Switzerland Travel Guide

Switzerland Travel Guide

Switzerland is a small country that sits smack dab in the middle of the Alps, making for 360-degree scenery wherever a person finds themselves. Numerous lakes also add to the picture-postcard look of this country, whose most famous citizen may have the fictional Heidi. From banks to bucolic alpine meadows, Switzerland has it all.

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Zermatt is a small town famous for skiing and mountaineering due to its proximity to the Matterhorn, one of Switzerland’s highest mountains. Cable cars whisk skiers up the surrounding mountains in the winter and hiking in the summer. Zermatt is a good town for walking to various sites since gasoline-driven vehicles are not permitted; any vehicles within the city limits must be battery operated. Fortunately, it takes 30 minutes or less for the visitors to walk between the sites. The town is accessible via scenic train routes that connect it with the outside world.

The Jungfrau region is the most scenic place to visit in Switzerland, both in summer and in winter. A century ago, this region was only visited by the hardcore adventurers who wanted to ski or climb through the mountains. Now, thanks to the extensive network of railways and well-maintained foot and bike paths, the area is accessible to many types of travelers.  The Jungfrau region consists of four picturesque towns: Grindelwald, Murren, Lauterbrunnen, and Wengen; and three imposing mountains: Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau. The whole journey to Jungfrau AKA the top of Europe is an unforgettable experience, especially the experience of a cogwheel train that takes tourists to Europe’s highest altitude train station which is located at 3454 meters above sea level. It’s an amazing high alpine Wonderland of ice, snow, and rock. This truly is an amazing experience and will never make you forget Switzerland throughout your life.  

Lugano has been nicknamed the “Monte Carlo of Switzerland”, because of its growing popularity with celebrities. The city is located on Lake Lugano, in the Italian speaking section of this alpine country. The city is home to a large number of Swiss heritage sites, including three cathedrals and several museums. The city also hosts an annual classical music festival, the Lugano Festival, in the summers.

One of the best things to do in Switzerland is to travel on the Bernina Express. This is one of the most scenic Swiss trains of all time. This is an aryl train with panoramic sightseeing cabs. The express will take you through 55 tunnels and over in 196 bridges. So definitely it’s a must thing to do on your visit to Switzerland.  

Other things you must not miss to visit are Schilthorn and Matterhorn. Shilthorn is a 2170 high summit of the Bernese Alps offering some memorable dining at panoramic revolving restaurant and views from the observation platform.  Visiting Matterhorn glacier is just like visiting a snowy paradise that will definitely take your breath away.