Nature’s beauty and elegance have never been epitomized anywhere than in Switzerland with such perfection. No wonder, for many of us a dream come true vacation most of the time has a scenic backdrop of Swiss landscape in the memory. If beauty is the most irrational reason and a force to move your feet, you should pack your luggage and head for Switzerland. Well, you have seen too many photographs of the lush Swiss landscape, it’s beautiful lakes, quaint picturesque countryside, lush poolside views and trains that pass through mountain gorges. Let us provide you with a few more reasons to visit Switzerland.
Visit any time if the year
Seriously, there is no particular season to visit Switzerland. This homeland of European Alps is a destination to visit all year round. From savoring the lush sun-bathed landscape with picturesque meadows and blue water lakes to the gorgeous snow white outdoor of winter to the colorful dead leaves of autumn adding hues to the cobbled city streets and country roads, Switzerland offers so many specters in every season, all around the year.
The serene lakes
Switzerland is known the world over for its bounty if beautiful lakes. You have so many serene blue water lakes throughout this little country and each of them boasts of a different beauty. From the touristy Geneva Lake or Lake Zurich to the picturesque countryside and small-town lakes like Lake Brienz, Lake Thun, Blausee, Lago Maggiore and Fischinger, Switzerland never stops mesmerizing the senses with serene lakes with a lush landscape or gorgeous city in the backdrop.
European Alps at its best
Switzerland not only gets the biggest share of Alps but thanks to its central location accommodate all types of Alpine landscapes within its geographical boundary. From Montreux bordering the French Alps to the Lugano bordering Italian Alps to the high mountains of the north in Interlaken, you have different vistas of Alps spread throughout this country.
A train journey with a panoramic view of the Swiss landscape
Just buy a Swiss travel pass and board train that cuts through the lush landscape bringing you from one city to another. From the window, the beautiful landscape with quaint Swiss villages, meadows, blue water lakes and mountain gorges rolls by. The panoramic view of the Swiss landscape revealed through the large glass window of a Swiss train is an iconic specter most travelers want to enjoy at some point in their life.
Experience a variety of different cultures and cuisines.
Switzerland is unique in many respects including the cultural variations from one region to another. From one city to another, cultural expressions, language and cuisine vary widely. While cities close to the Italian border like Lugano will make you feel living in a city in Italian Alps, Montreux on the other side boasts of a French culture and French-speaking population and in Interlaken, you will find most people speaking German.
Swiss chocolate and Swiss cheese
Switzerland is also famous for some celebrated European delicacies. Swiss chocolate is world famous and for a chocolate connoisseur, it is abnormal not to gain a few pounds of weight when returning from a Switzerland trip. And yes, don’t forget to taste a few varieties of Swiss cheese, one of the finest exports of the country.
Little Swiss villages
Most travelers return home finishing a Switzerland trip with lots of wandering memories in elegant big cities, lots of getaway sites in Swiss Alps, luxury, skiing, and journey that opens up specters of Swiss countryside snapped from a vehicle. Very few actually happen to live in the most picturesque Swiss countryside and get home with the memory of an unforgettable stay in a little cottage overlooking the lush landscape and meadows. If you don’t want to miss the exotic charm of Swiss countryside, tell your travel agent to facilitate a stay for a couple of nights away from the city blues. That is one way to savor the authentic experience of this paradise.