Good things to know of 5 Swiss cities

With their compact sizes, Swiss cities embody quality of life and urban flair. You’ll find well-preserved historical centres, modern architectural masterpieces, and a vast number of green spaces – all within easy reach.

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Home to 40 museums, the city of culture for connoisseurs has the highest concentration of museums in the country. Be captivated by the charm of this “pocket-sized metropolis” – combining a romantic old town with world-class modern architecture, and the Rhine – an inviting spot to rest a while.

The new Mövenpick Hotel Basel is set to open in 3Q2021. Designed by the renowned Matteo Thun, the stylish hotel is conveniently located beside the SBB Basel railway station, marking the brand’s flagship property in Europe.

With 234 rooms and 30 suites, the hotel also comprises a meeting and events area covering a total of 2,000m2, which can accommodate up to 600 people. As well, a boardroom-to-ballroom facility at 505m2 is available – making it an ideal place to stay for both business and pleasure.


What we love about Geneva is its urban nature. One can either stroll along Lake Geneva or cruise down the Rhone River, before rounding it up at a café on a terrace in the Old Town.

An international meeting venue located in the heart of Europe known for being a global financial and technological hub, Geneva is a cosmopolitan city, a unique and particularly privileged setting for the meetings industry that takes its visitors by surprise.

Radisson Blu hotel group is adding a new property in Geneva to its portfolio. Located halfway between the city centre and the airport, it will offer 250 rooms, a restaurant and a bar. It will also have eight meeting rooms, a 350m² reception hall and eight conference rooms. Its wellness offer includes a spa and a fitness room.


Lausanne, the second-largest city on Lake Geneva, combines a dynamic commercial town with the locality of a holiday resort. The capital of the canton of Vaud is also a lively university and convention town. Sports and culture are given a high profile in this Olympic capital.

The Millennium is set to open in September 2021. You can expect the unexpected at this exclusive theatre and conference centre offering the best infrastructure to host your events, meetings, or special receptions, with several multipurpose meeting rooms and video-conference rooms.


A perfect combination of business & leisure. Excellent business infrastructures and a wide choice of hotels leave nothing to be desired. The gorgeous location by the lake and the Alpine peaks invite you to go on unforgettable excursions.

Mandarin Oriental Palace Lucerne is unveiling itself in 2022 after extensive renovation. The five-star hotel will comprise 146 rooms and suites, offering excellent views of the lake and mountains.


The cosmopolitan city by the water combines creative urban life with nature in all its glory. Zürich is abuzz with activity day and night with its countless events, diverse museums, own food festival and Switzerland’s most vibrant nightlife. And if you’re after rest and relaxation, you can be in the Swiss mountains in less than an hour.

Become a maître chocolatier at the newly open Lindt Home of Chocolate. Discover the Instagrammable chocolate fountain over 9m tall and the biggest Lindt Chocolate Shop in the world, spread over 500m2. In the CHOCOLATERIA, you can create your very own masterpieces under the expert guidance of the Lindt Master Chocolatiers while learning many interesting things about the origin, history and manufacture of Lindt chocolate.

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