Why go to Switzerland?
Switzerland is a landlocked located in the Western Europe region of Europe. Switzerland borders France to the west, Italy to the south, Austria and Liechtenstein to the east and Germany to the north. The conveniently central location of Switzerland and neutral status has made this country the center of banking for Western Europe. With many international corporations headquartered in Switzerland for tax reasons, Switzerland has become a preferred meeting place for conventions and international conferences – Geneva, for instance, is home of the United Nations.
Switzerland's location in the middle of the Alp's allow's it to offers some of the best skiing in the world, with top ski resorts like Zermatt and celebrity studded St Moritz attracting the most visitors. The ancient capital of Bern also provides opportunities for visiting the natural attractions while also offering elegant shopping and great nightlife. Of course you must visit the larger cities of Geneva and Zurich. Lake Geneva is the more cosmopolitan of the two while and Zurich is filled with lots of things to see and do. The best time to search for travel deals to Switzerland is in the spring before the summer travel searson begins. Try to book at least 60 days prior to your departure date to find the best travel deals to Switzerland. Wherever you travel in Switzerland, you are sure to have a wonderful time.
Switzerland is Europe in miniature. Only 220 km from north to south and 348km east to west, it has nearly 100 spectacular mountains, many huge glaciers, lakes and rivers, rolling meadows, forests, beautiful fertile valleys, ancient cities, towns and villages all lovingly preserved, possibly the best integrated transport system in the world, and a climate that ranges from alpine to Mediterranean.
Useful Information About Switzerland
Time difference: GMT + 1
Weather in Switzerland: The climate is moderate with no excessive heat, cold or humidity. From July to August the daytime temperature range is 18 to 28 °C (65° - 82° F) and from January to February the range is -2 to 7 °C (28° - 45° F). In spring and autumn, the daytime temperature range is 8 to 15 °C (46° - 59° F). Depending on the altitude the temperature range may vary. It is highly recommended to visitors to pack a sweater, good walking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, a compact umbrella and/or a light rain coat.
Currency: Swiss Franc CHF
Visa requirements: Holders of a valid EU and/or British Passport do not need a visa to enter Switzerland.
Health: No vaccinations are required to enter Switzerland.