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Mountains in Switzerland

Mountains in Switzerland

When you think of the picturesque and snow filled mountains the first name that comes to your mind is Switzerland. This country is the home to some of the beautiful mountain ranges in the world. It is not only a place where you can view the mountains but can also go for trekking.

There are some high peaks which can surely give you're a great treat. The name Switzerland is actually synonymous to mountains. You will be surprised to learn that these mountains cover at least one third of the area in this country.

These mountains in Switzerland have great importance. First of all this mountain ranges are historically important because they are a part of the history of this place. Other than this, the ranges also have economic as well as geopolitical importance for the country.

The main attractions of the tourists in this country are the mountains. The Alpine region is one of the best places to spend your vacation. Mountains in Switzerland have always been special and they have been the selling point for at least 100 years now.

It is true that mountain ranges are also present in the other countries of Europe but they are not as beautiful as these and they are also not high as these ranges. Switzerland can surely boast their ranges to the whole world.

There are two regions of mountains present in this country. In the south you have the Swiss Alps and in the north you have the Jura Mountains. The mountain ranges found in this country is of varied length. Some are above four thousand while others are above three thousand.

Other than this, there are certain small peaks which are equally important for this country. Each and every mountain range in Switzerland adds to the beauty of the place. In the midst of these peaks you will find some of the most picturesque villages of Switzerland.

The Alpine region is has some great spots in store for you. If you put a stay in the Alpine villages then you can enjoy lots of things at the same time. First of all you can stay in the chalets which are small wooden buildings made in the middle of the snow filled valley.

Other than this, the villages can provide you with great skiing opportunities. Your stay can be a mixture of romantic and adventurous stay in the mountains of Switzerland.

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This page last updated in Feb 2016