Enjoy the fascinating sights of the Alps as you wander through the breathtaking cities and captivating towns of Switzerland!
Switzerland, a country of every artist's imagination, is known for its breathtaking landscapes and postcard-perfect locations. Known to have stitched reality into dreams, this land of pristine lakes quenches the thirst of every kind of traveler. The country has stored multiple surprises encouraging travelers from around the world to pay a visit. Whether admiring the magnificence of one of the world's largest waterfalls, exploring the captivating cities, or taking a scenic train ride with gorgeous views of the Alps, Switzerland will leave no stone unturned in making you fall in love with its everlasting beauty. We bet you must have seen the cover of Chocolate Toberlone with a mountain on it. Guess which mountain is it? The Matterhorn! It is one of the Alps' most magnificent peaks, which can be seen with a train ride from Zermatt. You can take a cable car up to Stellisee Lake from Blauherd. Seeing the iconic Matterhorn in front of you would be one of the most unforgettable experiences you'll have on your trip to Switzerland. Take a train up to Grindelwald Mountain for yet another fascinating experience as you surround yourself with the snow-capped peaks. Apart from the stunning mountains, Switzerland is also known for its crystal clear lakes. Lake Lucerne, one of Switzerland's largest lakes, is centrally located between steep limestone mountains, making it a sight to behold. Adding Lake Geneva to the list of dreamy lakes, it is a summer tourist destination known for boating and water sports activities. Lastly, Lake Zurich, a banana-shaped lake, is one of the most famous lakes in Central Europe. All these lakes are surrounded by lovely scenery, offering you an opportunity to spend time in serenity. A trip to Switzerland is complete with visiting the largest waterfall in Europe, Rhine Falls. The thundering waterfall is known for its spectacular beauty and is a fantastic spectacle for whoever sees it. Amidst the dazzling natural beauty of Switzerland brews its rich cultural heritage, which dates back thousands of years. Majorly it is influenced by that of neighboring countries. A significant part of Swiss culture is its delicious cuisine. Cheese, pastries, chocolates, raclette, and fondue are a few Swiss favorites. Swiss beers and wines are quite famous, and the country is even home to many wineries and breweries. The best way to enjoy Swiss food is with the lively Swiss music. Traditional Dance and Music in Switzerland vary from region to region. A long wooden horn known as the Alphorn is integral to Swiss music, and famous folk dances includes Landler and Schottisch. If you are an art lover, Switzerland has several renowned galleries and museums that would serve your interests. Kunsthaus Zurich has preserved art from the 13th century and is the largest art museum in Switzerland. The Kunstmuseum Basel is one of the world's oldest public art collection museums, and for art researchers, it is one of the best places. Lastly, the Fondation Beyeler hosts modern and contemporary art collections and is open 365 days a year. It is one of the world's most beautiful museums. Switzerland's love for art can be seen in the form of sculptures and public art installations, which you can see in public spaces within the towns and cities. The country has a strong tradition of watchmaking, and brands like Omega, Rolex, and Patek Philippe are known for their precise craftsmanship. The festivities in Switzerland know no bounds. Celebrations are a large part of Swiss culture, and festivals like Schwingen, a traditional wrestling festival, and vibrant Carnivals in the cities of Lucerne and Basel provide visitors with innumerable opportunities to experience their culture firsthand. All in all, whether it is the traditional influences, mouth-watering cuisine, rich heritage, or creative art, Swiss culture is bound to mesmerize you. Many historical landmarks give you a peep into Swiss history. Chillon Castle, a thousand-year castle, stands strong on Lake Geneva. The water castle is one of the most prominent historic buildings in Switzerland, with around 4,00,000 people visiting it every year. The medieval town of Bern, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was founded in the 12th century. The buildings here date back to the 15th century, and the fountains belong to the 16th century. A walk through this down feels like living in the good old days. Cities that showcase the real spirit of Switzerland are Zurich, Grindelwald, and Lucerne. Enjoy a fun cable car ride up to the mountain in Grindelwald as you soak in the magical scenery around. On a visit to Zurich, experience the vibrant city life in contrast to Lucerne, which has a medieval core. Explore chocolate factories in Geneva and taste some delicious local treats and chocolates. All this exploration in Switzerland is super easy, thanks to the efficient transport system. With regular buses, trams, and trains, moving around the country is smooth. On visiting Switzerland, you can apply for a Swiss Pass, which offers various discounts on activities and unlimited use of public transportation. The passion for discovering new things in Switzerland never stops, thanks to the countless attractions in the heaven-like beautiful country. It even has the space for adventure buffs. Staying at world-class Ski resorts in Verbier and Zermatt and immersing yourself in common winter sports like snowboarding and skiing is a great way to bring out your adventurous side. The Swiss Alps provide the perfect opportunity for hiking, mountain biking, and rock climbing during the summers. A trip to Switzerland is something that you must have on your bucket list, and if it is already there, it's time to tick it off! More +