10+ stunning photos of Switzerland from above
Much of Switzerland’s Central Plateau is covered in a patchwork quilt of agriculture. It is also the country’s most heavily inhabited area.
Ticino, Switzerland’s southernmost canton, is the only one where Italian is the only official language.
Findel Glacier, near Fluhalp in southern Switzerland, weaves a sinewy path.
Highways run through the beautiful landscape of the canton of St. Gallen in northeastern Switzerland.
A boat motors its way out of a canal in Altenrhein, St. Gallen canton.
The low slopes and lush valleys in northern Switzerland’s canton of Aargau make for ideal agriculture.
Thal Nature Park
In Thal Nature Park, which is located in the cantons of Basel, Bern, and Zurich, hints of color signal the arrival of fall.
Bex (pronounced “bay”), a tiny spa resort town, is famous for its Mines de Sel, Switzerland’s only active salt mines.
Switzerland’s “chocolate box” image—white-capped mountain peaks set against clear blue sky, charming chalet communities, and flower-filled meadows—is well-deserved. The Swiss hamlet of Belalp near Blatten in Valais is blanketed with snow.
A narrow bridge connects Werd Island in Lake Constance with the Stein am Rhein mainland in northern Switzerland.