A hearty welcome to the 5th Tour O Swiss 2016 - the 5***** Jubilee- and World Heritage Tour! Starting at the Rhine Falls (Lake Constance Area with its prehistoric pile dwellings), the Tour will visit Berne, the capital of Switzerland with its famous medieval City. From Interlaken, the Tour will reach the highest Point, the Schilthorn with James Bond's Piz Gloria. A fantastic journey over the highest alpine passes and spectacular railway trips will bring us to the grand finale in St. Moritz / Engadin, venue of JWOC 2016 and Swiss O Week 2016.

5 orienteering events, 5 World Heritage Sites and 5 Touristic Highlights: Don't miss this 5*****-Tour in Switzerland 2016!


Preparing Orienteering events

by Markus Schenker

5th Tour O Swiss includes 5 orienteering events (2x sprint, 2x long, 1x middle). All competition areas are defined and we prepare the rules for course setters and timekeepers. Many interesting orienteering areas in Switzerland are situated near of natural heritage sites or protection zones for animals. In these cases, the authorities have to decide, if an event can be organized in this area or not.

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