Myths, Witches, Bears and a High Alpine Landscape

Sunday, 1 September 2024 Every year in September, the Cornell Club of Switzerland comes together to explore and hike a different part of Switzerland where we enjoy its natural beauty. The character of this year’s hike is different from previous years. It will take us to Reichenbach im Kandertal and from there, we take the … Read more

Escape With Us This Summer

Saturday, 13 July to Sunday, 14 July 2024 The Cornell Club of Switzerland and the Grand Hotel Kronenhof have done it again for the 10th time! A wonderful collaboration over the years to offer our alumni and friends a chance to experience a weekend in luxury at the exquisite Grand Dame of the Engadin. A … Read more

On the Trail of the Last Abbess and Tour of St. Fridolin’s Cathedral

Saturday, 8 June 2024 – Bad Säckingen (Germany) The Cornell Club of Switzerland will spend the day in “The Trumpeter’s City” with author Sandhya Hasswani. She will take us on a historical tour of the High Rhein in the 18th century through the story of Mari-Anna Franziska von Hornstein, the last abbess in Bad Säckingen. … Read more

Guided Tour – Lindt Home of Chocolate

Saturday, 4 May 2024 – Kilchberg (Zurich) An interactive journey of discovery in the chocolate museum. Join us on an exciting tour through the world of chocolate! The Cornell Club of Switzerland has organized an exclusive group tour of Lindt Chocolate Museum in Kilchberg, located on the shores of the lake of Zurich. On this … Read more

Unveiling the Impact of One Health: Inside Swiss Tropical and Public Health

The Cornell Club of Switzerland will visit the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) on Saturday, 9 March 2024. Join us on this special occasion to learn about its history and work. We are delighted to provide you with additional details about this exceptional tour. About Lisa Lisa Crump (Cornell B.S., 1982 CALS … Read more

Explore Cosmic Mysteries through Particle Physics at CERN

Step into the forefront of particle physics at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, where the secrets of the universe are deciphered through cutting-edge experiments. Nestled on the border between France and Switzerland, CERN hosts the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, the renowned Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Here, an international cadre of … Read more

Celebrate Thanksgiving with us in Sophisticated Style

25 November 2023, Pontresina The Cornell Club of Switzerland is celebrating its 37th Annual Thanksgiving Gala at the Grand Hotel Kronenhof in Pontresina. Thanksgiving is our grandest event of the year, and we welcome you and your family to come join us in this very special historical resort location. Brief History of Pontresina Nestled in … Read more

Ithaca Is Gorges but have you seen the Gorges de L’Areuse?!

Sunday, 3 September 2023 Boudry, Canton of Neuchâtel Invitation to the Cornell Hike “Gorges de l’Areuse” Dear Cornellians and friends of Cornell, The hike through the Gorge de l’Areuse will presumably be the most attractive hike for the Cornell Club in decades. The pictures in this invitation were taken some weeks ago during an exploration … Read more

Celebrating Asparagus Season In Style

27 May 2023 – Efringen-Kirchen DE  (near Basel) It’s “Spargelzeit” – asparagus season – in this part of the world. For those who have lived here for a while, no further explanation is necessary. Newcomers might not yet have experienced this culinary highlight, which is only available in April through mid-June of each year. Here … Read more

Experience an Epicurean Wine Adventure in the Lavaux

17 June 2023 – Lavaux Join the Cornell Club of Switzerland for an exclusive wine event in the heart of the Lavaux region, where the terraced vineyards are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. We will be hosted by Sommelier and Wine Educator, Marc Checkley, for a special “meet the winemaker” gourmet event. All … Read more