The picturesque village of Trub in the Oberemmental was honored with the coveted award for Switzerland’s most beautiful village in 2019. With a total population of 1,350 and a proud 140 farms, Trub embodies rural beauty and tradition. The renowned magazines “Schweizer Illustrierte”, “L’illustré” and “Il caffè” present this award, for which readers can nominate villages from all parts of the country.
In 2018, 2017 and 2016, Oberhofen on Lake Thun, Schwellbrunn/AR and Morcote/TI were honored with this coveted title.
Trub is one of the largest municipalities in the canton of Bern in terms of area, covering 6,201 hectares. The village is surrounded by a number of breathtaking vantage points, with the Napf standing out as the highest peak. The municipal area offers an extensive network of hiking trails that lead visitors to the most beautiful natural landscapes.
The Truber coat of arms still bears the golden St. Anthony’s cross on a blue background, which once represented the most important Emmental monastery. It symbolizes the historical significance and connection of the municipality with its past.
The charming village welcomes visitors with its incomparable beauty, intact traditions and warm-hearted community. The idyllic atmosphere invites you to explore the picturesque alleyways, admire the historic farms and enjoy the tranquillity of nature. Whether taking a leisurely stroll through the stunning countryside or exploring the local culture and history, Trub offers an unforgettable experience for all the senses.
The award for Switzerland’s most beautiful village is a well-deserved recognition for Trub and its dedicated inhabitants. It stands for the preserved beauty of rural Switzerland and a commitment to preserving its cultural heritage. Visitors are warmly invited to explore this charming village and experience its unique atmosphere.
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