❓ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What’s the advantage of La Torpille site?


You can find all the information on this subject on the page dedicated to the Torpille team.

Who’s on the Torpille crew?


Several motivated people make up the Torpille team. You can consult the page dedicated to this subject.

What is inventoried by La Torpille?


The natural, historical or industrial curiosities as well as entertainment in the French speaking part of Switzerland visited by La Torpille.

What is not inventoried by La Torpille?


Restaurants, cafΓ©s, swimming pools, walks or churches are not inventoried on La Torpille as well as bowling alleys or trains unless they have a particular attraction, for example: Rochers de Naye train. Ski resorts are also not listed.

Walks can be recommended on La Torpille but as an annex of a curiosity.

Temporary or punctual activities at a time of the year are not listed.

Where do the photos come from?


The photos come from the team of La Torpille. Some other photos come from the Flickr and Wikimedia Commons sites and are indicated as such.

What is the camera?


The photos are taken with a Samsung S7 Smartphone with the help of Samsung “2x zoom” and “fish eye” lenses, a Huwei P30 and a Phantom 4 Pro UAV.

Where do aerial videos come from?


These videos are made by La Torpille using a Phantom 4 Pro UAV.

How is this website made?


The site is based on WordPress, a content management system that makes it easy to build a website based on themes. It is the system used by 1/3 of the websites in the world, so it is extremely robust.

I would like to report an error or information.


Thank you very much. You have to use the contact form.

I would like to contact you.


Please use the contact form.

Is there anything I can do to help the Torpille crew?


Yes, you can give us ideas for excursions in the French speaking part of Switzerland and offer us nice pictures of existing activities by using the contact form.

Where does the information about the activities on this site come from?


The sources of the activities come from the related websites or from information collected on the spot. On each activity there is a link to the official website. Evaluations of the activities come only from the feeling of La Torpille.

What does the “πŸ—ΊοΈ MAP” menu mean?


The “Map” menu gives access to the map of the activities in French-speaking Switzerland as well as the map of the different cantons.

What does the “πŸ“ LISTING” menu mean ?


The “Listing” menu offers a list of activities in French-speaking Switzerland with numerous search criteria.

What does the “πŸ“‚ CATEGORIES” menu mean ?


The “CATEGORIES” menu allows you to search for activities according to the 6 basic categories with the help of submenus.

What does the “πŸ”₯ TOP” menu mean ?


The “TOP” menu allows with the help of the sub-menus to search for activities according to a particular criterion.

What does the “⚽ FUN” menu mean ?


The “FUN” menu allows with the help of the sub-menus to find categories with a dedicated page.

What does the “πŸš€ LA TORPILLE” menu mean ?


The “LA TORPILLE” menu allows you to find, with the help of the sub-menus, topics related to the activities of la Torpille and information specific to la Torpille.

What does β˜…β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜† mean for an activity?


Worth a look, local curiosity to be seen on the way.

What does β˜…β˜…β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜† mean for an activity?


Worth the look.

What does β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜†β˜† mean for an activity?


Interesting activity that can be a half-day or full-day activity.

What does β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜† mean for an activity?


A very interesting activity that deserves a full day.

What does β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… mean for an activity?


An exceptional activity. A must see.

What does the “View β˜…β˜†β˜†”characteristic mean?


The “View β˜…β˜†β˜†” characteristic indicates a point of view that is worth looking at.

Que veux dire la caractΓ©ristique “Vue β˜…β˜…β˜†”?


The “View β˜…β˜…β˜†” characteristic indicates a remarkable point of view.

Que veux dire la caractΓ©ristique “Vue β˜…β˜…β˜…”?


The “View β˜…β˜…β˜…” characteristic indicates an exceptional viewpoint.

What does the “Price xxx” feature mean?


The price indicated corresponds to the price of an adult entrance without reduction.

What does the “WINTER Season” feature mean?


The “WINTER SEASON” feature corresponds to the availability of the activity during the winter season.

What does the “SUMMER Season” feature mean?


The characteristic “SUMMER Season” corresponds to an availability of the attraction from approximately March to the beginning of November, i.e. the spring, summer and autumn seasons.

How can I see the attractions around my geographical position?


To view the activities around you or around a given location:

  1. Click on the red square on the Google map.
  2. The address is displayed automatically or enter one manually.
  3. Set the radius, a circle around the position shown in point 2.
  4. Display the configuration of point 3.
  5. Listing of the configuration of point 3.

Geolocalisation tuto

Do you have a Facebook account?


Yes, you can use our Facebook account to get lots of useful information.