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The Swiss parks are extraordinary regions: their inhabitants are committed to nature and culture and support the local economy. Together, the 20 Swiss parks form a community of values.

Naturpark Thal - © Switzerland Tourism - BAFU/Renato Bagattini
Naturpark Thal - © Switzerland Tourism - BAFU/Renato Bagattini

The Swiss parks place nature and the landscape at the centre of their priorities. They are committed to a high level of biodiversity and promote the energy transition.

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© UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch - kleineweltwunder.ch

The Swiss parks are committed to solidarity and inclusion within society. They promote cooperation, raise awareness for sustainable development and encourage regional identity.

Parc Ela © kleineweltwunder.ch
Parc Ela © kleineweltwunder.ch

The Swiss parks support the local economy. They help to strengthen the value-added chain in their region and support the inhabitants in the sustainable development of their activities.

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The Parks’ Market

Discover the delicious regional products from the Swiss parks at the Parks’ Market on May 16th 2024 on the Bundesplatz in Bern.

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Tasty Treasure Hunt Savurando

Hiking, riddles & fun

Our Savurandos take you into the heart of the nature parks. By solving exciting riddles, you will discover delicious specialities and local producers.

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Your own pocket guide!

Swiss Parks App

Discover the best of the Swiss Parks with the Swiss Parks App.

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E-Bike-Route La Route Verte

Dive into living landscapes

Travel from Schaffhausen to Geneva across six nature parks on your electric bike.

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A sustainable gift

Swiss parks voucher

Treat your family and friends to a unique experience: hiking in nature, discovering fascinating local stories and legends or tasting of regional specialities - with the Swiss parks voucher.

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The Three Parks Hike

Alpine pastures & cheese: stories in the heart of the Pre-Alps

This six-day hike from Zweisimmen to Gruyères takes you through the beautiful landscapes shaped by mountain farming of three regional nature parks.

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Corporate Volunteering for companies

Fresh air for fresh impulses

Your team event with a sustainable impact: make a commitment to nature with your colleagues.

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Inspiring activities

Experience spring in the Swiss Parks

First bike educational trail at the Wiriehorn area: Alptrail

Bike educational trail at the Wiriehorn: Alptrail

Naturpark Diemtigtal
The Pumpelpitz Family Trail

The Pumpelpitz Family Trail

Naturpark Thal
Guided walk Margunet

Guided walk Margunet

Schweizerischer Nationalpark
What's on?

Exciting events in the Swiss Parks

24 April
(Migratory) Birds at Leukerfeld

Ornithological excursion

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
1 May
Birds in forest flooding plain

Ornithological excursion

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
7 May
Ornithology excursion: Nightingale

Ornithological excursion "Nightingale"

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
11 May
Ornithological-Poetic Walk

Ornithological-poetic walks in the early-morning.

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
15 May
Birds of the rocky steppe

Ornithological excursion birds of the rocky steppe

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
16 May
8. Swiss National Parks market

The Eighth Swiss Parks Market on the Federal Square in Bern

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
16 May
8. Swiss National Parks market

The Parks Market is back in Bern and presents the best culinary specialities from the Swiss parks.

UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch  
18 May
Excursion: Reptiles

Guided excursion

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
18 May
11th Entlebuch Herb and Wild Plant Market

A wide variety of young plants, herbs, shrubs, crafts and culinary delights.

UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch  
22 May
Birds in the forest fire area

Ornithological trip: birds in the forest fire area

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
25 May
Nature Festival: Birds of the Rottensand

Excursion guided: Birds

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
25 May
Festival of nature: La Tièche - land of waterfalls

A short walk through a unique landscape

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
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Travel to the parks by public transport

Visit the Swiss parks by train, bus, bike or on foot: it's easy and good for nature!

Eating and drinking in the Swiss Parks or at home

Enjoyment from the region

Gifts from the parks

Treat yourself or your loved ones with fine regional specialities and other gifts from the Swiss parks.

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Unique recipes

Here you will find recipes for regional specialities from the parks - so you can bring the Swiss parks into your kitchen.

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Producers and shops

Visit the parks, talk to the producers and stock up on regional specialities.

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Services

Information und downloads

The Swiss Parks Network

Publications

Pictures and maps