Heaven on Earth is a futile phrase expressing the beauty of Switzerland. The beauty of Switzerland is to be seen, experienced and savoured spiritually. Hike your way to the top of the Alps, slide through the beautiful meadows in the valleys and eat chocolate and cheese till you drop! A trip to Switzerland is fun, cultured and calming at the same time. Here we give a list of 7 things to do and places to see which on your international holiday package to Switzerland:
1 Zermatt :
The small town on the foothills of the famous Matterhorn, Zermatt is a snow-covered beauty. The backdrop of the majestic Matterhorn makes it the most picturesque town in the country. You can reach there by taking a train from Tasch which is the closest to Zermatt. The train journey, as you arrive to the destination, is a beautiful experience filled with the Alps running behind you as you move forward.
2 Hiking in the National Park:
Switzerland has only one national park that is spread over 172 sq. km. And is a spectacular view of greenery and the Taiga Forest area. Admission into the national park is free. You can choose to hike through the park or just camp inside it in a cozy place.
3 Lake Geneva:
Situated in the town of Vaudoise, lined with gorgeous villas, resorts and beaches, this lake is the perfect spot for all you honeymooners out there. The Alps range of mountains provides for a beautiful backdrop to this whole town. Enjoy a relaxing day full of fondue and wine tasting paired with deeply calming massages with an excellent view.
4 Aletsch Glacier :
A part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, situated at 23 kilometers, this glacier is the only glacier in the whole of the European Alps. You can view the glacier from various mountain tops including the Jungfrau. You can see them right from the rides on the cable cars that take you to these hill tops.
5 Bern :
The capital city Bern makes it to the top list of places to visit while in Switzerland. Listed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, this town is like a picture taken right out of a postcard. Picturesque town, with bustling light life, amazing food, friendly people and the most beautiful atmosphere is for sure one of the must visit cities as part of your international holiday package.
6 Glacier Express:
Switzerland is known for its trains and train journeys. The top experience among them all should be the Glacier Express that is an eight hour long train ride. It starts in Zermett and ends in St. Moritz – two of the most visited towns/spots in all of Switzerland.
7 Montreux :
This town has the most famous Chemin Fleuri – path of flowers – that meanders for about four kilometers along the lake. Your visa to Switzerland must include a trip to this town too!
These are our top 7 things to do and see in the beautiful country of Switzerland. Visa to Switzerland is like visa to a heavenly experience! Enjoy!