IDEAS AND CURIOSITIES
The excelling Swiss watchmaking: this country is one of the major world producers of watches, up to the 50% of the whole world production. The Swiss manufacturing industry produces luxurious products, among which we point out the famous ‘Swatch’ watches, the most sold in the world. This excellent quality of Swiss products is the main reason of their success abroad. After all the Swiss are well known for being very efficient and precise people. A high-quality watch is composed by 300 pieces, whose insertion in its tiny body requires very skilled precision and maximum level of concentration. The cities where this industry is more present are located along the Giuria’s mountains, Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle on the Neuchatel Canton, Bienne on the Berna Canton and Grendchen on the Soletta Canton. The most famous brands produced are Rolex, Omega, Breitling, IWC, Audemars Piguet, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Patek Philippe and Maurice Lacroix.
Basler by boat: a marvellous boat-sailing through the Swiss water, a Sunday brunch and a Fondue with musical accompaniment on the white fleet of the Basler Personenschifffahrt. You will just relax and enjoy the gastronomic specialties on board. For the most passionate, a tour around the nostalgic bus, to spend a magical hour in this memorable landscape.