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2017

All our articles from 2017...

Vintage Swiss Travel Postcards

General articles and news items from iGuideSwitzerland.

Mammut Shop in Bern

Details and info for the store.

Engelberg Resort Guide

It's got some of Switzerland's best slopes and off-piste areas for advanced skiers, and it's handily placed for Luzern. Check out our guide to Engelberg.

Ski Shops in Obwalden Canton

Here's our list of ski and snowboarding shops in Obwalden.

Mammut Shop in Grindelwald

Details and info for the store.

Mammut Shop in Luzern

Details and info for the store.

Ski Shops in Basel-Stadt Canton

Here's our list of ski and snowboarding shops in Basel-Stadt.

Eurostar Ski Train to Switzerland

For those skiers who fancy a greener, more environmentally-friendly trip to the Swiss Alps than flying, then the good news is that Eurostar now offer a Ski Train from London St Pancras to Geneva.

Ski Shops in Luzern

Luzern Shops for ski and snowboarding gear. Here's our list...

Ski Shops in Luzern Canton

Here's our list of ski and snowboarding shops in Luzern Canton.

Ski Shops in Switzerland

Have a look at our list of ski shops to see what's available in each canton. And feel free to send us details of any others.

Mammut Shop in Basel

Details and info for the store.

Follow the Weather this Winter

Follow the Swiss weather this winter season with our list of webcams and livecams.

Guide to Swiss Resorts

Switzerland is home to some of the most beautifully located ski resorts in the world. Here's our guide...

Ski Shops in Bern

Bern Shops for ski and snowboarding gear. Here's our list...

Fiesch Resort Guide

A hidden gem amongst the Aletsch Arena. Check out our guide to Fiesch.

Ski Shops in Bern Canton

Here's our list of ski and snowboarding shops in Bern Canton.

Guide to Skiing in Switzerland

Information about skiing in Switzerland.

Anzere Resort Guide

Located in sunny Valais, and home to fantastic scenery and family-friendly skiing. Check out our guide to Anzere.

Winter Activities in Switzerland

Details of activities and excursions for holidaymakers and visitors to Switzerland in the main winter months.

Snow and Rock Online

Our section on Snow and Rock has been updated with their latest brand list.

Champery Resort Guide

A Charming village beneath the Dents du Midi. Check out our guide to Champery.

Ski Shops in Basel

Basel Shops for ski and snowboarding gear. Here's our list...

This Season's MAMMUT Gear

The latest collection for the upcoming winter season from Mammut, Switzerland's most famous outdoor clothing company.

This Season's KJUS Gear

The latest collection for the upcoming winter season from the stylish, Swiss-based ski clothing company is out now.

Updated Famous Swiss List

From one of the world's most legendary folk heroes, to some of the greatest names in winter-sports, through to the best-ever Bond-girl, here's our list of the most famous Swiss people...

Flims Resort Guide

A snowboard-friendly resort with great slopes and snow-parks - check out our guide to Flims.

UK Ski Shops List

A list of ski shops in the United Kingdom that sell Swiss ski wear brands such as KJUS and Mammut.

Swiss Ski Clothing

When it comes to ski-clothing, Switzerland may not have the same quantity of brands as its big Alpine neighbours, but it sure has the quality.

Gruyeres Excursion

If you're lucky enough to be in Switzerland in the summer-time, then now is a great time to go on an excursion to Gruyeres, one of Switzerland's most beautiful villages.

European Masters Golf

The European Masters is the biggest golf tournament in Switzerland. It's currently sponsored by the luxury Swiss watchmaker Omega and is held each year in Crans Montana, at the Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre. It takes place this weekend.

Jungfraujoch Excursion

Excursion idea for anyone visiting the canton of Bern - the Jungfraujoch. Take the train through the Eiger to the Top of Europe.

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Klein Matterhorn Excursion

Excursion idea for anyone visiting the canton of Valais - a trip up to Klein Matterhornon one of Switzerland's most dramatic cablecars.

