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Places To Visit In Switzerland1

Places To Visit In Switzerland1

Geneva is an industrial city and its economy thrives on manufacturing of precision instruments, watches as well as chemical industries. Additionally, it is also known for the headquarters of various international organizations like the United Nations and also for leading multinational companies.

Zurich, again, is an industrial city located to the north of the Zurich Lake. This city is the heart of trade and business of the entire nation.

Zermatt is known for its breathtaking vistas of the snow capped peaks like Matterhorn which is the third largest peak in the Swiss Alps.

Interlaken which implies "between the lakes" is actually located between the lakes Brienz and Thun and is situated in the scenic Swiss Alps. The temperature in this town drops to as low as 0 C in winter to 20 in summer.
Lucerne is a vivacious small city known as a main tourist destination of Switzerland and earns a large portion of its revenue through Tourism.

Basel, which is located on the banks of Rhine and lies at the heart of Europe has lots of sightseeing and shopping to offer to its tourists. This city is a commercial hub and the best time to visit this place is during the Carnival time which lasts for three days. However, this city also has festivals and concerts all year long. Tourists can also enjoy the delicious cuisines from Thai to Mexican to Italian to Portuguese cuisine with rosti, fondue and raclette being its specialties.

Grindelwald is the most popular destination among tourists who want to indulge in various sports and at the same time can also enjoy the scenic beauty of Switzerland. This place is ideal for non-skiers as apart from ski such people can take advantage by trying various other activities as well. There is nothing more relaxing than to take a nice long walk in such a breathtaking landscape with glaciers and mountains in the background during the summers with a pleasant temperature ranging from 7 C to 15C. Barbeque, fish and pizza are among its specialties.

Lausanne is an extremely magnificent medieval town having as its neighbors striking vineyards. This town which is situated on the coast of the lake Geneva is a home for numerous multinational companies as well as service organizations thereby giving it a national and an international appeal.

Locarno is a historical known very famously for the Locarno Treaties which were signed after the First World War. This place is in close proximity to Italy and is a part of the Alpine region. The average temperature of this place is a pleasant 20 C in summers to 3C in winters thereby enjoying a Mediterranean climate. One of the most popular and peaceful resort is located along Lake Maggiore.

Bern is the capital of Switzerland and is an industrial city having various industries textiles, machinery, chocolates etc. This city is very rich in culture with events taking place throughout the year with the Jazz Festivals, the Buskers Festivals and the Gurtenfestival which is held during the mid-week of July. Also, the medieval city center has been declared as the Cultural World Heritage Site by UNESCO including Zytglogge which is a clock tower with moving puppets.

Saas-Fee is popularly known as the 'Pearl of the Alps.' Located in the Saas-valley in the district of Visp, this village is distinguished for its cold winters and warm summers having very little fog thereby enjoying more than three hundred days of bright sunshine. This village is known for its culture and tradition particularly dance and music. 'Kreshut' is the traditional dress with exotic embroidery and a hat which is worn by the natives on special occasions.

This site covers all areas for travelling in Switzerland. It covers travels to many switzerland cities: Basel, Berne, Geneva, Zerlmat, Interlaken. There is a comprehensive travel information section: Swiss Rail Train Tickets, Switzerland Rail Train Map, Swiss Train Rail Timetable, Information, RailCards and Passes, Air Travel

This page last updated in Feb 2016