Zurich/Bern/Geneva Every year Zurich is the setting for a lively Street Parade... Keystone The Paradeplatz with its lights, trams and banks. Keystone Serious students at the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. Keystone The Enge outdoor swimming pool next to the lake. Keystone The Niederdorf area in central Zurich: the name means literally "lower village". Keystone Sihlcity, a recently constructed "city within the city", with restaurants, shops, a library, disco and a church. Keystone The Place des Nations at the heart of international Geneva and European headquarters of the United Nations. Keystone The bustling Place du Molard at the heart of Geneva's old city. Keystone Geneva's Parc des Bastions, a city oasis. Keystone The Grottes quarter borders Geneva's main railway station. Keystone Carouge, bordering on Geneva, combines the warmth of a village and the culture of a city. Keystone Geneva, the city of Calvin... The Church Reformers look on sternly, but no one seems bothered. Keystone Bern's old city is bounded by the twists and turns of the river Aare. Keystone The River Aare is popular with swimmers in the summer; the parliament building rises in the background. Keystone Bern boasts one of the longest covered shopping areas in Europe, a 6km long stretch of arcades. Keystone The Paul Klee Centre, the work of architect Renzo Piano. Keystone A fountain by the surrealist artist Meret Oppenheim, commissioned by the city of Bern, in the Waisenhausplatz. Keystone The Reithalle centre, considered a hotbed of alternative culture, celebrated its 20th anniversary in autumn 2007. Keystone Do Switzerland's cities deserve top ranking? This content was published on May 15, 2009 - 14:42 May 15, 2009 - 14:42 Share Facebook Twitter E-mail Print Copy link For business or pleasure, Switzerland's best known cities have plenty to offer. You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at email@example.com. Sort by Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Swiss Films Advent Calendar This content was published on Dec 1, 2023 Dec 1, 2023 This year we’re presenting one film from our Swiss Films selection every day leading up to Christmas Day.