Switzerland uses an electrical outlet different to anything else in Europe.
However, there is one saving grace, you can fit the swiss 2 pronged plug into European outlets (not the 3
For most travellers, this means a separate adapter for Switzerland or a multi-adapter which in most cases will include it.
Below are the exact details on the Swiss electrical outlet and plugs so you can make sure that anything you bring with you works.
Swiss Electricity Specifications
For people traveling from the US, Canada or other countries that use 110-120V please be aware that appliances such as hairdryers, radios and other larger appliances will not work in Europe or Switzerland. In fact, be very careful and DO NOT BRING THEM. Things like mobile phones, camera chargers and more modern adapters work anywhere because they adapt to the different voltage - CHECK THE SMALL PRINT ON THE ADAPTER TO BE SURE.
Swiss Electricity Voltage: 220 - 240V
The Swiss Electrical Plug
Swiss Plug 3 Pin/Prong
Swiss Plug 2 Pin/Prong
The Swiss Electrical Socket
Swiss Plug 3 Pin Socket
European In Comparison
(2 pins are same width apart but thicker, Earths are completely different)