Bobsled run  Alpine coaster – Glacier 3000 (VD)
Bobsled run Alpine coaster – Glacier 3000 (VD)

Switzerland in images

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


Sporting Switzerland

Public colloquiums

To be held on Fridays from November to April, they will consist of a number of presentations followed by a discussion on subjects chosen by the various swisstopo divisions. The next colloquium will take place on 25th January on the subject of geodata.

Further informations and registration (only in german or french)

Photo competition – “knowing where”

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

To the competition

Ready for winter?

With the new waterproof snowshoe and ski tour maps you are always up to date and safe on the way. The new releases: 249S Tarasp, 258S Bergün / Bravuogn, 259S Ofenpass, 268S Julierpass, 469S Val Poschiavo

Further information at swisstopo Onlineshop

Accurate and easy to read

The most accurate and easy-to-read overview map of Switzerland on 4 sheets is now available with a new update. In the 1:200,000 scale, they now have up-to-date data. Suitable for motorcyclists, car drivers, rail travellers and explorers.

National map 1:200 000

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