Repère Pierre du Niton

On the occasion of the bicentenary of the Repère Pierre du Niton in Geneva, the Territorial Department of the Republic and Canton of Geneva and the Federal Office of Topography swisstopo present to the Swiss public the history and current challenges of altitude measurement in Switzerland and around the world.

The basis for altitude measurement in Switzerland

New treasure hunt – Catch me if you can!

The treasure hunt comprises around nine puzzles that need to be solved. These are dotted all over Switzerland and are based around a common theme.

Treasure hunt around tourist sites

Made for hiking: the new hiking map for Switzerland

For the hiking season 2020, 7 additional sheets came out for the Jura and Ticino.

Hinking maps 1:50'000

The Ceneri Base Tunnel

The Ceneri Base Tunnel in Ticino was inaugurated on 4 September 2020 in the presence of the President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga and Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis and is already shown on our online maps.

The third largest tunnel project in Switzerland

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