Art of Swiss watchmaking awarded UNESCO heritage status

Art of Swiss watchmaking awarded UNESCO heritage status

The craftmanship of Swiss and French mechanical watchmaking on Wednesday won UNESCO intangible heritage status, casting the spotlight on an art practised for centuries in the Jura mountain region straddling the two countries.

Mendrisio’s Easter processions bid for Unesco ‘intangible heritage’ status

Mendrisio’s Easter processions bid for Unesco ‘intangible heritage’ status

Swiss tourist regrets “dumb” Machu Picchu nude photos

Swiss tourist regrets “dumb” Machu Picchu nude photos

Swiss tourist kicked out of Machu Picchu over nude photos

Swiss tourist kicked out of Machu Picchu over nude photos

Time out: Bern’s iconic Zytglogge clock removed for repairs

Time out: Bern’s iconic Zytglogge clock removed for repairs

Geneva eyes Unesco recognition for Escalade festival

Geneva eyes Unesco recognition for Escalade festival

Basel Fasnacht recognized by Unesco as ‘intangible heritage’

Basel Fasnacht recognized by Unesco as ‘intangible heritage’

IN PICS: Switzerland’s 11 stunning Unesco World Heritage sites

IN PICS: Switzerland’s 11 stunning Unesco World Heritage sites

Swiss-Austrian ‘avalanche danger management’ submitted to Unesco

Swiss-Austrian ‘avalanche danger management’ submitted to Unesco

Swiss winegrowers festival granted Unesco status

Swiss winegrowers festival granted Unesco status

Swiss architect considered for prestigious Unesco accolade

Swiss architect considered for prestigious Unesco accolade

Switzerland’s breathtaking Unesco World Heritage sites

Switzerland’s breathtaking Unesco World Heritage sites

Dog day afternoon: Swiss saint meets Pope in Rome

Dog day afternoon: Swiss saint meets Pope in Rome

Swiss submit Basel Fasnacht to Unesco list

Swiss submit Basel Fasnacht to Unesco list

Swiss seek Unesco listing for yodelling

Swiss seek Unesco listing for yodelling

Swiss tourist arrested for Alhambra wall graffiti

Swiss tourist arrested for Alhambra wall graffiti

UNESCO digs Montreux jazz archive

UNESCO digs Montreux jazz archive