Switzerland Travel Guide
The paradox of Switzerland pitches rustic friendliness against high-tech urban efficiency. While the crude harmony of cowbells echoes in the velvet mountain pastures of the Berner Oberland, digital screens tick off beef futures in Zurich. Switzerland is a haven of private banking, serious shopping, major music festivals, fabulous art collections, palace hotels, state-of-the-art spas, and some of the finest gastronomy in the world. This home of William Tell, birthplace of the Red Cross, and one of the world's oldest democracies also boasts extraordinary scenery—lakes and valleys, craggy peaks.
- Top Things to Do in Switzerland
- Top Experiences in Switzerland
- If You Like
- Understanding the Swiss
- Flavors of Switzerland
Regions in Switzerland
- Berner Oberland
- Col du Grand St-Bernard
- Eastern Switzerland
- Fribourg and Neuchâtel
- Luzern and Central Switzerland
Cities in Switzerland
- Les Diablerets
- Mt. Pilatus
- Mt. Säntis
- Parc Naziunal Svizzer
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Just back less than a week ago from my 8 day/night solo trip to Bern.
Stayed in a 333 year-old building apartment (VRBO) a half block from Bern's famous Muenster and half a block from Clock Tower.
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There is no way our trip would have been so enjoyable without the suggestions from the fodor community so a BIGGGGG thank you!
Here is the link to our blog which is slow but sure!
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