Travel Guide Switzerland

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You can experience many unforgettable outdoor adventures in Switzerland. Here is what our travel guide for this great country has in store four you: fascinating tours, exciting stories, Event, great offers, diverse ski resorts, attractions, custom accommodations and cozy huts. Be inspired and get to know Switzerland now.
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Culture, peace and relaxation

After a sporty day high up in the glacier regions and after numerous kilometres in the saddle, Switzerland rewards you with cosiness and relaxation after work. In Ticino, Mediterranean city centres invite you to a glass of Merlot in the evening sun. In the canton of Valais, the day ends in cosy wooden chalets with raclette or fondue food, while the Matterhorn shines in the last rays of the sun.

Switzerland also has a lot to offer culturally. All in all, there are over ten sights hidden here that have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. In addition to the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountain trio, whose glacier region is a World Heritage Site, there is also a World Heritage Site in Müstair in the canton of Graubünden. The local monastery of St. Johann not only runs a museum that provides information about the everyday life of the Benedictine nuns, but also conceals a much more valuable treasure: on the walls of the monastery church are the oldest and best preserved frescoes from the early Middle Ages as well as Romanesque wall paintings from the 12th and 13th centuries.

Skiing in Switzerland

The Swiss mountains not only inspire hikers and bikers in the warm season, but also winter sports enthusiasts feel at home in the midst of the impressive mountains. Between more than 3000 peaks at an altitude of over 2000 m there are numerous ski areas that guarantee guaranteed snow. And in Zermatt, Europe's highest all-year-round ski area, downhill runs through the snow can be enjoyed throughout.
Many keen winter sports fans pack up their skiing equipment to visit Switzerland – around the year. The small state is ...
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