Liechtenstein Day Trip Excursion

Excursion idea for anyone visiting the canton of St Gallen - a day trip to Liechtenstein, the tiny principality sandwiched between Switzerland and Austria.

Tour de Suisse

The Tour de Suisse (also known as the Tour of Switzerland) is Switzerland's number one cycling event. The week-long stage race is an important part of the cycling calendar with its traditional position just before the Tour de France.

City Guide - Geneva

Geneva's beautiful lake-side location is simply stunning. Here's our guide to Switzerland's largest city.

Resorts with Summer Skiing

Details of all the ski resorts in Switzerland that offer summer skiing on glaciers.

Gruyeres Excursion

If you're lucky enough to be in Switzerland in the summer-time, then now is a great time to go on an excursion to Gruyeres, one of Switzerland's most beautiful villages.

Upcoming Events this Month...

Check out the upcoming events in Switzerland for the next few months.

City Guides

Guide to Switzerland's cities, including handy information and tips, facts and figures, and some useful links.

Zermatt Day Trip Excursion

Excursion idea for anyone visiting the canton of Valais - Zermatt Day Trip. Worth a day out of any holiday to see the Matterhorn.

Swiss National Park Excursion

Excursion idea for anyone visiting the canton of Graubunden - the Swiss National Park. One of Switzerland's best kept secrets.

Valais Excursions

A guide to all of the leading excursions and days out for anyone staying in Valais.

Famous Swiss Residents

A list of some of the most famous non-Swiss residents of Switzerland...

Graubunden Excursions

A guide to all of the leading excursions and days out for anyone staying in Graubunden.

Swiss Rail Passes Guide

Comprehensive guide to all of the Swiss rail passes that are available to foreign tourists and holidaymakers thinking of visiting Switzerland.

Excursions in Fribourg Canton

A guide to all of the leading excursions and days out for anyone staying in Fribourg (Canton).

Excursions in Bern Canton

A guide to all of the leading excursions and days out for anyone staying in Bern (Canton).

Swiss Rail Travel

Information on Switzerland's fantastic rail network, with details of the great range of offers and rail passes available to tourists.

Excursions in Luzern Canton

A guide to all of the leading excursions and days out for anyone staying in Luzern (Canton).

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List of Swiss Excursions

Switzerland has some great excursions and days out - here's a list of some of our favourites.

Upcoming Events this Month...

Check out the upcoming events in Switzerland for the next few months.

Allalin Rennen

The Allalin Rennen are annual ski races held each year on the Allalin Glacier slopes above Saas Fee. Pride of place amongst at the event is the world's longest glacier-based downhill ski race.

Guide to Saas Fee

A spectacular, family-friendly, snow-sure glacier resort in Valais. Check out our guide to Saas Fee.

Wilderswil Guide

A small village just outside of Interlaken, handily placed for trips to the three main Jungfrau resorts. Check out our guide to Wilderswil.

Rougemont Resort Guide

A quiet resort located in the Pays d'Enhaut, with access to Gstaad's ski slopes. Check out our guide to Rougemont.

Lauterbrunnen Review

Providing great access to the wider Jungfrau area, and home to Europe's most spectacular valley. Check out our guide to Lauterbrunnen.

Crans Montana Guide

It's one of Switzerland's glitziest ski resorts, with a fantastic sunshine record. Check out our guide to Crans Montana.

Gryon Resort Guide

A pleasant little ski resort in the Alpes Vaudoises region of Switzerland. Check out our guide to Gryon.

Laax Resort Guide

Welcome to Swiss snowboarding and freestyling heaven. Check out our guide to Laax.

Rougemont Snow Watch

Check out the live cameras and web-cams for the Swiss ski resort of Rougemont Webcams to see for yourself what the weather's doing.

Davos - Resort Guide

The highest town in Europe, with an enormous range of sports and leisure facilities. Check out our guide to Davos.

Klosters Snow Watch

Check out the live cameras and web-cams for the Swiss ski resort of Klosters Webcams to see for yourself what the weather's doing.

