As cities become more densely settled, green spaces are gaining appreciation. Here are some of Switzerland’s loveliest oases.
From Geneva to Lake Constance, from Basel to Ticino – Switzerland has numerous famous as well as secret gardens and parks which have various uses in their communities.
In honour of Garden Year 2016external link, the National Information Centre for Cultural Heritageexternal link is campaigning for the preservation and development of these places where people can meet and relax.
(Photos: European Heritage Days 2016; Text: swissinfo.ch)