Switzerland is famous for its mountains, clocks and its food – especially cheese and chocolates. It’s a fantastic place for winter sports. The British Royals love to snowboard in Klosters while skiing in Zermatt gives you fantastic views of the iconic Matterhorn mountain. The Swiss Alps offer some of the best slopes in Europe, if not the world, and the list of great destinations goes on and on. You’ll want to come back in summer, though, as Switzerland’s Alpine pastures and crisp lakes are well worth exploring when they aren’t covered in snow. 

The streets of the country’s major cities – Geneva, Bern and Zurich, among others – are practically paved with historical charm and interesting attractions, including the Jet d’Eau, the Zytglogge and the Grossmünster. Some of the smaller cities are also worth exploring to give you a full appreciation of Switzerland’s remarkable culture, including Lausanne, Lucerne and Interlaken. Expect glitz and glamour throughout – after all, the other thing Switzerland is famous for is money!

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  • Lucerne

    Lucerne is about as typically Swiss a city as you can get. Situated on the banks of the Alpine lake it takes its name from, the city has tons of charming medieval architecture, castles, famous clocks, chocolate factories and outdoor activities. There’s even an annual cheese festival, just in case all of that wasn’t Swiss enough for you. A genuinely beautiful...

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