Cultural Site

Abbey of St Gall

The Convent of St Gall, a perfect example of a great Carolingian monastery, was, from the 8th century to its secularization in 1805, one of the most i..

Cultural Site

Benedictine Convent of St John at Mustair

The Convent of Müstair, which stands in a valley in the Grisons, is a good example of Christian monastic renovation during the Carolingian period..

Cultural Site

La Chaux-de-Fonds Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning

The site of La Chaux-de-Fonds Le Locle watchmaking town-planning consists of two towns situated close to one another in a remote environment in the S..

Cultural Site

Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces

The Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, stretching for about 30 km along the south-facing northern shores of Lake Geneva from the Chateau de Chillon to the east..

Natural Site

Monte San Giorgio

The pyramid-shaped, wooded mountain of Monte San Giorgio beside Lake Lugano is regarded as the best fossil record of marine life from the Triassic Per..

Cultural Site

Old City of Berne

Founded in the 12th century on a hill site surrounded by the Aare River, Berne developed over the centuries in line with a an exceptionally coherent p..

Cultural Site

Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

This serial property of 111 small individual sites encompasses the remains of prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements in and around the..

Cultural Site

Rhaetian Railway in the Albula Bernina Landscapes

Rhaetian Railway in the Albula Bernina Landscapes, brings together two historic railway lines that cross the Swiss Alps through two passes. Opened in..

Natural Site

Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch

The extension of the natural World Heritage property of Jungfrau - Aletsch - Bietschhorn (first inscribed in 2001), expands the site to the east and w..

Natural Site

Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona

The Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona in the north-eastern part of the country covers a mountainous area of 32,850 ha which features seven peaks that rise ..

Cultural Site

The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

Chosen from the work of Le Corbusier, the 17 sites comprising this transnational serial property are spread over seven countries and are a testimonial..

Cultural Site

Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona

The Bellinzona site consists of a group of fortifications grouped around the castle of Castelgrande, which stands on a rocky peak looking out over the..