Ticino police praise lack of tourism over Easter weekend

Ticino police praise lack of tourism over Easter weekend

April 14, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
 The Ticino police have praised the behaviour of Swiss people who’ve not traveled south for the Easter bre...
Geneva authorities satisfied by Easter weekend despite breaking up parties

Geneva authorities satisfied by Easter weekend despite breaking up parties

April 14, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
In Geneva, despite police issuing 185 fines over the long Easter weekend – authorities are broadly satisfied on...
Easter bunnies wearing face masks and chocolatiers donating to hospitals

Easter bunnies wearing face masks and chocolatiers donating to hospitals

April 10, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
Swiss chocolatiers are donating 11 tons of chocolate to hospitals throughout the country.   
Gotthard Tunnel traffic 10% of usual levels

Gotthard Tunnel traffic 10% of usual levels

April 10, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
For the first time in many years - there have been no Easter traffic jams at the Gotthard Tunnel - as most holidaymak...
Authorities call on people to refrain from travelling over Easter

Authorities call on people to refrain from travelling over Easter

April 9, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
National and cantonal authorities are calling for people to still obey the rules over Easter and only travel if absol...
Government prepares to enforce lockdown over Easter

Government prepares to enforce lockdown over Easter

April 8, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The Swiss government and cantonal officials are preparing to enforce lockdown rules over the sunny Easter weekend. 
Police forces prepare for Easter weekend as many Swiss already caught vacationing

Police forces prepare for Easter weekend as many Swiss already caught vacationing

April 7, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Cantonal police forces around the country are gearing up for the Easter weekend as they continue to warn people again...
Calls for Gotthard Tunnel to be closed over Easter break

Calls for Gotthard Tunnel to be closed over Easter break

April 3, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
There are calls to close the Gotthard Tunnel over the Easter break. 
Canton Geneva to change school holidays in 2022

Canton Geneva to change school holidays in 2022

March 2, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The school holidays in canton Geneva will change slightly from 2022. 
Foreign Ministry advises against travel to Sri Lanka

Foreign Ministry advises against travel to Sri Lanka

April 29, 2019, 11:10 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry has joined other western nations and is now advising no travel to Sri Lanka.
Easter egg hunt leaves teen hospitalised

Easter egg hunt leaves teen hospitalised

April 23, 2019, 9:03 a.m.
A teenager is in hospital after an accident at an Easter egg hunt in canton Vaud.
Easter holiday traffic backs up 14km at Gotthard tunnel

Easter holiday traffic backs up 14km at Gotthard tunnel

April 15, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
The Easter Holiday getaway started over the weekend - leading to major delays at the Gotthard tunnel. 
Traffic to be heavy this weekend

Traffic to be heavy this weekend

March 29, 2018, 7:02 a.m.
Traffic is expected to be heavy over the long Easter weekend. Jams at the Gotthard Tunnel started yesterday – w...
Predictions of major Easter jams proved correct

Predictions of major Easter jams proved correct

April 18, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Predictions of major traffic jams over the Easter break came true yesterday as a 15 kilometer tailback formed at the ...
Poor northern Easter weather may mean even more traffic

Poor northern Easter weather may mean even more traffic

April 13, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
The routes south over the weekend may be busier than predicted this Easter weekend as the weather in the north will b...
Warning on Easter traffic delays

Warning on Easter traffic delays

April 12, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
If you plan to travel south by car over Easter – be prepared for jams on major routes, especially through the A...
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