Switzerland in images

The Monthey pool is a little corner of a summer paradise. It offers an octopus-shaped paddling pool for the youngest, an olympic pool for sports enthusiasts, diving boards for the most daring and a toboggan for sliding enthusiasts.

Look for the ghost

In the current issue of the game www.schatz-karte.ch everything revolves around the topic of castles, fortresses and ruins in our country. The online treasure hunt, which is aimed at primary and secondary school classes, is a versatile tool for integrating Swiss geodata into lessons in a playful way.

Treasure hunt for the classroom

200th anniversary of Waffenplatz Thun

On 17 August, the Waffenplatz Thun celebrates its 200th anniversary and opens its doors to the public. swisstopo shows the development of the Waffenplatz from above and presents its latest map.

200th anniversary of Waffenplatz Thun (in german)

Water in Swiss lakes

Did you know that for the same area Lake Zug contains almost three times as much water as Lake Biel?

Did you know that

swisstopo photo competition – “knowing where”

Your top hiking photo could feature in our next advert or poster! Take part and win attractive prizes. Send us your best photo from your hiking trips in one of Switzerland’s many stunning regions.

To the competition

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