Switzerland is known as the Land of the Alps. Bordered by France, Germany, Italy and Austria
The diversity of the landlocked, mountainous country is the essence of Switzerland and gives the country its unique identity.
With its passion for mountaineering, hiking, historic cities, culture and lakes, Switzerland inspires singles, pensioners and families alike.
Skiing, winter walking, tobogganing: Special winter packages and unusual excursion ideas attract visitors to Switzerland's ski resorts. Switzerland's winter wonderland has so much to offer.
Discover Switzerland's diversity: picturesque villages, cosmopolitan cities, cutting-edge design, lakes surrounded by palm trees and snow-capped mountains!
No other chocolate in the world can compare to the one made here, it’s amazing! Maybe because of the great milk they produce here? Anyways you will need to buy and eat lots of this while in Switzerland!
The most populous city of Switzerland is famous for its financial institutions and shops on "Bahnhofstrasse" as well as for its superb art galleries - all coexisting happily side by side. Lake Zurich offers endless opportunities for swimming, sunbathing and pick nicking.
The Tropical Alps:
The ski vacations in Alps are one of the most happening and thrilling spots for a lot of people all over the world. Switzerland is a wonderful and a serene place with several resorts that offers skiing and many other places that helps you to take the most exciting vacation possible.
Swiss National Park, Zernez:
The Swiss National Park, founded in 1914, is the oldest in the Alps. This is one of the amazing Swiss tourist attraction. Swiss National Park is the finest place to see the views of Alps. This park is so big that it covers half the area of Switzerland.
The Matterhorn, Zermatt:
Walk from Zermatt to Z'mutt. Glacier Paradise/Klein Matterhorn or Gornergrat are other great options if you don't want the walking.
The Rhine Falls:
In Neuhausen on the border to Germany, visitors see the Rhine River with its glorious spectacle of the largest waterfall in Europe. An average of 700 m3 of water rushes over the cliffs each second.
The old city of Bern:
The medieval charm at the old city of Bern founded in the 12th century stands proud and tall of its varying architectural style, frozen in time. It also stands as pride of its precision and beautifully planned architecture.
Close to the French border in the southwest corner of Switzerland – With lush forests, museums, art galleries, an Opera House and, of course, Lake Geneva with its ‘jet d’eau’ fountain, Geneva has something for everyone to enjoy.
Lake Geneva is one of the largest lakes in all of Europe, The lake itself is a gorgeous destination, Lake Geneva is one of the world's most beautiful lakethat lies between Switzerland and France.
Interlaken, in Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland Region between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, is presided over by the three mighty mountains: the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Every day in the winter season, visitors benefit from the city’s central location by being able to choose from several different area ski regions.
Interlaken is unique in nature. Surrounded by mountains and with a wonderful panorama that offers everything the heart desires.
This is the longest and most beautiful glaciers in the Alps with a length of 23 km. This is the easiest to access, and saw the first UNESCO World Heritage site. These glaciers are found in south-western part of Switzerland in the Aletsch region.
Language: German, French and Italian (official languages)
Currency: The Swiss Franc
Religion: Roman Catholic 41.8%, Protestant 35.3%, Muslim 4.3%, Others 18.6%
Climate: temperate, but varies with altitude; cold, cloudy, rainy/snowy winters; cool to warm, cloudy, humid summers with occasional showers