Switzerland, a destination between nature and culture
Nestled in the heart of Europe, in the fortress of the Alps, Switzerland is one of the oldest countries in the world. A cross-section of people and languages, Switzerland has managed to combine all of its different nationalities and live in harmony in a cultural melting-pot of German, French and Italian.
Take a flight to Geneva or Lausanne, and let yourself be surprised by a country rich in natural contrasts, and local characteristics. Whether you are interested in culture, winter sports, hiking outdoors or sailing, a trip to Switzerland will exceed your expectations. The splendid landscapes of its unspoiled nature provokes a feeling of incomparable escape. From the alpine peaks of Valais to the lush green valleys of Ticino, passing by the banks of Lake Geneva, a trip to Switzerland reveals an amazing variety of landscapes.
With some of the most popular resorts on the planet, like St. Moritz, Davos and Gstaad, Switzerland is the land of fun and lots of snow. Besides, you can ski there in winter and summer alike, on the numerous glaciers in its skiing area.
A travel guide of Switzerland enables you to admire the wealth of its heritage. The historical city centre of Bern is remarkable, its Museum of Fine Arts offers a fabulous collection of antique European art. The numerous beaches, water sports, an intense cultural experience and night-life awaits you in Geneva, and on the banks of Lake Geneva. Basel, a young city geared towards the future, has around thirty museums, and many contemporary art galleries.
To get a taste of the Helvetic lifestyle, let yourself be tempted by staying in accommodation on the farm. Then go on a hike to admire the magnificent views that are open to you from the alpine peaks. Green or cultural tourism, winter or summer sports, mountains or underwater, in all seasons, Switzerland has much to offer.