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Guided tours of swisstopo

Are you interested in how swisstopo measures and documents the Swiss landscape as well as the ground beneath your feet? Would you like to find out how much work goes into getting a map printed? Do you want to discover more about the Federal Office’s role in official surveying? Or would you like to dive into the fascinating world of geodata? Come and peek behind the scenes of the Federal Office of Topography!

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From September 2021, swisstopo will again be offering guided tours for groups and individuals.

As of September 13, 2021, the certificate obligation will apply to the guided tours. swisstopo has the task of checking the Covid certificates of visitors. Therefore, in addition to a valid certificate, please bring a document of identification with you. In order to comply with the applicable coronavirus regulations, we would like to point out that access to the building will be granted no earlier than 10 minutes before the start of the event. Please do not arrive too early. We reserve the right to remind people in the entrance area of the regulations and ask them to wait in the outside area.

Tours for groups

Tours for groups

Groups can choose between five tours with different areas of focus. The tours last two to three hours. A group can consist of a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 45 people.

Tours for individuals

Tours for individuals

swisstopo runs tours for individuals. During these tours, you can discover the various processes involved in producing geodata – from land surveying, the recording and processing of aerial images, to...


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

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Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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Important information

There is no visitor parking available and we therefore recommend using public transport, if at all possible, or park your vehicle in the nearby “Parkhaus Gurtenbahn”.

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