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Places To Visit In Switzerland2

Places To Visit In Switzerland2

Montreux is situated in the canton of Vaud on Lake Geneva and is known all over the world for its jazz festival. Apart from this, the city also boasts as a rich historical heritage and literary place. This place is ideal for all those adventure enthusiasts who want to try different activities. This town enjoys a very mild climate due to its unique proximity to Lake Geneva as well as to the Alps. This place is also well known for its fondue meal with strawberries as well as Gruvères double cream for dessert.

St Moritz is truly a paradise with amazing ski resorts, spa pools and exotic night life. This place is cold but extremely pleasant summers. During summers cycling, mountain biking, spa baths, water rafting, canoeing, golfing, horse riding and tennis are the various activities which tourists can enjoy. The Gourmet festival is organized every year in February which is a treat for every tourist.

Arosa is known for skiing areas. This place lies at the end of the Schanfigg valley. Arosa is characterized by bright sunny days and cold winters with heavy snowfall. The Arosa Humour Festival is an integral part of Arosa's culture. This place generates a lot of revenue through tourism.

Situated at the extreme south of Switzerland in close proximity to Italy is Lugano. This close proximity is evident from the Italian influence on almost all aspects of life. This place is promoted for its natural beauty and enjoys a perfect Mediterranean climate with long periods of sunshine thereby having a temperature of upto 25C during summers.

Leukarbad houses Europe's largest thermal bath and is known for its bright sunny climate. Theatre, literature and folk play constitute major elements of its culture. Leukarbad also earns a sizeable amount of its revenue by way of tourism.

Ascona is located in Locarno near Lake Maggiore and enjoys a very favorable climate of sunny days, little rainfall and moderate snowfall during winters. Art, dance and music contributes to Ascona's culture.

Davos is an ultimate tourist destination known mostly for its winter skiing resorts. Apart from skiing, tourists can also enjoy horse riding, ice hockey, horses sleigh rides, romantic walks in the woods. Besides this, there are a lot of indoor sports also. This city is also known for its exotic cuisine. Davos offers both: discos as well as cozy evenings. The temperature in Davos is cold and dry with mild sunny days.

Fribourg is located at the foot of the Alps on the Swiss plateau. This place is famous as an agricultural area known for cattle and cheese. Chocolates and watches are mainly produced here. The best time to visit this place is from June till the first week of September. Tourists can relish the extraordinary cuisine especially fondue along with white wine. This city is a fine blend of both growing modernism on one hand and antique, romantic cobbled streets and bridges on the other hand.

Crans-Montana is the result of the merger of Crans and Montana and is popularly known as Crans sur Sierre. This city enjoys Mediterranean kind of climate with sunny days, scanty rainfall and low snowfall. The best time to visit this place is during spring, autumn and summer and is also considered to be one of the most sought after destinations for the tourists.

Wengen is characterized by extremely low temperatures ranging between 38 to 42F as its maximum and falls to as low as 8F. This place is ideal for both skiers as well as the non skiers whereby the non skiers can enjoy climbing, walking, hiking as other activities. Wengen is also known for its food with its specialty being Brasserade which is kind of a barbeque dish. Tourists can also enjoy the breathtaking views from this place.

Tourism constitutes the primary source of revenue for Verbier which is situated amidst the Swiss Alps of Switzerland. Verbier has a dry climate with scanty rainfall, less fog and lots of sunshine. The air of Verbier is considered to have a high therapeutic value. Art and classical music are major elements constituting Verbier's culture.

Neuchatel lies in the western part of Switzerland close to France. This proximity to France is evident from this region's culture, cuisine and architecture which has a French touch to it. Surrounding this place are beautiful vineyards. Neuchatel has a temperate climate with the temperature around the lake being warmer as compared to the surrounding mountains. The temperature during summer is 18C while the winters are perfect for skiing.

Located in the district of Monthey is the village of Champery. Champery has typical Swiss climate of warm summers and cold winters. This village is also regarded as the oldest tourist destinations in Switzerland with carved balconies, fascinating streets and traditional rooftops.

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This page last updated in Feb 2016