Gandria, Ticino, Switzerland - sitting at the base of Mt. Brè, is an ancient village comprising 1/4 of the city of Lugano. Human traces around the village, the center of which is historically protected and not reachable by car, date back to the iron age.
Bern, Switzerland. This is a lovely, tranquil city built on cliffs. There is a beautiful park in the middle of the city that sits right on the stone ramparts. Views from the park are splendid. In this shady park are wonderful permanent stone chessboard tables for the entertainment of residents and guests.