planning for a Switzerland Tour is always inquisitive about the tourist
places to be visited during that Switzerland Tour. Fortunately in the whole
of Western Europe, which is thronged by the travellers during the vacations,
Switzerland is the most popular tourist country. The most popular tourist
places within Switzerland are Geneva, Zurich, Lucerne, Zermatt, Interlaken
Apart from these, there are other ones too, though less popular yet
picturesque e.g. Basel, Bern, Brig, Chur, Fribourg, Grindelwald, Heidi Area,
Neuchatel, Schwyz, St. Gallen, Thun, Valais Area, Winterthur.
This historical 'city of lights', lies in the heart of
Switzerland and along Lake Lucerne, The town is surrounded by grand
mountains like Mt.Titlis at 3000 meters altitude and the very impressive
Mt.Pilatus. A cultural haven for art lovers, be it opera or theater, or
precious works by Picasso and Klee.
Located between Lakes of Thun and Brienz at the feet of
the three famous peaks Eiger, Mönch and Jungfraujoch is a holiday and
conference resort of international importance, and an ideal starting point
for countless excursions to the regions top destinations.
Also called it the banking capital of the world and fashion
trendsetter city. Zurich offers one of the most beautiful shopping areas in
Europe. Elegant fashion stores, department stores, hand crafted Swiss
watches, chocolate boutiques and pastry shops. Step out of the city into the
countryside and enjoy the lush green Swiss pastures, white mountain peaks
and blue serene lakes.
Zermatt, at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn, is a world without
cars. Electric-cars and horse-drawn sleighs and carriages are the only
transport allowed. From the moment you step off your Swiss-red train, and
catch sight of the cobbled streets and horses with sleighs patiently waiting
for their rides, you know you are in a special place. What's striking most
often is the silence. The air is fresh and alpine because there are no
vehicles plying the streets. Thus the main street bustles happily with
pedestrians. Everyone is here because they love mountains and hence when
they catch their first glimpse of the Matterhorn they know they have come to
the right place.
It is the second most important centre of the United Nations
after New York and Switzerland's most cosmopolitan city. It is situated at
the southwestern end of Lake Léman - the country's largest lake - and
astride the Rhône, with foreground hills rising against a backdrop of
mountains. The familiar Jet d'eau is the icon of Geneva as the Jet d'eau
spouts a column of lake water as high as 450 feet in the air.
This picture perfect glacier is conveniently located just a
short distance from Lucerne, an international cultural venue in Switzerland.
A paradise at 10,000 feet, it offers a snow and ice experience on the
highest viewpoint in Central Switzerland.
The Jungfraujoch is Switzerland's most famous day
trip. At an amazing 3454 meters, this is Europe's highest-altitude railway
station. One hundred per cent snow and ice guaranteed! The unforgettable
trip to this high Alpine wonderland of eternal ice and snow is the true "highlight"
of a visit to Interlaken in Switzerland. Travel to Top of Europe - you won't
believe your eyes!
This idyllic mountain village is one of the biggest ski
resorts in Switzerland. Gornergrat giving all a perfect view of the highest
point in Switzerland, The Dufour-Spitze
In St. Moritz the sun shines 322 days a year. But even
more legendary than that is St. Moritz's "champagne climate":
sparkle and glamour. St. Moritz in the Canton of Grisons is one of the
best-known holiday resorts in the world. Chic, elegant and exclusive, with
an extremely cosmopolitan air, the resort is located at an altitude of 1856
meters above sea level and surrounded by the beautiful lake landscape of the