Switzerland may be small, but it has always been a nation of warriors. Even Tacitus, the Roman historian, asserted that the Swiss were a very militant people. They were to prove this particularly in the 14th century at the Battle
Sion (or Sitten in German) is the capital city of Valais. It is situated in the south west of Switzerland at the confluence of the Sionne and Rhone at an elevation of approximately 500 m. The city lies in the
If you imagine hornussen to be a fast paced sport, you would be mistaken. Hornussen is not devoid of action but it certainly is played sedately. Attack and defence are alternated between the teams and the emphasis is on team
You may have heard of the Swiss national hero William Tell and the legendary apple shot. This story can give you an insight into the heart of Switzerland’s cultural history as well as its language. Swiss German – Politics vs.