Too exhausted and want some time away from home? Pack your bags and fly off for a holiday to the Alps. Alpine landmarks, breath-taking views and snow-capped peaks, there’s nothing more beautiful and relaxing than the jaw-dropping beauty of Switzerland.
You’re sure to find unending beauty no matter where you go in Switzerland, but here’s a list of places that you really shouldn’t miss:
One of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps, and in all of Europe, the Matterhorn is distinctive for its jagged peak. It’s frequented by a number of experienced climbers every year. At the foot of this colossal mountain, you’ll find the quaint village of Zermatt. The beauty of the village is that motorised vehicles are not allowed in the village in order to preserve its beauty and peace, and to avoid polluting the air. Try out skiing during the winters or if you’re visiting Switzerland during the summer, then hiking, biking and swimming are just a few of things you can try out here.
One of Switzerland’s most popular attractions, this town and resort is situated between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Huge open spaces, beautiful gardens and hotels define the place. Great peaks like Eiger, Jungfrau and Monch offer some amazing adventures like climbing, hiking and kayaking. Enjoy the ride in chair lifts, cable cars ski lifts that take you to the surrounding areas.
Europe’s biggest Alpine lake stands at the Swiss-French border. The city of Geneva lies between beautiful snow-capped mountains. Main attractions here are the Opera House, the Grand Theatre, promenades, gardens and parks. You wouldn’t want to miss out on the serene beauty of the landscapes here.
Chateau de Chillon
Situated on the banks of Lake Geneva, this four-century old water fortress once served as the seat of the Counts of Savoy. The Chateau de Chillon can be reached by boat. Consisting of 25 buildings and three courtyards, you can enjoy a walk by the lake side, or stroll through the hallways where you will find ancient paintings, furniture, towers and weapons.
Visit the Jungfrau Region if you want some peace of mind. Beautiful green meadows and winding mountain paths, the Jungfraujoch is just spectacular with the glacial monoliths – Jungfrau, Monch and Eiger that stand up tall. In the middle of it stands Interlaken, the popular town. Treat yourself to the marvellous beauty all around.
There’s all this and more to see in the land famous for its watches and chocolate. You’re sure to find Switzerland packages that will take you to every place worth visiting in the country. Book your holiday today by clicking here.