural site, mountain top, by cable car;
    natural site, lake;
    culture, monument;
    city tour;
    scenic trip, by train;
    scenic trip, by boat
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Lake Maggiore (Ticino), Lake Lugano (Ticino)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Madonna del Sasso

The Madonna del Sasso is a historical church on a sacred mountain just outside Locarno. The church, the walk to get there and the view from the top are definitely worth a visit.

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  • Attraction type: culture, monument;
    natural site, mountain top, by funicular
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Locarno (Ticino)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Swiss open-air museum tickets

Tickets to the Ballenberg open-air museum where you can see original old Swiss farm houses and demonstrations of local crafts.

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Guided two hour Lucerne city walk

A perfect way to quickly get to know Lucerne, and do some more exploring on your own later. Your guide takes you to monuments like the Chapel Bridge, Jesuit Church and Musegg Wall, and along the picturesque streets and squares.

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Guided two hour walking tour of Lucerne

Small group guided walk in the historical town center of Lucerne. Apart from many medieval buildings, the city wall, old town squares and the lake, you'll see famous sights: the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church, and the Culture and Convention Centre on the lake front.

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