Verbier Resort Guide

One of Switzerland's top resorts, with some of the best ski slopes in the world. Check out our guide to Verbier.

Wengen Snow Watch

Check out the live cameras and web-cams for the Swiss ski resort of Wengen Webcams to see for yourself what the weather's doing.

Interlaken Resort Guide

A well-known tourist hot-spot, located between the lakes of Brienz and Thun, and popular gateway to the Jungfrau region. Check out our guide to Interlaken.

Ski Resort Guide to Lenzerheide

Located in the heart of Graubünden with access to an extremely large ski area and a good range of slopes. Check out our guide to Lenzerheide.

Fiesch Snow Watch

Check out the live cameras and web-cams for the Swiss ski resort of Fiesch Webcams to see for yourself what the weather's doing.

Wengen Resort Guide

One of Switzerland's finest ski resorts in one of the world's finest locations - check out our guide to Wengen.

St Moritz Snow Watch

Check out the live cameras and web-cams for the Swiss ski resort of St Moritz Webcams to see for yourself what the weather's doing.

Gstaad Resort Guide

Sophisticated. Upmarket. Picture-perfect. Check out our guide to Gstaad.

Les Diablerets Guide

A glacier resort in the Alpes Vaudoises with fantastic scenery. Check out our guide to Les Diablerets.

Adelboden Snow Watch

Check out the live cameras and web-cams for the Swiss ski resort of Adelboden Webcams to see for yourself what the weather's doing.

Murren Resort Guide

All the details of one of Switzerland's classic ski resorts - the beautiful Jungfrau village of Murren.

Gstaad Snow Watch

Check out the live cameras and web-cams for the Swiss ski resort of Gstaad Webcams to see for yourself what the weather's doing.

St Moritz Guide

A serious Swiss snow sports resort, with serious glamour. Check out our guide to St Moritz.

Wilderswil

A small village just outside of Interlaken, handily placed for trips to the three main Jungfrau resorts. Check out our guide to Wilderswil.

White Turf St Moritz

Taking place over three consecutive weekends each February, the White Turf Races have been taking held on the frozen lake at St Moritz since 1907. The most picturesque horse race in the world ? Probably.

Villars Resort Guide

A family-friendly resort in the Alpes Vaudoises. Check out our guide to Villars.

Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival

The annual International Balloon Festival is one of the most beautiful events in the Swiss Alps, held each January in the village of Chateau d'Oex.

Inferno Race

The Inferno Race is one of the most famous amateur ski races in the world. And certainly one of the most dramatic ! Starting high up on the Schilthorn, the race heads down the slopes above Murren and into the Lauterbrunnen valley.

Leysin Resort Guide

A family-friendly ski resort set amongst great scenery. Check out our guide to Leysin.

Resort Guide - Arosa

A high altitude resort with a good snow record. Check out our guide to Arosa.

The Lauberhorn Races

The Lauberhorn ski races at Wengen are one of the most famous sporting events in the winter sports calendar, it's almost Switzerland's alpine equivalent to England's Grand National, with much of the country taking an interest in who wins the blue riband downhill race.

Andermatt Resort Guide

A beautiful village under the Gemsstock. Check out our guide to Andermatt.

The Belalp Hexe

The Belap Hexe is an annual ski festival held each January beneath the Aletsch Glacier, near to the ski resort of Belalp. The festival is dedicated to the legend of a mountain witch called the Belap Hexe.

This Season's MAMMUT Gear

The latest collection for the upcoming winter season from Mammut, Switzerland's most famous outdoor clothing company.

Fiesch Resort Guide

A hidden gem amongst the Aletsch Arena. Check out our guide to Fiesch.

Adelboden Resort Guide

A traditional Bernese Oberland village with a family-friendly feel to it. Check out our guide to Adelboden.

Swiss Ski Clothing

When it comes to ski-clothing, Switzerland may not have the same quantity of brands as its big Alpine neighbours, but it sure has the quality.