The update for all those who like to share!

Create your own story from your best summer tours and share it with your friends. New content such as closures of bike and mountain bike routes or shooting range bulletins and the recording of notes help with tour planning!

Further information

Switzerland is moving

Coordinates are essential to define the location of a point. Because of Switzerland constantly moving, coordinates lose their accuracy over the years. swisstopo checks the changes every six years and thereby ensures that Swiss coordinates remain reliable.

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New excursion maps available

The new excursion maps of Switzerland in the scale 1:33'333 are now available in the shop! Are you planning your next hike? The updated maps of Locarno, Les Diablerets, Aletsch or Arosa can inspire your destinations.

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In focus

The unique Switzerland

The unique Switzerland

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

Controversial mountain names

Controversial mountain names

What is the name of which mountain, and who decided that? The example of two peaks in the canton of Valais show how place-naming and cartography are connected. (only DE & FR)

Two specialists surveying the underground

Two specialists surveying the underground

The "Folio" by swisstopo is published annually and is dedicated to one focus topic. For 2021, the main topic is the unique professions at swisstopo.

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