Useful links for Switzerland
- stadtkonzerte.ch –
Huge list of all concerts in the big cities, but also around.
- Outnow.ch –
Rather complete cinema program that can be sorted by city, time and movie and has also short reviews and ratings.
- Ron Orp –
General cultural portal for Swiss cities, including a market place, but mainly known for its overview of cultural events.
- NZZ –
German-speaking. Big(gest?) newspaper in Switzerland, also often-read in Germany. Liberal-conservative.
- Tagesanzeiger –
German-speaking. Big newspaper in Switzerland. Left.
- SRF –
German-speaking. Public broadcasting channel of Switzerland with an online portal.
- RSI –
Italian-speaking. Public broadcasting channel of Switzerland with an online portal.
Nature / Hiking
Nature / Hiking in Ticino
- Adrian Oesch's hut lists
Map overlays with huts and trails for Ticino and Wallis. One of them the old alpi-ticinesi.ch (now offline) list of huts.
- My list of huts/overnight stays in Southern Ticino
From research on several websites, my personal list of touristic huts or other possibilities to stay overnight in Southern Ticino and surrounding Italy.
- Societa Escursionistica Verzaschese –
In addition to the society stuff, description of touristic huts and trails in Val Verzasca.
- Verzasca.net –
All kinds of information on Verzasca, including a map and list of trails and of restaurants and touristic huts including an online booking system.
- Capanne TI –
List and map of all well-known touristic huts in Ticino.
- Via Idra –
Long distance (12-stretch) hiking trail in Western Ticino along the Valle Bedretto and Valle Verzasca, including unwardened huts. Mostly T4 or higher (blue-white) hiking trails.
There is also a good overview on the German wikipedia page.
- Via Alta Crio –
Long distance (10-stretch) hiking trail in the Belinzonese and Valle di Blenio, along the border to Graubünden.
Ranges from T2 to T6.
- Federazione alpinistica ticinese - Capanne –
List of touristic huts from the Alpinist association in Ticino.
- See also the Italy page, which includes huts in Piemonte and Lombardia, which can be just across the border or at one day's distance.
- comparis.ch –
Big comparison and search platform for all kinds of needs in official life. Appartments, insurances, etc.
- tutti.ch –
Big second hand market place, mainly in German- and Italian-speaking parts of Switzerland.
- anibis.ch –
Big second hand market place, mainly in the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
- ricardo.ch –
Big second hand auction platform.