Elsewhere in Switzerland

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Zurich – Image: ©Pamela E. Grimaud

Please note that at various intervals some of the links provided may be out of service while websites are being updated to reflect seasonal changes.

Art & Culture

Swissart – art exhibition guide of Switzerland
Kulturagenda – cultural agenda for Switzerland (in German)
Events.ch – cultural agenda for Switzerland (in German)
music.ch – for music lovers (in German)
Swiss National Library – Swiss National Library in Bern

Museums

Swiss National Museums – National Museum Zurich, the Castle of Prangins in Vaud, and the Forum of Swiss History Schwyz, as well as the collections’ center in Affoltern am Albis. Permanent and temporary exhibitions present Swiss cultural history from its beginnings to the present.

Music streams

Radio Swiss Pop – pop livestream
Radio Swiss Jazz – jazz livestream
Radio Swiss Classic – classics livestream

Montreux Switzerland

Montreux on the Swiss Riviera

Social networking

Glocals – for expat and international locals

Business networking

BSCC – British Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Zurich Chapter
BSCC – British Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Berne (Fribourg and Solothurn) Chapter
SACC – Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, Zurich

News and information

swissinfo – international branch of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC)
Swiss News – international magazine of Switzerland
The Local – Switzerland’s news in English
expatica.com – News and info for the international community
Xpat Xchange – Expat info at your fingertips

Lost Pets / Pet Care and Services

STMZ – Switzerland-wide online databank and support service that works with vets, animal protection agencies and local cantons to return lost pets to their owners. Also provides useful links to cantonal offices for animal welfare; vets, hospitals and emergency services; as well as local services  dedicated to caring for animals. Also, for lost pets call: 0900-357-358 (SFR1.95/min from a fixed line) or found pets call: 0848-357-358 (local tarif from a fixed line) or for info relating to animal services call: 0900-357-357 (1.95/min from a fixed line).

Property search

Homegate – real estate portal

Zermatt SwitzerlandThe Matterhorn as seen from the Gornergrat

Sports and hobbies

Swiss Alpine Club – for lovers of alpine sports

Tourism

My Switzerland – official tourism website
Lonely Plant – Guide to Switzerland
Fodor’s travel intelligence – travel guide to Switzerland
Google maps of Switzerland

Transport

SBB/CFF/FFS – Swiss rail network
Swiss International Air Lines – SWISS Air Lines
Mobility International Switzerland – Travel info for the disabled and for the tourism industry
Search.ch – map of Switzerland with a route planner

Lausanne

Swans at Ouchy (Lausanne) Image: ©Pamela E. Grimaud

Weather

Meteo Switzerland – local weather forecasts

Switzerland abroad

ProHelvetia – Swiss Arts Council: promoting exhibitions abroad
swissworld – Swiss Federal Dept. of Foreign Affairs: Your gateway to Switzerland abroad