Switzerland has always been one of the most popular destinations of Europe, catching the fantasy of millions of travellers across the world. Switzerland gains its reputation from many alpine skiing resorts, Heidi-like mountain villages and some of the best hotels in the world. Therefore, if you’re planning a visit to Switzerland, this is our list of five experiences to have in Switzerland:
Schlithorn: Visiting this mountain is one of the top five experiences to have in Switzerland. Schlithorn is in the Swiss Alps region. It houses the Piz Gloria, a revolving restaurant at the top of the mt Schlithorn. Infact, it was also used during the filming of a James Bond movie. To reach this location, one has to use the combination of train, bus and the cable car. The cable cars that’ll take you to the top give a wonderful panoramic view of the valley below. In the revolving restaurant, you can dine while getting a 360 degree spectacular view of the Swiss Alps. Moreover, you can also walk till the edge of the top of the mountain, and can see the Jungfrau, Monch and Eiger mountains, which are the part of UNESCO World Heritage.
Jungfrau: Next to Schlithorn, lies Jungfrau, the highest point in Switzerland at 3454m. At the top, you can visit the observatory deck, and can take a view of the magnificent Swiss Alps, and the scenery. Infact, on a clear day, you’ll be able to see as far as Interlaken. At Jungfrau, you’ll also find an indoor ice palace, where everything is made up of ice and there are different ice sculptures as well. Being here is one of the most wonderful five experiences to have in Switzerland.
Interlaken: In Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland region between Lake Thun nad Lake Brienz, surrounded by three might mountains of Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau, lies the city of Interlaken. It is also known as Swiss adventure capital, and has 150 miles of slope and hiking trails covered by 45 different mountain rails, cable cars, ski and chair lifts. If you arrive here in winter season, you can choose from different ski regions around the city everyday. Plus, if you’re coming here in summer season, you can move to Beatenberg-Niederhom for paragliding, plus enjoying cruises in Lake Thun and Lake Brienz is also a great option. Visiting Interlaken is surely one of the five experiences to have in Switzerland.
Lake Geneva region: The area of Lake Geneva region contains Lausanne, Lavaux and Montreux, and it has two UNESCO World Heritage site listings. The area of Lausanne is one of the most picturesque places you’ll ever be, as it’s a town built on three hills with surrounding slopes being covered with vineyards. Lake Geneva forms its feet and Savoy Alps of France across the lake. This town is dominated by Gothic Architecture. Then the nearby Lavaux is a home to wonderful vineyard terraces, and you can taste some of the finest wines like St-Saphorin, Dezaley and Epesses. Moving further, you’ll arrive in Montreux, the home of world famous Jazz Festival that takes place every year during June/July, and is also covered by Vineyards set against the backdrop of snow covered alps.
Zurich: It is not only the heart of Europe, but it is also the most amazing destination in Switzerland. It lies on the northern shore of Lake Zurich with amazing views of snow capped Alps on the horizon. Travellers from around the world love visiting Zurich because of its multicultural flair, and visiting this city is one of the five experiences to have in Switzerland. It has about 50 museums and over 100 galleries, and it’s also a wonderful city for the fashion enthusiasts.
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