"The Heart of Europe" Top 5 Page for this destination Switzerland by barbskie

Switzerland Travel Guide: 15,357 reviews and 46,698 photos

A federal state in the heart of Europe. Has an area of 41,293 square meters . It is northernly bordered by Germany to the north, Austria & the Principality of Lichtenstein to the east, Italy to the south and France to the west. Berne is the capital city. Although hilly and mountanous , the country is much more characterized than these mountains and foothhills. It has four main languages, namely German, French, Italian and Romansh plus many dialects.

A lot in a small place, that is Switzerland. Enjoy pure nature and diversities in trendy cities with a vibrant cultutal scene, charming lakes, impressive glaciers and mountains, fruit orchards and many many others. All of these are so close together.
In an hour or two train trip from most main cities, you can see completely different landscapes. To name few, they are, Lucerne, Zurich,Interlaken,Zermatt and so on....
Switzerland's alpine region provides recreation and relaxation for foreign tourists and locals as well.

The three international airports namely: in KLoten Zurich, Basel-Mülhouse and Geneva are great starting points to any specific destination of the country

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  • abvideo's Profile Photo
    Nov 19, 2010 at 9:53 AM

    Great page !

  • Fesl's Profile Photo
    Jul 3, 2010 at 6:15 PM

    Viele interssante tips and schöne Fotos !

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Aug 14, 2009 at 11:57 AM

    Nice overview of attractions in Switzerland! At first glace I was surprised to see that there was a place named after Heidi Klum, but then I saw it was really Harder Kulm. Glad to see there are some carfree places like Braunwald.

  • pcg821's Profile Photo
    Nov 30, 2008 at 3:51 PM

    Wow your Switzerland pages are great wonderful tips and photos,I am in the process of booking a 10 day trip to Switzerland in Sept 09

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2008 at 10:47 AM

    Great page Julz!

  • May 4, 2008 at 6:40 AM

    I missssss you Julzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Mar 27, 2008 at 8:55 AM

    Juliet, fabulous overview with brilliant photos and helpful info about lovely Switzerland. You page gives me some more ideas of what to explore next. :-)

  • Daja123's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2008 at 10:56 AM

    Your pictures and descriptions are wonderful!

  • Dec 12, 2007 at 3:00 PM

    Good morning Julz! I think it is more of 'gising na ako'! ha!ha!ha! I think i am a bit anxious about tomorrow. I will try to get some more sleep later.

  • pres_16's Profile Photo
    Aug 13, 2007 at 7:00 PM

    haaaayy, julz,,,,,wish ko lang!

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