Top 10 Destinations in Switzerland

All those who plan for a Switzerland tour can never miss some of the most important Switzerland attractions like the Glacier Express, Golden Pass Panoramic train, White Turf Events in St. Moritz etc. Description of some of the top tourist places in Switzerland is discussed here.

1. The Gruyere Region
The Gruyere region is a famous weekend destination of Switzerland. The world famous Gruyere cheese is also prepared here. Many tasty dishes like the fondue and raclette are the fantasies of the food lovers who visit Gruyere region. The fantastic artistic work found on the Gruyere castle is also loved tourists.

2. Rhine Falls
Rhine Falls
Rhine River has its magnificent and largest waterfall in Europe. This comes in Neuhausen which is on the border of Germany. A large volume of nearly 700 cubic meters of water rushes each second over the water cliff. A boat ride towards the rock present in the center of the stream is another attraction of all the tourists who love adventure. After a mind blowing boat ride enjoy the fascinating taste of the cappuccino from any of the cafeterias nearby the falls.

3. Chateau de Chillon Castle
This castle is a creation of the 11th century. This stands on the shore of the famous Geneva Lake. This is one of the finest conserved castles of the medieval period that still exists in Europe. This enchanting castle offers more beautiful view through its window sills. One of the flower filled garden and another of the snow filled mountains.

4. Matterhorn
This is the most popular peak which is a part of both the Switzerland and the Alps. It’s a very remarkable mountain peak and flying around Matterhorn at an altitude of 4000 m is an unforgettable experience. Zermatt is a High End ski resort which is always filled up with tourists both in the winter and the summer seasons. Matterhorn is the most photographed mountain of the world.

5. Jungfraujoch
This comes in the second place as compared to Matterhorn in tourist attraction. A new world comes up at the top of Europe. Europe’s largest glacier, Aletsch, can be viewed from Jungfraujoch. Sphinx Observation and the glistening Ice Palace are also important tourist attractions.

6. Mount Rigi
Mount Rigi
Mt. Rigi located in the center of Switzerland is a very famous excursion and vacation paradise. This mount is located near the beautiful city of Lucerne. The first mountain cogwheel rolled up to this mountain top. There is also a cable car operating from Weggis town to Rigi top.

7. Mount Pilatus
This is a mountain ridge in the central part of Switzerland. If Lucerne is a part of your Switzerland holidays then surely you should go for a golden trip to Mt. Pilatus.

8. Swiss Transport Museum

Tourists visiting Lucerne also visit Lucerne which is mainly with the intention to visit Swiss Transport Museum. A wide variety collection of aircrafts, automobiles, ships and communication equipments are exhibited here. Switzerland’s only 3-D IMAX theatre and planetarium is also present in this museum.

9. Bern Historical Museum

This museum is similar to a castle which is located diagonally from the Old City houses on the region of Helvetiaplatz. The Einstein museum is also nearby this Bern museum.

10. Lake Geneva

This is an important tourist location that travelers visit over many decades. Many celebrities chose the bank of Geneva river for building their own houses and staying.
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