Tag Archives: Switzerland

Swiss Trains: Gornergrat Bahn In Zermatt (8K Video)

The Gornergrat Railway is a cog-wheel railway in Zermatt, in the Swiss canton of Wallis (Valais in French). The valley station is at 1,604 m above sea level and is right in the middle of Zermatt itself. The Gornergrat Railway brings passengers up to the 3,089 m high summit of the Gornergrat.

Swiss Views: Golden Larch Trees In Muottas Muragl

Muottas Muragl is a location on the southern slopes of the Blais da Muottas, a summit at the western end of the range descending from Piz Vadret, in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. It overlooks the Engadin, between the towns of Samedan, St. Moritz and Pontresina. The mountain is within the municipality of Samedan.

Train Rides: Bernina Express – Tirano To St. Moritz, Switzerland

Here, Bernina Express Train’s full journey for the first time in 4K 60fps resolution between Tirano (Italy) and St. Moritz (Switzerland) is presented on YouTube. This famous panoramic journey has UNESCO World Heritage status. It begins through the palms of Italy and climbs up to 2,253m to the glistening Glaciers (Alp Grüm Palü and Ospizio Bernina) and passes around pristine Glacial Lake Lago Bianco and Lago Nero in the most spectacular way……..from Palms of Italy to Mountains to Glaciers to Pristine Glacial Lakes! Watch and Enjoy Pristine Swiss Landscapes. During its longest panoramic journey, Bernina Express Train crosses almost 200 bridges and covers the greatest height difference in the altitude of 1824m [Tirano 429m and Alp Grüm 2253m]. The Bernina Express, the highest railway in the Switzerland Alps region (asl 2253m, without cogs), is a part of Rhaetian Railway (RhB) that offers many beautiful and unique railway journeys with UNESCO World Heritage status.

Boat Tours: Lake Brienz In Switzerland (8K Video)

A Scenic steamship Lötschberg Boat Tour From Interlaken to Brienz in 8K resolution !

Boat trip on Lake Brienz: Your excursion to Lake Brienz begins at the jetty in Brienz or Interlaken Ost. Check the departure times and the programmes on offer, then select the boat trip on the turquoise waters of Lake Brienz that most appeals to you. The entire round trip across the lake goes from Brienz to the Giessbach Falls, then onto Oberried, Iseltwald, Niederried, Ringgenberg, Bönigen, Interlaken Ost and back again. The trip takes about an hour and a quarter. Enjoy a memorable boat trip on the lake. The nostalgia trip on the impressive steamboat, for example, departs from Interlaken Ost to Giessbach and back – with an exclusive stop at the idyllic jetty. Would you like to end an eventful day with the wind in your hair and the evening sun shining on your face? If so, you’re sure to enjoy the evening trip from Interlaken Ost to Iseltwald and back.

Resort View: Kandersteg In West Switzerland (4K)

Kandersteg is a high-altitude resort village in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland. Trails, like the challenging Allmenalp, and a cable car head east to Lake Oeschinen. Set at the foot of the Blüemlisalp massif, the lake is also a popular ski area, as is Sunnbüel to the southwest. In the forested Blausee Nature Park to the north, Blausee is a small, trout-filled lake fed by subterranean springs. 

Resort Walks: Zermatt – Valais, Switzerland (8K)

Zermatt, in southern Switzerland’s Valais canton, is a mountain resort renowned for skiing, climbing and hiking. The town, at an elevation of around 1,600m, lies below the iconic, pyramid-shaped Matterhorn peak. Its main street, Bahnhofstrasse is lined with boutique shops, hotels and restaurants, and also has a lively après-ski scene. There are public outdoor rinks for ice-skating and curling. 

Walking Tour: Avenches In Vaud, Switzerland (4K)

The little town of Avenches is set on the wide Broye Plain in the canton of Vaud, near its border with Fribourg. The gentle rolling hills between the Lakes of Murten and Neuchâtel, the vineyards and the nature reserves are ideal for walking and cycling.

Avenches, formerly Aventicum, the capital of Roman Helvetia, boasts a unique heritage from Roman times. Avenches exudes unmistakeable Swiss-French charm. In the centre of the little town, with its arcades and many striking facades in Gothic and Renaissance style invite you to pause for a while. 2000 years ago, Aventicum was the capital of Roman Helvetia. The Emperor Augustus founded the Roman city of Aventicum on the site of the Helvetian capital and it was to be in its heyday in the 2nd century when it had over 20,000 inhabitants. There is a tour starting from the amphitheatre and including the main Roman sites and excavations. The Roman museum houses a precious Gallo-Roman collection, including a valuable copy of the famous gold bust of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius.

Alpine Village Views: Mürren – Switzerland (4K)

Mürren is a beautiful mountain village in the Jungfrauregion near Interlaken. You can reach it from Stechelberg with the cablecar in about 10 minutes.

Mürren is a Swiss mountain village at the foot of the Schilthorn peak, which is accessible by cable car. Featured in a James Bond film, the Piz Gloria revolving restaurant contains the Bond World 007 exhibit and has views of Mont Blanc. Near Mürren is the Lauterbrunnen Valley, with its subterranean, glacial Trümmelbach Falls. Themed trails on the Allmendhubel peak include the Flower Panorama and North Face paths.

Scenic Drives: Canton Of Bern In Switzerland (4K)

A beautiful autumn day that we spent on a wonderful route in the Swiss Alps. A road where you meet the wonderful landscape of the Alps and at the end of which you are greeted by a beautiful restaurant called Pochtenfall. The route was: Spiez – Aeschi bei Spiez – Aeschiried – Pochtenfall.

The canton of Bern or Berne is one of the 26 cantons forming the Swiss Confederation. It is composed of ten districts and its capital city is Bern which is also the federal city of Switzerland. The bear is the heraldic symbol of the canton, displayed on a red-yellow background. 

Boat Tours: Lake Thun In Western Switzerland (8K)

The deep blue Lake Thun is the largest lake in the Bernese Oberland entirely located in the Canton of Bern. It offers views of green meadows, forests, the typical alps as well as the eternally white peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau beyond. During the summer months and between Christmas and New Year, the steamship Blümlisalp clatters and puffs its way across the clear blue waters of Lake Thun in the middle of this landscape. Your trip on Lake Thus can start at any jetty round Lake Thun. Select the boat trip on Lake Thun that most appeals in terms of departure time or itinerary. Trips leave from Interlaken West and proceed along the Neuhaus nature reserve, on towards the St. Beatus Caves and Beatenbucht, to Spiez, Gunten, Oberhofen, Hilterfingen, Hünibach and then ultimately on to Thun. The entire trip from Interlaken to Thun takes around two hours and 10 minutes.