Cheese, watches, skiing, mountains, lakes, beautiful nature, and of course Roger Federer, are the words that come to our mind when we think about Switzerland. This is the country in Europe surrounded by other amazing European countries like Italy, France, Germany, Austria, and Liechtenstein.
Many people dream about going to Switzerland for their lavish holiday. Switzerland is a country of multicultural sophistication and if you plan to visit it you will get why. But until then here are the best tourist attractions in Switzerland.
Old Town Bern
If you ever wonder what life or architecture was like in medieval times then the old town of Bern is the place to roam around. You can feel the city’s history up close by walking in the streets and passing by Renaissance fountains. The significance of the old town has also been marked by UNESCO. This part of the town has been a UNESCO world heritage site since 1983.
Matterhorn is one of the most fascinating mountains in the world. What surprises a lot of people isn’t just its almost perfect pyramid-like shape, but how challenging it can be to ascend it. Climbers all over the world try their best to challenge themselves for one of the greatest views of the world.
If you are a cheese enthusiast you will absolutely know the cheese called Gruyère. You might not know that it comes from a Swiss town called Gruyères. People who love fondues know this cheese very well and if you do too, then this is the place to put on your itinerary.
If you are in Switzerland it means that you are ready to spend some money. And if you are ready to do so, might as well do the damage and shop around on the most expensive luxury shopping streets of Europe. Bahnhofstrasse is the peak of luxury fashion goods where you need to experience the atmosphere. But worry not, if you’re not ready to spend some big bucks, you can always wander around and just appreciate the experience.
One of the things that you have to absolutely do is to take a train ride through the mountains of Switzerland. The Rhaetian Railway is one of the best choices to do so. It connects Italy to Switzerland through 130 kilometers of railway, crossing 196 bridges and going through 55 tunnels. The view is spectacular and the way you feel relaxed during the ride is unmatched.
If you’re a skier and you’ve always dreamed of skiing in Switzerland then you need to go to Zermatt. This is the place where every level of skier feels comfortable to concur the mountains and have fun. There’s a safe, non-threatening terrain at Wolli’s Park, where beginners and children can enjoy their time. For experienced skiers the possibilities are endless.
Imagine sitting at the world’s one of the largest lakes with your loved ones, the lake reflecting the greatness and beauty of Swizz alps, enjoying the drink of your choice, and feeling the total ease in your body. This is what Lake Geneva can do to you. If you want to take a deep breath, relax and just enjoy the scenery, you need to visit this lake.
To conclude everything that has been said thus far, Switzerland is the country of luxury, beautiful nature, relaxation, and splurging. Be prepared to spend a lot of money, but at the end of the day, if Switzerland is your dream country to visit, you already know that it’s not cheap. Have a budget, set up your itinerary, and prepare to have the time of your life.