Tag Archives: Switzerland

Travel Views: ‘Lake Thun – Switzerland’ (4K Video)

Lake Thun is an Alpine lake in Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland region. Its shore is dotted with towns, including Thun, and Romanesque churches. In Thun’s old town, 12th-century Thun Castle houses a museum exhibiting prehistoric and medieval artifacts. To the south, Schadau Park has the Thun Panorama, a 19th-century 360-degree painting of the town. Farther south is Spiez Castle, with furnished 15th-century courtrooms. 

Hikes: ‘Oeschinensee Lake’ In The Bernese Oberland, Switzerland (4K Video)

Hiking A High Alpine Trail With Amazing Epic Views Of The Lake Oeschinensee !

Oeschinen Lake is a lake in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, 4 kilometres east of Kandersteg in the Oeschinen valley. At an elevation of 1,578 metres, it has a surface area of 1.1147 square kilometres. Its maximum depth is 56 metres. The lake is fed through a series of mountain creeks and drains underground.

Travel: ‘Ticino – Southern Switzerland’ (4K Video)

Filmed and Edited by: Alessandro Walpen

Ticino is an Italian-speaking region in southern Switzerland with palm-lined lakes and sharp Alpine peaks. Its architecture, cuisine and culture is closely related to that of neighboring Italy. Bellinzona, the capital of Ticino, is home to medieval castles. Lugano, a town on glacial Lake Lugano, is known for its waterfront promenade and Piazza della Riforma, a square lined with neoclassical buildings.

Sunday Morning Podcast: Headlines From Zurich, London & Tokyo (2021)

The weekend’s top news with Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé, Urs Bühler, Eemeli Isoaho and Chandra Kurt, with commentary from our editors in London and Tokyo. Plus: what’s on the pages of Greece’s ‘Kathimerini’ newspaper.

Aerial Travel: ‘Lucerne – Switzerland’ (4K Video)

Lucerne, a compact city in Switzerland known for its preserved medieval architecture, sits amid snowcapped mountains on Lake Lucerne. Its colorful Altstadt (Old Town) is bordered on the north by 870m Museggmauer (Musegg Wall), a 14-century rampart. The covered Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge), built in 1333, links the Aldstadt to the Reuss River’s right bank.

Travel: Switzerland’s ‘Castle Hotels’ (HD Video)

Gstaad Palace – A Fairy-tale-like Property in the Alps, the 115-year-old Gstaad Palace Was Built in the Swiss Chalet Style Architecture on a Hill Overlooking the Town of Gstaad. With It’s Amazing Historic Architecture, You Couldn’t Build a Hotel Like This in Gstaad Today, Given the Strict Architectural Code That Dictates a Chalet Style, the Gstaad Palace Effortlessly Combines Old World Sophistication and Glamour With Modern Convenience and Comfort Boasting Breathtaking Views of the Swiss Alps

The Dolder Grand – Towering Above Lake Zürich, Celebrating Its 120th Anniversary in 2019, Since Its Opening in 1899, the “dolder Grand Hotel & Curhaus” Soon Become the Destination for Relaxation and Rejuvenation, Although the Resort Looks Like a Centuries-old Castle, the Property is Fully Renovated and Also Offers Two Modernized, Tech-forward Wings, With Sporting Options Ranging From Golf and Tennis to Ice Skating, Ice Hockey, and Curling on the Property’s Own Rink.

Badrutt’s Palace – Opulence Reigns at Badrutt’s Palace, a Neo-gothic-style Architecture Castle Overlooking Lake Saint Moritz in the Engadin Valley. The Badrutt’s Palace is a Legendary Hotel Built at the Very Beginning of International Tourism in the Alps, With It’s Extravagant Décor and Fantastic Architecture It is the Defining Landmark in Saint Moritz and Host to Many of Its Most Iconic Events and Visitors, Don’t Expect Low-key Here, This is the Type of Place Where Guests Wear Their Best Furs and Stroll Through Le Grand Hall Dripping in Jewels.

Grand Hotel Kronenhof Pontresina – The Grand Hotel Kronenhof, a High End Luxury Hotel, the Neo-baroque Style Building is One of the Most Architectonically Important 19th Century Hotels in the Alps, Dating From 1848, the Hotel’s Status as Registered Landmark is Evident in Many Neo-baroque Details, Historic Architecture, Modern Light-flooded Rooms and Suites, One of the Best Spas in the World and the Prime Location in the Heart of the Swiss Alps – This Unique Mix Exuding of the Magic of a Bygone Era.

Beau-rivage Palace Lausanne – The Beau-rivage Palace Lausanne Has Been an Iconic Stay on the Sparkling Shores of Lake Geneva Since 1861, the Main Building Was Constructed in Art Nouveau and Neo-baroque Style Architecture in 1908. It is Registered in the Swiss Inventory of Cultural Property of National and Regional Significance. A Legacy of the Generous Architecture of the Late 19th Century, the Suites at the Beau-rivage Palace Are Notable for Their Spaciousness, Each One Has a Unique Colour Scheme and Its Own Particular Ambience.

New Magazines: ‘Monocle December / January 2021’

Our annual Soft Power Survey reveals the countries whose cultural ambassadors, diplomatic missions, skilled messaging and tasty food have seen them make the grade in 2020. The December/January double issue also looks ahead to a new era of US foreign policy, goes on a culinary tour of Switzerland and wraps up in the season’s coolest coats. Available now at The Monocle Shop: https://monocle.com/shop/product/1849…

Aerial Travel: ‘The Alps – Austria, Germany, Italy & Switzerland’ (Video)

Filmed and Edited by: Tim Roosjen

Beautiful landscapes and mountains. We scheduled a 2 weeks trip through Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland.

During this epic road trip, we have explored some of the most beautiful places in the Alps region. Some places we visited: • Berchtesgaden (Germany) • Hallstatt (Austria) • Schladming Tauern (Austria) • Cadini Di Misurina (Italy) • Seceda (Italy) • Ischgl (Austria/Switzerland) • Appenzell (Switzerland)

Travel: ‘Lauterbrunnen – Switzerland’ In Amazing 360°/12K (Aerial video)

Video shot in 360 degree, 12K format.

Lauterbrunnen is a municipality in the Swiss Alps. It encompasses the village of Lauterbrunnen, set in a valley featuring rocky cliffs and the roaring, 300m-­high Staubbach Falls. Nearby, the glacial waters of Trümmelbach Falls gush through mountain crevices past viewing platforms. A cable car runs from Stechelberg village to Schilthorn mountain, for views over the Bernese Alps.