One of the best places to travel in the world, Switzerland, has been attracting travellers from all over the world for ages. Every year thousands of tourists flock over to the beautiful European country. Picturesque mountains, small medieval towns, crystal clear lakes, snowy peaks and lush green fields make up this country’s varied landscape. You need to travel to the different cities of this varied country, and explore the area to truly appreciate its beauty. You will be spoilt for choices when you embark on your journey to the next Swiss landmark. However, there can be simply too many beautiful places to visit in Switzerland, and travelling to all of them can be a stretch. Here are the top five places to visit in Switzerland, to experience the country in its complete glory.
The historic, old town of Bern is the capital of Switzerland, and also undoubtedly the favourite Swiss city of many travellers. The city is small and built around a crook in the Aare River. The city traces back to the 12th century, and the visuals speak for it. This beautiful small city has a lot of medieval architectures preserved in the Altstadt (Old Town). The cobblestoned streets, the medieval buildings, and the closeness to the mountains make this city one of the best places to visit in Switzerland. Make sure you try some the delectable food, chocolate and Swiss ice cream than you find here.
The Swiss city of Basel is worth staying for the luxurious experience it provides. Set near the Rhine River, this beautiful city will present you an array of delectable food and a choice of activities to choose from. You’ll find an extremely diverse cuisine in this city. The historic city also has a number of museums, zoo and cathedrals which make this city one of the must-check-out places to visit in Switzerland.
Dubbed the ‘Pearl of the Alps’, the small little town of Saas-Fee is one of the many quaint little towns which you should explore during your Swiss travel days. Surrounded by thirteen of the Alpine four-thousanders, this extremely beautiful town is located in an impressive valley. A stay in Saas-Fee will guaranty you of some impressive views of the surrounding mountains and the land down below. This beautiful mountain town is also popular for various activities like skiing, snowboarding, sledging and skating. It is one of those places to visit in Switzerland where you can explore the real mountain life.
Interlaken is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in Switzerland for adventure and mountain related sports. So if you are one of the adrenalin junkies, then this place should be your number one priority. Situated in the lap of the mountains, this beautiful town is also a must visit for backpackers.
Zurich is most probably the absolute must places to visit in Switzerland for any traveller visiting this beautiful country. The cosmopolitan city of Zurich is full of energy with its throbbing nightlife, the line of bars and restaurants and lively people. The city is set beside the Lake Zurich while the mountains act as a backdrop. The city is well-known for its art. It is the city from where the Dadaist movement originated, and there are over 50 museums which celebrate the form through various exhibitions and events throughout the city.