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Strange Santa sightings in Switzerland

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After the jolly old fellow competes in the World Santa Claus Championships, he makes an appearance at Klausjagen – or “chasing the Claus” – a ritual of light and sound.
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Mini Guide

Mini guide to activities in Switzerland

Known as a summer and winter sports paradise of pines, peaks and pistes, Switzerland offers many ways for visitors to pit themselves against its remarkable landscape.
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Fictional Footsteps

James Bond’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

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Visit the landscapes featured in the 1969 film for a European vacation of geographic extremes.
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Europe's secret hot spots

Hidden retreats -- like juniper forests in a Estonian fishing village and private gardens in a Swiss lake town -- reward travellers who explore these alternatives to Paris or Rome.


Europe for science lovers

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The continent’s rich history of scientific discovery and wondrous natural sights are sure to inspire all kinds of brainiacs, from physics buffs to fossil hunters.
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Beyond the Headlines

Are the Swiss really that efficient?

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Switzerland’s storied watch and clock industry has helped build the country’s reputation for efficiency in business and transportation.
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