Switzerland boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. This is one characteristic that likely assisted the country in receiving a high quality of life rating. When it comes to holidaying in Switzerland the choices are far from few and all are absolutely stunning. Here are some suggestions to consider when you plan your Swiss holiday.
This cute tourist town is located at the foothills of the towering Matterhorn. It is a lovely place to visit for one of the best views of Switzerland’s most famous mountain. You can visit in summer or winter to take advantage of some of the best hiking or skiing in the country.
The beautiful lakeside city of Lucerne is located in central Switzerland and is surrounded by the mountain ranges of Pilatus, Stanserhorn and Rigi. Here you’ll also find some of the best souvenir shops and any type of watch you can imagine.
If you are seeking one the best views of Switzerland’s mountains, then why not jump on board the highest railway station in Europe, “Top of Europe?” This is located high in the Grindelwald region. Home to the Eiger and Wetterhorn mountains, the views in this area are second to none. Challenge yourself to the famous Eiger north face climb or choose from one of the many hiking trails in summer. In winter you can ski in the world-renowned Jungfrau region.
Located on the bay of lake Geneva, this gorgeous town is home to the famous Montreux Jazz festival in summer. Surrounded by the white-capped Alps, the Montreux is absolutely breathtaking. Taste your way around the surrounding vineyards or relax at the Montreux Palace Spa for a day.
The beauty and humanitarian feel of Geneva is one of the reasons most people visit this Swiss city. Home to some of worlds most well known humanitarian organisations and a 140ft water fountain in Lake Geneva, this city is truly unique. The French-speaking city is packed with quintessential Swiss characteristics. Boasting quays, parks and some of the best shopping in the world.