On board Switzerland’s most luxurious (and spectacular) train journey; Juliet Rix; Telegraph

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Disappearing glaciers to affect tourism at world heritage sites; Andy Knaggs; Leisure Management

Many iconic glaciers at natural World Heritage Sites across the planet could disappear by the end of the century, according to a new report that analyses the impact of carbon emissions and rising temperatures.

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Is this the most spectacular railway journey in Europe?; Roshina Jowaheer; Good Housekeeping

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UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch; Switzerland Tourism

The Jungfrau-Aletsch Region was chosen as the first Alpine UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site in 2001. At its heart lies the mighty rock massif of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and the glacial landscape around the Great Aletsch Glacier.

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The 7 most beautiful Unesco world heritage of Switzerland-view sites; Adrian McDonald; KXAN36 news

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Two Swiss towns celebrate 10 years as UNESCO Heritage Sites; Fabrice Eschmann; FHH Journal

In 2009, La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle were declared world heritage sites for their unique urban planning, designed to facilitate watch production. Giving extra cause to celebrate, a request has been made to add mechanical watchmaking to the UNESCO list of intangible world heritage.

Source: Two Swiss towns celebrate 10 years as UNESCO Heritage Sites – FHH Journal

Two most impressive watch museums even non-watch enthusiasts shouldn’t miss; David Celdran; ABS-CBN

Switzerland has more than four centuries of watchmaking history and by far the most number of watch and parts manufacturers in the world. Despite this, visitors are often surprised to find only a handful of worthwhile museums dedicated to the craft most closely associated with the Swiss national identity.

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Pack Your Bags: You Don’t Want to Miss the 10 Most Underrated Cities in Europe; Katherine Parker-Magyar; BRIT + CO

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Switzerland’s and world’s oldest surviving architecture plan from Middle Ages goes on public display; The Local

The Plan of St Gall, which dates back to approximately 825AD, is now on public display for the first time.

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A carriage with a view: The 10 most Instagrammed train journeys in the world; Irish Examiner

From rain-soaked jungle to snow-capped peak, these railroads know exactly how to crank up the likes.

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