best places to visit in Switzerland



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BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN SWITZERLAND

Switzerland is the land of beauty and architectural realms. The beauty and essence of Switzerland surpasses the beauty of the world. Switzerland is well known for its eternal beauty. The climate of Switzerland is so good that most of the couples visit Switzerland for their honeymoons. Switzerland can be considered as the paradise on earth.

If you are looking for a holiday destination or want to go for your honeymoon, Switzerland will be the right place for you. The beauty of Switzerland can cast a never ending spell on you and you will be intoxicated with its beauty for the rest of your life.

Along with the scenic beauty, Switzerland hold remains from the past in the form of architectural cathedrals and churches that attracts tourists from all over the globe. Some of the best places to visit in Switzerland are:

1.       Gotland

As Sweden’s largest island, surrounded totally by the Baltic Sea, you’d think fishing would be the island’s main industry. Not so. Agriculture, tourism and information technology are among the top industries. The island is one of Sweden’s most popular tourist destinations; sun seekers like it because it has more sunlight during the year than any other place in Sweden. Visby, the only city on the island, is a beautiful walled hanseatic town which has preserved most of its townscape and historic buildings. There are also around 100 medieval churches and countless prehistoric sites on the island

2.       Stockholm

Stockholm, a pretty city set on 14 islands, has a lot going for it as Sweden’s capital and the largest city in Scandinavia. Founded in the 13th century, Stockholm is where the annual Nobel Prizes are given out. The Vasa Museum, dedicated to a 17th century warship that sank on its maiden voyage, is Scandinavia’s most visited museum. Stockholm is easier on your budget than other Nordic cities, offering free admission to 15 museums, including the Swedish History, Medieval Museum, Royal Armory and Skokloster Castle. You also won’t want to miss the Royal Palace, Modern Art Museum and City Hall.

The largest and capital city of Sweden, Stockholm is admired as one of Scandinavia’s most beautiful capitals. Located in southeastern Sweden, the capital city spans across scores of islands and rocky islets that are all connected by charming old bridges and modern causeways. Lush green parks, world-class attractions and a blend of historic and modern architecture make Stockholm an appealing tourist destination.

3.       Abisko

A place where the wonders of nature are a fascinating sight to capture. Just at the north of the Arctic Circle, this small village in Sweden is a home to see the spectacular Aurora Borealis and the Midnight sun. People from different places head to take a glimpse of the green and blue night sky in the winters while in the summers, the midnight sun is the main attraction of this secluded region.

4.       Gothenburg

The country’s second largest city holds its charm, despite of being overshadowed by the glam of Stockholm. Reinvented its old space, the city is now a home to the Michelin star restaurants lined across the streets and the rusted warehouses which have turned out as art galleries. The serene and lively street in the night and proximity to the neighboring islands makes this city one of the places to visit in Sweden which one cannot miss.


5.       Matterhorn

The Matterhorn, Switzerland's iconic pointed peak is one of the highest mountains in the Alps. On the border with Italy, this legendary peak rises to 4,478 meters, and its four steep faces lie in the direction of the compass points. The first summiting in 1865 ended tragically when four climbers fell to their death during the descent. Today, thousands of experienced climbers come here each summer.

At the foot of this mighty peak, lies the charming village of Zermatt, a top international resort with horse-drawn carriage rides, quaint chalets, and world-class restaurants and hotels. To preserve the air quality and peaceful ambiance, motorized vehicles are banned in the village.

In the winter, skiers can schuss down more than 300 kilometers of slopes. In the summer, swimming and tennis are popular pursuits as well as hiking, biking, and climbing in the surrounding mountains. Summer glacier skiing is also available.

 

 

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