Montrichier (VD), Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature
Montrichier (VD), Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature

Switzerland in images

Discover mysterious, beautiful or unusual objects or places hidden in swisstopo's aerial images.

Cultural Switzerland

New bathymetric data

The new product swissBATHY3D contains bathymetric data in the form of a very accurate digital elevation model that describes the topography of the Swiss lakebeds.


VECTOR200 is now called swissTLMRegio

The update 2018 of our small-scale landscape model is available! This product of swisstopo have now a new name: swissTLMRegio.


Observation Towers

Did you know that the highest number of observation towers are in the canton of Zürich?

Observation Towers

All buildings in Switzerland are now available digitally and in 3D

Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein are among the first countries in the world to have a comprehensive three-dimensional building model.

Switzerland in 3D

Chat with us on social media!

Communication with our customers and partners is very important to us. This is why we have a social media presence, posting news, the latest photos and videos and providing fascinating insights into what we do. Find out more about swisstopo and get in touch. We want to know what you think!

Our offer

Basic data processing

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Geographical, geological and technical basics plus statutory mandates.

Basic Data

Freely available online tools and geodata

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Maps, photos and applications available free of charge on the Internet (open data).

Online tools and geodata

Standard range

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Commercially available maps, photos, data and applications.

Standard Range

Personalised supply

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Client-specific services for authorities and/or private individuals.

Personalised Supply