Switzerland, one of the most important destinations in Europe, boasts a great grandeur, traditions, simple people but also a firm reputation, familiarity and let’s not forget when we think of Switzerland, we think of watches and chocolate. Besides all this, the relief is one of the important assets that define Switzerland as a top tourist destination. It is the most beautiful country in the world! With green, full of color meadows and breathtaking mountains, the country is famous for its historic cities, raging rivers, snowy mountains, and picturesque lakes, making it an incredibly beautiful vacation destination. In this article we have gathered 5 of the many wonderful places you can visit, that will most definitely take your breath away:
1. Interlaken And The View From Harder Kulm
Get ready to be surprised! Interlaken is located between two well-known lakes in Switzerland – Thun, and Brienz. Whether you are walking around the city, on the waterfront, or going on a mini cruise, Interlaken is a place where you can enjoy the peace specific to Switzerland.
Harder Kulm. Once you arrive in Interlaken, we advise you to not miss the funicular ride to 1322 meters altitude. From up there you will have a view over the whole area and you will be able to admire Thun Lake and Brienz Lake. In the distance, you will see the ridges of the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau Mountains as well.
2. Mountain Titlis, Switzerland
Visit Mount Titlis in Switzerland and climb to over 3000 meters altitude. Take a ride on the world’s first rotary cable car of its kind, enter the heart of a glacier-formed 5000 years ago and cross the highest suspended bridge in Europe!
An absolute treat, both for the eyes and for the stomach, the canton of Appenzell in northeastern Switzerland is the ideal place for nature lovers and culinary enthusiasts. One of the perfect rural landscapes in Switzerland, Appenzell is surrounded by the Prealps mountains.
There are many roads and paths here, and for those who are not fans of walking, there are cable cars that lead to the top of the mountain. You can’t ignore the traditional buildings with pastel-colored facades, many of them hosting cafes, bakeries, cheese shops, and fabulous restaurants where you can taste local delicacies.
One of the most famous holiday destinations in the country, Zermatt is the city where there are no cars, located in the canton of Valais. Famous for its natural beauty, the region is an eloquent example of topographic perfection. One of the most promoted tourist resorts in Switzerland, Zermatt, and its dream views, attract thousands of tourists every year.
5. Basel, Switzerland
The city of Basel has the third-largest population in Switzerland and is at the crossroads of the Swiss, German and French borders. In fact, the city of Basel has suburbs in France and Germany. It boasts top art museums, fantastic Romanesque, Renaissance, and contemporary architecture, and an energetic carnival, which takes place here every year. Also in Basel are organized numerous exhibitions and art fairs.