Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Switzerland, Europe

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Switzerland, Europe

Switzerland is situated in western and central Europe and officially called as the Swiss Confederation. Switzerland is a landlocked country geologically separated between Alps, the Swiss Plateau and Jura Mountains and covers an area of 41,285 square kilometers (15,940 meters). Switzerland consists of 26 cantons and Bern is the capital of the country and it is surrounded by Italy, France, Germany, Liechtenstein and Austria.

Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world and Zurich and Geneva cities are known for the highest quality of life in the world and the economy of the country depends on various facts like education, science, energy, industries, manufacturing companies and tourism. Switzerland coordinates are 46.8333° N, 8.3333° E.


Food and Languages in Switzerland:

Switzerland has four official languages German, French, Italian and Romansh and other languages are Swiss German, Ticinese, Grishons and English. Cuisines of the country depends on the region, climate and language each region has their own type of cuisines and some of the renowned cuisines of Switzerland are Cheese fondue, Raclette, Älplermagronen, Rösti, Birchermüesli, Zürich Geschnetzeltes, Swiss Chocolate and wine is the most popular drink in the country.


World Heritage Sites in Switzerland:

  • Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair
  • La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle
  • Three Castles of Bellinzona
  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
  • Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
  • Prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps
  • Convent of St Gall
  • Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
  • Monte San Giorgio
  • Old City of Berne


Some of the best places in Switzerland:

  • Chateau de Chillon, Montreux
  • Swiss National Park, Zernez
  • Fasnacht Spring Carnival, Basel
  • Geneva
  • The Matterhorn, Zermatt
  • Moritz
  • Pilatus
  • The Rhine Falls
  • Ariana Musum Ceramic and Glass Art
  • Bourbaki Panorama Giant Panoramic Painting
  • Tinguely Museum
  • Gallen Abbey
  • Old Town and Cathedral of Saint Pierre
  • Church of Wahlen
  • Aletsch Glacier
  • Lakes of the Upper Engadine
  • Lake Lucerne


Best time to visit Switzerland:

Switzerland is the one of the most beautiful counties to visit in the world and can be visited throughout the year and one needs to decide when to visit the country because tourists visit Switzerland throughout the year.


How to reach Switzerland?

Switzerland is extensively connected through roadways, railways and airways. If tourists are visiting Switzerland from other than European countries, one can board the flights to Zurich, Basel and Geneva Airports, the largest and busiest airports in the country and there are many domestic and small airports in the country that offers flights to within the country and few parts in Europe.

Switzerland is one of the busiest business and tourism hub in the world and trains are frequent from Milan, Berlin, Stuttgart, Munich, Paris, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Prague, Vienna, Belgrade, Barcelona, and few other cities in Europe and trains are the main mode of transportation to get around the country and each cities and towns are well connected through Swiss Federal Railways and connected through high speed trains.

Most of the towns and mountains regions in the country are car free and best way to get around the cities and towns are local buses and electric taxis.


Hotels in Switzerland:

Switzerland is one of the most beautiful counties in the world surrounded by greenery, snow covered mountains, lakes, river, mountains and valleys and visited by millions of tourists throughout the year and hotels in the country are designed for both the summer and winter travelers from all over the globe and these hotels are equipped with all the modern amenities and rooms are elegantly designed. List of hotels in Switzerland are as follows:

  • Leonardo Hotel Rigihof Zurich
  • Swisshotel Zug
  • Ferienart Resort & Spa
  • Business Motel Wülfingen
  • Hotel Alpenruhe Kulm Wengen
  • Grand Hotel du Lac Vevey
  • Hotel Rheinfall
  • La Margna Swiss Q Hotel
  • Hotel Schweizerhof Gourmet & Spa
  • Hotel du Grand Lac Excelsior
  • Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola au Lac
  • Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern

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