The Principality of Liechtenstein (German: Fürstentum Liechtenstein) is a tiny, alpine, German-speaking country landlocked by Switzerland and Austria. It is the last remnant of the Holy Roman Empire and is an independent state with very close ties to Switzerland.
Vaduz is the capital city of Liechtenstein and has a population of 5,005.
Sargans is a municipality in the canton of Saint Gallen in Eastern Switzerland.
Appenzell is a town in Eastern Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden.
Saint Gallen (St. Gallen, German: Sankt Gallen) is the main city of eastern Switzerland.
Vorarlberg is the westermost federal state of Austria, sharing borders with the countries of Germany (Bavaria), Liechtenstein, and Switzerland and the Austrian federal-state of Tyrol. Vorarlberg also enjoys a small window on Lake Constance via the city of Bregenz.
Bregenz is the capital of Vorarlberg in Austria at the Lake Constance.
Lindau is a city in southern Bavaria on the shore of Lake Constance or the Bodensee. It lies on the border to the Austrian federal-state of Vorarlberg with its capital city Bregenz which is within walking distance (about 10km along the lake).
The town of Laax is in the Surselva valley of Graubunden in Switzerland.
Davos is a winter and summer resort village located in the heart of the Graubünden in the east of Switzerland. In the early 1990s, Davos became famous for hosting the World Economic Forum, an annual winter gathering of international politicians and financiers who represented a transnational elite.
Friedrichshafen is located at the northeastern corner of Lake Constance (Bodensee), near the lake's widest point in the German federal-state of Baden-Württemberg. The city has played a vital role in the history of aviation, as this is where Graf Ferdinand von Zeppelin developed and built his famous airships which dominated the skies in the early 20th century, and where similar smaller airships are made to this day.
Tettnang is located in the Lake Constance (Bodensee) region in the German federal-state of Baden-Württemberg about 10km from Friedrichshafen. The region produces a special variety of hops, an ingredient of beer, and ships it to breweries throughout the world.
The Val Lumnezia or Val Lugnez is a side valley and political commune in the Surselva in Switzerland. At the end of the valley sits the town of Vrin.
Meersburg is a town in the south of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It lies on Lake Constance.
Konstanz is a city in southern Germany. It lies on the border with Switzerland and on Lake Constance (Bodensee) between Obersee and Untersee, exactly where the river Rhine exits the lake.
Mainau, "The Flower Island", is an island in Lake Constance in Germany. The island is 1.
Vals is a village and valley in Graubunden, in the Surselva district.
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Rapperswil is a city that borders Northeastern Switzerland & Central Switzerland and lays direct at the end of Lake Zurich and Obersee. Rapperswil merged lately with the city of Jona and is a picturesque town and popular destination for hikers, bikers and families at the weekend in the vicinity of Zurich.
St. Moritz is located in the Upper Engadin in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.
Madesimo is a village in Sondrio (Province) in the Lombardy region of Italy. It was formally known as Isolato.
Pontresina is a village in Graubünden. The village is close to the ski resorts around St.
Ischgl (1377m) is a small village (population: 1489 in 2001) in the Paznaun Valley in Tyrol Austria.
Radolfzell is a city in southern Germany in the Lake Constance Region about 20 km north-west of Konstanz and 10 km east of Singen.
Pfullendorf is a small historic city in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Uster is a city near Zurich, Switzerland. Uster lies 350m above sea level, so it is just in the winter snow.
Stein am Rhein is a town in the eastern part of Switzerland. It is situated on the river Rhine, at the western end of Lake Constance (Untersee).
Scuol is the main touristic hub of the Lower Engadin in the canton of Graubunden (Switzerland).
Val Mesolcina (German Misox) is an Italian speaking valley in Graubünden. It comprises of several villages spread through the main valley and the Calanca side valley.
Brunnen is a small town in Central Switzerland. Due to its unique location, Brunnen enjoys a breathtaking view of the lake and mountains.
Kempten is a city in Swabia, Bavaria. It is on the banks of the Iller in the foothills of the Allgäu Alps.
Sigmaringen is a city in Baden-W%C3%BCrttemberg on the River Danube.
Zurich (German: Zürich, Swiss German: Züri) is the largest city in Switzerland, with a population of some 400,000 in the city proper and 1.2 million in the agglomeration area.
Schaffhausen is a city in north-eastern Switzerland on the river Rhine, next to the German border. Its prime tourist attraction are the Rhine Falls, Europe's largest waterfalls.
Memmingen is a city of about 41,000 people in the German Federal State of Bavaria. The numerous courtyards, patricians' houses and fortification in its old town are well worth seeing.
The five cantons of Uri, Schwyz, Nidwalden, Obwalden and Lucerne surrounding the Viervaldstattersee are the original birthplace of the Swiss Confederation and the origin of the legend of William Tell. The region offers a lot to the traveler: outdoor recreation, great scenery, historic old cities, and steamboat rides on the lake, just to name a few examples.
Sondrio is a town in Sondrio Province in the Lombardy region of northern Italy.
