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Switzerland’s Top Rated Tourist Attractions



Snow covered mountains, lush green grasses, glittering blue lakes, and picturesque landscapes, it’s hard to beat this fairytale beauty. Switzerland officially Swiss Confederation is bordered by Italy, Germany, France, Liechtenstein, and Austria. Here is the list of Switzerland’s top rated attractions. These attractions oozing out from fairytale stories! You will definitely love your days in Swiss! There are no words to describe its beauty and I’m sure you will be confused when planning the trip to this Land of Angels. The list of attractions mentioned will solve your problem in choosing the must visit attractions. Presenting to you the list of top rated tourist places to visit in Switzerland

1. Lucerne

2. Engelberg

3. Mt Titlis

4. Rhine Falls

5. Interlaken

6. Geneva


1. Lucerne

Lucerne is definitely one of the most visited cities in Switzerland, dominated by German speaking communities. The city is surrounded by mountains and lakes; no wonder it is the top rated city in Switzerland! The city’s famous landmark is the Chapel bridge, built in 1333 is one of the olden wooden pedestrian bridge in Europe. The other attractions include Lion Monument, a sculpture of dying lion, in honor of Swiss guards died during French revolution. Lake Lucerne, Reuss bank and old town charm, you cannot miss them! Old town streets have shopping street famous for watches, souvenirs, and chocolates but they definitely burn your pocket! However, don’t forget to get souvenirs and Swiss chocolates as they are the best.



2. Engelberg

Engelberg the land of angels is a mountain village near the base of mount Titlis. The most beautiful place I ever visited! Surrounded by Alps, the village is known for its mesmerizing landscapes, cheese, chocolates and mountain activities. Lucerne is the nearest city and can be reached there by train. Stay at Engelberg when visiting mount Titlis, as it can be the best experience you can ever have. I love winters! If you would like to enjoy the winter in Engelberg then visit during the month of January and February. If you want to take advantage of summer activities, then June-August is your months! Top attraction: Lake Eugenisee, and Monastery Church.



3. Mount Titlis

It is the highest peak in central Switzerland. This Alpine mountain is the most visited attraction in Switzerland. This is very famous among Indian tourists, thanks to Mr. Yash Chopra for featuring Switzerland in many of his films! Oh yah, there is a DDLJ cutout at the top of Mt Titlis! To reach the summit buy tickets at the base of Mt Titlis. TITLIS Xpress, cable car takes you to the stand station, from there rotair gondola rotates its way up towards the snow covered summit at 10,000 feet above the sea level. At the summit take an Ice flyer to the snow park. In the Snow Park enjoy adventures snow games like snow tubing, sit-skis, and minibobs. Take a Cliff Walk in a suspension bridge, it’s incredible! Don’t forget to walk through the Glacier Cave for “The Titlis” experience. Glacier cave is a tunnel 20 meters below the Titlis glaciers and 150 meters long. The temperature inside the cave remains

-15°C round the year.



4. Rhine Falls

The Rhine fall border between Germany and Switzerland. This beautiful fall formed during the last ice age over 15,000 years ago. The view of this fall is breath taking from Swiss border. The fall are located on the high Rhine at Neuhausen am Rhine fall village. There are Boat Rides available which is magical. Don’t forget to take waterproof cameras. The Viewing Platform is at the middle of the Rhine Fall and you can actually climb the rock to experience the spectacular view! You must visit this Europe’s largest waterfall! Don’t miss it! Its spectacular, magical and totally worth your time and money!



5. Interlaken

The fairytale Swiss village very famous among Indian travelers. It’s the main transport gateway for Swiss Alps mountains and lakes of that region. Village is surrounded by lush green gardens, blue lakes, and snow covered mountains. Definitely, you will fall for this small beautiful Swiss village. Interlaken is one of the oldest best known summer resorts in Switzerland. Top attractions include Hohematte Park, located in the heart of the town with magnificent view of Jungfrau and flower beds. The park is the landing spot for paragliders one of the most famous adventures which you can enjoy in Interlaken. Lake Thun, the narrow lake surrounded by the mountains. Interlaken Monastery and Castle here you can witness the remains of chapel dating back 1452 and the bell tower along with Gothic cloister. Casino Interlaken if you love gambling then this is for you! Kurssal Garden, the famous garden in the central Swiss town of Interlaken where the Statue of renowned film maker Mr. Yash Chopra is located. This is the honour by Swiss government to the late film maker for promoting Switzerland and playing very important part in the success of Switzerland tourism.



6. Geneva

Geneva the second most populous city in Switzerland. It is the global city as it hosts numerous international organizations, including United Nations, Red Cross, and WHO. Geneva’s most famous monument, Jet d’Eau, is the world’s tallest water fountain. Five hundred liters of water per second are jetted to an altitude of 140 meters by two 500 KW pumps, operating at 2,400 V, consuming one megawatt of electricity. The water leaves the 10 centimetres nozzle at a speed of 200 kilometres per hour. Lake Geneva, the largest alpine lake in Europe. The Old Town, explore and discover the Geneva’s secret by yourself. the Old Town is home to countless museums, galleries and fascinating historical sights for you to explore. The United Nations, a beautiful building overlooking Lake Geneva is the headquarters of UN in European. Don’t forget to visit Broken Chair monument to land mine victims. It depicts a giant chair with a broken leg and stands across the street from the Palace of Nations, in Geneva. Its symbolic nature cannot be ignored together with the actions of princess Diana in favor of the same cause.




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