Three distinct cultures and four official languages make up the small land locked country of Switzerland in central Europe. Die schwiez, as called by Swiss-German people, La Suisse, as known in Swiss-French culture, and, Svizzzera, as famous in Swiss-Italian people; Switzerland's official name is Confederation Suisse or the Swiss Confederation. The scenic vistas of Switzerland are worth lifetime memory, which include landslides to Alps to rivers. Peak season to visit Switzerland is from June to early September.
Chateau dAigle Switzerland
The Swiss Alps are the one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. It includes Berner Alpen, which includes Jungfrau. High peaks and delightful villages are the main attractions of this place. It is the highest train station in Europe. There are Pennine Alps, which includes Zermatt and Matterhorn. The view of this place is blissful. Then there is Interlaken. Known as "city between the lakes", this place is famous for scenic beauty and shopping. Grindelwald is the typical Swiss village which hosts the international snow festival in January.
Chateaude Chillon Lake Geneva Switzerland
Bern, the capital of Switzerland is a relaxing and beautiful city. This city has its historic roots attached to it till date. Zytglogge Clock Tower, Bear Pit, Bundeshaus (parliament), Munster Cathedral, and, shopping arcades are the places worth visiting in Bern.
Zurich is the economic centre of Switzerland. Schipfe (fine arts area), Fraumunster Church, Zurich Opera House, and, Lake Zurich are the places to see in this city.
Headquarters of International Red Cross, European seat of United Nations, and, home to various other international organisations is the city of Geneva. Carouge, The Paquis, United Nations Building, English Garden, Place Neuve, reformation Wall and Jet d'Eau are the must visit places of Geneva.
Lausanne is the home to International Olympic Committee. This city is built on three hills at the feet of Lake Geneva. The city of Lugano has a collection of many picturesque features of Switzerland, like- Lake Lugano, San Rocco Church, St Lawrence Church, Mont San Salvatore, to name a few.
The Chateau de Chillon Castle is built on the shore of Lake Geneva. It is near to the city Montreaux, which in itself is a place worth visiting. It is one of the best preserved medieval castles in Europe. This incredible castle gives a spectacular view of the courtyards and mountains.
Rhine Falls are the largest water falls in Europe. Just as icing over the cake, there is a cafeteria beside Rhine Falls and river. The Gruyere region is a favourite weekend destination. This is the place where the world famous gruyere cheese is prepared.
Mount Rigi and Mount Pilatus are snow covered mountains and a popular vacation paradise.
Brienz is a famous lakeside village, known for woodcarving. This city provides a way to experience the Swiss culture and architecture.
Mount Titlis is the place for those interested in skiing and snowboarding. It is located in the beautiful valley of Engelberg.
Words fall short of describing the beauteous Swiss Confederation, and, every trip is short for such an ecstatic place.
Chateau de Chillon Montreux Switzerland