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Nendaz 4 Vallées Hotel & Spa

Nendaz 4 Vallées Hotel & Spa

Floating in a beautiful, warm outdoor infinity pool looking up at the crystal-clear mountains and watching tiny snowflakes settle on the picture-perfect village of Nendaz – what could be...

Provided by Nendaz 4 Vallées Hotel & Spa

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The weird and wonderful Bern onion market

The weird and wonderful Bern onion market

Bern's anual onion market is coming up on November 28th. Thousands of people are due to descend on the capital to enjoy the bustling atmosphere; over 50 tons of onions woven into...

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Rent or buy a chalet in Verbier

Rent or buy a chalet in Verbier

Early snow is signalling another fantastic winter season in Verbier!

Provided by Chalet Apartments

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Stairway to Heaven...

Stairway to Heaven...

Les 4 Vallées is Switzerland’s largest ski domain, famous for its breathtaking vistas and the glamorous resort of Verbier. But it’s also a winter wonderland of surprises at La Tzoumaz, ...

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Making Time

Making Time

Swiss watches are the global market leader, despite the strong CHF casting a shadow over exports. But is the industry braced for the challenge of new generation smart technology? Ironically it coul...

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Back in the groove... with Katt Cullen

Back in the groove... with Katt Cullen

WRS Mid Morning Mix presenter Katt Cullen is actually a born listener – and loves it when you call in with your stories. Not only does it make great radio, but sometimes Katt finds herself ...

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Having a Ball...

Having a Ball...

For every action there’s a reaction. WRS Breakfast Show host Mark Butcher shares the secret of seasonal inaction while the team reveal their winter favourites. 

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An uninhabited hike in the Valais

An uninhabited hike in the Valais

Swiss mountains are very accessible, with gondolas or cog trains at the ready to take you to the top of many peaks - where a restaurant and other activities no doubt await you. This is awesome, yes...

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Word of Mouth - Goatman

Word of Mouth - Goatman

Word of Mouth

The Swiss are very fond of their mountain goats. One man – an Englishman – transformed himself into a Swiss mountain goat and went to live with a herd of goats near the village of Wo...

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Word of Mouth - Barry the Great

Word of Mouth - Barry the Great

Word of Mouth

In this week's episode of Word of Mouth Garry Littman takes a look at Swiss heroes.  And there are none braver than Barry the Great. Sorry, it’s not your turn Mr William...

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Word of Mouth - Barry the Great

Word of Mouth - Barry the Great

In this week's episode of Word of MouthGarry Littman takes a look at Swiss heroes. 

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Follow Mark's drive across Switzerland! Videos updated here

Follow Mark's drive across Switzerland! Videos updated here

Unfortunately the competition is now closed but if you missed the fun on Friday, you can follow along with Mark and Emma's journey driving across Switzerland in the WRS BMW i8, provided by Jan ...

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Volunteers needed to clean Lake Geneva!

Volunteers needed to clean Lake Geneva!

Mid Morning Mix

Have you ever wondered around Lake Geneva and thought to yourself "Hey! There's still way too much litter around"? Well this Sunday you could really help!

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7 things to bear in mind when choosing hiking shoes

7 things to bear in mind when choosing hiking shoes

Mid Morning Mix

If you've bought a good pair, then you probably won't notice them whilst you're half way up that mountain. After all, you have other things to concentrate on like the stunning views or ...

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Steve's Nendaz top 5

Steve's Nendaz top 5

drivetime

If you're looking for a luxury break and that classic Swiss backdrop, Nendaz is the way to go. Steve did the legwork for your, making a BIG sacrifice and testing out all the area has to offer t...

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Best Aare swimming spots in Bern

Best Aare swimming spots in Bern

Swimming in Switzerland’s stunningly blue lakes and rivers is a quintessential summer experience. A swim in the Aare river, which snakes through Bern, provides a particularly scenic experienc...

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Swiss by Design

Swiss by Design

From Ricola sweets to graphic design, architecture, cuckoo clocks re-imagined, army knives and ultra-modern mountain huts... there’s more to Switzerland than just a pretty face.

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Life's a beach!

Life's a beach!

From yoga on the lakeshore to an exhilarating river rush... Dive into an outdoor summer of fun with the WRS team!

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Nendaz shines!

Nendaz shines!

From Alp horns and a family treasure hunt to the thrills of downhill biking – Nendaz is summer in Switzerland. But the famous meadow and mountain resort of the Valais has an extra card up its...

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Electrical storm over Jura causes power outage at WRS

Electrical storm over Jura causes power outage at WRS

This morning's power outage at World Radio Towers was caused by last night's electrical storm over the Jura.

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5 facts you didn’t know about the Swiss Guard

5 facts you didn’t know about the Swiss Guard

Every 6th of May the Swiss Guard, which protects the Pope in Vatican City, swear in their newest members. How much do you know about this elite, flamboyantly dressed Swiss regiment? We’ve don...

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Monts Jura opens their 1km toboggan - Caroline tells all

Monts Jura opens their 1km toboggan - Caroline tells all

Caroline from Monts Jura gives us a run-down of the activities already open at Monts Jura. To keep an eye on their weather conditions, check out www.monts-jura.com/en/ To listen to WRS, tune in ...

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Véronique Fellay is keen to dispell Verbier myths

Véronique Fellay is keen to dispell Verbier myths

Véronique Fellay and her family work hard to rid the Verbier myths. At VFP Immobilier, they've been keeping an eye on property prices for many years. Check out their website at www.vfp.c...

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Sandy MacLaren talks summer jobs in Verbier

Sandy MacLaren talks summer jobs in Verbier

Sandy MacLaren from European Snowsport is in the studio talking about tennis, yes tennis! For more from Sandy, check out his blog www.europeansnowsport.com/ski-school-verbier/verbier-snow-report...

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