Switzerland

Solothurn

Solothurn, canton of northwest Switzerland extending from the fertile Aare River lowland across the high, parallel ridges of the Jura Mountains to the Birse River valley.  The complex shape of the canton results from purchases […]

Switzerland

Canton of Aargau

In 1798, the Swiss Confederacy was occupied by French troops, leading to the proclamation of the Helvetic Republic. Bernese Aargau became the Canton of Aargau, and the rest of the present-day canton formed the Canton […]

Austria

Vienna – the city of music

Vienna has played an essential role in the history of Europe Due to its exceptional geographic position, located between the Danube and the Alps, sloping down towards the Wienerwald hills, the capital of Austria, with […]

Switzerland

Seealpsee in the Appenzellerland

The well-known Seealpsee is located in the Alpstein area at an altitude of 1141 meters above sea level and above the village Wasserauen. It belongs to Appenzell Innerrhoden municipality Schwende. The idyllic mountain lake in […]