Saffron harvest in Switzerland / © Photo: Georg Berg

Saffron, spice and remedy

Saffron gives an incomparable aroma. It would be too bad and too expensive to use saffron only as a coloring agent. About the cultivation in Valais and Morocco.

Basel City Hall / © Photo: Georg Berg

Basel on the Rhine

The Swiss border and trading city of Basel is home to Switzerland’s oldest university, 46 museums and has served as a refuge for many a maverick thinker

Early in the morning, the snow is cleared away in front of the entrance portal in winter / © Photo: Georg Berg

Waldhaus Sils in the Engadine

The Waldhaus Sils is a nostalgic place full of stories about its illustrious guests. The grand hotel in the Upper Engadine has been writing hotel history since 1908.

Façade decoration of the Hechler family at the Hotel Krone in Weil am Rhein / © Photo: Georg Berg

Hotel Krone in Weil am Rhein

A harmonious triad of culture, design and wine in the boutique hotel between Vitra Campus and Fondation Beyeler. Star architects and designers meet here

The Cresta Palace is a luxury hotel in Celerina, Grisons, Switzerland / © Photo: Georg Berg

Cresta Palace Hotel in Celerina

Celerina, the place where the Cresta Palace Hotel is located, is not far from Sankt Moritz, but is known as an independent place only in Switzerland

The Hotel Lenkerhof is located in the middle of park-like grounds on the outskirts of Lenk. 80 rooms have a south-facing balcony / © Photo: Georg Berg

Healing luxury hotel Lenkerhof

Lenk is an insider tip because the place is remote and almost only known in Switzerland. When the road ends you reach the village and the hiking paradise Lenk

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