A view of the houses in bern

Switzerland Through 11 Magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Stunning monasteries, snaking rail bridges, and Swiss watchmaking.

From the snowy heights of the Alps to lakeside vineyard terraces, from triassic fossils to the birthplace of Swiss watchmaking and a stunning centuries-old library, here’s a look at Switzerland’s magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Appeared in the February 2016 Swiss Special issue as “Swiss Giants”.

  • Rumela Basu is former Assistant Editor at National Geographic Traveller India. Her favourite kind of travel involves food, literature, dance and forests. She travels not just to discover new destinations but also aspects of herself.

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