Switzerland is known for its mountains (the Alps in the south, Jura in the northwest) but it also has a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large lakes. It is intrinsically more culturally diverse than perhaps any other European country. It has four national languages that have historically been dominant in various regions or cantons. German, French and Italian are spoken in the regions bordering the respective country, and Romansch - a language of Swiss origin - is spoken in the mountainous area of Graubünread more
Renowned for tolerance, neutrality, and direct democracy, as well as almost-legendary affluence, Switzerland has one of the highest standards of living in the world - and prices to match. It can be a glorious whirlwind trip whether you've packed your hiking boots, snowboard, or just a good book and a pair of sunglasses.
The country may be small but it has plenty of great places to visit. Mountain peaks, turquoise lakes, and gorgeous countryside! Visit Matterhorn, the pyramid-shaped giant mountain; you can also take a cable car, and enjoy some excellent views of the peak of the mountain. Chateaus de Chillon is a medieval castle located on an island in Lake Geneva, it is of great historical importance. Go to Jungfraujoch, an alpine wonderland with a railway that climbs up to 3454 meters, the highest station in Europe. Visit Schweizerischer National park near Zernez, you will see from snow-crusted glaciers to meadows. The city of Lugano has plenty of museums and beautiful old buildings. Ben is one of the most enchanting places to visit. In Lucerne, you can check out the famous transport Museum as well as the majestic Chapel Bridge.
The Rhine Falls every August host a spectacular firework display and at Zurich, the largest city of Swiss you can enjoy the social scene of the city. Here you can also explore the Fifa world football museum or relax in the parkland that stretches along the waterfront.
Being in Switzerland means skiing on the Theodul Glacier 365 days a year! Go to Jungfraujoch and explore the ice palace inside the glacier and see the famous ice sculptures or fly through the air on the popular zip line. Explore one of the 21 hiking routes of Schweizerischer park in order to view red squirrels, ibexes, and red deer. You can also try windsurfing, water skiing, and kayaking in lake Geneva. Visit Bern’s Albert Einstein Museum or take a dip in one of the city’s outside swimming pools. Discover the origins of the universe at CERN, the world’s largest and most powerful accelerator that stretches out in a 27klm ring under Swiss and French territory. Whenever you are, don’t forget to taste the famous Swiss chocolate.
Switzerland is the ideal country for you and your family. Start your family vacation with Zoo Zurich the largest zoo in the country. View the lights of Zurich from the windows of the evening Fondue Tram and eat as much fondue as you can or go to the Swiss National Museum and learn more about their culture. Visit the medieval castles of Castelgrande, Montebello, and Sasso Corbaro. Get wet at the Splash & Spa Tamaro in Rivera with its five waterslides. Go to the Glacier Garden in Lucerne with its labyrinth of 90 mirrors. Visit the Funky Chocolate Club in Interlaken or take the world-famous Jungfrau Railway. Whatever you decide to do you and your kids will surely be amazed by the beauty of the country.
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