Discover Switzerland’s charming cities, towering peaks and rich history
No matter when you travel to Switzerland, you’ll find that relaxation and adventure are always in season here.
Enjoy the holiday of your dreams in Switzerland
In the winter you can choose from countless ski areas surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Swiss Alps. The famous chalets around Davos and St. Moritz are popular among the international jet set. And in the summer you can enjoy the natural beauty of the country’s Alpine huts and magnificent lakes.
Day trips in Switzerland
One of the greatest attractions in this country densely connected by railways is the Glacier Express, with its observation cars offering dramatic views of the mountain scenery. In the lower elevations you can enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Lucerne, where the legend of William Tell originates. Visitors to the Swiss National Park in the canton of Graubünden will be amazed at the beauty of its Alpine landscapes. And anyone travelling with their car in the region should visit Switzerland’s historic cities. Each has its own traditions and interesting attractions for shopping and dining, from the elegant city of Zurich to the capital city Bern, the exclusive Lucerne, the international centre of Geneva, and the city of Lugano in the south. It’s fascinating to see the cultural differences between the various regions and their German, Swiss, French and Italian influences. In Switzerland you’ll find four languages and cultural traditions united in one country.
Gourmet and active holidays
Switzerland is known around the world for its emphasis on quality, and this is especially true when it comes to cuisine. The list of the country’s culinary delights is long, and every region has its own specialties. The Appenzell region is known for its cheese, while the French-speaking area is famous for its fondue. In Zurich you can enjoy the local sliced meat with mushrooms and cream, while Graubünden features cured meats and nut pastries, and in the south you’ll find polenta and roast chestnuts. To work up an appetite for the local cuisine, you can choose from countless opportunities for hiking, walking, skiing, swimming and cycling amid the country’s natural scenery. And the most convenient way to travel there is with DB Autozug!
Last modified: 09.07.2012