The main driver of demographic growth in Switzerland over the last few decades has been migration

Major events

Festivals, forums and fairs: hundreds of major events are held in Switzerland throughout the year.


Besides the national languages of German, French, Italian and Romansh, English is widely spoken in Switzerland, while Albanian and Portuguese are primarily spoken by members of the respective immigrant communities.


Tradition, traditions, society Switzerland, custom yodelling, custom, national holiday.


Switzerland is a Christian country. Around two-thirds of the population are either Roman Catholic or Protestant (Reformed-Evangelical).

Swiss cuisine

Swiss cuisine is as varied as its landscape – and yet you'll still find bread and cheese everywhere.


Switzerland's diversity of cultures makes for dynamic local arts scenes and world-class creative productions.

Sport and leisure

The Swiss love their sport, especially outdoor pursuits.