UNESCO World Heritage in Switzerland

Discover our Heritage: four outstanding natural phenomena and nine great cultural achievements in Switzerland bear the most sought-after emblem of UNESCO. Each of them stands for authenticity, quality and diversity for many generations to come. These values are part of the identity and mentality of the Swiss population.

Conscious travel to these places evokes new and different images of an outstanding and demanding Switzerland, which we share with the global community.

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Anyone who wants to learn more about World Heritage in Switzerland should mark the weekend of 11 and 12 June 2022 in their agenda and set off on the traces of our ...
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Tectonic Arena Sardona
In the legendary Martinsloch, two zones of weakness intersect: a soft, flat-lying, dark marl layer and a steeply standing fault surface. In this area, erosion was ...
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Monte San Giorgio
On four floors, the great diversity of creatures that populated the sea and its coast in southern Ticino between 247 and 237 million years ago is presented. Thanks ...
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Three Castles of Bellinzona
The medieval castles of Bellinzona – Castelgrande, Montebello and Sasso Corbaro – have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage property since 2000. With ...
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Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps
LAKE DWELLINGS FROM THE BRONZE TO THE NEOLITHIC AGE A remarkable concentration of pile-dwelling sites has been identified on the shores of Lakes Bienne, Morat ...
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Tectonic Arena Sardona
The Glarnerland Visitor Centre, with its two locations in Glarus (in the Nature Centre, train station building) and Elm (in the old school building, Sandgasse 1, ...
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Convent of St John in Müstair
Twelve hundred-years of convent, architectural and art history Convent Museum The convent’s museum is located in the Planta Tower, an over one-thousand-year-old ...
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Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The Albula Railway Museum in Bergün guides railway enthusiasts and families through the history of the railway in Graubünden. Old railway equipment, films ...
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Abbey of St. Gall
The exhibition The Miracle of Tradition – The Plan of St Gall and Europe in the Early Middle Ages focuses on the unique abundance of early medieval ...
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Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
The Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch UNESCO World Heritage Site represents one of the most beautiful and precious mountain landscapes on our planet.  This heritage ...
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Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
The nostalgic train ride through the Eiger and the Mönch up to the Jungfraujoch is already an extraordinary experience. Two intermediate stations offer a wonderful ...
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Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
Your class can expect an impressive world of rocks and glaciers, animals and plants, diverse insights into traditional alpine farming and exciting facts about history, ...
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Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
The interactive exhibition at the World Nature Forum in Naters is the gateway to the World Heritage property and offers pupils a comprehensive insight into history, ...
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Abbey of St. Gall
An abbey like St.Gallen was not only an important spiritual and cultural centre, but also an equally important economic centre. The monastery employed many lay people, ...
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Abbey of St. Gall
After an introduction to the origins of the abbey of St.Gallen and to medieval book culture in the vaulted cellar and in the abbey library, we will get to know the ...
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Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
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Abbey of St. Gall
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Tectonic Arena Sardona
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