Switzerland was founded in 13th century, joining with three states. The country has become one of the major international tourist spot attracting countless tourists from all over the world. The country consists of mainly the majestic Swiss Alps and mountainous terrains that take almost 60% of the total land space. Switzerland has the most beautiful territory and sights that will make any person live in the country for ever. The country is well known for its banking system as well as tourism. Tourism plays a major role in presenting the country to the world market as a global tourist destination and more. As the country is filled with mountain and hilly areas, it becomes a famous destination for rock climbing and hiking. All kinds of pleasure associated with the mountain life can be found here. Zurich is one of the largest and well known cities of the country. It is a major banking sector and also an artistic hub. Zurich has more than one hundred art galleries and many museums.
Some of the major attractions of Switzerland are listed below. Check them out if you are planning to visit the country any time soon.
This is a one of the popular spot of Switzerland and also called “Z’horu” in the neighboring dialects. It is a spectacular peak of The Alps and Switzerland and on 4478 m high. It provides spectacular mind blowing views of the surrounding nature and mountains. Tourists take lots of photos of this region as it is very photogenic location.
The Chateau de Chillon:
This was built in the late 11th century and is popular for its majestic sights filled with tourist. The Chillon Castle is admired as the best and the most preserved castles in all of Switzerland. Travelers go through various rooms of the castle and get to feel enchanted and a mysterious atmosphere. This castle is also famous as it has been immortalized in Lord Byron’s poem “The Prisoner of Chillon”.
This is a beautiful and fun city to visit when one in Switzerland. The place is filled with marvelous scenery and natural sights. Enjoy some relaxing and calm days in the city that will freshen your mind and spirit. The city has many things to offer for your sense of pleasure. Explore some alluring attractions that comprise the charming Geneva Lake, Museum, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Water Fountain, Flea Market, Geneva Beach, etc. You will certainly not forget the experience of Geneva once you visit the city.
The Rhine falls:
This is situated in Neuhausen on the border of Germany. The glorious falls attracts visitor from all over Europe and the world. Tourist and travelers see the rushing of water from the cliffs with echoing sounds.
The very name of Switzerland leave any person filled with a sense of wander and joy. It is one of those places that everyone wants to come and enjoy a nice family vacation. The nature, overwhelming sights lures the travelers with a sense of mystery.