Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is located at the centre of Europe and is a country of historic towns, Mediterranean coastal landscapes, shimmering lakes, alpine mountain regions, business hubs, delicious chocolate, incredible beer, and friendly, welcoming people with four different languages – German, French, Italian and Romansh. Switzerland is intrinsically more culturally diverse than perhaps any other European country.
No matter what time of year your client want to visit, the Country always rocks.
What to See?
Chapel Bridge (Lucerne)
700-year-old bridge situated on river Reuss is the most photographed subject in Lucerne. The 14th century Chapel Bridge is famous for the painted roof panels that depict the most important events from Swiss history. This is an interesting art gallery.
Mt. Pilatus (Lucerne)
Maker of weather, dragon’s lair, home to giants and grave of rulers: Lucerne’s very own mountain,Pilatus, is one of the most legendary places in Central Switzerland.
Mt. Rigi (Lucerne)
Nicknamed the “Queen of the Mountains,”, Encircled by a trio of lakes—Lake Lucerne, Lake Zug, and Lake Lauerz—and adjacent to the neighboring peaks of Mount Pilatus and Brunnistock, Mount Rigi is the enduring postcard star of Central Switzerland.
Mt. Titlis (Engelberg)
The excursion up Titlis is a real treat. The new gondola TITLIS Xpress leads up to the intermediate station. Then TITLIS Rotair, the World’s first revolving aerial cableway, continues all the way to the top.
Mt. Jungfraujoch (Interlaken)
Undoubtedly, Interlaken’s top traveller experience is a journey to Jungfraujoch. At 11,000 feet, a train ride up the mountain offers a thrill of a lifetime.
Jet d’Eau (Geneva)
One of the most iconic structures of Geneva, the Jet d’Eau is a beautiful fountain that pumps water 140 metres into the air. The fountain is beautifully illuminated at night and is a great place to click photographs.
Matterhorn glacier paradise (Zermatt)
The highest cable car station in Europe (3,883 m), with its new restaurant, sets fresh standards in sustainable development. The gondolas and cable cars to the Matterhorn glacier paradise are equipped with an audio information system that is unique worldwide.
With its sunny observation platform accessible all year, the Gornergrat,is one of Switzerland’s top excursion destinations.
Glacier 3000 (Col du Pillon)
The Glacier 3000 is the only glacier ski area in the Bernese Oberland and allows to offer winter sports from late October to early May.
What to Do:
Titlis Rotair gondola (Lucerne)
This is the world’s first fully rotating gondola, which slowly spins around 360 degrees during its five-minute trip towards the summit of Mount Titlis from the Engelberg resort.
Stanserhorn Cabrio (Lucerne)
Feel the wind in your hair on the world’s first roofless cable car at Mount Stanserhorn near Lucerne.
Gelmer Funicular (Canton of Bern)
This freakishly vertical funicular in the Bernese Oberland is the steepest in Europe.
Hop on the Bernina Express
Suggest your client to take the famous Bernina Express, known for its panoramic view windows and slow speed, so that they can make the most of this sightseeing.
Enjoy a ride amidst the Rhine Falls
The Rhine Falls are Schaffhausen’s biggest attraction in Switzerland. This place attracts a lot of visitors and gives them a chance to get closer to the falls through boat trips, viewing platforms and an adventure trail.
Tandem Paragliding (Lucerene)
Let your client enjoy a bird’s eye view of Lucerne is the spirit of adventure. Tandem paragliding from Mt. Pilatus and Mt. Rigi is a popular sport in Lucerne.
Parc des Bastions (Geneva)
The highlight of this park is a giant chessboard and statues of the Geneva’s Calvinist founding father.
One of the best things to see in Switzerland are the vineyards.
What to Eat:
This famous potato dish originated as a farmer’s breakfast in Bern. Today it is regarded as a national delicacy.
The Swiss Alpine Macaroni served with apple sauce is a typical Swiss specialty. This mouthwatering dish found its way from the mountains to the valley over many years. The dish is made up of potatoes, macaroni, cheese and onions.
A traditional Swiss delicacy, Fondue is rich, melted cheese flavoured with garlic. Dip chunks of bread into the melted cheese and enjoy realize why this remains of the country’s most popular dishes.
Enjoy rich dessert usually consists of a short crust pastry, cream, caramelized sugar and chopped walnuts.
With hundreds of varieties of delicious chocolate, Switzerland is a chocolate lovers’ paradise. Take a chocolate tour, board the Swiss Chocolate Train, or even bathe in luxury chocolate, the choice is yours.
How to Reach:
Switzerland has five airports. The biggest and most international ones are Zurich and Geneva, which have connections to all major airports around the world. The other airports are located in Bern, Basel, and Lugano.
Numerous high speed trains connect cities in Europe to Switzerland:
ICE links Germany and Netherlands to Switzerland. Rail Jet connects Vienna (Austria) and Zurich
Euro City links Milan (Italy) to Basel, Zurich, and Geneva. TGV links Paris (France) to Zurich, Basel and Geneva
There are direct private buses from Rome, Paris, Florence and Munich to Interlaken. Some bus services offer sightseeing around Interlaken as well.
The interstate highway from Zurich to Interlaken is approximately 117 kilometers and excellent to drive on. The overnight parking charges in Interlaken are, however, high.
How to get around:
There are local buses available and hotel guests generally get a visitors’ travel card which allows free rides on buses and trains.
Car rental companies and taxi services are freely available.
The Swiss Metro system is the cheapest and most reliable transport system. Don’t forget to get the Swiss pass to avail travel discounts.
One of the best ways to experience Switzerland’s charm is riding around the town on bicycles. They are easily available on rent with a pick-up and drop-off conveniently located near train stations.
Most of Switzerland is best discovered on foot. Most attractions are fairly close to each other. In fact, a lot of streets here are for pedestrians only.
What Worldwide DMC have for your clients:
Your Travel Partner at Switzerland: Worldwide DMC a specialist B2B travel wholesaler.
Worldwide DMC is a London (UK) based DMC (DESTINATION MANAGEMENT COMPANY) with a wholly owned, operated branch network that spans to more than seven countries with its head office in UK & other offices located in Canada, USA, Dubai, Switzerland, Paris, and Pan-India. We offer an unmatched precision to the travel wholesaler services in the countries where we are physically present.
A pioneer DMC in Swiss to deliver an ultimate blend of the best resources, unique expertise and hybrid implementation of events, activities or tours. Our services are not only the usual B2B accommodation, transfers, sightseeing, but also provides the introduction to the most beautiful countryside, historic sculptures, mesmerizing museums and renowned theatre’s through our tour guides and the local knowledge.
Due to our own on the ground branch network, Worldwide DMC is also proud to facilitate any enquiry for, Switzerland, England, France, Dubai, Canada, USA & other european cities ensuring that we offer the most competitive quotations on the strength of our direct contracting of all local services.
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