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Unseen Beauty of Switzerland

Explore the unseen beauty of Switzerland; the mountainous Central European country

The unseen beauty of Switzerland will leave you spellbound and wanting for more. With more than 200 peaks that are 3,000 m high, Switzerland is a host to the most mesmerizing views, clear turquoise lakes, and ancient and magnificent castles. An addition to the experience is the amazing Swiss food that will last on the tip of your tongue post and during the trip.

Regardless of its small size, Switzerland has a lot to offer. The countryside, green fields, activities like hiking, skiing, and the amazing Swiss festivals and carnivals will add all the rush and excitement to your escapade while you admire the unseen beauty of Switzerland.

The world’s most photographed mountain, the Matterhorn in Zermatt, welcomes travelers with enthusiasm and is amongst the top places in the country. At 4,478 meters, it is an attraction amongst climbers and mountaineers from across the globe. Cable cars are an easy way to reach the mountain top.

Chateau de Chillon in Montreux is another famous spot for tourists and gives a peek into the history of the place. Dating back four centuries, the water fortress has 14th-century paintings, towers, subterranean vaults, bedrooms, weaponry, and furniture that is still in its original form. It has five buildings and three courtyards and can be visited by boat, bus or foot from the town of Montreux, which adds to the unseen beauty of Switzerland

Other major tourist attractions include Jungfraujoch, Swiss National Park in Zernez, Lake Geneva, and surrounding cities, Lugano, Bern, Lucerne, The Rhine Falls, and Zurich.

Apart from the information on the places you should visit, there are a few travel hacks you should know while exploring the unseen beauty of Switzerland. The Swiss Travel Pass is something that will give you access to rail, bus, and boat all throughout the trip. It is better not to opt for taxis because the charges are really high and would surely up your budget by a noticeable amount.

While you pack, there is no need to spend those extra bucks on buying bottled water as well. The country has water fountains and taps at small distances that you can drink water from. However, buying a bottle or two just in case to be prepared for an emergency is something you can do.

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Also, do not fall for the tourist chocolate trap. If looking for good chocolates, you can buy them at half the price in the markets where locals shop and enjoy the rich chocolate delight which will remind you of the unseen beauty of Switzerland in every bite you take. Make sure to keep minimal cash and don’t forget to learn the most common phrases and words in the local language so as to have a head start when you need to communicate.

rahul kalra

Ever since he realized that travel is his calling, Rahul Kalra has been tackling mountains, both large and small. His walking adventures have taken him all over the world, from the Alps to the Himalayas, and he loves those long distance trails where you hike from hut to hut, carrying the world on your back. These days, however, he’s not averse to having his baggage transferred and building up an appetite for a big dinner in a comfortable hotel. Still, every trip there’s somewhere new to write about and his favourite destination is always the next one.

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