The Land of Milk and Honey
If you want to visit a country that is defined by its charm and class, this small European country is a must see for any traveler. There is so much more to this country than watches, cheeses and chocolates. As you peel back each layer, you will be amazed by what you discover. As one of the world’s wealthiest countries, you will see the national pride of its citizens, reflected in its fresh air, clean water and pristine villages and cities. Switzerland has one of the best environmental records among all the nations in the developed world.
Put on your hiking boots and grab your Swiss walking stick because hiking in the Alps is a must do activity. There are hundreds of picturesque hiking locations to choose from as you travel through the Alps and quaint villages and along some of the bluest mountain lakes in the world. Whether you are experiencing the charm of Zermat or enjoying world class dining in the big city of Geneva, you will realize that you didn’t stay long enough in Switzerland. You will be planning your return trip as soon as you leave its welcoming borders.
Hike the Matterhorn
The Matterhorn is a beautiful, one-of-a-kind 14,692 foot peak that rises like a shark’s fin above the town of Zermatt. The Matterhorn trip starts and ends in Zermatt. Knowledge of mountaineering ski... See more
Chillon Castle in Montreux
This medieval fortress on the shores of Lake Geneva near Montreux is the most visited historic monument in Switzerland. The oldest parts of the castle have not been definitively dated, but the first ... See more
Alpine Skiing in St. Moritz
This is one of the world’s top mountain destinations and it has hosted two winter Olympics. Winter sports include skiing, skating, snowboarding, bobsledding and tobogganing on a 1.2 kilometer long co... See more
Tour the Cailler Chocolate Factory in Broc
The happiest cows in the world live in Switzerland. The rich and creamy milk from these happy cows is what makes Swiss chocolate so famous. One of the oldest brands in the chocolate business, Caille... See more
Albert Einstein’s Home in the Medieval Old Town of Bern
Visit the place where one of the greatest scientists in the history of the world developed his Theory of Relativity. Gaze out of the window in the home where Einstein had his most productive years of... See more
Bungee Jump the Verzasca Dam
Switzerland has a history of appearing in James Bond movies. Mr. Bond has dodged villains on Swiss mountain passes and fought them on gondolas high above valley floors. However, the opening scene i... See more
Paraglide Over the Alps at Interlaken
Experience an adventure of a lifetime as you fly like a bird, silently gliding through the Swiss Alps. Paragliding is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying a paraglider, a lightw... See more
Abbey Library of Saint Gall in St. Gallen
It began as a library collection attached to a main church about 820 A.D. Today, this library houses one of the oldest and most beautiful collections in Europe.
Walk Across the World’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge
If you don’t have time for the three hour hike across Switzerland’s Grabengufer Valley, you can take the shortcut by walking across the Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge. This pedestrian suspension br... See more
View the Matterhorn from the Gornergrat Observatory
Since 1898, the observation platform at the Gornergrat summit has been one of the top excursion destinations in Switzerland. The summit has the best view of the Matterhorn, the most famous mountain p... See more