Switzerland is one of the most amazing countries to visit in Europe. Even in summer, there is something about the way the mountains still shimmer with snow amidst the sun shining vividly.
The turquoise lakes are irresistible and the fields of alpine flowers are just so alluring making every tourist so eager to visit this country. So if you are coming to Switzerland, here are some of the best places you can visit in order to make your experience one-of-a-kind.
Montreux is a quiet town on Lac Leman near Geneva. However, while many tourists say it is more solemn and probably poetic to visit this place, you would be surprised how loud this little town can be during the Jazz Festival. The Jazz Festival is a musical celebration with 200,000 visitors coming from all around the world. You can come here in perfect timing with the celebration and enjoy great music and delicious local food all the way down to the main lakeside promenade.
If you want the best of Swiss bucket list, then you should visit Gruyers. Here you can ride the train, see the picturesque mountains, eat Swiss chocolates, and of course taste their finest cheese. Even a day would not be enough to tour the beautiful city of Gruyeres. Here you can learn about how to make chocolates and cheese. You can even see for yourself the Swiss cows, which you can only see on TV.
Although a little remote, Glacier 300 is one of the most visited tourist spots in Switzerland. Visiting Glacier 300 will also give you the chance to the village of Les Diablerets and take a Peak Walk at a 3000-meter high glacier. There is a stunning suspension bridge that brings together two peaks, which is over 4000 meters high. Just a friendly reminder, this is not for the faint-hearted. You need to have some training and warm-up for you to survive the cold and the thrilling trek.
Lavaux is the best place to go if you want some wine tasting. The Swiss wines are totally a must-try in Lavaux. You will also enjoy the scenic view of the UNESCO-accredited vineyards. A lot of people say the Swiss is too delicious to export, so they end up drinking them all at home. So don’t ever miss the chance to taste some of the best Swiss wines in this city.
Switzerland is totally a great place to visit. If you want to witness amazing cultural displays in this country, you can visit around March during the Chalandamarz festival.