Tuttlingen is a large town in Baden-Württemberg, Southern Germany.
Bellinzona is a city in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Ticino.
The Verzasca Valley is a long narrow valley located in Ticino, the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. This valley offers a wild and fascinating landscape, with the Alps on one side and a lake on the other.
Perledo is a village in a comune (municipality) of the same name that goes from the shores of Lake Como up to the Grigna mountains in the Province of Lecco, in the Lombardy region of Italy. It is between Bellano, Varenna and Esino Lario.
Varenna is a fairly sedate, attractive lakeside village in the central part of Lake Como in the Lombardy region of Italy. It is traditionally a fishing village and has colorful houses and villas built close to each other on a little piece of land just below a mountain.
Esino Lario is a mountain village in the Esino valley, between Lake Como and Valsassina in the Province of Lecco, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy. The village has a history of tourism that started in the late 19th century with scientists fascinated by the karst phenomena of the Grigna mountains and searching for fossils and the almost 500 caves of Moncodeno.
Tenero is a small town located on the northern shore Lake Maggiore in Ticino, the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. It is about 4 km from Locarno.
Lake Como (Lago di Como) is situated in the provinces of Como and Lecco in Lombardy, Northern Italy. It is part of the Italian Lake District.
Bellagio is a city in Lombardy, Italy, situated at the picturesque junction of the three legs of Lake Como. Many celebrities are known to pass through this small Italian town.
Pinswang is a picturesque historic Alpine village in the Austrian Ausserfern region of the northern Tirol. It lies on the border with the Allgäu region of Bavaria Germany.
Reutte is a market town (Marktgemeinde) lying adjacent to the Lech River approximately 45 miles northwest of Innsbruck, Austria and southwest of Munich, Germany. Reutte is the Capital of the northwestern (Ausserfern) region of the Austrian Tirol.
Lucerne (Luzern in German, Lozärn in Swiss-German) is a beautiful small city in the heartland of Switzerland, across the lake from Altdorf, where legend has it William Tell shot an apple off of his son's head. In addition to being a fine place to visit in and of itself Lucerne is a great base from which to explore famous Swiss sites such as Mount Rigi, Pilatus, Titlis and the Rütli Meadow.
The Comacina Island is the unique island of Lake Como, near Tremezzina. Sights include seven churches built by the ancient Byzantines, secluded corners and the open views.
Switzerland (German: Schweiz, French: Suisse, Italian: Svizzera, Romansch: Svizra), officially the Swiss Confederation (Latin: Confoederatio Helvetica, hence the abbreviation "CH") is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It has borders with France to the west, Italy to the south, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east and Germany to the north.
Nesso is a small village built on the lush and steep banks of Lake Como in the Lombardy region of Italy. It is about halfway between the towns of Como and Bellagio.
Lugano is a lakeside city in Ticino, the Italian-speaking part of southern Switzerland, and is the largest Italian-speaking city in Switzerland, or for that matter, outside Italy. Part of a temperate micro-climate, Lugano offers palm trees, picturesque boulevards, stunning views of the lake and the Alps, and plenty of opportunity for outdoor and indoor activities.
Ulm is a town at the edge to Bavaria in Baden-Württemberg, south west Germany. It is home to the highest church steeple in the world (161.
Lecco is a large town on the southeastern end of Lake Como in Lombardy, a region in Northwest Italy.
"It has been evident for a long time that, of all members of all the Germanic tribes, the Swabian is the most difficult to understand and the most mysterious. In him the most intense contradictions are found.
Rota d'Imagna is a comune (municipality) in the province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 50 km northeast of Milan and about 20 km northwest of Bergamo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 857 and an area of 6.
Sarnen is the capital of the canton of Obwalden and is located on the shore of Lake Sarnen.
Bonndorf im Schwarzwald (short form: Bonndorf), a 7,000 inhabitant town in the Black Forest in the very southwest of Germany, is in the district of Waldshut in the land of Baden-Württemberg.
Brugg is a small town of about 11,000 people in the canton of Aargau located at the confluence of the Reuss, Aare, and Limmat Rivers, with the Aare flowing through the city’s old town. Brugg is the Swiss German word for bridge (Brücke in High German).
Villingen-Schwenningen is a twin town at the east side of the Black Forest (Schwarzwald) in Baden-Württemberg.
Located on the shores of Lake Como in Italy, the village of Montrasio was a favourite summer destination for such celebrities as Giovanni Versace and Winston Churchill. It is still a lovely destination, easy to reach and close to the major destinations in the area, but with a friendly village feel.
Cannobio is a town on Lake Maggiore in Piedmont, Italy. It lies at the end of the Cannobina Valley on the west side of the lake.
Luino (Western Lombard: Lüin) is a city on the shore of Lake Maggiore in Varese Province, in the Lombardy region of Italy.
Meiringen is located in the Bernese Oberland area of Switzerland. It is a small town with approximately 4,000 inhabitants.
Como is a city at the southern end of Lake Como in Lombardy, Northwest Italy. It has a population of 80,000.