Switzerland, in central Europe, is the land of the Alps. Its tallest peak is the Dufourspitze at over 15,000 ft near to the Italian border. However the geography of Switzerland is notable for its great diversity. Switzerland’s three main geographical regions are the Jura, Plateau and the Alps.
Highlights: An afternoon of downhill skiing on the alps.
Language: German, French & Italian.
Telephone Codes: +41
Currency: Swiss Franc
The fusion of German, French and Italian ingredients has formed a robust national culture, and the country’s alpine landscapes have enough zing to reinvigorate the most jaded traveller Switzerland is one of Europe’s most visited countries with most of the visitors heading to the Alpine areas with their high concentration of picturesque peaks and mountainside villages. Along with awe inspiring scenery the country is also well known for its financial institutions, fine cheeses and chocolate, watch making industry and an excellent network of public transportation.