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Switzerland
 is Europe in miniature. Only 220 km from north to south and 348km east to west, it has nearly 100 spectacular mountains, many huge glaciers, lakes and rivers, rolling meadows, forests, beautiful fertile valleys, ancients cities, towns and villages all lovingly preserved, possibly the best integrated transport system in the world, and a climate that ranges from alpine to sub-tropical. Discover the Chocolate Box of flavours that is Switzerland!


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Cities of Switzerland

Bern
Bern
 – the Swiss capital. The bear featured on the present city coat of arms first appeared in 1224. Bern became a university city in 1834, and in 1848 it was chosen to be the Federal Capital of Switzerland by the 1st National Swiss Parliament.


Brienz
Brienz
, located at the east end of the lake that it gives its name to. Brienz is just 75 minutes by boat from Interlaken and is famous for its wood carvers. Brienz is best known for the open-air museum at Ballenberg.


GenevaGeneva - close to the French border in the southwest corner of Switzerland – is a cosmopolitan city and home to many international organisations, the most famous being the United Nations. With lush forests, museums, art galleries, an Opera House and Lake Geneva with its ‘jet d’eau’ fountain, Geneva has something for everyone.

InterlakenInterlaken
In the Jungfrau Region between the sparkling waters of Lake Brienz and Lake Thun – lies at the foot of the world famous Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. Its romantic horse-drawn carriages offer an ideal opportunity to enjoy the best of Switzerland.

Lausanne
Lausanne
 couldn’t be more picturesque. Built on three hills, the city meets the waters of Lake Geneva and is surrounded by vineyards. Clearly visible are the Alps across the water in where their reflection glistens.


Lugano
Locarno & Lugano
 Unite the splendour of the Swiss Alps with the serenity of their lakes. Their Mediterranean climate and tropical vegetation contrast dramatically with the ruggedness of the Alps.


 

 

LucerneLucerne – one of the loveliest cities in Switzerland – is the storybook image of a Swiss town, abounding in cobblestoned streets, spires and turrets, covered bridges, frescoed houses and fountains. A visit to Mt. Titlis or Mt. Pilatus is also highly recommended.
Lucerne In Style



Montreux – the ‘Pearl of the Swiss Riviera’ – is situated on the shores of Lake Geneva. Montreux has casinos, hosts rock and jazz festivals and is a modern, up-tempo holiday resort. A visit to the Chateau de Chillon or an excursion to Rochers de Naye by scenic cogwheel train is a must!


St MoritzSt. Moritz – located on the shores of the pristine waters of the Inn River – is the jewel of the Engadine Valley. A perfect blend of unspoiled natural terrain, exhilarating walks and a host of cultural events, with 322 days of sunshine annually, St. Moritz in summer is dynamic
Summer in St. Moritz


Zermatt ZERMATT lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town’s touristic development is closely linked to what is most probably the world’s most famous mountain. This destination is a car-free zoneand has preserved its original character, offering unlimited possibilities for excursions.

Zurich ZURICH - With a magnificent view of the snowcapped Alps on the horizon, Zürich Downtown offers a unique mixture of attractions – over 50 museums and more than 100 art galleries, shops with international fashion labels and the most lively nightlife in Switzerland.