Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the gems of Europe and for good reason. It is centrally located, clean, easy to travel in and chock full of stunning locations.

Whether you are a history buff, an adrenaline junky or a foodie there is surely something for you in Switzerland!

The major cities like Zurich, Geneva, and Bern are modern with boatloads of attractions (sometimes literally, as water features heavily in this country).

Then there are the mountains, which cover 60% of the country, so there are plenty of stunning towns and hilltop villages to visit.

And of course, there are the outdoor activities like skiing and hiking which Switzerland is famous for.

And last, but not least, the foot. Chocolate anyone? Or cheese fondue? The Swiss have it all.

Matterhorn Zermatt

The Matterhorn - From Zermatt

The following are detailed guides to various areas of Switzerland to help you figure out where to go, when, how and best of all - what awesome delights await you when you arrive!

Planning A Trip To Switzerland

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What To See

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What Is Switzerland Famous For?

Banks? Sure.

Cheese? Yes

What else is Switzerland famous for?

Places To See In Switzerland

Things To Do In Murren Switzerland

The Best Day Trips from Bern Switzerland

Bern is one of the most picturesque capitals in Europe. With a river streaming around the old town, a great shopping street and much much more. And while you are in Bern, you can take some great day trips to some of Switzerland's best locations.

Learn all there is to know about day trips from Bern.

Zurich or Geneva - which is the best city in Switzerland

Zurich Or Geneva? Which Is The Best City To Visit

Zurich and Geneva are two of Switzlerland's best cities. And choosing between them is tough.

In this post we go into detail and show you why you should choose one over the other for your next trip.

Day Trips From Lucerne

7 Amazing Day Trips From Lucerne

If you only have a short amount of time in Switzerland, Lucerne is must see.

The town itself has a stunning old town with lots to see, but on top of that it is located right in the middle of the alps on Lake Lucerne.

Find out what some of the best day trips are around Lucerne.​

Lucerne or Interlaken - How Do You Choose?

Lucerne Or Interlaken - Which Should You Choose?

Lucerne and Interlaken are two of the most popular and stunning destinations in Switzerland.

They are also quite different and have a lot to offer.

Which one is best for you?

Lucerne or Interlaken - How Do You Choose?

Day Trip: Lucerne To Jungfraujoch

The Jungfraujoch is one of the "must sees" in Switzerland and heading there from Lucerne is not as far as you might think.

Here are all the details...

Things To Do In Murren Switzerland

Things to Do in Murren Switzerland

Murren is a hidden gem in the Swiss alps. It is located high above the Lauterbrunnen valley with a view on some of the most renowned mountains in Switzerland.

But, most people do not go there! Find out what Murren can offer you.

Things To Do In Murren Switzerland

Top 5 Things To Do In Thun

At the gate of the Bernese Oberland and sitting right on the shores of Lake Thun, the city of Thun is well placed to make for an exciting day out.

Whether you stay here or come from Bern, you will not be disappointed in what Thun has to offer.

Castles In Switzerland

10 Spectacular Castles to visit in Switzerland

Switzerland has a long history and with so many valleys and mountains to help protect it, it is no surprise the country is also full of spectacular castles.

No matter what corner of the country you are in, there is bound to be a castle worth visiting and right around the corner.

7 Must See Mountains In Switzerland

7 Mind Blowing Mountains To See In Switzerland

There are so many mountains in Switzerland, and most of them are jaw-dropping.

But if you are a tourist with a limited amount of time, what are the best ones to see?

Find out which one is right for your next trip.​

A Guide To The Swiss National Park

A Guide To The Swiss National Park

The only national park in Swizterland is a gem!

Located in the south-east corner of the country, it is chock full of hiking, skiing, snowshoeing and animal spotting opportunities.

Learn more about the park below.

Things To Do In Switzerland

Castles In Switzerland

Swiss Chocolate Factories, Tours and Adventures

Chocolate is something the Swiss do almost better than anyone else in the world.

And if you are a serious chocolate lover, there is a lot of great chocolate experiences in this "chocolate heaven".

Best Spas and Wellness Hotels In Switzerland

Best Spa And Wellness Hotels in Switzerland

Wellness and spas are almost synonymous with Switzerland and the alps.

There are a boatload of amazing hotels with top-notch service in amazing locations.

Find out which one is right for your next trip.​

Things To Do In Switzerland In Winter

Switzerland it at it's best in winter, and there is no shortage of activities to get out and try.

Sure, there is skiing, but there are so many other things you can do when there is snow on the ground! Why not see what awaits you in this amazing country.​

Fun Things To Do In Switzerland At Christmas

Fun Things To Do In Switzerland At Christmas

Wondering what to do in Switzerland at Christmas?

There are lots of options, that's for sure.

Find out why?​

Bungee Jumping in Switzerland

Bungee Jumping in Switzerland - An Adrenaline Rush

Looking for the extra rush of adrenaline?

Switzerland has some of the most spectacular locations to jump off, including the infamous dam in Goldeneye (James Bond)

Paragliding In Interlaken

Paragliding in Interlaken - What Are The Best Options?

Interlaken is famous for its crazy activities. And paragliding is one of them!

Find out what the best choices are for your paragliding adventure in Interlaken!

Festivals In Switzerland

With such spectacular scenery and located right in the center of Europe, it is no wonder there are festivals going on all year in Switzerland.

From music, art and film to the more obscure, there is also a range to suit most tastes.

Learn more about the festivals in Switzerland that we have reviewed below.