Whether you want a winter escape to ski or snowboard or picturesque towns to explore. Switzerland has it all. You may never have considered this Central European destination before. But I am here to tell you the top reasons why Switzerland should be next on your places to visit.
SkIing and Snowboarding for the thrill seekers
The breath-taking mountains of Switzerland offer some of the best skiing and snowboarding the world has to offer. The most popular resort would be the St. Moritz in the Engadin, which has hosted the Winter Olympics twice. As a thrill seeker, you won’t be disappointed with these slopes.
Accommodation to suit everyone
Whether you are looking after your budget or have a lot of disposable income, there is accommodation suitable for everyone. There are many luxury hotels in Switzerland, so it’s worth considering. You could consider staying in some of the wonderful towns. Or if you are after something different over 200 farms in Switzerland offer the chance for families to stay in their barns. Offering an up close and personal stay with the animals.
Mountain adventures for the not so faint-hearted
Visiting the Swiss mountains is a must for any visit to this country. Many of the peaks are accessible via cable car. Meaning you could relax and enjoy the scenic views these wonderful mountains have to offer.
The bustling and vibrant nightlife
If a bustling nightlife is more your thing, then a visit to Lausanne should be high on your list of things to do. With a club for every age and music type, you are bound to find something to suit you. There is a variety of bars, cafes and restaurants on offer that there is always something for you to experience.
The perfect place to relax
If relaxing is what your next escape is all about then a visit to The Pfȁfers is a good place to consider. With its hot springs and old spa concept, it’s an experience not to be missed. Alternatively visiting some of the quieter villages may be more your things.
Visit the Geneva Festival
If you manage to get to Switzerland in the summer, then make sure you head to Geneva. The Geneva Festival runs in July and is one of the city’s annual events that brings all the locals and tourist together. In the cosmopolitan city of Geneva, this festival highlights all kinds of music from classical to rock. Complete with an epic fireworks display. Something not to be missed.
The shopping opportunities
Finally, if you are more into your shopping, then you won’t be disappointed with what the Swiss have to offer. There is the biggest selection of Swiss watches available that you may struggle to pick the perfect souvenir.
I hope this guide has highlighted some of the best reasons to visit Switzerland. I know the main opinion would be it’s just a place for winter and winter sports. But there is so much more to this diverse country that you may end up visiting again and again.