Paléo Festival Nyon
Paléo Festival Nyon

Switzerland in images

Discover the beautiful or mysterious objects that are hidden in the aerial images of swisstopo.

Cultural Switzerland

Surfaced and unsurfaced hiking trails

Did you know that over 70% of the hiking trails in Switzerland are unsurfaced?

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Made for hiking: the new hiking map for Switzerland

Just in time for the new hiking season, swisstopo and the Swiss Hiking Federation have published the first sixteen sheets of Switzerland's new official hiking map. The graphic implementation was decisively influenced by the users.

New hiking map

Summer contest

This year, we have prepared an exceptional summer contest in partnership with the Swiss Hiking Federation. During five weeks, have fun and win prizes!


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.

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