Geology for all

If you’re interested in learning more about the landscapes that surround you and unravelling the mysteries of the history of our planet, then you’ve come to the right place! swisstopo offers a broad range of easily comprehensible geological publications and special excursions that will raise your awareness of this fascinating heritage.

Geological excursion in the Grimsel area
Geological excursion in the Grimsel area

The earth is a living planet, and its landscapes and geography are constantly changing. The formation of our landscapes and the mysteries of the history of our planet are not only of interest to geologists. Geo-tourism presents the special geological formations and characteristics of our landscapes to a wide  audience. swisstopo offers a range of reading material as well as geological excursions designed to help everyone understand the various geological and geomorphologic processes that take place on our planet.  

Thematic excursions

A series of free guided geological tours during the summer months intended for a wide audience interested in discovering the country’s landscape from a new angle. Why not join us?

Via GeoAlpina

ViaGeoAlpina is an international project that aims to sensitise tourists and hikers to the history of the formation of the Alps.


Federal Office of Topography swisstopo Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
Tel.
+41 58 469 01 11

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Relevant authority

Swiss Geological Survey
Tel. +41 58 469 05 68
E-mail


Print contact

Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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