Things to Do: Across Switzerland

National Parks Switzerland: click here for English. This is has lots of information as to where the parks are and what you can do there. Ice-Skating: Here is an extensive list of ice-skating rinks across Switzerland Swimming Pools and Outdoor Swimming Areas: This list is comprehensive and is organised by cantons. Ricola Herb Gardens: Did you…

Things to Do: Canton Basel

  First Aid Course Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Babies, Children & Adults – Sept 25, 2017 in Basel. Website. Speilzeug Welten Museum Basel. An adorable toy museum with thousands of toys on display including teddy bears, doll houses, and miniatures. See website for details. Sole Uno Thermalbad Relaxing thermal baths with lots of special features…

Things to Do: Canton Geneva

Pregnant Women Birth Preparation Courses in Geneva – A relaxed, friendly ten hour group course that helps expectant parents learn about healthy living in pregnancy; understand about the healthcare system in Switzerland for pregnant women; have their questions about labour and birth answered; prepare for the first days with their new baby; get advice and tips…

Things to Do: Canton Schwyz

  Great playgrounds in Canton Schwyz in English click here Alpamare Pfäffikon Is a water park with a variety of water slides, mostly indoors. Outdoors has heated pools. Suitable for children aged over 5. Young children need to be accompanied by adults on the slides. Website Bowling-Billiard Center Schindellegi A regular bowling alley! Chaltenbodenstrasse 10,…

Things to Do: Canton St. Gallen

Atzmännig An adventure park with a toboggan run, outdoor ropes park, playground, giant slide and suitable for hiking. In winter it is a ski resort. Overnight accommodation available. Free parking. Website Flumbserberg Cliimber climbing Tower, mini-golf, giant bouncey pillow, hiking.  Out and About  Toggenburg Tone Trail A themed hiking trail with interactive musical “instruments” spaced…

Things to Do: Canton Valais

Le Bouveret Aqua Parc Rte de la Plage 1897 Le Bouveret Large indoor and outdoor water park with slides, wave pool, lakeside beach with water sports, as well as wellness centre. On-site restaurants. Open until mid November. www.aquaparc.ch Salt Mines, Bex Route des Mines de Sel 55, 1880 Bex Take a trip on a small…

Things to Do: Canton Vaud

Town of Gruyeres CH-1663 Gruyeres A picture-perfect medieval town atop a small hill complete with château and three very different museums. A must see. Free parking and numerous restaurants in the town. Combine with a trip to the cheese factory (La Maison du Gruyere) or chocolate factory, Maison Cailler, nearby. http://www.chateau-gruyeres.ch/ http://www.lamaisondugruyere.ch http://www.cailler.ch/en/ Château de…