Switzerland in images

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

The 10 winners are defined

The swisstopo photo competition is successfully completed. We received about 800 beautiful hiking photos. The public selected the winning photos from the 30 best pictures by online-voting. Thank you and congratulations.

The 10 winning pictures

First edition: Hiking map 1:33 333 Schaffhausen

The new hiking map Schaffhausen extends the range of the popular hiking maps at the scale of 1:33 333. Manageable, new graphics, waterproof and tear-resistant. The cart shows attractive hiking areas in the Canton of Schaffhausen – from Klettgau across Randen up to Stein am Rhein.


swisstopo “knowing where” photo competition

The choice is yours: which is your favourite photo for our next advertising campaign? Help choose the winning photo in the swisstopo competition. 30 photos have reached the final stage. Online voting is open until 8 October. We look forward to receiving your vote!

To online vote

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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