If you are a travel freak you must already know that Switzerland has always been a dream destination for people who love to travel from all across the globe! Switzerland is very famous for its snowy peaks, country sides, lakes, waterfalls, landscapes and of course it’s CHOCOLATES! <3
Are you planning to spend your next vacations in Switzerland but can’t figure out some good places to visit? Well we have got you covered! Because mentioned below are some of the best places to visit in Switzerland:
Lucerne is a city from the part of Switzerland where German is spoken. This is a huge city which offers a number of things to the tourists which include mountains, a lake and even busy markets and city life. But the most famous tourist attraction of this city is the preserved medieval bridges and a water tower which were built back in 1333. This city has narrow streets between historic buildings with small shops where the vendors are selling cultural goods.
Matterhorn Mountain is the specialty from Zermatt and the beauty of the mountain and the landscapes surrounding it is just so ethereal! These Alpine peaks are covered with snow and which can be easily accessed by cable car and trains. When you come downhill, in the Zermatt village, there are plenty of walking tracks and beautiful cable car stations.
Bern is the capital of Switzerland and it has a lot of activities to do. There are many historic buildings in Bern which are preserved with time. This city is known as one of the most picturesque cities in the world because of its unique architecture, its sandstone houses, narrow streets with fountains and an entire town which is a UNESCO Heritage Site.
- Jungfrau Region
This whole region of Switzerland is breathtakingly beautiful in both the reasons; summers and winters. The waterfalls, mountains and overall scenery will cast a spell on you! This region consists of 4 towns and 3 mountains. Staubbach Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls of one of the valleys from this region and the reason of it being so famous is that it is located within the centre of the town.
Zurich is the largest city of Switzerland. Tourists mostly interested in culture and heritage, come here because Zurich is home to about 100 art galleries and 50 museums! There are boats waiting for the tourists in the Lake Zurich where they can relax and enjoy a boat ride after they are tired of roaming in the city. Tourists when in this city often go hiking on the mountains.
Lausanne is a Swiss city which is famous for its loving and warm people, it’s delicious cheese and the life it carries within because of its busy streets. This city is also famous because it is home to the International Olympic Committee headquarters since 1914 and Olympic museum and archives. The central old city has a 12th century cathedral which is also a very famous tourist attraction. You all must have heard about world famous Swiss cheese, well this is the city it is from!
Geneva is a very heavily populated city and is ranked as the second most populated city of Switzerland. Geneva is the golden child of the Switzerland because it has so many international organizations and foreign investors coming in from all over the world. Swiss chocolates and Swiss luxury watches! Must have rung a bell?! Yes Geneva is home to world famous Swiss chocolates and Swiss luxury watches! Lake Geneva which is the largest lake in all of the Europe is the main tourist attractions in this city.
Switzerland is a country which offers so much, from landscapes to mountains, from waterfalls to railway tracks stretching through the country side, from skyscrapers to historical medieval buildings and from chocolate to luxury watches! So if you are planning a vacation for yourself, plan one to Switzerland keeping all these above mentioned places in mind. Have fun. Happy travelling! <3